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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...

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,...

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