The Huntington News

Op-ed: Is starving our teenagers the new fast track to health?

Op-ed: Is starving our teenagers the new fast track to health?

Kristen Kilgallen

February 27, 2019


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

Although being overweight is a characteristic, not a behavior, overweight individuals are often perceived as if they have done something wrong simply for existing. Health care providers and researchers continue to blame patients for their weight, forcing internalized societal beliefs concerning the “correct” weight u...

Op-ed: Can any film topple “Roma” for Best Picture?

Op-ed: Can any film topple “Roma” for Best Picture?

Lal Birali

February 20, 2019


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

The Oscars are predictably unpredictable. But since I am a betting man, I believe the Academy will go with “Roma” for the final award of Best Picture.

Op-ed: Trump’s SOTU speech was predictably problematic

Op-ed: Trump’s SOTU speech was predictably problematic

Deanna Schwartz, news staff

February 15, 2019


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

The State of the Union was nothing out of the ordinary for Donald Trump. When Trump wasn’t directly lying, he was misleading the American public by spinning facts to fit his narrative that he has “made America great again."

Op-ed: Swipe2Care is good, but not a long-term solution

Op-ed: Swipe2Care is good, but not a long-term solution

Lukas Illion

February 12, 2019


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

Swipe2Care allows students to donate unused meal swipes to those who may not be able to afford enough. It does not bother me that the university is utilizing its dining halls to yield a profit. It bothers me that the administration is using Swipe2Care to make the dining halls seem more affordable.

Op-ed: Trans joining the military isn’t a problem

Op-ed: Trans joining the military isn’t a problem

Paige Stern

February 7, 2019


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

The Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to put their transgender military ban into effect while the case is debated in lower courts. These individuals are being denied from serving as the gender they mentally and emotionally exist as, and it is disheartening.

Op-ed: Gillette ad highlights toxic masculinity

Op-ed: Gillette ad highlights toxic masculinity

Riana Buchman

February 2, 2019


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

It does not need to start with “boys will be boys.” Healthy masculinity should be instilled from a young age, so boys can learn how to reach the “best a man can be.”

Op-ed: Northeastern has a Canada Goose problem

Op-ed: Northeastern has a Canada Goose problem

Deanna Schwartz

January 30, 2019


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

Every time I see one of these coats, something stirs inside of me. It’s not because I want a Canada Goose coat. It’s because I think Canada Goose coats are a terrible plague on Northeastern.

Op-ed: Madigan thanks the DogHouse after win over UMass

Op-ed: Madigan thanks the DogHouse after win over UMass

Jim Madigan

January 24, 2019


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

Jim Madigan, the head coach of Northeastern men's hockey, sent a letter of thanks to the thousands who filled Matthews Arena on Saturday to watch NU take down No. 1 UMass in overtime.

Letter from PILOT Action Group: NU, wealthy nonprofits should pay fair share

Letter from PILOT Action Group: NU, wealthy nonprofits should pay fair share

December 6, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

Dear President Joseph E. Aoun, We, the PILOT Action Group, are a coalition of Boston-area community, education, student, housing, faith and labor organizations. We thank you for your commitment to making Boston a city that provides education and opportunity for all. We thank you for striving to live u...

Op-ed: An open letter to Aoun about voting

Op-ed: An open letter to Aoun about voting

Alexei Matyushov

October 18, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

Establishing a university holiday on election day would ease voting for the entire body of students, faculty and staff, and encourage those who are less engaged.

Op-ed: Why voting yes on 3 is crucial to Massachusetts’ future

Op-ed: Why voting yes on 3 is crucial to Massachusetts’ future

Ben Rutberg

October 10, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

For most citizens in Massachusetts, this law has no affect one way or the other. But for people like me, it means the world.

Op-ed: Nahant needs to work with MSC

Op-ed: Nahant needs to work with MSC

Sean Osborne

April 15, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

Northeastern doesn’t intend to ruin East Point, the Marine Science Center's location in Nahant.