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Protests erupt in major cities in response to anti-Asian racism.

Column: Addressing anti-Asian hate: We can all do better.

Mia Merchant, columnist March 31, 2021

It’s been two weeks since the killings of six Asian women in Atlanta. While there has been a push to address and end the violence, especially from organizations that exist to combat anti-Asian hate,...

Establishment Democrats risk taking minority votes for granted.

Op-ed: Issues with identity politics

Sanjana Sanghani, contributor March 27, 2021

With President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris sworn in, it would be remiss to forget that an unfortunate 75 million individuals voted for former President Donald J. Trump. And with Biden now...

We should not judge people and things from a binary perspective.

Column: Acknowledging the good and bad in everything

Mia Merchant, columnist March 18, 2021

Humans are hard-wired for dichotomous thinking, or thinking about things in terms of binary opposites without acknowledging everything in between. Good and bad, black and white, us and other — I could...

Column: Overpopulation should not be a controversial topic or just a women’s issue

Column: Overpopulation should not be a controversial topic or just a women’s issue

Maeve Singer, columnist March 17, 2021

In the late 1960s, Paul Ehrich published “The Population Bomb,” which warned people of the detrimental effects of overpopulation, including mass starvation, political unrest and environmental deterioration....

Signs around campus inform students of how to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Op-ed: To honor everything we’ve been through in the past year, continue to take COVID-19 seriously

Kelly Garrity, contributor March 17, 2021

It’s been about one year since the rapid spread of the coronavirus was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization March 11, 2020. Massachusetts had just six confirmed and 95 presumptive...

The LightView office at 840 Columbus Avenue.

Op-ed: Stop Roxbury gentrification by opposing LightView 2.0 

Julianna Milidantri, contributor March 17, 2021

When you think of what you need from Northeastern, what is it? Maybe real mental health support, healthier meal plan options or reduced tuition. What students do not need are new luxury dorms.  Northeastern...

Many people use social media apps in fear of missing out, or FOMO.

Column: A classic case of bandwagonism

Mia Merchant, columnist March 11, 2021

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been told that not using social media is so rare. I wouldn’t consider it a huge deal, but every now and then I’ll hear something about social media that makes...

A study from the University of Newcastle in Australia found that most people consume upwards of 5 grams of microplastic a week.

Op-ed: We must take microplastics more seriously

Maeve Singer, columnist March 7, 2021

A study from the University of Newcastle in Australia conducted an experiment to see how much plastic, in the form of microplastics, people consume in their food. They found that most people consume upwards...

President Joe Biden passed 29 executive orders so far during his term.

Column: President Joe Biden is not a president for all; he is a dictator for all

Madison Boudreau Popovic, columnist March 4, 2021

Toward the end of January, Donald J. Trump’s term came to a close as President Joe Biden officially took on his first term in office. Within a few days of his presidency, Biden insisted on not just passing...

The U.S. Capitol was under attack Jan. 6.

Op-ed: Former President Trump is impeached for the second time

Ava Alaeddini, contributor March 4, 2021

Everyone remembers the hateful and vicious attack on the United States Capitol Jan. 6, 2021 where members of far-right hate groups gathered in Washington, D.C. to incite violence at the behest of former...

Angela Davis spoke to the Northeastern community Feb. 15 and Northeastern Hillel released a critical statement the following day.

Op-ed: Northeastern Hillel’s Statement on Angela Davis Further Divides Jewish Students

On Monday, Feb. 15, NU Students Advancing Intersectional Dreams hosted a talk with Dr. Angela Davis, renowned activist and philosopher, as a part of Black History Month. The next day, Northeastern Hillel...

An entrance to the UHCS building on Forsyth Street.

Column: Northeastern isn’t “Protecting the Pack” when it ignores mental health

George LaBour, columnist March 3, 2021

Content warning: discussion of suicidal thoughts Editor’s note: The Huntington News wants students to know Northeastern University and elsewhere provide mental health resources for students. WeCare:...

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