The Huntington News

Northeastern requires COVID-19 vaccination and testing for students and staff.
Op-ed: NU is right in requiring COVID-19 testing, vaccination
Sarah Barber, contributor • September 7, 2021
We all want to return to fully in person, unmasked classes and campus life. The best way to achieve that goal is to require vaccination for all faculty and staff, as Northeastern has done, and as other colleges must do.
Athletes in the 2020 Olympics tackled double standards in sports.
Column: Double standards in sports are sexist and unhealthy
Madison Boudreau Popovic, opinion editor • September 1, 2021
The one thing I noticed from my time as an athlete was the deliberate and obvious double standards in sports: how people put unfair expectations on females that are never applied to males and how the sports industry tends to prioritize physical health over mental health. 
Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was accused of sexual assault and harassment.
Column: The degrading sexual harassment epidemic in politics and the workplace
Alyssa Endres, columnist • August 27, 2021
Bringing about more awareness and getting more serious about investigating allegations can help to end the stigma surrounding sexual assault.
Boston needs to implement a vaccine passport to increase the citys vaccination rates and protect its residents.
Column: Acting Mayor Kim Janey must reverse course and implement a vaccine passport
Poon Singhatiraj, deputy opinion editor • August 26, 2021
The Delta variant continues to surge across the United States — and Boston may not be as immune as one might expect.
Megan Thee Stallion inspires her listeners by popularizing hot girl summer.
Op-ed: Hot girls seek to redefine American values
Erin Vetter, contributor • July 28, 2021

As summer is underway, so are the cries for “hot girl summer.” The term, popularized early in the summer of 2019, comes from rapper Megan...

Britney Spears attempts to end her conservatorship in order to gain her freedom.
Op-ed: Britney Spears’ conservatorship is inhumane and abusive
Alyssa Endres, contributor • July 21, 2021

Conservatorships, or legal guardianships, are not a new thing in the world of celebrities. Famous actors and actresses, including Amanda Bynes,...

A case winding its way through the U.S. Supreme Court threatens to overturn federal laws protecting abortion.
Op-ed: Women’s reproductive rights are in jeopardy
Alyssa Endres, contributor • June 17, 2021

Content warning: discussion of sexual assault Editor’s note: The Huntington News wants students to know Northeastern University and elsewhere...

People must combat racism around the world.
Op-ed: We must oppose racism everywhere
Kaiser Mejit, contributor • May 16, 2021

On a brisk morning 20 years ago, I was walking home to my house in Lower Roxbury. The date was Sept. 11, 2001.  As soon as I entered my house’s...

Influencers face being canceled after many scandals.
Op-ed: Do influencers get a free pass?
Alyssa Endres, contributor • May 3, 2021

The revolving door of social media influencers has been turning for a number of years now. The notoriety and wealth that influencers receive...

Housing selection for fall 2021 has begun.
Column: Northeastern University must stop holding students hostage financially
Madison Boudreau Popovic, columnist • April 14, 2021

Moving into college is always hard because of all the preparation. But even once you get settled, one of the most stressful parts of college...