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David Hogg Talks Social Activism, Gun Control at Boston Public Library

David Hogg Talks Social Activism, Gun Control at Boston Public Library

October 17, 2018


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By Aidan McGovern Gun control advocate, author and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School alum David Hogg spoke with Boston Public Library president David Leonard about gun control and social activism at an open forum discussion held at the library Tuesday. Hogg took a nationwide tour of the country t...

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...

Mass. gun laws criticized following Parkland shooting

Mass. gun laws criticized following Parkland shooting

April 4, 2018


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By Ellie MacLean, news correspondent Both federal and state gun control laws are being scrutinized as a result of the Parkland school shooting that left 17 dead Feb. 14. Several states are considering stricter gun control laws, including Massachusetts, the state that currently holds the country’s l...

Thousands converge in Boston for ‘March for Our Lives’

Thousands converge in Boston for ‘March for Our Lives’

Charlie Wolfson and Katie McCreedy

March 24, 2018


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Students, teachers, parents and other concerned citizens gathered in the thousands on Boston Common Saturday to protest gun violence and call for new gun restrictions nationwide. Protesters convened early Saturday morning at Madison Park Vocational Technical High School in Roxbury, then marched togethe...

Editorial: Students need to say #NeverAgain

Editorial: Students need to say #NeverAgain

March 22, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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 ...

NU students help plan Boston March for Our Lives

NU students help plan Boston March for Our Lives

Charlie Wolfson and Katie McCreedy

February 21, 2018


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A group of seven Northeastern students sat around a table in Curry Student Center Tuesday night to help plan a march. They all wanted to respond to the Feb. 14 school shooting that took place in Parkland, Florida, by getting Northeastern students involved in Boston’s March for Our Lives. On Mar...

Column: No words for the tragedy in Orlando

Column: No words for the tragedy in Orlando

June 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Alex Frandsen, editorial columnist There is no way this column could be focused on anything but the tragedy in Orlando. When 49 people are murdered and 53 more are injured at an LGBTQA+ club for nothing more than existing at the wrong place at the wrong time, all other topics and problems and disc...

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