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Op-ed: Renew U.S. temporary protected status for Haitians

Op-ed: Renew U.S. temporary protected status for Haitians

Anthony Formicola

February 14, 2018

The U.S. government should not abandon its protection of Haitians; instead, it should grant them a long-term extension.

Op-ed: Systems are human constructs

Op-ed: Systems are human constructs

Rachel Ghaw

February 8, 2018

Our society is made up of systems – the health care system, the education system — that inevitably have negative impacts on the world.

Op-ed: UNICEF is more than just a name

Nidhi Addanki

January 31, 2018

UNICEF at Northeastern may be a branch of the larger UNICEF organization, but we are anything but small. Our dedication to making our organization more recognized on campus pushes us to continue thinking of innovative ideas.

Op-Ed: Women’s March excludes transgender community

Signs at the Women's March in Cambridge. This sign reads, “We are many, we are might, we are not going anywhere, except into elected office.” / Photo by Alex Melagrano.

January 24, 2018

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

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

January 18, 2018

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

News Staff Photo/Maria Amasanti

December 8, 2017

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 highlig...

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

December 7, 2017

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

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

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

Head Coach Jim Madigan holds his hand to his face during the press conference after Northeaster's loss to Boston University.

November 15, 2017

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 en...

Op-ed: Should journalists risk their lives?

Op-ed: Should journalists risk their lives?

November 2, 2017

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

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...