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Column: #NeverAgain offers first real hope of gun reform

Column: #NeverAgain offers first real hope of gun reform

March 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Ryan Wallis, guest columnist The Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, marks the fifth school shooting of 2018 resulting in an injury and the third involving deaths. Fourteen students and three adults were murdered in the attack, marking the deadlie...

Editorial: When Northeastern’s marketing goes too far

Editorial: When Northeastern’s marketing goes too far

March 1, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Spring is approaching once again — the temperature is climbing into the 50s, we can finally scout out dogs on the quads and, of course, incoming student tours have begun to appear more frequently. It’s hard to miss the tour groups, whether you’ve seen them huddled together on the edge of Krentzm...

Column: Student activism should be encouraged

Column: Student activism should be encouraged

February 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Maria Lovato, editorial columnist In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, the impacted students became more than just victims; they became activists. The students from Douglas organized the March for Our Lives, a rally taking place March 24, and took to Twi...

Editorial: Students, colleges must fight to end mass shootings

Editorial: Students, colleges must fight to end mass shootings

February 21, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Schools are a place to grow up. They are a place for bad haircuts, first crushes, awkward phases, learning and having fun. They are not a place for guns and absolutely not a setting where anyone should fear for their life. Unfortunately, that is the reality of the nation we live in —  mass shootings can ...

Op-Ed: N.U.in students need to be integrated onto campus

Op-Ed: N.U.in students need to be integrated onto campus

February 21, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

A little less than a year ago, I committed to what would be the biggest leap of my lifetime; I placed my deposit for a spot in the N.U.in program, meaning I would be spending my first semester of college in Rome with 101 strangers. Having only left the United States once before, I was certainly intimid...

Column: Campus activism excludes anonymous students

Column: Campus activism excludes anonymous students

February 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Jasmine Heyward, editorial columnist At Northeastern, campus advocacy groups exist around essentially every issue. From mental health to environmental sustainability to drug policy, students have many opportunities to find communities working for the same causes. The groups that have bee...

Letter: I stand with Barry Bluestone

Letter: I stand with Barry Bluestone

February 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I stand with Barry. After reading The Huntington News account, published on Feb. 15,  of Professor Barry Bluestone’s recent comments pertaining to the sitting president of the United States of America, I fail to see why this warrants any institutional response and, thus, any coverage at all. It i...

Letter: Student spirit brought us the Beanpot victory

Letter: Student spirit brought us the Beanpot victory

February 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Students, It’s difficult for me to put into words how blown away our team is with the outpouring of support we received from all of you the last two Mondays at TD Garden. Looking up to a sea of red and black in the balcony is something that we’ll always remember, and the passion and enthusiasm...

Editorial: Boston posters for ‘SMILF’ deserve to stay

Editorial: Boston posters for ‘SMILF’ deserve to stay

February 14, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In a Feb. 6 statement, City Councilor Ed Flynn denounced the Showtime television series “SMILF” as a “degrading, crude and inaccurate” picture of a single mother’s life in South Boston. He called for the removal of the show’s promotional posters from city bus stops. Flynn does not have...

Column: SGA referenda burst NU ‘liberal bubble’

Column: SGA referenda burst NU ‘liberal bubble’

February 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Jasmine Heyward, editorial columnist “Should Northeastern publicly request that the Massachusetts state government change their laws to allow open carry of firearms on college campuses?” This is one of 22 referenda questions submitted to Northeastern’s Student Government Association, or SGA, for consideration. Approved questions will appear o...

Op-Ed: Renew U.S. temporary protected status for Haitians

Op-Ed: Renew U.S. temporary protected status for Haitians

February 14, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

In the recent torrent of national debate over immigration policies, Northeastern students might have missed the termination of Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for 59,000 Haitians in the United States. In July 2019, this displaced contingent will be asked, or forced, to leave the country and return...

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