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Editorial: Keep on voting, America

Editorial: Keep on voting, America

November 28, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The 2018 midterm elections were remarkable in terms of voter turnout. Almost half of the people in America who can vote, did. What’s particularly striking is that nearly a third of young people voted in this election — the highest proportion of this age group to vote in the last seven midterms. When the voting ...

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: Donde esta Senator Kaine?

Column: Donde esta Senator Kaine?

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Daniel Carr, guest columnist We lost many things in 2016. Celebrities from Muhammad Ali to Zsa Zsa Gabor passed away. “American Idol” ended. We learned who the most punchable Brits were when they decided to jeopardize the European Union via Brexit. The United States lost its sanity when it ...

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: 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...

Column: Professor politics can be uncomfortable in an unexpected way

Column: Professor politics can be uncomfortable in an unexpected way

January 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

At universities across New England, professors tend to be politically liberal, and Northeastern is no different. President Donald J. Trump is not popular among many professors here, and snide comments about the administration are common, at least in my arts and media courses. With that, though, can...

Northeastern students react to a full year of Trump-dom

Northeastern students react to a full year of Trump-dom

November 29, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Ysabelle Kempe, news correspondent As citizens headed to the polls this election day, the United States came up on a full year of Donald J. Trump’s presidency. Northeastern is no exception to the rest of the country; there is still a swirling discussion of the good, bad and ugly of Trump’s presiden...

Column: Trump fails to deliver during first 100 days

Column: Trump fails to deliver during first 100 days

April 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Well team, we made it. This Saturday will be President Donald J. Trump’s 100th day in office. Pat yourself on the back, because making it this far while preserving your mental well-being is no minor accomplishment. Between the constant tweeting and controversy, with all the bomb-exploding and diploma...

World Scope: Kevin O’Leary and celebrity politicians—the beginning of a new norm?

World Scope: Kevin O’Leary and celebrity politicians—the beginning of a new norm?

April 19, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

By Jeewan Ambat, political columnist Kevin O’Leary. Businessman, TV personality on Shark Tank and now potential future Prime Minister of Canada? I would laugh, but since the election of President Donald J. Trump and the absurdities that have come out of the White House in recent times, it comes ...

In the House: Another government shutdown?

In the House: Another government shutdown?

April 11, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

By Connor Hamill, political columnist April 28, 2017: A day which could live in infamy. That is the day the nation’s current spending bill is set to expire. Without a new spending bill, the federal government will shut down, closing national parks and federal museums, among other institutions. ...

In the House: Filibustering Gorsuch is a mistake

In the House: Filibustering Gorsuch is a mistake

April 3, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

By Connor Hamill, political columnist Neil Gorsuch: judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. Supreme Court—and huge problem for Democrats. Hearings for Gorsuch have gotten under way in Congress, and they’ve put Democrats in...

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