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Column: U.S. must respect immigrant rights

Column: U.S. must respect immigrant rights

November 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Melissa Wells, opinions editor When history looks back on Nov. 25, nobody will remember why the United States justified an attack on unarmed civilians. It will remember Maria Lila Meza Castro dragging her twin daughters away from tear gas, one barefoot, the other tripping over her mother’s dirt-covered shoes. The girls have nothing but t-shirts and diapers to cover...

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


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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...

Students for Justice in Palestine launch “Northeastern Against Hewlett-Packard” campaign

Students for Justice in Palestine launch “Northeastern Against Hewlett-Packard” campaign

February 6, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Northeastern Students for Justice in Palestine, or SJP, kicked off their “Northeastern Against Hewlett-Packard” campaign in a Friday event, calling for the university to stop doing business with the company. Hewlett-Packard, or HP, supplies Northeastern with its print...

Op-Ed: UNICEF is more than just a name

Op-Ed: UNICEF is more than just a name

January 31, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

The United Nations Children’s Fund, also known as UNICEF, is more than just a name for an organization. UNICEF’s mission is to aid children in crisis areas who do not have access to the resources we are so privileged to be surrounded by. By now, most people have probably heard of the Syrian refugee cr...

Jessica Williams gives talk at Northeastern on race, rights

Jessica Williams gives talk at Northeastern on race, rights

April 5, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

By Gianna Barberia, news staff Jessica Williams started joking the second she entered the stage in Blackman Auditorium on Tuesday. The comedian paired a “If you see da police, warn a brother” shirt with checkered, black-and-white Vans, which foreshadowed her content focused mainly around intersectiona...

Gallery 360 installation promotes women’s rights

Gallery 360 installation promotes women’s rights

March 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

By Christina Philippides, news correspondent The newest display in Northeastern’s Gallery 360, titled “Women’s Rights are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination,” combines graphic design and storytelling to promote women’s rights and chall...

Obama’s tarnished legacy on immigration

Obama’s tarnished legacy on immigration

April 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Last Sunday, The Boston Globe editorial board offered a dystopian portrait of the United States with Donald J. Trump as president. Highlighting quotes from Trump’s past speeches, the Globe’s mock headlines envisioned a future in which US army troops refuse orders to kill Islamic State group famil...

Journalist Kristof to speak at Northeastern

April 4, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta and Zack Sampson, News Staff Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times columnist Nicholas D. Kristof will discuss his 2009 novel “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” on April 15 in Blackman Auditorium. Kristof is often called a ...

Column: Human rights week offers opportunity for change

March 31, 2011


Filed under Opinion

I have been thinking a lot about women’s rights lately – about human rights in general, actually. In places where human rights are generally well respected, people tend to take them for granted and often underestimate their importance. Unfortunately, most of the time human rights aren’t under...

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