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Letter from PILOT Action Group: NU, wealthy nonprofits should pay fair share

Letter from PILOT Action Group: NU, wealthy nonprofits should pay fair share

December 5, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

Dear President Joseph E. Aoun, We, the PILOT Action Group, are a coalition of Boston-area community, education, student, housing, faith and labor organizations. We thank you for your commitment to making Boston a city that provides education and opportunity for all. We thank you for striving to live u...

Column: U.S. must respect immigrant rights

Column: U.S. must respect immigrant rights

November 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Melissa Wells, opinions editor When history looks back on Nov. 25, nobody will remember why the United States justified an attack on unarmed civilians. It will remember Maria Lila Meza Castro dragging her twin daughters away from tear gas, one barefoot, the other tripping over her mother’s dirt-covered shoes. The girls have nothing but t-shirts and diapers to cover...

Editorial: Keep on voting, America

Editorial: Keep on voting, America

November 28, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The 2018 midterm elections were remarkable in terms of voter turnout. Almost half of the people in America who can vote, did. What’s particularly striking is that nearly a third of young people voted in this election — the highest proportion of this age group to vote in the last seven midterms. When the voting ...

Column: US must confront racist speech in politics

Column: US must confront racist speech in politics

November 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Right after the primary in Florida, Republican candidate Ron DeSantis appeared on FOX News to warn voters of his opponent, Democratic candidate and Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum. "The last thing we need to do is monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda with huge tax increases and bankrupting the ...

RETRACTED: Editorial: Birthright citizenship must be protected

RETRACTED: Editorial: Birthright citizenship must be protected

November 7, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Dear readers, It has come to our attention that one member of our staff plagiarized material published in this editorial. In accordance with our constitution, we are retracting this post and the person involved has been removed from staff. Integrity, truth and transparency are all values we take v...

Op-ed: Coach Madigan’s letter to the DogHouse

Op-ed: Coach Madigan’s letter to the DogHouse

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

By Jim Madigan, head coach of Northeastern men’s hockey Dear DogHouse, I wanted to reach out and thank each and every one of you for your tremendous enthusiasm at last Thursday’s game against Boston University. Your energy was palpable from the opening puck drop to the final second of overtime, on...

Cartoon: Gun control in America

Cartoon: Gun control in America

November 1, 2018


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion

Column: How did we get here?

Column: How did we get here?

November 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

America is under attack, and this time we’ve done it to ourselves. It’s no wonder voters are anxious as midterm elections approach—days like Oct. 27 don’t happen out of the blue. Words matter because they inspire action. We can no longer ask how we got here. Instead, we must ask how we ensure ...

Editorial: Violent rhetoric must end

Editorial: Violent rhetoric must end

November 1, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

A mass shooting at the Congregation Etz Chaim synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has reminded the nation how devastatingly rampant hate crimes are in the United States.  This massacre was an atrocity that closely parallels a history of anti-Semitic terror, that we need to universally rebuke. The acc...

Cartoon: Playground rules

Cartoon: Playground rules

November 1, 2018


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion

RETRACTED: Editorial: Freedom of the press must be protected

RETRACTED: Editorial: Freedom of the press must be protected

October 24, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Dear readers, It has come to our attention that one member of our staff plagiarized material published in this editorial. In accordance with our constitution, we are retracting this post and the person involved has been removed from staff. Integrity, truth and transparency are all values we take v...

Editorial: We need to vote

Editorial: We need to vote

October 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the United States, a country celebrated for its democracy, it is surprising how few people engage in the civic responsibility of voting. In fact, the United States ranks 31st out of 35 developed countries in voter turnout — a statistic that we, as college-educated students, have the power to chan...

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