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Column: ‘Diversity in leadership’ needs to be more nuanced

Column: ‘Diversity in leadership’ needs to be more nuanced

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When the student body elected President Suchira Sharma and Executive Vice President Paulina Ruiz, it was historic. Both Sharma and Ruiz are women of color, and their election broke Northeastern’s “glass ceiling.” It’d be easy to say the election of Nathan Hostert and Dylan Balcom, two white...

Women’s hockey team shut out in regular season finale

Women’s hockey team shut out in regular season finale

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Caroline Ingram, news staff  The Northeastern women’s hockey team was looking to close out its regular season with a win over the Providence Friars, but came up short with a final score of 0-1 on Sunday night at Schneider Arena. The Huskies came out strong, firing off 13 shots in the first period. ...

Column: Liberia’s “Iron Lady” offers leadership lessons

Column: Liberia’s “Iron Lady” offers leadership lessons

March 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Connie E, editorial columnist What does it mean to be a woman in Africa? Traditionally, it meant laboring: To raise children and provide for the family with little glory or reward, let alone the opportunity to pursue education, or to lead a major institution or even a nation. The last one was ...

Column: What it means to be a millennial feminist

Column: What it means to be a millennial feminist

February 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Connie E, editorial columnist While Gloria Steinem’s speech at the Women’s March on Washington is still ringing in our ears, we should not lose sight of how the social perception of women’s traditional roles have quietly evolved. I recently heard a talk from Tiffany Dufu, a women’s advoca...

The Conservative in the Room: Feb. 21, 2017

The Conservative in the Room: Feb. 21, 2017

February 21, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

By Nafisa Kabir, political columnist Dear Nafisa, If you’re a woman, why do you hate other women? Don’t conservatives like… not respect women? Why do you hate yourself? If you were getting paid for your response, you’d get 78 cents on the man’s dollar. You’re okay with that? Since...

Acceptance advertising campaign not to be rewarded

Acceptance advertising campaign not to be rewarded

March 31, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Sean Connolly, editorial columnist I have recently seen the appearance of American Eagle advertisements on Boston trains. Many of these feature conventionally beautiful women with the caption “the real you is sexy.” The photos are apparently not airbrushed. The implication is that American...

Letter: Standing as a woman for future 8-year-old girls

Letter: Standing as a woman for future 8-year-old girls

March 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I was eight years old when I was first told I couldn’t do something simply because I was a girl. Eight years old when I first had to defend my strength and ability. Eight years old when I first realized my hair and my love for pink made me stand out more than my straight As and mad Wiffle ball skills....

Massachusetts fifth in US for women, study finds

Massachusetts fifth in US for women, study finds

March 17, 2016


Filed under City

By James Duffy, deputy sports editor Massachusetts was ranked the fifth-best state in the US for women according to a study done by WalletHub, showing that the state is a leader in the nation, but there is still room to grow. In celebration of Women’s History Month, WalletHub analyzed each state on ...

Women fall 3-1 in first Beanpot round

Women fall 3-1 in first Beanpot round

February 4, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries

Photos by Ethan Kaley

Women drop game against Hofstra, 66-45

Women drop game against Hofstra, 66-45

February 3, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries

Photos by Brian Bae, deputy photo editor

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