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Northeastern announces that NUflex will continue next semester.

Column: NUflex isn’t going anywhere, so let’s get it right for the spring semester

Brittany Mendez, opinion editor September 29, 2020

Like many other students, I was thrilled when Northeastern announced its hybrid model June 5 after several long months in quarantine. I knew this hybrid model would not be the normal college experience,...

ResMail was temporarily relocated to Matthews Arena.

Op-ed: ResMail has not delivered on its promises

Ethan Wayne, contributor September 28, 2020

While Northeastern has committed to reopening our campus in an efficient and safe manner,  not all of its plans were flawlessly executed. ResMail specifically falls in this category.  Ten thousand...

Op-ed: We need to talk about Marty Walsh’s mayoral misfire

Op-ed: We need to talk about Marty Walsh’s mayoral misfire

Jacob Kemp, contributor September 26, 2020

Last week, Bostonians were hit with exciting, albeit unsurprising news: Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu, the first Asian American woman to serve on the council, is running for mayor. She’s also the...

Some argue that social justice advocacy goes beyond writing a check.

Op-ed: Your donation isn’t helping as much as you think it is

Taylor Hsu, contributor September 23, 2020

Do you remember the last charitable donation you made?  Like many others, it may have been to a Black Lives Matter foundation or to George Floyd’s family following his death at the hands of the police....

Melvin Hall is a traditional  Northeastern residence hall located on Huntington Avenue.

Op-ed: Northeastern needs to make All Gender Housing more accessible

Andrew Lopreiato, contributor September 21, 2020

For my friends and me, housing selection last year involved countless late-night phone calls, emergency meetings and detailed plans drawn out on whiteboards in the Melvin Hall basement. All we really wanted...

Some college students are supporting Biden's campaign for presidency because of his proposed policies.

Op-ed: If we don’t vote, Trump’s daydreaming will keep hurting us

Jonas D. Ruzek, contributor September 19, 2020

Unfortunately for the American public, it is one of the worst periods in U.S. history for the White House to indulge in general dishonesty and delusion. Given the over 190,000 confirmed deaths of Americans...

Op-ed: The hypocrisy of “Protecting the Pack”

Op-ed: The hypocrisy of “Protecting the Pack”

George LaBour, contributor September 10, 2020

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:...

On June 1, protestors demanded justice outside of the White House.

Op-ed: America’s supposed commitment to nonviolence rings hollow

Noah Colbert, contributor September 8, 2020

“Congratulations, you just solved racism.” Sardonic comments in this vein abounded on social media Aug. 26 when the Milwaukee Bucks refused to participate in that night’s playoff game against the...

An NU student reflects on the harmful impacts of the model minority myth.

Op-ed: The model minority myth is detrimental and must be dismantled

Taylor Hsu, contributor September 6, 2020

Do you believe in your identity? Growing up, I joked about myself by perpetuating the stereotypes I had become so accustomed to hearing. Other Asian Americans around me made similar jokes, all at our...

Protesters flood the streets of Washington, DC in response police brutality in America.

Column: Stop making martyrs out of police brutality victims and demand justice

Brittany Mendez, opinion editor September 3, 2020

You should not reach into your car after police officers taser you, but you should not be shot seven times if you do. You should not resist arrest if you are caught using counterfeit money, but you should...

Thousands congregated to commemorate the 57th anniversary of MLK's March on Washington.

Op-ed: Fulfilling Lincoln’s broken promises to Black America in the spirit of Dr. King, 57 years later

Sari Finn, contributor September 1, 2020

Yes, we are in the middle of a pandemic. But when your people are disproportionately dying because of deep inequities within a system that has existed for the past 400 plus years, we have no choice but...

Northeastern and the surrounding community voice their concerns surrounding reopening campus.

Op-ed: Who is responsible for a COVID-19 outbreak at Northeastern?

Cara Marta Messina, contributor August 30, 2020

In late August, a student-run Northeastern class of 2024 Instagram account posted a story poll asking students if they intend to party, promising anonymity. The owner of the Instagram account then forwarded...

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