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The Spectrum: Learning to love Northwestern as a multiethnic woman

Anisa Codamon, Op-Ed Contributor

February 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion, The Spectrum

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

Filed under Opinion, The Spectrum

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

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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...

EPA lauds Evanston for sustainability efforts

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 23, 2014

Filed under City, Local

Evanston has been named one of more than 60 communities nationwide that have met a series of sustainability standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The city announced Thursday it has been designated a Green...

Spend Valentine’s Day with your TV and marathon these episodes

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 12, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Reviews, The Current, TV

Valentine’s Day has an undeservedly negative reputation. Couples love it; singles hate it. I love Valentine’s Day, and I always have. I have a difficult time understanding why some people despise it. Whether it’s a boy,...