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Op-ed: Journalism alumni call on Aoun to stop stonewalling The News

Op-ed: Journalism alumni call on Aoun to stop stonewalling The News
Alumni of the Northeastern School of Journalism and The Huntington News June 16, 2020

Last month, amid the coronavirus pandemic, President Joseph E. Aoun appeared on CNN to discuss Northeastern’s ambitious plan to reopen campus this fall. In December and January, Aoun spoke to the New...

Op-ed: In response to Aoun

Northeastern students react to President Joseph E. Aoun's statements regarding racism in America.
Cara Jones, contributor June 8, 2020

Dear President Joseph E. Aoun, My name is Cara Jones and I am a Black student in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. When I was a senior in high school applying to colleges,...

Column: You listened, we noticed

President Joseph E. Aoun releases a second statement on racism in America.
Brittany Mendez, opinion editor June 4, 2020

Hours after I published a column yesterday criticizing President Joseph E. Aoun’s initial statement in response to police brutality in America, he sent a second letter to the Northeastern community....

A Letter From the Editor

June 4, 2020

To all members, readers and supporters: The Huntington News condemns the recent acts of racism, injustice and police brutality, as well their longstanding history in our country. We stand in solidarity...

Column: President Aoun, do better

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun pledged to give part of his salary to COVID-19 research efforts.
Brittany Mendez, opinion editor June 3, 2020

On June 1, Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun released a statement in response to the rampant racism in our country, but he failed to address the root of the problem. Aoun’s letter was an empty, generic...

Op-ed: AICUM, it’s time to choose a side

Op-ed: AICUM, it’s time to choose a side
Lauren Rothschild, Sara Flynn, and Lorena Leza May 22, 2020

Massachusetts is world-renowned for its leadership in higher education. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students attend its academic institutions to pursue their studies, explore research opportunities,...

Op-ed: NU students living on campus: If you can leave, you should

Op-ed: NU students living on campus: If you can leave, you should
Katie McCreedy, contributor March 13, 2020

In a whirlwind few days, Northeastern and many other colleges across the country moved to remote, online learning in the wake of the growing COVID-19 outbreak. While universities like Harvard and Tufts...

Column: Consent matters, even if you’re a doctor

Column: Consent matters, even if you’re a doctor
Maya Homan, opinion editor February 27, 2020

Earlier this month, the New York Times published an article from researcher Emma Goldberg, who had uncovered a startling medical practice: Doctors in certain hospitals across the U.S. routinely perform...

Column: Don’t judge the economy by Trump’s Tweets

Column: Don’t judge the economy by Trump’s Tweets
Adrian Tolstoy, columnist February 27, 2020

You have most likely heard President Donald Trump bragging about how well the economy has been doing under his leadership. Only recently Trump tweeted, “BEST USA ECONOMY IN HISTORY!” And sure, there...

Column: Despite historic ‘Parasite’ Oscar win, the Academy remains biased against foreign films

Column: Despite historic ‘Parasite’ Oscar win, the Academy remains biased against foreign films
Poon Singhatiraj, columnist February 25, 2020

Bong Joon Ho’s cinematic masterpiece “Parasite” won Best Picture at the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 10, which marks the first movie not in the English language to win the coveted award....

Op-ed: TMZ exploits celebrities in its news coverage

Op-ed: TMZ exploits celebrities in its news coverage
Elena Plumb, contributor February 13, 2020

Celebrities understand their public role and the extent to which the media can comment on their personal lives. They grow accustomed to the bright flashes of paparazzi cameras, the barrages of fans outside...

Op-ed: Unpaid co-ops available on NUCareers cause internal conflicts

Op-ed: Unpaid co-ops available on NUCareers cause internal conflicts
Riana Buchman, contributor February 12, 2020

I’ve known from a young age that I wanted to pursue writing as a career. Since I was about 8 years old, it’s one of the things I can remember being good at and excited about. However, I feel like it’s...

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