The Huntington News

Column: U.S. must confront racist speech in politics

Column: U.S. must confront racist speech in politics

Melissa Wells, columnist

November 15, 2018

This isn’t about political correctness, it is the use of coded racist language normalized in our politics and in the media. Where is the accountability?

Column: How did we get here?

Column: How did we get here?

Melissa Wells, columnist

November 1, 2018

What gets less attention, in the magnitude of hate, violence and bigotry there is today, is the kindness, love and solidarity that combats it in simple, everyday actions.

Column: We will not “whiten up”

Column: We will not “whiten up”

Melissa Wells, columnist

October 18, 2018

Systems of racial and social control erected in modern politics and American culture reflect ingrained institutional racism that continues to fester. Minorities in America face the consequences while our white counterparts reap the benefits.

Column: We need to vote for our lives

Column: We need to vote for our lives

Melissa Wells, columnist

October 4, 2018

Perhaps the real tragedy is not the America we live in, but how we must adapt to incompetent gun control laws as a nation.

Column: Empowering lessons of reciprocity

Northeastern's 120th class waits for Convocation to begin. / Photo by Glenn Billman

Melissa Wells, columnist

September 20, 2018

The diversity within Northeastern and the greater American community is instrumental in how we acquire the lessons that help us improve.

Column: Exercise your right to vote absentee

Column: Exercise your right to vote absentee

Maria Lovato, columnist

April 18, 2018

While absentee voting may seem daunting, there are many online resources to help with this process.

Column: Donde esta Senator Kaine?

Column: Donde esta Senator Kaine?

Daniel Carr, guest columnist

April 18, 2018

This is the kind of leader that the world needs. Any time in history, a ruler like Tim Kaine would right many wrongs.

Column: We actually need to talk about diversity

Column: We actually need to talk about diversity

Jasmine Heyward, columnist

April 11, 2018

And that starts with recognizing that Northeastern is not a leader in diversity and inclusion.

Column: NU needs to expand beyond Boston

Column: NU needs to expand beyond Boston

Maria Lovato, columnist

April 4, 2018

Northeastern should make more connections outside of the city that it grew out of.

Column: ‘Diversity in leadership’ needs to be more nuanced

Key student issues such as UHCS, diversity and student involvement in decision-making were the main topics of the March 14 SGA debate. / Graphic by Michelle Lee

Jasmine Heyward

March 28, 2018

Who’s more “diverse?” More “groundbreaking?” More “representative?” Realistically, it shouldn’t matter.

Column: Where is your personal data going?

Column: Where is your personal data going?

Maria Lovato, columnist

March 22, 2018

Companies such as Cambridge Analytica have realized the power of our personal data, and decided to capitalize off it.

Column: SGA elections depend more on personality

SGA election posters 2018 uniteNU and yourNortheastern

Jasmine Heyward, columnist

March 15, 2018

Students should decide which slate will be most likely to listen and is in the best position to actually make change.