What’s the Difference Between a Service Dog vs. Therapy Dog vs. Emotional Support Animal?

Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor If you’re like me you’ve probably used the terms service dog, therapy dog, and emotional support dog interchangeably and without much thought to it. But in reality, there are major differences that separate these types of dogs and their functions to their owners also vary too. Service Dogs are trained to … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between a Service Dog vs. Therapy Dog vs. Emotional Support Animal?

World AIDS Day: A Look Back into the History of the AIDS Crisis

Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor On World AIDS Day this past Sunday, Dec. 1st, communities and countries all over the world gathered to remember the many lives lost to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. We mourned for the great lives lost over the decades since the HIV/AIDS crisis was finally made public, and we stand in solidarity with … Continue reading World AIDS Day: A Look Back into the History of the AIDS Crisis

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Revealed to be Protecting Sexual Misconduct Perpetuated by Professors

Andrew Tran Staff Writer There have been major shake-ups at the University of Illinois over its interpretations of Title IX and its effects on students. Title IX is a federal civil rights law that passed under the Education Amendments of 1972. The law protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities … Continue reading University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Revealed to be Protecting Sexual Misconduct Perpetuated by Professors

Northwestern’s Student Journalists Apologize for Doing Their Job

Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor Last week I talked about how Cancel Culture, popularized by our generation, is preventing us from being able to grow, learn, and educate ourselves in a world where it’s easy to stick with the people whose beliefs and values align with yours and bully those who don’t. How, instead of looking … Continue reading Northwestern’s Student Journalists Apologize for Doing Their Job

Your #woke and #canceled Social Media Activism Isn’t Helping Anyone

Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor   2019 is the year when canceling someone for their previous actions seems to happen every day; politicians, celebrities, influencers, musicians, teenagers, and regular citizens are all free game to be canceled. But isn’t it tiring yet? Being a social justice warrior on social media must drive you to the ground. … Continue reading Your #woke and #canceled Social Media Activism Isn’t Helping Anyone