The Huntington News

Column: Calls to rebuild Notre-Dame set example of global unity

Column: Calls to rebuild Notre-Dame set example of global unity

Melissa Wells, news staff

April 17, 2019

At 6:43 p.m. Monday, the historic landmark, monument of faith and heart of Paris that is the Notre-Dame began to burn. The cathedral took nearly 200 years to build after construction began in 1163. Home to many of the most important works of art and relics in Christian history, Notre-Dame is a symbol of France that...

Op-ed: Transparency and inclusion will rebuild student trust in SGA

Op-ed: Transparency and inclusion will rebuild student trust in SGA

April 17, 2019

I started to care about student government halfway through my sophomore year at Northeastern. I voted for Elliot Horen and Suchira Sharma when they ran uncontested for Student Government Association, or SGA, president and executive vice president respectively in 2016. It wasn’t until they introduc...

Column: Assange arrest spells trouble for the First Amendment

Column: Assange arrest spells trouble for the First Amendment

Matt Hersey, columnist

April 17, 2019

Last Thursday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in London and dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy by British officials on charges of failing to surrender to the court and was convicted. Assange founded WikiLeaks in 2006, but made international headlines when he leaked a video of a Unite...

Column: Southern border is not a dilemma, rather an opportunity

Column: Southern border is not a dilemma, rather an opportunity

Matt Hersey, columnist

April 10, 2019

Two weeks ago, President Donald J. Trump threatened to close the southern border, blaming Mexico for the increased number of migrants seeking entry into the United States. In a series of tweets, Trump blamed Democrats for what he considered “weak” immigration laws and billions of dollars lost to ...

Column: #MeToo is not a joke and Biden is accountable

Column: #MeToo is not a joke and Biden is accountable

Brittany Mendez, columnist

April 10, 2019

Although the former vice president attempted to make light of the situation, sexual harassment is not a joke — less so than ever in the age of the #MeToo movement.

Column: T’s ‘Brightening Project’ neglects Red and Orange Line riders

Column: T’s ‘Brightening Project’ neglects Red and Orange Line riders

Brittany Mendez, columnist

April 3, 2019

'Brightening Project' emphasize that wealthier areas are prioritized, while the Orange and Red Line upgrade remains on the back-burner.

Op-ed: Giving Day agenda reveals Northeastern’s real priorities

Op-ed: Giving Day agenda reveals Northeastern’s real priorities

Maya Homan

April 2, 2019

It is unreasonable for Northeastern to target parents of current students and ask them to give more money on Giving Day. This is not a gift. It’s a tax, and students should not be expected to pay it.

Column: Mueller report will change politics, but not by unseating Trump

Matt Hersey, columnist

March 29, 2019

Upon receiving the highly anticipated Mueller report, Americans were left with more questions than answers. But, the conclusion of the investigation and the subsequent release of this report is a chance for Americans to begin bridging the divide it created.

Column: New Zealand is a lesson America hasn’t learned

Melissa Wells, opinion editor

March 27, 2019

It can take a single day, a day like March 15, for our faith in humanity to be shaken. It can also take a day like March 15 for that faith, in the face of tragedy, to be strengthened by the very humanity that connects us to one another.

Op-ed: Northeastern students support faculty

Op-ed: Northeastern students support faculty

March 27, 2019

Northeastern students have a responsibility to foster solidarity in our community and advocate for faculty’s right to a union election.

Column: Hardworking students are true victims of admissions scandal

Column: Hardworking students are true victims of admissions scandal

Brittany Mendez, columnist

March 21, 2019

For decades, many have correctly suspected that the wealthiest of our society pay their way into elite colleges. I simply cannot feel for those now facing the public backlash of that revelation.

Column: O’Rourke may not win, but he’ll show us where politics stands

Column: O’Rourke may not win, but he’ll show us where politics stands

Matt Hersey, columnist

March 20, 2019

O’Rourke may be just another Democratic hopeful, or he is the beginning of a trend that will continue through politics, in which those who run for office work for what Americans truly hold dear.