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Editorial: The hidden exclusivity of internships

Editorial: The hidden exclusivity of internships

March 28, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

There are a few concepts that are inherently Northeastern-esque. Entrepreneurial spirit. Innovation. Robot-proof. And, above all, co-op. It is not only one of the defining characteristics of Northeastern University, but also what most of us say when people ask why we chose Northeastern. When we think ...

Boston rated No. 1 in US for income inequality

Boston rated No. 1 in US for income inequality

January 28, 2016

Filed under City, Featured Content

By Rowan Walrath, managing editor Boston has long been known as a progressive city, but with its new status as the nation’s leader in income inequality, this may no longer be the case. According to a Brookings Institution study, co-authored by Alan Berube and Natalie Holmes and released on Jan. 1...

Minimum wage far too low

Minimum wage far too low

October 14, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Sean Connolly, Editorial Section Editor The US minimum wage has been abysmally low for a long time and public opinion is increasingly in favor of a raise. The truth is, the current minimum wage in most of the country is insufficient to lead a comfortable life, especially for families. We know this fr...

State homelessness sees 40 percent increase

State homelessness sees 40 percent increase

November 13, 2014

Filed under City

By Andie Scibetta, news correspondent Over the past seven years, the percentage of people experiencing homelessness in Massachusetts has risen a significant amount:  up 40.4 percent since 2007, according to a new report by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. From 2013 to 2014 alone, the homeless...

Editorial: Martin Luther King’s forgotten legacy

January 23, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s contributions to the struggle for racial equality are undeniable. Every third Monday in January, America’s leaders and laypeople alike gather across the country to remember King and recall his legacy. But all too often these tributes are a mere lesson in history and ...

Resident Assistants, Oxfam aim to spread awareness with hunger banquet

November 29, 2012

Filed under Campus

By Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta, News Correspondent Working alongside Northeastern’s Oxfam America Club, several Northeastern resident assistants (RA) are set to hold a hunger banquet on Dec. 2 from 5-7 p.m in 444 Curry Student Center. After a few successful banquets last year, the two groups are once ...

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