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

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

October 11, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

One by one, members of Hollywood, from directors to actors to producers, are standing up to voice their disgust with Harvey Weinstein after a New York Times report revealed that he had been settling lawsuits with women who had accused him of sexual assault for decades. The statements and tweets from st...

Editorial: Student news lacks diversity in its staff

Editorial: Student news lacks diversity in its staff

October 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Journalists have trouble talking about themselves. They call themselves the fourth branch of government, yet rarely report on their own actions or how they may be influencing and interacting with the very public they’ve made it their mission to inform. Self reflections are few and far between in the ...

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

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

September 27, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

When Amazon announced that it was looking for its next headquarters, every major city in the country and around the globe began thinking of how it would pitch itself as the best place for Amazon to move. Boston, of course, was among the long list of cities promoting itself as primed for innovation, prog...

Editorial: Dreamers need their lawmakers’ support

Editorial: Dreamers need their lawmakers’ support

September 21, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the days after President Donald J. Trump announced that his administration would be repealing The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Boston residents planned a rally to demand protections for immigrants who came to the United States as children. With chants of “No hate. No fear...

Editorial: We should not be entertaining the climate change debate

Editorial: We should not be entertaining the climate change debate

September 14, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

  In the midst of Hurricane Irma wreaking havoc in Florida and just days after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, CNN had an interview with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt in which the reporter brought up climate change and whether or not it was a cause of the hurricanes....

Editorial: Northeastern must offer equal amenities in leased property housing

Editorial: Northeastern must offer equal amenities in leased property housing

September 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

  At the start of the semester, more than 100 Northeastern University students moved into 1110 Commonwealth Ave., a building containing newly-leased university housing. The building is a 30-minute commute from the Northeastern campus. This new leased property, along with others on Symphony Road a...

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. [pdf-embedder url="https://huntnewsnu.com/files/2015/09/Northeastern-Campus-Climate-Survey-2014.pdf"]

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...

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