Articles by: Jasmine Heyward

Columns, Opinion

Column: Campus activism excludes anonymous students
Protestors and counter protestors gather outside of the JFK building over a single mother's deportation. / Photo by Alex Melangrano.

Column: Campus activism excludes anonymous students

Both student groups and administration need to provide activism opportunities for students who need to remain anonymous.

by × February 21, 2018 × 0 comments

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Column: SGA referenda burst NU ‘liberal bubble’
A Facebook campaign against Student Justice for Palestine's SGA referenda question, created by Huskies for Israel. / Photo by Jasmine Heyward

Column: SGA referenda burst NU ‘liberal bubble’

The most debated question was from Students for Justice in Palestine calling for Northeastern to boycott HP products.

by × February 14, 2018 × 0 comments

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Column: Professor politics can be uncomfortable in an unexpected way
We all have political leanings and opinions, but bringing them into the classroom can be inherently divisive, offensive and exhausting without proper context. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

Column: Professor politics can be uncomfortable in an unexpected way

Professors need to keep their political leanings out of lessons. Rather, they should bring them up as clear opinions in discussions, where students can offer other perspectives.

by × January 24, 2018 × 0 comments

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Column: What’s the ‘experiential learning’ equivalent for professors?
A door in Ryder Hall, the CAMD building. / Photo by Jasmine Heyward.

Column: What’s the ‘experiential learning’ equivalent for professors?

Northeastern loves “experiential learning.” So why don’t we demand that of our professors?

by × January 18, 2018 × 0 comments

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Column: Northeastern doesn’t prioritize student wellness

Column: Northeastern doesn’t prioritize student wellness

At Northeastern, student wellness just isn’t important to policy-makers. The school needs to admit that. Then changes need to be made.

by × November 30, 2017 × 0 comments

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Student Body President Suchira Sharma in the SGA Cabinet Office.
Student Body President Suchira Sharma in the SGA Cabinet Office./ Photo by Jasmine Heyward

A conversation with Student Body President Suchira Sharma on the Budget Priorities Survey

Northeastern’s Student Government Association, or SGA, sent the annual Budget Priorities Survey to the undergraduate student body Nov. 6. The results of this survey are used by the SGA Cabinet to make recommendations to senior administrative personnel. The Huntington News spoke with Student Body President Suchira Sharma about the creation of the survey and SGA’s goals.

by × November 20, 2017 × 0 comments

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New Title IX procedures are designed to protect survivors and encourage students to report cases of assault and harassment. / Graphic courtesy of the Northeastern Student Government Association
New Title IX hearing procedures are designed to protect survivors and encourage students to report cases of assault, harassment and misconduct. / Photo courtesy of the Northeastern Student Government Association

NU changes Title IX sexual assault hearing process

The majority of the changes address how reports of sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, domestic violence, stalking and other prohibited offenses are investigated and tried. In the new policy, Title IX cases will be heard by a panel of two trained faculty members and one student instead of the general conduct board of five students.

by × September 13, 2017 × 1 comment

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Student Government Association offices are located on the third floor of Curry Student Center. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca
Northeastern Student Government Association passed two new pieces of legislation Monday. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

SGA selects next year’s cabinet, passes two bills

Northeastern’s Student Government Association (SGA) chose next year’s cabinet—through both elections and appointments—and passed two pieces of legislation on Monday.

by × April 6, 2017 × 1 comment