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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas at a Holi Party in 2020 in Mumbai. They announced on their Instagram pages on 21 January 2022 that they had welcomed their first baby, born via surrogacy.

Surrogacy is a necessary option for couples

By Ally Formeller, Columnist | February 6, 2022
We should celebrate the new life that surrogacy allows couples to experience. 
Senior journalism major Brittany Watson goes down a slide with
her daughter Haelo, 2, at a McDonalds playground in Sycamore on
Sunday.

Student mothers: Joys, Hardships, Misconceptions

By Chelsey Boutan | January 25, 2012

On April Fools' Day three-years ago, Brittany Watson got a phone call, but it wasn't from a prankster.A nurse was calling to give her news that would change her life."The results from your blood test came back," the nurse said. "You're pregnant."Watson...

Providing information for pregnancy resources is not taking a stance

By Letter Writer | March 2, 2011

In response to Wednesday's letter to the editor, "NIU should not be taking a stance on abortion," --it's not. Access to abortion is a legal right that has been guaranteed by the decision in Roe v. Wade. The fact that an individual disagrees with this...

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