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Column: Trump’s immigrant wealth test will harm US economy

Column: Trump’s immigrant wealth test will harm US economy
Poon Singhatiraj, columnist February 12, 2020

On Jan. 27, while the nation was distracted by the debacle of President Donald J. Trump’s impeachment trial, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to impose stricter, more draconian...

Op-ed: Do not let coronavirus misinformation lead you to xenophobia

Op-ed: Do not let coronavirus misinformation lead you to xenophobia
Katie McCreedy, contributor February 10, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 1, the Boston Public Health Commission confirmed that a University of Massachusetts Boston student tested positive for the novel coronavirus. This is now the eighth case in the U.S. The...

Op-ed: Exchange Students Can Be More Integrated Into Campus

Op-ed: Exchange Students Can Be More Integrated Into Campus
Yuki Takahashi, contributor January 31, 2020

NU promotes its global campus as one of its strengths. It provides numerous study abroad programs, such as N.U.in, and satellite campuses in Seattle, Toronto, London and San Francisco. In addition to having...

Column: World War III memes dismiss the severity of war

Column: World War III memes dismiss the severity of war
Poon Singhatiraj, columnist January 31, 2020

In the early hours of the morning Jan. 3, an American drone strike killed Qassim Suleimani, a prominent Iranian military general. Suleimani was head of the Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Forces, a military...

Column: Deportation of NU Student Undermines American Integrity

Column: Deportation of NU Student Undermines American Integrity
Maya Homan, Opinion Editor January 30, 2020

On Sunday, Jan. 19, Northeastern economics student Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein Abadi arrived at Logan International Airport in Boston to begin his spring semester. He was greeted instead by agents...

Column: Look at Sweden’s reality, not Bernie Sanders’ version

Column: Look at Sweden’s reality, not Bernie Sanders’ version
Adrian Tolstoy, columnist January 23, 2020

You have most likely heard that the United States has a presidential election coming up this year. One of the most enthusiastic front-runners for the Democratic Party is Bernie Sanders. His political platform...

Column: Northeastern must invest in its students’ health

Column: Northeastern must invest in its students’ health
Poon Singhatiraj, columnist January 23, 2020

When a Northeastern student gets sick, it’s likely that one of the first things they will do is visit University Health and Counseling Services, or UHCS. That’s exactly what two of my friends did during...

Op-ed: American high schools and colleges should integrate life skills education into curricula

Op-ed: American high schools and colleges should integrate life skills education into curricula
Elena Plumb, contributor December 16, 2019

“When will I use this information?” is a question oft-uttered by the typical high school or college student in the United States. One can spend countless hours memorizing the battles of the Revolutionary...

Column: America should restructure its capitalism, not change it

Column: America should restructure its capitalism, not change it
Adrian Tolstoy, columnist December 4, 2019

Many Americans feel as if the system is rigged against them. In fact, only 17 percent of the population trusts the U.S. government. What might be the reason for this distrust? Partially the unreasonably...

Op-ed: Mary Cain fights female abuse in sports with the help of young consumers

Op-ed: Mary Cain fights female abuse in sports with the help of young consumers
Marie Senescall, contributor December 4, 2019

In an opinion piece for the New York Times, professional distance runner Mary Cain accused her former coach, Alberto Salazar, and the Nike Oregon Project of subjecting her to emotional and physical abuse....

Column: Low U.S. election turnout rates demand reform

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Poon Singhatiraj, columnist November 20, 2019

As an American citizen who has lived most of his life abroad, I braced myself for a culture shock when moving back to the United States for college. I thought this shock would materialize in forgetting...

Column: Working for spending money is different than to stay in college

Column: Working for spending money is different than to stay in college
Brittany Mendez, opinion editor November 20, 2019

The National Center for Education Statistics reports that 43 percent of undergraduate students are employed and nearly 20 percent of those students work full-time. Given the rising cost of tuition in America,...

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