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Students eat in one of Northeastern's dining halls.

Op-ed: Swipe2Care must be revisited during the pandemic

Mia Merchant, contributor November 9, 2020

We’re all slaves to the private education system, whether we acknowledge it or not. We all know colleges in America are set up to make profits. But what excuse could they make for not feeding their students? As...

Protests against police brutality have gripped Nigeria in recent weeks.

Op-ed: Why Americans need to care about global unrest

Zeynep Tuncer, contributor November 7, 2020

In the midst of one of the most pressing presidential elections in the United States, it may seem difficult to divert attention away from anything that isn’t about the election. The past few months,...

Claudia Conway has come under scrutiny recently for her unfiltered political content.

Op-ed: We shouldn’t scrutinize Claudia Conway’s every move

Clara McCourt, contributor November 6, 2020

Claudia Conway is a changemaker. She leaked political information and caused a senior White House official to resign from their job — and she’s only 16 years old.  Conway is the daughter of former...

Northeastern should become a leader in campus environmental sustainability.

Op-ed: Northeastern needs to go the extra mile in its sustainability efforts

Maeve Singer, contributor November 5, 2020

A couple days ago, my friend told me an unfortunate story about a man she saw getting off the T with reusable bags filled with Haymarket vegetables and fruits. As he stepped off the train, the bags spilled...

A staff member shares their perspective on the spring 2021 teaching policies.

Op-ed: An open letter to Northeastern students, from a staff member

November 4, 2020

Editor’s note: The News has confirmed the identity of this staff member, who has elected to remain anonymous for fear of professional retaliation. Dear students, I am writing this in response to...

With election results slowly rolling in, some friendships might be at stake.

Op-ed: Don’t be friends with radical members of the other party

Arjun Ramachandrula, contributor November 4, 2020

With the election ever so relevant, the gap between Democrats and Republicans couldn’t be wider. Nearly every issue is hotly debated, and the chasm between ideologies is larger than at almost any other...

A concerned professor sheds light on Northeastern's expectations for the spring semester.

Op-ed: An open letter to Northeastern students, from one of your professors

October 29, 2020

Editor’s note: The News has confirmed the identity of this professor, who has elected to remain anonymous for fear of professional retaliation. Dear students,  I am writing to ask for your help,...

Column: Let Trump continue to make America great again

Column: Let Trump continue to make America great again

Madison Boudreau Popovic, columnist October 28, 2020

As the next presidential election looms over the United States, President Donald J. Trump is fighting to remain in office for another four years against former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump has improved...

Op-ed: Gen Z, let’s build back better with Biden-Harris

Op-ed: Gen Z, let’s build back better with Biden-Harris

Jackson Hurley, contributor October 28, 2020

This country is at a critical inflection point. We are peering down a forked path, with two very distinct visions for the future. As voters, many for the first time, the choice we make in this election...

Northeastern Votes tables outside of Curry Student Center.

Op-ed: Making Election Day a holiday will help, but we need to fight voter suppression

George LaBour, contributor October 28, 2020

On Capitol Hill, Democrats have proposed making election day a national holiday to increase public participation. With little to no movement on this legislation in D.C., individual states and organizations...

Op-ed: Northeastern should have made Election Day a holiday

Op-ed: Northeastern should have made Election Day a holiday

Election Day is a critically important occasion that impacts all Americans, but many still struggle to cast a vote. Many barriers to voting remain, including long wait times at polling stations, inaccessible...

Northeastern has extended winter holiday by one week and canceled Spring Break.

Op-ed: Eliminating spring break will be detrimental to mental health

Mia Merchant, contributor October 27, 2020

When Northeastern’s administration sent out an email Oct. 6 announcing their decision to extend winter break by one week and cancel spring break, my first thought was that they’re just being cautious....

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