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Op-ed: Education could fix gentrification and protect underrepresented communties

Op-ed: Education could fix gentrification and protect underrepresented communties

Noelia Arteaga, Opinion Editor December 2, 2022

In high school, my AP Biology teacher was working towards a master’s degree in education. I remember talking to her about a paper she was writing on improving the academic performance of students e from...

Op-ed: Presidential candidates should be screened for cognitive decline

Op-ed: Presidential candidates should be screened for cognitive decline

Amelia Ballingall , news staff December 2, 2022

With former President Donald Trump recently announcing his 2024 campaign and current President Joe Biden considering the same path, public concern is rising over whether their advancing age is suitable...

Op-ed: Elon Musk brings down Twitter

Op-ed: Elon Musk brings down Twitter

Sergio Gonzalo , contributor December 2, 2022

Well, it’s official: Elon Musk now owns Twitter, one of the most popular social media platforms. A paragon of  “free speech,” one of Musk’s ultimate goals following his acquisition of Twitter...

Op-ed: Lawmakers should make dating apps safer to fight against sexual assault

Op-ed: Lawmakers should make dating apps safer to fight against sexual assault

Helen Keshishian, contributor December 2, 2022

Winters in Boston mean two things: freezing temperatures and cuffing season, a time when people search for a partner to pass the cold winter months and dating apps have their highest flurry of activity....

Op-ed: AI needs to understand common sense

Op-ed: AI needs to understand common sense

Mohamed Suliman, contributor November 30, 2022

People usually don’t ponder over many decisions they make. We’re capable of judging if a piece of furniture will fit through a doorway or discerning people’s intentions from the look on their faces....

Op-ed: Taylor Swift is leading a new golden age of music

Op-ed: Taylor Swift is leading a new golden age of music

Jethro R. Lee, contributor November 14, 2022

“I’m doing good, I’m on some new s***…” Those were the first lyrics I heard when I became a dedicated fan of Taylor Swift. I had been a casual listener throughout my life until Swift surprise-released...

Op-ed: Northeastern should consider the pitfalls of an opt-in Wellness Day system

Op-ed: Northeastern should consider the pitfalls of an opt-in Wellness Day system

Rachel Umansky-Castro, opinion editor  November 14, 2022

Growing up in my Latina household, I was always reminded by my immigrant mother that education is the highest achievement to strive for. My mother herself was never able to complete her education, which...

Op-ed: Putin is becoming more aggressive with the Russian mobilization 

Op-ed: Putin is becoming more aggressive with the Russian mobilization 

November 10, 2022

In the early morning of Sept. 21, Russian state television broadcast a recorded speech by Russian President Vladimir Putin to the public. Its message revealed disturbing facts about the Kremlin’s motivations...

Op-ed: Why Ye’s music cannot be separated from his offensive actions

Op-ed: Why Ye’s music cannot be separated from his offensive actions

Arlette Lomeli-Azoubel, contributor November 8, 2022

Personally, I am one to use music as a means of expression to connect with and so, when an artist reveals more about themselves it could change how I may view their work. Society raises the question of...

Op-ed: Why books should never be banned within the education system

Op-ed: Why books should never be banned within the education system

Allana Knowles, contributor November 8, 2022

Growing up as a shy, somewhat sheltered kid, I fell in love with reading the first time I picked up a novel. Books were my sanctuary, my way of escaping the real world, my way to learn about different...

Op-ed: NU’s protest policy needs to go

Op-ed: NU’s protest policy needs to go

Arien Wagen, contributor November 8, 2022

Northeastern’s academic plan targets becoming an “inclusive university” by 2025. To meet this goal, it claims that it must ensure the “engaged participation” of its community. So why does the...

Op-ed: The death of hobbies is not our fault

Op-ed: The death of hobbies is not our fault

Ananya Chaudhari, contributor November 7, 2022

During a recent trip to Farmers Horse Coffee, I sat at the infamous communal table across from two Northeastern students exchanging updates about their mutual friends. I learned their friend had begun...

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