The Huntington News

Landmark case Roe v. Wade continues to be a contentious Supreme Court decision in American politics
Op-ed: Beyond Roe v. Wade
Sydney Somerville, contributor • January 20, 2021

Last year, in October, Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative Catholic judge, was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court. In the following days,...

The Uyghurs, native to the Xinjiang Region in Northwestern China, are facing unprecedented persecution from the Chinese Communist Party.
Op-ed: This holiday season, I remember the plights of my native Uyghur people
Kaiser Mejit, contributor • December 11, 2020

I spent this Thanksgiving at home, responding to holiday greetings from my friends and reflecting after I read this op-ed detailing how poetry...

Some students are opposed to implementing a universal pass/fail system this semester.
Op-ed: Northeastern shouldn’t implement a universal pass/fail grading system
Katie Mogg, contributor • December 8, 2020

This year has been exceptionally stressful and emotionally exhausting, so the extra pressure to excel in school may seem like the last thing...

President Donald J. Trump has set new precedents during his term.
Op-ed: An enlightening four years
Jonas D. Ruzek, contributor • December 7, 2020

By blatantly breaking from some of the United States’ most fundamental precedents and laws, President Donald J. Trump has unwittingly taught...

Increased polarization in recent years have rung alarms for many about the political fate of our country.
Op-ed: Polarization is the inevitable fate of the two-party system
Mia Merchant, contributor • December 7, 2020

It’s what George Washington warned against in his farewell address: the bitter partisan divides and false loyalties as a result of our opposing...

Americans across the country protested against racial injustice.
Column: The views of the far-left are rooted in good merits; those of the far-right are not
George LaBour, columnist • December 6, 2020

I’m friends with communists and socialists, and they are some of the most kind-hearted people I know. I’ve never met a fascist I liked one...

The Northeastern administration has not implemented a pass/fail system this semester.
Op-ed: Northeastern should implement universal pass/fail
Edith Olmsted, contributor • December 3, 2020

Universal opt-in pass/fail is the correction to NUflex’s failures.  Pass/fail, the system by which students can forgo a formal letter grade...

The polling industry is under scrutiny after the results of many races in the 2020 U.S. election diverged widely from its predicted outcome.
Column: Dear media outlets, your polls have failed the American public for far too long
Madison Boudreau Popovic, columnist • December 2, 2020

As the presidential election comes to a close, we have an astronomical problem on our hands. As readers and viewers of the news, we always see...

A vaccine is almost ready to be distributed to the public, but significant social barriers remain.
Op-ed: A COVID-19 vaccine is almost ready. We need to convince the American public to take it.
Lucas Cooperman, contributor • December 2, 2020

When the coronavirus began to ravage the United States this past March, Americans were largely caught by surprise and had to play catch-up in...

Social media has become an influential political platform.
Column: Social media influence in a digital age
Taylor Hsu, columnist • December 1, 2020

Social media has become fully integrated into both our lives and society. The rise of social media activism has not just expanded the possibilities...