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?
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
Andrew Tran Staff Writer Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year for family and friends to gather around a dinner table full of good food; however, it has a very dark history that many Americans don’t know about. In grade school, students learn that Thanksgiving reminds everyone to be thankful for what they have and … Continue reading Should We Really Celebrate Thanksgiving?
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
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
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
Andrew Tran Staff Writer It is two days after the official day of Veterans Day and I feel this is a day where we should all reflect upon sacrifices that these young men and women have done for the United States. It provides the best opportunity to listen to a veteran who recounts their … Continue reading Celebrating and Honoring Veterans Day
Sarah Nasif Staff Writer Over the years more crime shows have been airing on TV. People have become obsessed with crime shows for many reasons such as the adrenaline rush that is associated with them. Another reason is because crime shows are portrayed from a different point of view which makes most of them … Continue reading Which Characters Should Crime Show Fans Root For?