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Climate change continues to negatively impact the world.

Op-ed: Does Boston have enough climate change precautions in the aftermath of storms like Hurricane Ida?

Ava Alaeddini, contributor September 27, 2021
I think it is safe to say that climate change is one of the biggest threats to our world, and one cannot help but notice it within everyday life. Extreme weather has been hitting Boston hard.
The recent Texas abortion law is unconstitutional and violates the rights of many Texans.

Column: Texas’ new abortion law is unconstitutional

Alyssa Endres, columnist September 25, 2021
As students at Northeastern, it is important to be aware of this type of news because this law does not only affect people in Texas. The passing of this law is a rude awakening to the possibility of other states implementing similar legislation, cracking down on reproductive rights even harder than before.
Northeastern requires COVID-19 vaccination and testing for students and staff.

Op-ed: NU is right in requiring COVID-19 testing, vaccination

Sarah Barber, contributor September 7, 2021
We all want to return to fully in person, unmasked classes and campus life. The best way to achieve that goal is to require vaccination for all faculty and staff, as Northeastern has done, and as other colleges must do.
Athletes in the 2020 Olympics tackled double standards in sports.

Column: Double standards in sports are sexist and unhealthy

Madison Boudreau Popovic, opinion editor September 1, 2021
The one thing I noticed from my time as an athlete was the deliberate and obvious double standards in sports: how people put unfair expectations on females that are never applied to males and how the sports industry tends to prioritize physical health over mental health. 
Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was accused of sexual assault and harassment.

Column: The degrading sexual harassment epidemic in politics and the workplace

Alyssa Endres, columnist August 27, 2021
Bringing about more awareness and getting more serious about investigating allegations can help to end the stigma surrounding sexual assault.
Boston needs to implement a vaccine passport to increase the citys vaccination rates and protect its residents.

Column: Acting Mayor Kim Janey must reverse course and implement a vaccine passport

Poon Singhatiraj, deputy opinion editor August 26, 2021
The Delta variant continues to surge across the United States — and Boston may not be as immune as one might expect.
Megan Thee Stallion inspires her listeners by popularizing hot girl summer.

Op-ed: Hot girls seek to redefine American values

Erin Vetter, contributor July 28, 2021

As summer is underway, so are the cries for “hot girl summer.” The term, popularized early in the summer of 2019, comes from rapper Megan Thee Stallion, who calls herself “Hot Girl Meg” and her...

Britney Spears attempts to end her conservatorship in order to gain her freedom.

Op-ed: Britney Spears’ conservatorship is inhumane and abusive

Alyssa Endres, contributor July 21, 2021

Conservatorships, or legal guardianships, are not a new thing in the world of celebrities. Famous actors and actresses, including Amanda Bynes, Brian Wilson, Joni Mitchell, Randy Meisner and other renowned...

A case winding its way through the U.S. Supreme Court threatens to overturn federal laws protecting abortion.

Op-ed: Women’s reproductive rights are in jeopardy

Alyssa Endres, contributor June 17, 2021

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

People must combat racism around the world.

Op-ed: We must oppose racism everywhere

Kaiser Mejit, contributor May 16, 2021

On a brisk morning 20 years ago, I was walking home to my house in Lower Roxbury. The date was Sept. 11, 2001.  As soon as I entered my house’s front door, my landline phone rang. It was one of my...

Influencers face being canceled after many scandals.

Op-ed: Do influencers get a free pass?

Alyssa Endres, contributor May 3, 2021

The revolving door of social media influencers has been turning for a number of years now. The notoriety and wealth that influencers receive from their followings also bring big egos and privilege. However,...

Housing selection for fall 2021 has begun.

Column: Northeastern University must stop holding students hostage financially

Madison Boudreau Popovic, columnist April 14, 2021

Moving into college is always hard because of all the preparation. But even once you get settled, one of the most stressful parts of college living is selecting future residences. Housing selection draws...

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