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Editorial: Violent rhetoric must end

Editorial: Violent rhetoric must end

November 1, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

A mass shooting at the Congregation Etz Chaim synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has reminded the nation how devastatingly rampant hate crimes are in the United States.  This massacre was an atrocity that closely parallels a history of anti-Semitic terror, that we need to universally rebuke. The acc...

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


Filed under City

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...

Q&A with Beca Muñoz, a Boston March for Our Lives speaker

Q&A with Beca Muñoz, a Boston March for Our Lives speaker

Katie McCreedy

April 4, 2018


Filed under City

Beca Muñoz stood close to her sister, Leonor, as they faced the sea of protesters packed on Boston Common. The Muñoz sisters never imagined that they would become a vocal part of a national movement for gun control. “We want to tell you about February 14, 2018,” they said as they first address...

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


Filed under City

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...

Students walk out in solidarity with Parkland survivors

Students walk out in solidarity with Parkland survivors

March 15, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Around 30 Northeastern students gathered in Krentzman Quad Wednesday morning to participate in the #Enough National School Walkout to protest gun violence. At 10 a.m., students stood in a circle of silence for 17 minutes to commemorate the 17 people who died one month b...

Students protest at Mass. State House for gun control

Students protest at Mass. State House for gun control

March 14, 2018


Filed under City

By Christian Triunfo, news staff After a winter storm left Boston schools closed on Wednesday, students walked out of their homes instead of their classrooms to march to the State House and meet with legislators to call for gun reform. On the one-month anniversary of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman...

Column: #NeverAgain offers first real hope of gun reform

Column: #NeverAgain offers first real hope of gun reform

March 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Ryan Wallis, guest columnist The Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, marks the fifth school shooting of 2018 resulting in an injury and the third involving deaths. Fourteen students and three adults were murdered in the attack, marking the deadlie...

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...

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


Filed under City

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...

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