The Huntington News

Column: #NeverAgain offers first real hope of gun reform

Column: #NeverAgain offers first real hope of gun reform

Ryan Wallis, guest columnist

March 2, 2018

Our country needs to change the way it thinks about gun control, and high schoolers are leading the conversation.

Column: Student activism should be encouraged

Column: Student activism should be encouraged

Maria Lovato, columnist

February 28, 2018

In the wake of the Parkland shooting, school administration needs to support students who stand up for what they believe in.

Column: Campus activism excludes anonymous students

Column: Campus activism excludes anonymous students

Jasmine Heyward, columnist

February 21, 2018

Both student groups and administration need to provide activism opportunities for students who need to remain anonymous.

Column: SGA referenda burst NU “liberal bubble”

Column: SGA referenda burst NU

Jasmine Heyward, columnist

February 14, 2018

The most debated question was from Students for Justice in Palestine calling for Northeastern to boycott HP products.

Column: Commercials should focus on the product, not social issues

The 2009 US Air Force Thunderbirds fly over Superbowl XLIII in Tampa, Fla., Feb. 2.  (RELEASED)

Maria Lovato, columnist

February 8, 2018

Commercials have become almost as much a part of the Super Bowl as football itself. While this is a great way to get people talking about a certain brand, it is not the right way to promote a product. Often times it can be disrespectful.

Column: How Trump’s rhetoric has embedded itself into American culture

Maria Lovato, columnist

January 31, 2018

In the past year, “fake news” has become something else entirely. It has become a slang term used in casual, everyday conversation and on social media.

Column: Professor politics can be uncomfortable in an unexpected way

Column: Professor politics can be uncomfortable in an unexpected way

January 24, 2018

At universities across New England, professors tend to be politically liberal, and Northeastern is no different. President Donald J. Trump is not popular among many professors here, and snide comments about the administration are common, at least in my arts and media courses. With that, though, can come ...

Column: What’s the ‘experiential learning’ equivalent for professors?

Column: What’s the ‘experiential learning’ equivalent for professors?

January 18, 2018

  I took Elementary German 1 during Spring 2017 and it was easily the best language course I’ve ever taken. My professor grew up in Germany and has stayed connected with the culture. She stopped speaking English three weeks into the class, and it was everything I could have hoped for. When I visited Germany the ...

Column: Partisan politics go too far

Column: Partisan politics go too far

December 7, 2017

By Alex Frandsen Strong political parties have been a constant in American government since the conception of the country. As a principle, there is nothing inherently wrong with partisanship. It allows for firm political identities and can make politics more accessible to voters, informing citize...

Column: Northeastern doesn’t prioritize student wellness

Column: Northeastern doesn't prioritize student wellness

November 30, 2017

By Jasmine Heyward  According to the International Association of Counseling Services, a university should have one counselor for every 1,000 to 1,500 students. Northeastern currently has 17,000 undergraduate students enrolled, and only eight counselors working in University Health and Counselin...

Column: For Democrats, wins in Virginia legislature are blueprint for the future

November 16, 2017

By Alex Frandsen A little over a year ago today, the bottom fell out for the Democratic party. Donald J. Trump upset Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, and suddenly Republicans owned both the executive and the legislative branches of government. Plus, Trump’s election meant he could appoint ...

Column: It happened for a reason

aofie manley

November 9, 2017

By Aoife Manley When something incomprehensibly awful happens, it can be tempting to believe that serendipitous forces are orchestrating the happenings of the universe; that an unknown power is pulling puppet strings and strategically scripting the progression of our lives. Relief can be found from just...