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NU community offers different opinions on midterm outcome

NU community offers different opinions on midterm outcome

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor The 2018 midterm elections took place Nov. 6, and for the first time since 1970, the president’s party gained seats in one chamber of congress and lost seats in the other. Northeastern students and faculty were split on what to take away from the elections, ...

Professor criticized for comments on Trump

Professor criticized for comments on Trump

February 15, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor A Northeastern professor’s comments that he wouldn’t mind seeing President Donald J. Trump dead made national headlines, drawing an adverse response from the university and students. Barry Bluestone, the founding director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regio...

Northeastern students react to a full year of Trump-dom

Northeastern students react to a full year of Trump-dom

November 29, 2017


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By Ysabelle Kempe, news correspondent As citizens headed to the polls this election day, the United States came up on a full year of Donald J. Trump’s presidency. Northeastern is no exception to the rest of the country; there is still a swirling discussion of the good, bad and ugly of Trump’s presiden...

Ambassadors express disappointment with Trump’s foreign policy

Ambassadors express disappointment with Trump’s foreign policy

Charlie Wolfson

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

More than 100 people gathered in the Snell Engineering Center Wednesday night for a panel discussion on international relations and diplomacy under President Donald J. Trump, featuring three former ambassadors who agreed Trump’s approach to foreign policy has been disappointing and has made diplomacy more dif...

Column: Trump fails to deliver during first 100 days

Column: Trump fails to deliver during first 100 days

April 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Well team, we made it. This Saturday will be President Donald J. Trump’s 100th day in office. Pat yourself on the back, because making it this far while preserving your mental well-being is no minor accomplishment. Between the constant tweeting and controversy, with all the bomb-exploding and diploma...

Tax Day protesters in Cambridge call on Trump to release tax returns

Tax Day protesters in Cambridge call on Trump to release tax returns

April 19, 2017


Filed under City

By Ryan Grewal, city editor On Tax Day, the government asks working Americans to relinquish a portion of their wages. This year, however, thousands gathered on April 15 in Cambridge Common to ask something of their president: Accountability. The New England Independence Movement, along with other local activist...

World Scope: Kevin O’Leary and celebrity politicians—the beginning of a new norm?

World Scope: Kevin O’Leary and celebrity politicians—the beginning of a new norm?

April 19, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

By Jeewan Ambat, political columnist Kevin O’Leary. Businessman, TV personality on Shark Tank and now potential future Prime Minister of Canada? I would laugh, but since the election of President Donald J. Trump and the absurdities that have come out of the White House in recent times, it comes ...

Technobabble: Your Internet history for sale

Technobabble: Your Internet history for sale

March 28, 2017


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By Joshua Stair, political columnist I try to avoid singling out a single political party for criticism, but last Thursday, Republicans in the Senate made it very difficult not to do so. The Senate voted to repeal Internet privacy rules which would have prevented Internet service providers (ISPs), from sharing or selling customers' web browsin...

Column: Trump’s budget reflects his priorities

March 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Alex Frandsen, editorial columnist Late last week, President Donald J. Trump revealed his proposed budget for discretionary spending. Like most of the developments coming out of the White House these days, it was met with much controversy and uproar. And like with most of the developments coming out of the White House these days, the up...

Editorial: Affleck controversy points to cultural issue

Editorial: Affleck controversy points to cultural issue

March 2, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to survivors of sexual or domestic violence. On Sunday, Brie Larson presented Casey Affleck with his second award this season. Larson, who won an Oscar last year for her portrayal of a mother and sexual assault survivor in ...

Opening the Cabinet: Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

Opening the Cabinet: Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

March 1, 2017


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By Noa Dalzell, political columnist   Watching Trump’s cabinet appointments unfold has been like watching a reality television show. Rick Perry, the nominee for Secretary of Energy, once called for the elimination of the very department he will now oversee. Betsy DeVos, the unqualified and unprepared Secretary of Education, is a billiona...

Editorial: Trump’s immigration policy is ineffective

Editorial: Trump’s immigration policy is ineffective

February 22, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

“DEPORTATIONS TO BEGIN,” The Boston Globe headline read. “President Trump calls for tripling of ICE force; riots continue.” The headline is fake—not an example of fake news intended to manipulate uninformed readers, but rather the top of a satirical front page published in the Globe op...

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