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NU scheduled two Care Days to prevent burnout in response to canceling spring break.

Op-ed: Northeastern’s Care Days are a less than half measure

Harrison Staley, contributor April 14, 2021

As spring further emerges, and the semester comes to a close, it seems clear that we ought to analyze Northeastern’s handling of it. I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that this has been and is continuing...

Northeastern must become a national leader in campus sustainability.

Column: The NU community should adopt the Sunrise Northeastern Green New Deal

Maeve Singer, columnist April 14, 2021

You may have heard about the Sunrise Movement, a progressive youth movement made up of students, faculty and community organizations. The movement spread across U.S. college campuses to make climate change...

Concerns about false sexual assault allegations should not silence everyones story.

Column: We must listen to all victims of sexual assault

Madison Boudreau Popovic, columnist March 31, 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:...

Boycotts, Divestment and Sanction, or BDS, is a movement led by Palestine against Israel.

Op-ed: The antisemitism of the Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions Movement

Jake Egelberg, contributor March 31, 2021

The beauty of the Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, movement is that it isn’t limited by resource scarcity. Unlike other movements, which must prioritize where they donate money or send workers,...

Protests erupt in major cities in response to anti-Asian racism.

Column: Addressing anti-Asian hate: We can all do better.

Mia Merchant, columnist March 31, 2021

It’s been two weeks since the killings of six Asian women in Atlanta. While there has been a push to address and end the violence, especially from organizations that exist to combat anti-Asian hate,...

Establishment Democrats risk taking minority votes for granted.

Op-ed: Issues with identity politics

Sanjana Sanghani, contributor March 27, 2021

With President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris sworn in, it would be remiss to forget that an unfortunate 75 million individuals voted for former President Donald J. Trump. And with Biden now...

We should not judge people and things from a binary perspective.

Column: Acknowledging the good and bad in everything

Mia Merchant, columnist March 18, 2021

Humans are hard-wired for dichotomous thinking, or thinking about things in terms of binary opposites without acknowledging everything in between. Good and bad, black and white, us and other — I could...

Column: Overpopulation should not be a controversial topic or just a women’s issue

Column: Overpopulation should not be a controversial topic or just a women’s issue

Maeve Singer, columnist March 17, 2021

In the late 1960s, Paul Ehrich published “The Population Bomb,” which warned people of the detrimental effects of overpopulation, including mass starvation, political unrest and environmental deterioration....

Signs around campus inform students of how to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Op-ed: To honor everything we’ve been through in the past year, continue to take COVID-19 seriously

Kelly Garrity, contributor March 17, 2021

It’s been about one year since the rapid spread of the coronavirus was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization March 11, 2020. Massachusetts had just six confirmed and 95 presumptive...

The LightView office at 840 Columbus Avenue.

Op-ed: Stop Roxbury gentrification by opposing LightView 2.0 

Julianna Milidantri, contributor March 17, 2021

When you think of what you need from Northeastern, what is it? Maybe real mental health support, healthier meal plan options or reduced tuition. What students do not need are new luxury dorms.  Northeastern...

Many people use social media apps in fear of missing out, or FOMO.

Column: A classic case of bandwagonism

Mia Merchant, columnist March 11, 2021

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been told that not using social media is so rare. I wouldn’t consider it a huge deal, but every now and then I’ll hear something about social media that makes...

A study from the University of Newcastle in Australia found that most people consume upwards of 5 grams of microplastic a week.

Op-ed: We must take microplastics more seriously

Maeve Singer, columnist March 7, 2021

A study from the University of Newcastle in Australia conducted an experiment to see how much plastic, in the form of microplastics, people consume in their food. They found that most people consume upwards...

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