The Huntington News

Editorial: A misuse of power

March 17, 2010

At the start of every school year, every student has a $109 fee - known as the Student Activities Fee (SAF) - tacked onto their tuition bills in order to fund events and programs on campus. Because every student is required to pay this fee, it is meant to fund events that all students can attend, and...

Editorial Cartoon

March 16, 2010

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Letter: NU’s “cookie-cutter” websites don’t make the cut

March 11, 2010

During my periodic check of Northeastern University's College Structure Initiative webpage (http://www.northeastern.edu/collegestructure/), I discovered that the university has launched interim websites for the three new colleges. After perusing the three websites, I came to realize a rather glaring...

Letter: PSA, NU boycott Hyatt in support of workers

March 11, 2010

Can you imagine having to train the person who is taking over your job before you are fired? Losing your livelihood, your security, and the food from your children’s mouths? This scenario has gone far beyond imagination for 98 former Hyatt housekeepers. It is their every day reality. Over the summer,...

Letter: Nation needs healthcare reform

March 11, 2010

Many people think that the status quo in health care is sustainable. They are wrong. Per capita health care costs in the United States rose to over $8,000 in 2009, and at their present rate of increase will surpass $16,000 by 2019. Without the passage of comprehensive health care reform, the number...

Editorial: Forums: A missed opportunity

March 5, 2010

The attendance of forums for the restructure of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and College of Criminal Justice (CCJ) last year was terrible despite vocal student protest. It was partly because the forums were poorly timed and poorly advertised. So this year, the latter problem was fixed for the...