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Op-Ed: Women’s March excludes transgender community

Op-Ed: Women’s March excludes transgender community

January 24, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated Jan. 20, 2017. The next day, in every corner of the world, women marched. Exactly one year later, women and their allies marched again. Grandmothers, mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts and allies alike marched in protest against the administration. They m...

Op-ed: A crown prince is not a revolutionary

Op-ed: A crown prince is not a revolutionary

January 18, 2018


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By Ali Safarkhani Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is not a revolutionary. The idea that the de facto king will be responsible for radical reform is farcical, but that has not stopped American news outlets from suggesting it. When bin Salman arrested hundreds of Saudi officials on nebulous c...

Op-ed: Campus Solidarity with Palestinians will not be Silenced

Op-ed: Campus Solidarity with Palestinians will not be Silenced

December 8, 2017


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On Nov. 2, two soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF came to speak at Northeastern as part of an “Israeli Soldiers Tour.” Northeastern’s Students for Justice in Palestine, also known as SJP chapter organized a peaceful protest on a public sidewalk nearby to oppose the event and highlight t...

Op-ed: A thank you note to sexual violence survivors

December 6, 2017


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TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to survivors of sexual violence. Thank you for your courage. Thank you for getting up each day and stepping into the world. Thank you for setting an example for the rest of us. Thank you for facing your fears, for overc...

Op-ed: Proposed tax reform is bad for Black Americans

Op-ed: Proposed tax reform is bad for Black Americans

November 30, 2017


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Think about the worst racial policies of America: chattel slavery, Jim Crow segregation, share-cropping, mass incarceration and ethnic cleansing. Add to the list education, housing and economic discrimination, wealth gaps and health gaps. Now think of a way to reinstitute the best elements of all these ...

Op-ed: We will not be silenced

Op-ed: We will not be silenced

November 16, 2017


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As a senior at Northeastern University, I’ve been exposed to a diverse student body. There are different cultural and religious organizations across campus that celebrate their traditions, beliefs and customs. Students may join these groups because they want a place to meet other people with similar...

Op-ed: A thank you from men’s hockey

Op-ed: A thank you from men’s hockey

November 15, 2017


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion, Sports

Students, I wanted to take a moment to thank all of you who attended last Friday’s game against crosstown rival Boston University. In all my years at Northeastern, I can confidently say that it was one of the loudest and most raucous atmospheres that I can remember at Matthews Arena, and I know that your enthus...

Op-ed: Should journalists risk their lives?

Op-ed: Should journalists risk their lives?

November 2, 2017


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By Max Schochet Recently I sent an email to my journalism professor to get his opinion on a disturbing matter: The fearless Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia had been assassinated by a car bomb in broad daylight. “For journalists around the world, this is the new normal,” wrote the New ...

Op-ed: How you can help fight climate change

Op-ed: How you can help fight climate change

October 27, 2017


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Climate change is a humanitarian crisis. Rising temperatures are contributing to more frequent and more extreme weather events, including floods, droughts, wildfires and hurricanes. From Barbuda to Bangladesh to Puerto Rico, climate change is disproportionately devastating the poorest and most vulnerabl...

Op-ed: When my Faith met Birthright

Op-ed: When my Faith met Birthright

October 25, 2017


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By Rachael Sverdlove When I came to college, I started my conversion from Catholicism to Judaism. I grew up mainly Catholic, but I always felt a deep longing to learn more about my Jewish ancestry. Until I came to Northeastern, I was not in an environment in which I could discover myself spiritually. A...

Letter to the Editor: Call for clean energy

Letter to the Editor: Call for clean energy

October 19, 2017


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Dear Editor, In good weather on my days off, I take a stroll with my little spotted beagle and bask in the benefits of my favorite star the sun. I watch the wind ripple through the tall grass and I marvel at the power of the sun and the wind; wondering why we’re so reliant on dirty sources of ene...

Letter to the Editor: The life of a student-athlete

Letter to the Editor: The life of a student-athlete

October 11, 2017


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I am a fourth-year chemical engineer on the pre-medical track. I am also a student-athlete at Northeastern competing for my final season on the women's swimming and diving team. The Colonial Athletic Association representatives have asked us athletes to show what it’s like “behind the scenes” o...

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