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Betsy DeVos to change campus sexual assault guidelines

Betsy DeVos to change campus sexual assault guidelines

December 3, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Maria Lovato, campus editor Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposal on Nov. 16 that rewrites the rules on how schools must handle sexual assault allegations on college campuses, giving more rights to individuals accused of sexual assault. The proposal was met with controversy, with many in the N...

Increased concern over climate change prompts Boston to take action

Increased concern over climate change prompts Boston to take action

Maria Lovato, campus editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under City

As sea levels rise and storm surges start to occur more often, coastal cities in the Northeast rush to prepare themselves. Boston is no exception. Mayor Martin J. Walsh unveiled a plan Oct. 17 titled “Resilient Boston Harbor.” With a series of sea walls, buffers, open space and elevated landscapes, this plan aims to protect Boston from rising sea levels. In addition, the Cli...

Ayanna Pressley conducts first Equality Agenda Forum

Ayanna Pressley conducts first Equality Agenda Forum

October 24, 2018


Filed under City

By Maria Lovato, news correspondent Ayanna Pressley held her first Equality Agenda Forum Wednesday night, where she hoped to gain input from the community about her policy platform. Before the event, Pressley took questions from student journalists and discussed such topics as sexual violence and wha...

Column: Exercise your right to vote absentee

Column: Exercise your right to vote absentee

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The 2018 midterm elections will take place Nov. 6. While years featuring presidential elections get the most media attention, midterm elections also warrant our notice. This year’s election takes place in the middle of President Donald J. Trump’s term, and all 435 seats in the House of Rep...

Column: NU needs to expand beyond Boston

Column: NU needs to expand beyond Boston

April 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Boston has the most colleges located within the city or immediate surrounding area of any city in the country. These schools include Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Boston College, Tufts, Emerson, Simmons, Wellesley, Brandeis, Suffolk, University of Massachusetts Boston and, of course, Northeastern....

Column: Where is your personal data going?

Column: Where is your personal data going?

March 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Ever since I made my first email account, I have routinely clicked “accept” to online terms and conditions without fully reading them first. While many people do this without question, the Facebook data leak forces us to reconsider how websites and online programs are using our personal data. Ca...

Column: Student activism should be encouraged

Column: Student activism should be encouraged

February 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Maria Lovato, editorial columnist In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, the impacted students became more than just victims; they became activists. The students from Douglas organized the March for Our Lives, a rally taking place March 24, and took to Twi...

Column: Commercials should focus on the product, not social issues

Column: Commercials should focus on the product, not social issues

February 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Maria Lovato, editorial columnist The Patriots weren’t the only ones who lost Sunday night. The majority of advertisers who aired commercials during the Super Bowl lost, too, when they chose to rely on humanitarian issues to promote their products instead of the merits of the products themselves...

Column: How Trump’s rhetoric has embedded itself into American culture

Column: How Trump’s rhetoric has embedded itself into American culture

January 31, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Maria Lovato, columnist After the 2016 election, our world seemed to change overnight. “Controversy” became an overused term when discussing any issue, whether on news broadcasts, in newspaper articles or on social media. Now, people frequently talk about “division” and “our current political cl...

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