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Betsy DeVos to change campus sexual assault guidelines

Betsy DeVos to change campus sexual assault guidelines

Maria Lovato, campus editor

December 3, 2018


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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposal on Nov. 16 that rewrites the rules on how schools must handle sexual assault allegations on college campuses, giving more rights to individuals accused of sexual assault. The proposal was met with controversy, with many in the Northeastern community f...

Graduate students continue to push for unionization

Graduate students continue to push for unionization

September 13, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, deputy news editor Graduate Employees of Northeastern University (GENU) hosted a panel Tuesday to discuss the effects of unionization on students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics as the group continues to attempt to create a union for graduate-level on-campus ...

In the House: Assessing the DeVos-tation

In the House: Assessing the DeVos-tation

March 27, 2017


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By Connor Hamill, political columnist The nomination of Betsy DeVos as our nation’s Secretary of Education was historic. Not only did Vice President Mike Pence cast a tie-breaking vote, but her appointment was one of the most contested in United States history. Most people are more familiar with the...

Op-ed: DeVos’s confirmation has dire, concrete implications for education

Op-ed: DeVos’s confirmation has dire, concrete implications for education

February 9, 2017


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On Tuesday, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education, a position for which she is totally unqualified. We can choose to be concerned that DeVos has no experience managing public education. She has no experience managing any kind of loan program, let alone one comprised of $1 trillion of st...

Opening the Cabinet: Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

Opening the Cabinet: Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

February 5, 2017


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By Noa Dalzell, political columnist It was an undoubtedly tumultuous week in national politics. President Donald J. Trump stole the headlines when he imposed a discriminatory executive order barring the entrance of citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries for the next 90 days (Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Li...

Op-ed: In an era of Trump and DeVos, Northeastern must stand up for survivors

Op-ed: In an era of Trump and DeVos, Northeastern must stand up for survivors

February 4, 2017


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  TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to survivors of sexual violence, sexual harassment and/or hate crimes. The president of the United States of America is a sexual predator. During his campaign, a now-infamous leaked tape showed Donald J. Tru...

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