The Huntington News

Editorial: We believe Ford

Editorial: We believe Ford

October 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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...

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...

Op-ed: ISEC showcases Northeastern’s hypocrisy

Op-ed: ISEC showcases Northeastern’s hypocrisy

April 5, 2017


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

  After years of planning and construction, Northeastern finally opened its new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC) on Monday. Meant to herald a new era of collaboration between students and faculty across a wide variety of academic disciplines, the impressive new buildi...

Editorial: Student journalism needs defense, support

Editorial: Student journalism needs defense, support

April 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

“District hires new principal,” the headline read. But the kicker was the subhead: “Background called into question after discrepancies arise.” This was the front page of The Booster Redux, a high school newspaper in Pittsburgh, Kansas, last Friday. On Tuesday, the new principal, Amy Robertso...

“Fake Blog”: Old media must adapt

“Fake Blog”: Old media must adapt

February 27, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

  By Joe Buza, political columnist President Donald J. Trump recently changed his rating of CNN from “fake news” to “very fake news.” This isn’t fascism. CNN has been notably biased over the course of the election, and now that they have lost their campaign, it doesn’t appear th...

Column: Facts, differing perspectives necessary for political engagement

Column: Facts, differing perspectives necessary for political engagement

September 21, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Alex Frandsen, editorial columnist For most of the past decade, The Washington Post has had a section on its website called the Fact Checker. Primarily used to monitor the statements public officials make, it has been a solid source for verifying whether politicians are actually saying things t...

Q&A: Should medical marijuana be legalized in Massachusetts?

Q&A: Should medical marijuana be legalized in Massachusetts?

March 17, 2016


Filed under Campus

“I support it. I know in relation to health, it’s not as bad as alcohol or tobacco, which are both legal substances. [...] If they put some smart minds to it, I think they could figure out a way to make it work.” - Charles Paglione, freshman, bioengineering major “I’m from Spain. In Spain...

Column: Fraternity scandals none too rare

Column: Fraternity scandals none too rare

March 26, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Kenny Sokan, editorial columnist Fraternities are notorious for their scandals. If they are in the news, it is almost always because they have been caught doing something illegal, immoral or just plain stupid. In the last few weeks, one frat has been caught with a Facebook “sex book” of its conquest...

Column: Issues to split student vote

Column: Issues to split student vote

March 18, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Ross Beroff, editorial columnist Student government election season is coming, and that means voting not just for student body president and executive vice president but also voting on various referenda. The Student Government Association (SGA) approved three referenda for the ballot and rightfully ...

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