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Op-ed: Fast fashion companies need to stop hiding behind performance activism

Some question the sincerity of activism performed by large companies.
Maeve Singer, contributor November 25, 2020

In the months leading up to the 2020 U.S. election, social media apps I regularly use aggressively encouraged young people to exercise their right to vote. These apps provided links to voter registration...

Op-ed: I’m not a socialist or a Trump supporter. Is there a place for me in American politics?

Op-ed: I’m not a socialist or a Trump supporter. Is there a place for me in American politics?
Arjun Ramachandrula, contributor November 25, 2020

As President Donald J. Trump refuses to concede the election, despite being defeated by former Vice President Joe Biden, the gap between people on the left and those on the right could not be further apart....

Op-ed: The Electoral College is an erosion of American democracy

The Electoral College is a unique feature of the American electoral system.
Elena Plumb, contributor November 12, 2020

In response to President Donald J. Trump’s calls to “stop the count” of legally-casted mail-in ballots, protestors gathered in the streets of several U.S. cities, hoisting picket signs denouncing...

Op-ed: Swipe2Care must be revisited during the pandemic

Students eat in one of Northeastern's dining halls.
Mia Merchant, contributor November 9, 2020

We’re all slaves to the private education system, whether we acknowledge it or not. We all know colleges in America are set up to make profits. But what excuse could they make for not feeding their students? As...

Op-ed: Why Americans need to care about global unrest

Protests against police brutality have gripped Nigeria in recent weeks.
Zeynep Tuncer, contributor November 7, 2020

In the midst of one of the most pressing presidential elections in the United States, it may seem difficult to divert attention away from anything that isn’t about the election. The past few months,...

Op-ed: We shouldn’t scrutinize Claudia Conway’s every move

Claudia Conway has come under scrutiny recently for her unfiltered political content.
Clara McCourt, contributor November 6, 2020

Claudia Conway is a changemaker. She leaked political information and caused a senior White House official to resign from their job — and she’s only 16 years old.  Conway is the daughter of former...

Op-ed: Northeastern needs to go the extra mile in its sustainability efforts

Northeastern should become a leader in campus environmental sustainability.
Maeve Singer, contributor November 5, 2020

A couple days ago, my friend told me an unfortunate story about a man she saw getting off the T with reusable bags filled with Haymarket vegetables and fruits. As he stepped off the train, the bags spilled...

Op-ed: An open letter to Northeastern students, from a staff member

A staff member shares their perspective on the spring 2021 teaching policies.
November 4, 2020

Editor’s note: The News has confirmed the identity of this staff member, who has elected to remain anonymous for fear of professional retaliation. Dear students, I am writing this in response to...

Op-ed: Don’t be friends with radical members of the other party

With election results slowly rolling in, some friendships might be at stake.
Arjun Ramachandrula, contributor November 4, 2020

With the election ever so relevant, the gap between Democrats and Republicans couldn’t be wider. Nearly every issue is hotly debated, and the chasm between ideologies is larger than at almost any other...

Op-ed: An open letter to Northeastern students, from one of your professors

A concerned professor sheds light on Northeastern's expectations for the spring semester.
October 29, 2020

Editor’s note: The News has confirmed the identity of this professor, who has elected to remain anonymous for fear of professional retaliation. Dear students,  I am writing to ask for your help,...

Op-ed: Gen Z, let’s build back better with Biden-Harris

Op-ed: Gen Z, let’s build back better with Biden-Harris
Jackson Hurley, contributor October 28, 2020

This country is at a critical inflection point. We are peering down a forked path, with two very distinct visions for the future. As voters, many for the first time, the choice we make in this election...

Op-ed: Making Election Day a holiday will help, but we need to fight voter suppression

Northeastern Votes tables outside of Curry Student Center.
George LaBour, contributor October 28, 2020

On Capitol Hill, Democrats have proposed making election day a national holiday to increase public participation. With little to no movement on this legislation in D.C., individual states and organizations...

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