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Editorial: Giving Day doesn’t give, it takes

Editorial: Giving Day doesn’t give, it takes

April 18, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Between service days, alternative spring breaks and yearlong outreach programs, Northeastern boasts many opportunities for students to practice philanthropy. The university proudly advertises events designed to foster a sense of community spirit.  Giving Day is an annual event heavily marketed by...

Column: Exercise your right to vote absentee

Column: Exercise your right to vote absentee

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The 2018 midterm elections will take place Nov. 6. While years featuring presidential elections get the most media attention, midterm elections also warrant our notice. This year’s election takes place in the middle of President Donald J. Trump’s term, and all 435 seats in the House of Rep...

Column: Donde esta Senator Kaine?

Column: Donde esta Senator Kaine?

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Daniel Carr, guest columnist We lost many things in 2016. Celebrities from Muhammad Ali to Zsa Zsa Gabor passed away. “American Idol” ended. We learned who the most punchable Brits were when they decided to jeopardize the European Union via Brexit. The United States lost its sanity when it ...

Op-ed: Nahant needs to work with MSC

Op-ed: Nahant needs to work with MSC

April 15, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

For three years, Northeastern’s Marine Science Center has been one of the most academically formative places for me. I participated in the Three Seas program and completed two co-ops and several research projects at the center. I taught at the Johnson School, Nahant’s elementary school, as part of t...

Column: We actually need to talk about diversity

Column: We actually need to talk about diversity

April 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

And that starts with recognizing that Northeastern is not a leader in diversity and inclusion with regard to students of color, queer students, disabled students and students with physical or mental health concerns, who are constantly made uncomfortable by faculty and staff who simply don’t know better. In...

Letter to the Editor: We need to talk about The News

Letter to the Editor: We need to talk about The News

April 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

To the Editorial Board: I am writing in response to The News’ editorial “We need to talk about diversity” published on April 5. Quite simply, it missed the mark. It is easy to say we need to talk about diversity. It is even easier to post an editorial stressing a need for inclusion. Your piece acknowledged that ...

Editorial: We need to talk about diversity

Editorial: We need to talk about diversity

April 5, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It is crucial that we have difficult conversations about diversity and inclusion now. At Northeastern, it is the job of students, faculty and the administration to actively promote an open dialogue about acceptance on campus. We must also turn conversations about systemic discrimination into concr...

Op-Ed: I oppose NU’s expansion in Nahant

Op-Ed: I oppose NU’s expansion in Nahant

April 4, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

I have spent my entire life as a resident of Nahant, Massachusetts. As the Commonwealth’s smallest town, I would not expect you to be familiar with Nahant, so let me enlighten you. Nahant is a stunning coastal town 25 minutes north of Boston. Nahant is best known for its beaches, but we are much...

Column: NU needs to expand beyond Boston

Column: NU needs to expand beyond Boston

April 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Boston has the most colleges located within the city or immediate surrounding area of any city in the country. These schools include Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Boston College, Tufts, Emerson, Simmons, Wellesley, Brandeis, Suffolk, University of Massachusetts Boston and, of course, Northeastern....

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