The Huntington News

Column: Black History Month celebrates American greatness

Column: Black History Month celebrates American greatness

Melissa Wells, opinion editor

February 7, 2019

Our history is dark, but we have always paved a path for the success of future generations. So, this month, The News will dedicate a column each week to this celebration — a small gesture to a community ingrained in the foundation of this country and essential to that American greatness we all applaud today.

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

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.

Column: Where does the Pledge of Allegiance belong?

Column: Where does the Pledge of Allegiance belong?

Miska Salemann, guest columnist

February 2, 2019

There is something bewildering about expecting students to say an oath in a seemingly “free” country, especially in one built by dissidents. Yet, in the United States, we do.

Op-ed: Gillette ad highlights toxic masculinity

Op-ed: Gillette ad highlights toxic masculinity

Riana Buchman

February 2, 2019

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

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

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.

Editorial: The News pursues accountability

Editorial: The News pursues accountability

The Editorial Board

January 23, 2019

We believe the best way to hold ourselves accountable to you, the Northeastern community, is to ask for your feedback.

Column: You keep Macbeth, I’ll take Beloved

Column: You keep Macbeth, I’ll take Beloved

Riley Robinson, columnist

January 23, 2019

In a world of art which multiplies and time that only seems to shrink, I’m ready to burn the traditional parameters of “well-read.”

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

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...

Column: U.S. must respect immigrant rights

Column: U.S. must respect immigrant rights

Melissa Wells, opinion editor

November 29, 2018

History will remember the United States characterized immigrants as criminals and attacked unarmed men, women and children looking for the American dream that brought the founding ancestors of this country here so long ago.

Editorial: Keep on voting, America

Editorial: Keep on voting, America

The Editorial Board

November 29, 2018

As citizens, we all have a civic duty to stay educated and vote. As young people, we have a responsibility to increase our representation in voting numbers. Don’t worry, we’ll remind you.