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Concerns about false sexual assault allegations should not silence everyone's 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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Column: A classic case of bandwagonism

Mia Merchant, columnist March 11, 2021

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been told that not using social media is so rare. I wouldn’t consider it a huge deal, but every now and then I’ll hear something about social media that makes...

A study from the University of Newcastle in Australia found that most people consume upwards of 5 grams of microplastic a week.

Op-ed: We must take microplastics more seriously

Maeve Singer, columnist March 7, 2021

A study from the University of Newcastle in Australia conducted an experiment to see how much plastic, in the form of microplastics, people consume in their food. They found that most people consume upwards...

President Joe Biden passed 29 executive orders so far during his term.

Column: President Joe Biden is not a president for all; he is a dictator for all

Madison Boudreau Popovic, columnist March 4, 2021

Toward the end of January, Donald J. Trump’s term came to a close as President Joe Biden officially took on his first term in office. Within a few days of his presidency, Biden insisted on not just passing...

The U.S. Capitol was under attack Jan. 6.

Op-ed: Former President Trump is impeached for the second time

Ava Alaeddini, contributor March 4, 2021

Everyone remembers the hateful and vicious attack on the United States Capitol Jan. 6, 2021 where members of far-right hate groups gathered in Washington, D.C. to incite violence at the behest of former...

An entrance to the UHCS building on Forsyth Street.

Column: Northeastern isn’t “Protecting the Pack” when it ignores mental health

George LaBour, columnist March 3, 2021

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

President Joe Biden's first 100 days in office are quickly approaching.

Column: Forget Trump, hold Biden and his administration accountable for their lies

Noah Colbert, columnist March 1, 2021

On Feb. 13, the Senate acquitted Donald J. Trump of impeachment for inciting the Capitol insurrection in a 57-43 vote. Though the house impeachment managers — particularly Reps. Raskin, Neguse, and Plaskett...

Abolitionist Angela Davis spoke to the NU community Feb. 15.

Column: Northeastern Hillel’s absurd statement on Angela Davis

Noah Colbert, columnist February 26, 2021

In the year 2021, America sees a concerning rise of anti-Semitism. Neo-Nazis feel emboldened to flaunt their bigotry in the streets and in the U.S. Capitol, while hate crimes have increased across the...

During the pandemic, it is important to process all emotions, both positive and negative.

Column: Toxic positivity brings more negativity during the pandemic 

Mia Merchant, columnist February 19, 2021

2020’s been a dumpster fire for just about everyone, and 2021 hasn’t been all that great either. There’s no avoiding it — things kind of suck right now.  Stop being so negative! There have...

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