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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: 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...

Letter to the Editor: We need to talk about The News

Letter to the Editor: We need to talk about The News

April 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

To the Editorial Board: I am writing in response to The News’ editorial “We need to talk about diversity” published on April 5. Quite simply, it missed the mark. It is easy to say we need to talk about diversity. It is even easier to post an editorial stressing a need for inclusion. Your piece acknowledged that ...

Editorial: We need to talk about diversity

Editorial: We need to talk about diversity

April 5, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It is crucial that we have difficult conversations about diversity and inclusion now. At Northeastern, it is the job of students, faculty and the administration to actively promote an open dialogue about acceptance on campus. We must also turn conversations about systemic discrimination into concr...

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...

NU center hosts dialogue to discuss identities

NU center hosts dialogue to discuss identities

September 14, 2016


Filed under Campus

By Rachel Morford, news co-editor Students and staff gathered Wednesday at noon in what once was the Curry Student Center game room to share pizza, soda and conversations about inclusivity. The Center for Intercultural Engagement hosted a dialogue focused on the intersectionality of identity, the first ...

Concerned students rally for #DoBetterNU

Concerned students rally for #DoBetterNU

April 13, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Alejandro Serrano, deputy news editor “We can’t normalize these issues of institutionalized discrimination with words. We need to take action,” said freshman sociology Rachel Domond into a megaphone atop the stone Northeastern sign on Centennial Common. Domond was the first of many st...

SAID slams NUPD gun policy at city hearing

SAID slams NUPD gun policy at city hearing

March 4, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

                            By Cassidy DeStefano, news editor Members of on-campus activist coalition Students Against Institutional Discrimination (SAID) condemned Northeastern University’s (NU...

Student panel addresses diversity, school pledge

March 21, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Kenny Sokan, News Correspondent  A panel of students reflected on their experiential learning experiences on Wednesday as part of a discussion related to the recently created Presidential Council on Diversity and Inclusion (PCDI). The event, dubbed “I am Northeastern,” was the second in...

Aoun creates diversity council

February 7, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Gail Waterhouse, News Staff Northeastern is working to embrace a more pluralistic approach to diversity, President Joseph E. Aoun announced in a speech Monday afternoon. Speaking in the Fenway Center to a packed crowd of mostly faculty, staff and administrators, Aoun declared the university has ...

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