The Huntington News

Op-ed: NU grad union is fighting back

Op-ed: NU grad union is fighting back

March 12, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

I am a graduate student employee in the College of Computer and Information Science. For the past year, I have been helping organize a union because we deserve to have a say in our working conditions. Though we are certainly students, we are also employed as instructors, graders, research assistants an...

Editorial: When Northeastern’s marketing goes too far

Editorial: When Northeastern’s marketing goes too far

March 1, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Spring is approaching once again — the temperature is climbing into the 50s, we can finally scout out dogs on the quads and, of course, incoming student tours have begun to appear more frequently. It’s hard to miss the tour groups, whether you’ve seen them huddled together on the edge of Krentzm...

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...

Editorial: Feeding hungry students should be as simple as skipping on Outtakes

Editorial: Feeding hungry students should be as simple as skipping on Outtakes

February 7, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s Saturday afternoon and you realize that you still have three swipes left for the week. The horror! You essentially have three options — try to eat dinner three times in one night, lose out on the swipes or trade them in for points at Outtakes. But what if there was another option, something y...

[UPDATED] Midnight campaign criticizes administration for sexual assault response

[UPDATED] Midnight campaign criticizes administration for sexual assault response

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Morgan Lloyd, new staff  TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to survivors of sexual violence. Students walked the deserted hallways and quads of Northeastern Thursday at midnight, taping signs to poster boards, windows, bathroom walls and benches f...

Editorial: Students want an end to the “NU Shuffle”

Editorial: Students want an end to the “NU Shuffle”

November 2, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

High school seniors looking at Northeastern as an option for their future college have no doubt stumbled across the words “NU Shuffle” while doing their research on the school. It’s possible you remember seeing the words yourself when you were going through your own college search however many ye...

Op-Ed: Administration should do more for sexual assault survivors

Op-Ed: Administration should do more for sexual assault survivors

June 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When I was in elementary school, I had a wonderful friend named Lucy, who was and is a prolific jokester. We were hanging out in Lucy’s room one day, probably reading Seventeen magazine or watching “America’s Next Top Model,” when I noticed some wooden block letters on Lucy’s dresser that read ...

Editorial: Meet us halfway

November 14, 2013


Filed under Opinion

If you have read the Huntington News over the past few weeks, you may have noticed that the editorial page has become a platform for student discontent with Northeastern’s administration. Editorials and columns have expressed anger and frustration over the potential College of Arts Media and Design (...

Letter: Wherever particular people congregate

October 31, 2013


Filed under Opinion

I should probably begin by saying I'm no activist, social reformist, progressive, do-gooder – whatever have you. Not in the operative sense of those words, anyway. I'm just a 21-year-old college kid largely consumed by the day-to-day trivialities of my own puny universe. But sometimes I think abou...

Editorial: Administration has to be open about stalled YMCA dorm

April 12, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Anyone remember that dorm the university contracted a private company to buy and build on the YMCA? The one with the June 2011 construction start date? The one that was supposed to house 720 students, offer new classrooms and more activity space? No? Well, 10 months after Phoenix Construction Company...

Editorial: Outage services should have been more clear

March 14, 2012


Filed under Opinion

It's possible several on-campus buildings will still lack power by Thursday morning – power that's been out since late Tuesday – meaning there will still be students sleeping on couches and in Cabot Center cots. Though the university has provided amply for these students, especially those in Cabo...

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