The Huntington News

Editorial: Harvey Weinstein’s scandal reveals Hollywood’s hypocrisy

Editorial: Harvey Weinstein’s scandal reveals Hollywood’s hypocrisy

The Editorial Board

October 11, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Hollywood has a long history of keeping its problems with sexual misconduct hidden in the shadows. In more than one instance, stars have openly disregarded sexual assault allegations to instead show support for the accuser.

Editorial: Student news lacks diversity in its staff

Editorial: Student news lacks diversity in its staff

The Editorial Board

October 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The biggest newsrooms in the country have shown that they are either unable or unwilling to increase their diversity, which makes it even more important that student newspapers increase their efforts to have more staff diversity.

Editorial: Boston should pursue a bid for Amazon HQ 一 with caution

Editorial: Boston should pursue a bid for Amazon HQ 一 with caution

The Editorial Board

September 27, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As enticing as being the site of Amazon’s next headquarters may be, there are issues that must be addressed in order to make any future relationship with Amazon as effective as possible.

Editorial: Dreamers need their lawmakers’ support

Editorial: Dreamers need their lawmakers’ support

The Editorial Board

September 21, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The best way for Boston to uphold its status as a defender of all would be to revisit legislation regarding the rights of undocumented immigrants and give undocumented residents peace of mind through legal protections

Editorial: We should not be entertaining the climate change debate

Editorial: We should not be entertaining the climate change debate

The Editorial Board

September 14, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Now is not the time or place to discuss whether or not climate change played a role in the devastation of these storms because that time has passed.

Editorial: Northeastern must offer equal amenities in leased property housing

Editorial: Northeastern must offer equal amenities in leased property housing

The Editorial Board

September 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Because Northeastern has a residency requirement, it must also ensure that every housing option given to students has equal resources and gives residents equal opportunity to achieve the success the university says living on campus will bring them. Currently, this is not the case.

Editorial: Northeastern must build affordable student housing

Editorial: Northeastern must build affordable student housing

April 20, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

  Lack of affordable housing on campus has long been a flashpoint: Between Northeastern students and the administration, and between the university and Boston residents. Even as Northeastern plans more land development, the price of housing both on and off campus is rising. In 2014, Mayor ...

Editorial: Northeastern is complicit in international violence

Editorial: Northeastern is complicit in international violence

April 13, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Huntington News has published this piece before. However, no one currently on staff remembers it. The oldest current editor was 13 years old when Marc Larocque wrote a column titled “The military-industrial side of Northeastern,” slamming the university’s deep ties to technology and defens...

Results: Campus Survey on Sexual Assault

Results: Campus Survey on Sexual Assault

September 30, 2015


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

Ten months after surveying roughly 25 percent of Northeastern students on their feelings and knowledge regarding sexual assault on campus, the university has released the results of its 2014 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault.

Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murder

Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murder

April 15, 2015


Filed under Featured Content

By Mary Whitfill, editor-in-chief Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of Wednesday morning on a smattering of charges relating to the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. Despite lacking a motive, eyewitness and weapon, the jury found Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder. Hernandez, who ha...

Harvard students stage divestment sit in

Harvard students stage divestment sit in

April 14, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

By Scotty Schenck, photo editor Harvard students dedicated to divesting the school’s money from stocks and corporations associated with fossil fuels blocked all of the openings to University Hall on Tuesday Almost 25 people stopped access to the building in Harvard Yard where administrative office...