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People continue to use social media to portray a fake version of themselves.

Column: The dark side of social media and the screen

Alyssa Endres, columnist October 8, 2021
You are enough and worth more than any number of likes or followers on Instagram. You do not have to change yourself to better fit the standards perpetuated by social media. You deserve to feel happy with who you are. 
Social media polarizes society through political posts.

Column: Political discourse on social media continues to divide society

Madison Boudreau Popovic, opinion editor October 1, 2021
From standing up for tax reform to social and racial justice, there’s a time and place for it all. In recent years, politics began to infiltrate aspects of society where it never belonged. This, in turn, promotes the spread of negativity and toxicity worldwide. It appears that no one can escape politics, no matter where they turn.
The recent Texas abortion law is unconstitutional and violates the rights of many Texans.

Column: Texas’ new abortion law is unconstitutional

Alyssa Endres, columnist September 25, 2021
As students at Northeastern, it is important to be aware of this type of news because this law does not only affect people in Texas. The passing of this law is a rude awakening to the possibility of other states implementing similar legislation, cracking down on reproductive rights even harder than before.
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.
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 living is selecting future residences. Housing selection draws...

Northeastern must become a national leader in campus sustainability.

Column: The NU community should adopt the Sunrise Northeastern Green New Deal

Maeve Singer, columnist April 14, 2021

You may have heard about the Sunrise Movement, a progressive youth movement made up of students, faculty and community organizations. The movement spread across U.S. college campuses to make climate change...

Concerns about false sexual assault allegations should not silence everyones story.

Column: We must listen to all victims of sexual assault

Madison Boudreau Popovic, columnist March 31, 2021

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

Protests erupt in major cities in response to anti-Asian racism.

Column: Addressing anti-Asian hate: We can all do better.

Mia Merchant, columnist March 31, 2021

It’s been two weeks since the killings of six Asian women in Atlanta. While there has been a push to address and end the violence, especially from organizations that exist to combat anti-Asian hate,...

We should not judge people and things from a binary perspective.

Column: Acknowledging the good and bad in everything

Mia Merchant, columnist March 18, 2021

Humans are hard-wired for dichotomous thinking, or thinking about things in terms of binary opposites without acknowledging everything in between. Good and bad, black and white, us and other — I could...

Column: Overpopulation should not be a controversial topic or just a women’s issue

Column: Overpopulation should not be a controversial topic or just a women’s issue

Maeve Singer, columnist March 17, 2021

In the late 1960s, Paul Ehrich published “The Population Bomb,” which warned people of the detrimental effects of overpopulation, including mass starvation, political unrest and environmental deterioration....

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