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Op-ed: Why voting yes on 3 is crucial to Massachusetts’ future

Op-ed: Why voting yes on 3 is crucial to Massachusetts’ future

October 10, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

Ben Rutberg, contributor As college students, it is our duty to be the voice of the younger generation. We have the power to shape our future by the way we vote. We will be living with the results of this November’s election far longer than the rest of the voting population, so it is especially im...

Boston Cultural Council awards 181 grants

Boston Cultural Council awards 181 grants

March 21, 2018


Filed under City

By Maggie Dolan, news correspondent Local artists and cultural organizations gathered for the Boston Cultural Council Grantee Reception Tuesday night to celebrate awards they received since 2018 began. This year the Boston Cultural Council, or BCC, awarded 181 grants to arts and humanities organi...

Black Panther founder speaks on campus about civil rights

Black Panther founder speaks on campus about civil rights

March 21, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, news correspondent While T’Challa and Co. continue to dominate the box office, a different Black Panther spoke to a full house in the Curry Student Center Ballroom March 12. Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, shared his harrowing experiences as a civil rights activist...

Column: Student activism should be encouraged

Column: Student activism should be encouraged

February 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Maria Lovato, editorial columnist In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, the impacted students became more than just victims; they became activists. The students from Douglas organized the March for Our Lives, a rally taking place March 24, and took to Twi...

Column: Campus activism excludes anonymous students

Column: Campus activism excludes anonymous students

February 21, 2018


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By Jasmine Heyward, editorial columnist At Northeastern, campus advocacy groups exist around essentially every issue. From mental health to environmental sustainability to drug policy, students have many opportunities to find communities working for the same causes. The groups that have bee...

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King talks local change

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King talks local change

February 15, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Writer and Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King spoke to Northeastern students about his four-part plan for effective local activism in front of a sold-out crowd in Blackman Auditorium Friday. “Put local people in local positions like the city council or district attorne...

Column: Art can inspire the world

Column: Art can inspire the world

November 2, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I first started playing the violin at age seven. After going through periods of resentment and frustration, I’ve come to appreciate and embrace classical music for being part of my life from a very young age. Yet, I’ve also come to realize that the classical world is rather elitist—the amount of mon...

Column: The Patriot way must include activism

Column: The Patriot way must include activism

September 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

  It’s hard to say what Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, was thinking when he first dropped to one knee for the National Anthem. He knew why he was doing it, obviously—in his words, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that o...

Activist, writer Noam Chomsky warns of climate change under Trump

Activist, writer Noam Chomsky warns of climate change under Trump

March 30, 2017


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By Maggie Dolan, news staff Nov. 8, 2016, marked two key events in international climate policy. The 22nd United Nations Climate Change Conference began in Morocco to discuss worldwide climate change response, and the United States elected Donald J. Trump as its 45th president. Noam Chomsky, polit...

Sikh leader advocates for compassion, unity at Interfaith Student Summit

Sikh leader advocates for compassion, unity at Interfaith Student Summit

February 12, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, news staff Prominent Sikh interfaith leader and activist Valarie Kaur discussed the importance of love, unity and activism with approximately 60 Northeastern students and faculty in the Curry Student Center Friday at the second annual New England Interfaith Student Summit (NEISS). ...

The Future is Female: Why I marched in Boston

Hannah Bernstein

January 26, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

I participated in the Women’s March in Boston this weekend, and I am still a journalist. Given how strict other news organizations such as The New York Times or National Public Radio are about their reporters joining protests or political demonstrations, this would seem to be a violation of etique...

Column: What the Women’s March meant to a Chinese student

Column: What the Women’s March meant to a Chinese student

January 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Connie E, editorial columnist I was not born a feminist. It’s not something that naturally resonates with me. In fact, it has taken me some time to reconcile my own beliefs with this concept that is now the buzzword for political activism and correctness. As someone from China, a country ...

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