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Column: We need to vote for our lives

Column: We need to vote for our lives

October 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I forgot Oct. 1 marked the anniversary of the Route 91 Harvest mass shooting in Las Vegas. It is easy to lose track, with the staggering frequency of gun violence tragedies. Perhaps the real tragedy is not the America we live in, but how we must adapt to incompetent gun control laws as a nation. O...

Column: Revamped Wolves have taken English soccer by storm

Column: Revamped Wolves have taken English soccer by storm

September 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

By Jacob Horowitz, news correspondent The city was covered in old gold, the signature color of the storied soccer franchise. On May 7, 2017, the entire city of Wolverhampton celebrated. Fans clamored for a glimpse of their heroes as they paraded through. Sidewalks became seas of jerseys and scarves as ...

Column: Empowering lessons of reciprocity

Column: Empowering lessons of reciprocity

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Melissa Wells, columnist In a letter sent out by the Office of the President summarizing convocation, one line stood out: “... Learning is a reciprocal act …We acquire important lessons when we converse, question and collaborate with people from across our diverse community.” America is known to cloa...

Column: Donde esta Senator Kaine?

Column: Donde esta Senator Kaine?

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Daniel Carr, guest columnist We lost many things in 2016. Celebrities from Muhammad Ali to Zsa Zsa Gabor passed away. “American Idol” ended. We learned who the most punchable Brits were when they decided to jeopardize the European Union via Brexit. The United States lost its sanity when it ...

Column: We actually need to talk about diversity

Column: We actually need to talk about diversity

April 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

And that starts with recognizing that Northeastern is not a leader in diversity and inclusion with regard to students of color, queer students, disabled students and students with physical or mental health concerns, who are constantly made uncomfortable by faculty and staff who simply don’t know better. In...

Column: NU needs to expand beyond Boston

Column: NU needs to expand beyond Boston

April 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Boston has the most colleges located within the city or immediate surrounding area of any city in the country. These schools include Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Boston College, Tufts, Emerson, Simmons, Wellesley, Brandeis, Suffolk, University of Massachusetts Boston and, of course, Northeastern....

Column: ‘Diversity in leadership’ needs to be more nuanced

Column: ‘Diversity in leadership’ needs to be more nuanced

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When the student body elected President Suchira Sharma and Executive Vice President Paulina Ruiz, it was historic. Both Sharma and Ruiz are women of color, and their election broke Northeastern’s “glass ceiling.” It’d be easy to say the election of Nathan Hostert and Dylan Balcom, two white...

Column: Where is your personal data going?

Column: Where is your personal data going?

March 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Ever since I made my first email account, I have routinely clicked “accept” to online terms and conditions without fully reading them first. While many people do this without question, the Facebook data leak forces us to reconsider how websites and online programs are using our personal data. Ca...

Column: 2018 is shaping up to be the year of the underdog

Column: 2018 is shaping up to be the year of the underdog

February 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

By Thomas Herron, sports columnist  It’s natural for sports trends to be broken, and every now and then we see an underdog defy all odds and win on a stage that they were never supposed to be on in the first place. So far, 2018 has had a complete disregard for common trends established thr...

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


Filed under Columns, Opinion

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...

Column: Poutine’s popularity proves calories are just a number

Column: Poutine’s popularity proves calories are just a number

February 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

Poutine, a Canadian staple named after a Québécois slang word meaning “mess,” is an unbeatable combination of French fries topped with cheese curds and brown gravy. Each component of poutine is indulgent enough on its own, but when you layer them together on a plate, it creates a perfect balance of savory and fatty...

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