Northeastern has been called “America’s Greenest University,” yet we’re not seeing that on campus.
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Northeastern, among other urban universities, is a huge catalyst of gentrification.
Supporting peace and rejecting human rights violations may seem like an easy task, but what happens when it isn’t? When any seemingly good topic is presented without context and the full picture is not understood, how is someone to make a decision?
On Monday, the Student Government Association (SGA) held a town hall to hear opinions from the student body on five referenda under consideration. Among the submitted referenda was a proposal from Students Against Institutional Discrimination (SAID) to initiate a democratic redrafting of the SGA Constitution to make the group more responsive to the student body. The referendum proposal is supported by a broad coalition of student organizations who have been frustrated for years by the Association’s structural flaws, which prevent representatives from being accountable to their constituents.
Recently, the Student Government Association (SGA) allowed a referendum to proceed from Northeastern University’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) that called on Northeastern to divest from several corporations due to their commerce with the Israel Defense Forces. The SGA had previously rejected this referendum, and, in response, its proponents […]
Along with the Student Government Association’s elections for president and executive vice president, students were presented with the option to voice their opinion on increased recycling, a more sensible drug policy, better sign-in technology, a revised guest policy, tuition freezes and giving students the ability to more easily opt out […]