The Daily Northwestern

The Spectrum: Ending mental illness stigma shouldn’t require me to relive my trauma

Katie Pach, Op-Ed Contributor

October 11, 2018

Wednesday marked World Mental Health Day. Amid the flurry of “check in on your friends” tweets and “self care is so important” Facebook posts, people around the world — myself included — shared personal stories of...

Schwartz: If I’m ever killed by a gun

Alex Schwartz, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 19, 2018

If I’m ever killed by a gun, please make sure my name appears nowhere near the words “thoughts and prayers.” I see it as an indignant way gun advocates try to convince us of their humanity, an attempt to distract us from...