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Editorial: Students need to say #NeverAgain

Editorial: Students need to say #NeverAgain

March 22, 2018


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Northeastern students have yet to say #NeverAgain. This hashtag began after the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and has spread to schools nationwide as they take a stand against gun violence. But here at Northeastern, despite many students’ individual efforts toward the movement, there has ...

Editorial: A new approach to campus sustainability

Editorial: A new approach to campus sustainability

March 14, 2018


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Half a bowl of rice here. A quarter of an orange there. Most of a waffle you decided you didn’t want to eat because you suddenly remembered three bites into it that you were trying to eat less sugar. The amount of food we throw away on campus doesn’t seem like a lot when we look at it as an indivi...

Editorial: When Northeastern’s marketing goes too far

Editorial: When Northeastern’s marketing goes too far

March 1, 2018


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Spring is approaching once again — the temperature is climbing into the 50s, we can finally scout out dogs on the quads and, of course, incoming student tours have begun to appear more frequently. It’s hard to miss the tour groups, whether you’ve seen them huddled together on the edge of Krentzm...

Editorial: Students, colleges must fight to end mass shootings

Editorial: Students, colleges must fight to end mass shootings

February 21, 2018


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Schools are a place to grow up. They are a place for bad haircuts, first crushes, awkward phases, learning and having fun. They are not a place for guns and absolutely not a setting where anyone should fear for their life. Unfortunately, that is the reality of the nation we live in —  mass shootings can ...

Editorial: Boston posters for ‘SMILF’ deserve to stay

Editorial: Boston posters for ‘SMILF’ deserve to stay

February 14, 2018


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In a Feb. 6 statement, City Councilor Ed Flynn denounced the Showtime television series “SMILF” as a “degrading, crude and inaccurate” picture of a single mother’s life in South Boston. He called for the removal of the show’s promotional posters from city bus stops. Flynn does not have...

Editorial: Feeding hungry students should be as simple as skipping on Outtakes

Editorial: Feeding hungry students should be as simple as skipping on Outtakes

February 7, 2018


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It’s Saturday afternoon and you realize that you still have three swipes left for the week. The horror! You essentially have three options — try to eat dinner three times in one night, lose out on the swipes or trade them in for points at Outtakes. But what if there was another option, something y...

Editorial: Students lack appreciation for campus workers

Editorial: Students lack appreciation for campus workers

January 31, 2018


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They are all around us, yet it seems many of us don’t even notice. Roaming the halls of Northeastern’s academic buildings after dark, they empty each trash can and vacuum away each dirty footprint on the floor. They make our breakfasts, our lunches, our dinners. Many students’ first conversation ...

Editorial: The backlash to Aziz Ansari scandal is discouraging for us all

January 25, 2018


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Master of None is a strikingly ironic name for Aziz Ansari’s award-winning television series considering his recent alleged involvement in a sexual assault scandal, in which he is painted as a powerful predator. The piece published on Babe was written by Katie Way, who told the story of a woman ...

Editorial: Success doesn’t come from major

Editorial: Success doesn’t come from major

January 18, 2018


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When you were 4 years old, you might have wanted to be an astronaut when you grew up. Or maybe you wanted to join the ranks of the fairy princesses of the world. Perhaps you had your sights set on growing up to be your favorite animal. There’s a job market for Komodo Dragons, right? While fanta...

Editorial: We must be aware of emerging technology’s risks

Editorial: We must be aware of emerging technology’s risks

January 11, 2018


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Humanity has reached a point where our world coincides with that of a science fiction film. Portable phones have become obligatory personal assistants, multitasking as calendars, computers, health trackers and more. Cars, homes and speakers are interactive and personalized, collecting data to be...

Editorial: NEU Too warrants response from administration

Editorial: NEU Too warrants response from administration

December 6, 2017


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“A university spokesperson did not respond to a request for comment.” It is not unfamiliar for this phrase to appear in student publications regarding the university’s response to student activism. It occurred when DivestNU protested against Northeastern’s ties with ExxonMobil and it has just...

Editorial: We can do more to combat media illiteracy

Editorial: We can do more to combat media illiteracy

November 30, 2017


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Whether you follow the news daily or you only follow along when there’s a breaking story, there’s a good chance you get your news through some form of social media. You aren’t alone. The latest study from the Pew Research Center found that 67 percent of Americans get their news from social media,...

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