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The Spectrum: Learning to love Northwestern as a multiethnic woman

Anisa Codamon, Op-Ed Contributor

February 12, 2018

Being a student at Northwestern felt isolating for a very long time. To start, no one looked like me. I had dark skin, Asian eyes and a culture that was unrelatable to many other people around me. I am half Honduran (Hispanic de...

The Spectrum: Coming out as bisexual is not as sexy as you may think

Allyna Mota Melville, Guest Columnist

November 15, 2016

I’m a two on the Kinsey scale. Developed in the late 1940s to categorize sexual orientation, the Kinsey scale is based on a sex-positive, action-based approach. Zero is 100 percent heterosexual, and a six is 100 percent homose...

Soto: Northwestern should work to include Chicago-area youth in campus dialogues

Isabella Soto, Op-Ed contributor

October 2, 2016

Two weeks ago, I attended a sexual health training in downtown Chicago put on by the Illinois Caucus of Adolescent Health. Surrounded everyone from high school freshmen to folks well into their 30s, the training was like nothing...