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Op-ed: Why we should wait to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg's passing raises the stakes for the upcoming election.
Rachel Erwin, news staff October 7, 2020

I doubt I was the only one who felt doomed upon learning of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death. On Sept. 18, we lost an icon, an inspiration and a champion of equality. Ginsburg dedicated her life to justice,...

Op-ed: The male-dominated STEM era must end

Women only make up about 28 percent of the STEM workforce.
Madison Boudreau Popovic, contributor October 5, 2020

One of my chemistry lectures the other day reminded me of something I had briefly forgotten about: Women in STEM have a history of not being recognized or heard.  This discussion brought me back to...

Op-ed: Northeastern should fully reimburse the 11 dismissed students

Op-ed: Northeastern should fully reimburse the 11 dismissed students
George LaBour, contributor October 4, 2020

In the first week of September, 11 first-year students living in the Westin Copley Place hotel were given only 24 hours to leave. They were found gathering in another student’s room, violating Northeastern’s...

Op-ed: Glorifying the ‘Westin 11’ was a bad PR move

The 11 dismissed students were living in the Westin Hotel in Boston.
Laura Pomilia, contributor October 3, 2020

By now, everyone on campus knows who the “Westin 11” are referring to. On Sept. 4, the university suspended 11 students who congregated in a hotel room at the Westin hotel, which houses the

Op-ed: Title IX revisions make reporting sexual assault even more challenging

Northeastern displays 10 facts about Title IX in many restrooms around campus.
Madison Xagoraris, contributor September 30, 2020

Last weekend, students at Northeastern University and many others were left shocked and devastated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Monday around noon, students were left with another shock:...

Column: NUflex isn’t going anywhere, so let’s get it right for the spring semester

Northeastern announces that NUflex will continue next semester.
Brittany Mendez, opinion editor September 29, 2020

Like many other students, I was thrilled when Northeastern announced its hybrid model June 5 after several long months in quarantine. I knew this hybrid model would not be the normal college experience,...

Op-ed: ResMail has not delivered on its promises

ResMail was temporarily relocated to Matthews Arena.
Ethan Wayne, contributor September 28, 2020

While Northeastern has committed to reopening our campus in an efficient and safe manner,  not all of its plans were flawlessly executed. ResMail specifically falls in this category.  Ten thousand...

Op-ed: We need to talk about Marty Walsh’s mayoral misfire

Op-ed: We need to talk about Marty Walsh’s mayoral misfire
Jacob Kemp, contributor September 26, 2020

Last week, Bostonians were hit with exciting, albeit unsurprising news: Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu, the first Asian American woman to serve on the council, is running for mayor. She’s also the...

Op-ed: Your donation isn’t helping as much as you think it is

Some argue that social justice advocacy goes beyond writing a check.
Taylor Hsu, contributor September 23, 2020

Do you remember the last charitable donation you made?  Like many others, it may have been to a Black Lives Matter foundation or to George Floyd’s family following his death at the hands of the police....

Op-ed: Northeastern needs to make All Gender Housing more accessible

Melvin Hall is a traditional  Northeastern residence hall located on Huntington Avenue.
Andrew Lopreiato, contributor September 21, 2020

For my friends and me, housing selection last year involved countless late-night phone calls, emergency meetings and detailed plans drawn out on whiteboards in the Melvin Hall basement. All we really wanted...

Op-ed: If we don’t vote, Trump’s daydreaming will keep hurting us

Some college students are supporting Biden's campaign for presidency because of his proposed policies.
Jonas D. Ruzek, contributor September 19, 2020

Unfortunately for the American public, it is one of the worst periods in U.S. history for the White House to indulge in general dishonesty and delusion. Given the over 190,000 confirmed deaths of Americans...

Op-ed: The hypocrisy of “Protecting the Pack”

Op-ed: The hypocrisy of “Protecting the Pack”
George LaBour, contributor September 10, 2020

Content warning: discussion of suicidal thoughts Editor’s note: The Huntington News wants students to know Northeastern University and elsewhere provide mental health resources for students. WeCare:...

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