The Huntington News

Pivotal swing vote Flake talks about Kavanaugh hearings at Boston event

Pivotal swing vote Flake talks about Kavanaugh hearings at Boston event

October 4, 2018


Filed under City

By Julia Preszler, city editor All attention turned toward Sen. Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, when he spoke Monday about the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit at City Hall Plaza. Attendees and those who watched the interview remotely afterwa...

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...

Crime Log: Monday, September 3 – Monday, September 9

Crime Log: Monday, September 3 – Monday, September 9

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, Crime Logs

Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Monday, Sept. 3 10:08 a.m. NUPD reported the Wentworth Police Department arrested an individual who was unaffiliated with NU for assaulting an NU student’s parent in front of 607 Huntington Ave. A report was filed. 11:43 a.m. An NU student reported h...

Take Back the Night calls attention to sexual violence

Take Back the Night calls attention to sexual violence

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Nick Hirano, news correspondent  Survivors of sexual assault shared stories of courage and resilience March 29 at Take Back the Night, the culminating event of this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Week. Sponsored by Delta Tau Delta, Omega Phi Beta, Sigma Delta Tau, NUSPACE and the Office of Preven...

Crime Log: Monday, March 26 — Sunday, April 8

Crime Log: Monday, March 26 — Sunday, April 8

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Crime Logs

Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Monday, March 26 1:33 p.m. The manager of Wollaston’s Market in the Marino Recreation Center reported an NU student shoplifted. NUPD responded and reported banning the student from both Wollaston’s Market locations and sent him on his way. A report...

OPEN, ViSION no longer mandatory reporters

OPEN, ViSION no longer mandatory reporters

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Emily Sandstrom, news correspondent Staff at two sexual violence resource centers on campus are no longer required to report sexual assault to Northeastern’s Title IX office, Northeastern's administration announced recently. Initially proposed last year by a staff member at the Office of Prevent...

CRIME LOG: JAN 22 – JAN 28

CRIME LOG: JAN 22 – JAN 28

January 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, Crime Logs

Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Monday, Jan. 22 12:38 p.m. An NU staff member reported a university-owned laptop was stolen from Holmes Hall. A report was filed. 2:28 p.m. While conducting inventory of an NU student’s lost wallet, an NUPD officer discovered a small plastic bag cont...

Editorial: The backlash to Aziz Ansari scandal is discouraging for us all

January 25, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Master of None is a strikingly ironic name for Aziz Ansari’s award-winning television series considering his recent alleged involvement in a sexual assault scandal, in which he is painted as a powerful predator. The piece published on Babe was written by Katie Way, who told the story of a woman ...

Editorial: NEU Too warrants response from administration

Editorial: NEU Too warrants response from administration

December 6, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

“A university spokesperson did not respond to a request for comment.” It is not unfamiliar for this phrase to appear in student publications regarding the university’s response to student activism. It occurred when DivestNU protested against Northeastern’s ties with ExxonMobil and it has just...

[UPDATED] Midnight campaign criticizes administration for sexual assault response

[UPDATED] Midnight campaign criticizes administration for sexual assault response

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Morgan Lloyd, new staff  TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to survivors of sexual violence. Students walked the deserted hallways and quads of Northeastern Thursday at midnight, taping signs to poster boards, windows, bathroom walls and benches f...

Editorial: All forms of discrimination must be addressed

Editorial: All forms of discrimination must be addressed

November 12, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Going over Title IX is a mandatory part of the college experience. At Northeastern, Title IX is addressed multiple times at orientation by representatives from the Office for University Equity and Compliance and then again by orientation leaders. Later, when students move into their dorms, resident ass...

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