Local Content Creators Showcase Windsor-Essex to Thousands of Followers on Social Media
tal content creators who dedicate part of their lives to promoting events, small businesses, local restaurants, and mental health awareness across Windsor-Essex. If you're curious to know how they started posting content, their creative process, and how they have grown their audience and built a career out of social media, keep reading!
UWindsor Students Create Windsor-Specific Meme Accounts to Cheer Up Community in Covid Times
What do you get when you put together a pandemic, the ensuing social isolation and boredom, and Internet-savvy college students? Memes, of course. Assuming you don’t live under a rock, you have surely noticed that a variety of meme accounts lightly poking fun at the University of Windsor and the city of Windsor have recently cropped up on social media. These accounts have garnered the attention of thousands of students and Windsorites alike and have provided an outlet for lighthearted fun in these desolate times. The Lance reached out to the creators behind these accounts to learn why they decided
Being @arthoejoe_ : How a First-Year Art Student at UWindsor Gained InstaFame from her K-pop-Inspired Art
Joe is just your regular 18-year-old. She’s a first-year student at the University of Windsor in the Concurrent Visual Arts and Education program. She’s a big fan of Korean music, especially K-pop. She loves to create colorful pieces of art featuring her favorite artists, or ‘idols’ as they are typically known within the Korean music community. She has an Instagram account by the username of @arthoejoe_ where she shares her colorful creations with the world. Oh, and by the way, she has an Instagram following of about 40,000 people. A year ago, Joe also created an Etsy shop by the
UWindsor’s Student Content Creators: In Conversation with Linden Crain, Carly Coombe, and Hope Monaco
Unbeknownst to many students at UWindsor, they may be crossing paths with Internet-famous content creators in their very own school’s hallways. To discover more about what it’s like to be a student and digital creator, I reached out to UWindsor's very own Linden Crain, creator and host of the Coffee with Crainer podcast, Carly Coombe, the bookstagrammer behind Beauty n’ Her Books, and Hope Monaco, the food blogger behind Local Plant Eater. What kind of media brands do these students run? What got them into media in the first place? How do they juggle being a student and digital creator? Let’s find out!