Activities 4/5

Posted through Buffer and Bitly for assigned days.

Spoke in front of my Professional Business Fraternity Chapter to encourage them to help with the research of this class by liking and following The Nois social media accounts.

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Use of Hashtags (0-5)

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Thursday’s Headlines

Daily Illini

@Connect! UI research finds students benefit from classroom views of green landscape.

 Do classroom aesthetics link to better grades? via @TheDailyIllini

@Enjoy! Swan Lake Returns to Krannert

Need a date idea? Check out a classic Russian Ballet at #Krannert via @TheDailyIllini

@Enjoy! Three of a kind: The Red Herring looks to promote vegan cuisine

Combat the Chilly weather with a vegan Chili #cookoff via @TheDailyIllini

News Gazette

@Now! Family offers $10,000 reward in December attack on UI campus

Family seeks to trade $100,000 for answers in December UI assault via @TheNewsGazette

Illinois Home Page

@Belong! Community comes to aid of firefighter’s family

Man who risks life for community everyday receives overwhelming support after tragedy

@Now! Suspect in shooting turns himself in.

Urbana gunmen turn themselves in, only one is charged.


@Service (Believe?) C-U at Home hosting 2016 One Winter Night on February 5

Homeless voices heard across Champaign community, it’s time shed some light.

@Active! Cycling Across the Country

Biking 2,200 miles: A story of strength and determination in the face of a devastating disorder

@Believe! Drive-Thru Offered on Ash Wednesday

Can’t get to Church? Church will come to you! #LentUber

Smile Politely

@Enjoy! Valentine’s Day 2016 Guide to Dining Out

Make Valentine’s Day special with this guide to Champaign’s best date spots.


  • i-Arts (fine arts)
    • The History Of Urbana’s Candlestick Lane
    • Night Of ‘Corporate Musicals’ Coming To Champaign
    • Piano Played At Lincoln’s Wedding To Be Restored in Champaign
    • Scarves For Champaign-Urbana’s Residents – And Statues
    • Paula Poundstone On Stand Up Comedy, Libraries & ‘Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me!’
    • Urbana Free Library Debuts New Vinyl Collection
  • i-Believe (faith)
    • Hispanic Catholics Celebrate Our Lady Of Guadalupe, Heritage In Peoria
    • So You Think You Know The Magna Carta…?
    • Campus Jewish Symbol Vandalized Again
    • U of I Grad Student Gets Behind Effort to Have Religion Professor Reinstated
  • i-Enjoy (entertainment)
    • ‘Star Wars’ Franchise Continues To Drive Movie Special Effects
    • Night Of ‘Corporate Musicals’ Coming To Champaign
    • University Of Illinois Law Professor And WILL Legal Issues Commentator Wins On Jeopardy
    • The Uncertain Fate of Champaign’s Art Theatre and Art Movies
    • Roll Out The Red Carpet: Illinois Is Going To The Oscars
    • 3 Chicago attractions free to Illinois residents on holiday
  • i-Family
    • Rauner’s ‘Must Pass’ Turnaround Agenda Doesn’t Include Education Reform
    • Challenges Of Higher Education Growing Up In A Migrant Family
    • Who Deserves State Help Paying For Childcare? A Debate Goes Viral
    • Budget Impasse Affects Child Care Assistance Program
  • i-Fit (sports, health, etc.)
    • Venezuela Accused By Doctors Of Underestimating Zika Virus Cases
    • Coli Outbreaks At Chipotle Restaurants ‘Appear To Be Over,’ CDC Says
    • Did Krush go too far?
    • Checking up on UI athletes
    • Heldman gone, but not forgotten
  • i-Grind (studying, careers, etc.)
    • Never too soon — or young — to begin saving
  • i-Headlines (“if it bleeds it leads”)
    • Springfield man dies in crash in Ford County
    • Alligator found in suburban home evicted after 26 years
    • Former suburban firefighter sentenced for domestic abuse
    • Man being held in fatal stabbing in Chicago
  • i-Legacy (traditions, alumni, etc.)
    • 38 things we love about Illinois: No. 7
    • See the Marching Illini’s Thanksgiving Day performance
  • i-OfColor (racial and ethnic minorities)
    • University of Illinois basketball probe finds racism claims unfounded
  • i-Serve (service to the community)
    • Illinois volunteers collect bottled water for Flint
  • i-Travel (international students, student travels)
    • Nepali Engineering Students Help Rebuild After Nepal’s Earthquake
    • DOT Grants to Help Willard Airport Attract DC Service
    • What Ending Parking Minimums Means To Champaign’s Campustown
  • i-Women
    • Illinois Medical Marijuana Applicants Trending Female, Older
    • Sex Crimes Increasing At US Colleges
    • Do Female-Named Hurricanes Need To Lean In?
    • U Of I College of Engineering Gets More Female Students
  • i-Wonks (politics)
    • Unions say Rauner’s political agenda hurting families
    • After ugly first year, Illinois’ governor says stay tuned