The Huntington News

Editorial: New housing is not enough to stop gentrification

Editorial: New housing is not enough to stop gentrification

October 10, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the last year, Northeastern renovated a community playground and built a new apartment building on the edge of campus in an effort to improve relations with its neighboring communities. But, for a city that is just as famous for its struggle with inequality as its plethora of Dunkin Donuts locations, thi...

Editorial: We believe Ford

Editorial: We believe Ford

October 3, 2018


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In light of the current political climate and testimonies from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh, we at The News feel it is imperative to address the topic of sexual assault and harassment. This issue remains deeply embedded in our culture. In the United States alone, one in three wom...

Editorial: The shortcomings of Northeastern’s student health plan

Editorial: The shortcomings of Northeastern’s student health plan

September 26, 2018


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Every year, part-time and full-time students at Northeastern are automatically enrolled in the University Student Health Plan, regardless of whether or not they already have health insurance. To reverse this enrollment, and the subsequent bill of $1999, students now have to embark on an unnecessarily...

Editorial: NU needs to cut all ties with I.C.E.

Editorial: NU needs to  cut all ties with I.C.E.

September 19, 2018


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As a university that prides itself on fostering a global community, Northeastern must evaluate what that means. Earlier this year, Northeastern’s law school launched a program to help undocumented students obtain legal status. With several statements publicizing this, the university stressed their support...

Editorial: The hidden exclusivity of internships

Editorial: The hidden exclusivity of internships

March 28, 2018


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There are a few concepts that are inherently Northeastern-esque. Entrepreneurial spirit. Innovation. Robot-proof. And, above all, co-op. It is not only one of the defining characteristics of Northeastern University, but also what most of us say when people ask why we chose Northeastern. When we think ...

Editorial: Students need to say #NeverAgain

Editorial: Students need to say #NeverAgain

March 22, 2018


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Northeastern students have yet to say #NeverAgain. This hashtag began after the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and has spread to schools nationwide as they take a stand against gun violence. But here at Northeastern, despite many students’ individual efforts toward the movement, there has ...

Editorial: A new approach to campus sustainability

Editorial: A new approach to campus sustainability

March 14, 2018


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Half a bowl of rice here. A quarter of an orange there. Most of a waffle you decided you didn’t want to eat because you suddenly remembered three bites into it that you were trying to eat less sugar. The amount of food we throw away on campus doesn’t seem like a lot when we look at it as an indivi...

Editorial: When Northeastern’s marketing goes too far

Editorial: When Northeastern’s marketing goes too far

March 1, 2018


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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...

Editorial: The backlash to Aziz Ansari scandal is discouraging for us all

January 25, 2018


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Master of None is a strikingly ironic name for Aziz Ansari’s award-winning television series considering his recent alleged involvement in a sexual assault scandal, in which he is painted as a powerful predator. The piece published on Babe was written by Katie Way, who told the story of a woman ...

Editorial: We must be aware of emerging technology’s risks

Editorial: We must be aware of emerging technology’s risks

January 11, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Humanity has reached a point where our world coincides with that of a science fiction film. Portable phones have become obligatory personal assistants, multitasking as calendars, computers, health trackers and more. Cars, homes and speakers are interactive and personalized, collecting data to be...

Editorial: All forms of discrimination must be addressed

Editorial: All forms of discrimination must be addressed

November 12, 2017


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Going over Title IX is a mandatory part of the college experience. At Northeastern, Title IX is addressed multiple times at orientation by representatives from the Office for University Equity and Compliance and then again by orientation leaders. Later, when students move into their dorms, resident ass...

Editorial: Make study spaces more accessible

Editorial: Make study  spaces more accessible

October 19, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Deciding to study on campus should be as simple as walking into Snell Library, finding a seat and opening your books. Instead, every time you try to study on campus you’re playing a game of chance. You’re likely to spend a good portion of your time in the library taking laps and looking for somewhere...

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