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Column: What’s the ‘experiential learning’ equivalent for professors?

Column: What’s the ‘experiential learning’ equivalent for professors?

January 18, 2018


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  I took Elementary German 1 during Spring 2017 and it was easily the best language course I’ve ever taken. My professor grew up in Germany and has stayed connected with the culture. She stopped speaking English three weeks into the class, and it was everything I could have hoped for. When I...

Op-ed: A crown prince is not a revolutionary

Op-ed: A crown prince is not a revolutionary

January 18, 2018


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By Ali Safarkhani Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is not a revolutionary. The idea that the de facto king will be responsible for radical reform is farcical, but that has not stopped American news outlets from suggesting it. When bin Salman arrested hundreds of Saudi officials on nebulous c...

Editorial: Success doesn’t come from major

Editorial: Success doesn’t come from major

January 18, 2018


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When you were 4 years old, you might have wanted to be an astronaut when you grew up. Or maybe you wanted to join the ranks of the fairy princesses of the world. Perhaps you had your sights set on growing up to be your favorite animal. There’s a job market for Komodo Dragons, right? While fanta...

Cartoon: Ban Winter!

Cartoon: Ban Winter!

January 18, 2018


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Editorial: We must be aware of emerging technology’s risks

Editorial: We must be aware of emerging technology’s risks

January 11, 2018


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Humanity has reached a point where our world coincides with that of a science fiction film. Portable phones have become obligatory personal assistants, multitasking as calendars, computers, health trackers and more. Cars, homes and speakers are interactive and personalized, collecting data to be...

Op-ed: Campus Solidarity with Palestinians will not be Silenced

Op-ed: Campus Solidarity with Palestinians will not be Silenced

December 8, 2017


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On Nov. 2, two soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF came to speak at Northeastern as part of an “Israeli Soldiers Tour.” Northeastern’s Students for Justice in Palestine, also known as SJP chapter organized a peaceful protest on a public sidewalk nearby to oppose the event and highlight t...

Column: Partisan politics go too far

Column: Partisan politics go too far

December 6, 2017


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By Alex Frandsen Strong political parties have been a constant in American government since the conception of the country. As a principle, there is nothing inherently wrong with partisanship. It allows for firm political identities and can make politics more accessible to voters, informing citize...

Op-ed: A thank you note to sexual violence survivors

December 6, 2017


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TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to survivors of sexual violence. Thank you for your courage. Thank you for getting up each day and stepping into the world. Thank you for setting an example for the rest of us. Thank you for facing your fears, for overc...

Editorial: NEU Too warrants response from administration

Editorial: NEU Too warrants response from administration

December 6, 2017


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“A university spokesperson did not respond to a request for comment.” It is not unfamiliar for this phrase to appear in student publications regarding the university’s response to student activism. It occurred when DivestNU protested against Northeastern’s ties with ExxonMobil and it has just...

Cartoon: Finals approach

Cartoon: Finals approach

December 6, 2017


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News illustration by Victoria Barranco.

Letter to the editor: Critical media analysis being done at Northeastern

Letter to the editor: Critical media analysis being done at Northeastern

December 6, 2017


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To the Editor, I agree with the fundamental message of the Nov. 30 editorial advocating for enhanced media literacy education. I am pleased to see it in The Huntington News, especially in these urgent times, but there are a few caveats worth mentioning. It is worth noting that media literacy ...

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