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December 21, 2014

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Social media cited as largest source of procrastination -

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Smiling may hinder outcome of interviews -

Thursday, December 4, 2014

DoE launches Title IX investigation at Northeastern -

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Social Impact Council to begin meeting in January -

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Student groups hope to redefine sexual assault -

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Dukakis addresses NUCD and midterm election results -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week brings business minded students together across fields -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Aoun and students address state of university -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Dodgeball tournament to raise money for Ebola and Doctors Without Borders -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Richard Saul Wurman recieves Bradford Washburn Award -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Carrying the Weight Together movement comes to Northeastern -

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Northeastern alumni sweep midterm elections -

Thursday, November 13, 2014

CAMD launches search for new dean -

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Vespignani tracks global spread of ebola epidemic -

Thursday, November 13, 2014

SGA and NUPD plan to expand shuttle services -

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Nor’easters welcome 2014 season, hope to reclaim ICCA title -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Ryder Hall to host new state-of-the-art practice room -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Budget priorities survey to be released next week -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Jason Lee takes 3-D printing to an edible level -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Crime Log: Oct. 27-Nov. 2 -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

  • In Person Mural

    Public art initiative comes to Ryder Hall

    Visitors to Ryder Hall over the past few weeks were treated to a new view as the latest installation of Northeastern’s public art initiative brightened the wall. Art professor Sophia Ainslie created the mural “In Person” with the help of four students and her intern as a way of engaging with a wider audience.

  • Boston hailed for LGBT equality

    The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), an organization aimed at protecting the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, recently awarded Boston a perfect score on the 2014 Municipal Equality Index (MEI).

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    DoE launches Title IX investigation at Northeastern

    Northeastern is one of 85 colleges and universities to be investigated by the United States Department of Education (DoE) for Title IX violations in the handling of sexual assault cases on campus. Other schools under investigation include Boston area Harvard College, Boston University and Emerson College, as well as other institutions such as the University of Virginia, all which have been at the forefront of the national conversation of sexual assault.

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    Student groups hope to redefine sexual assault

    Amid a developing dialogue about sexual assault and a Title IX case filed against the university, Northeastern students have begun pushing the administration to redefine sexual assault in the Code of Student Conduct (CSC).Advocates for the change are hoping the university will provide more educational and supportive services for students while also creating clear guidelines for handling sexual assault and its various sanctions.

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    Swimming and diving team breaks records at Rutgers

    Three Northeastern University swimming records were broken during the Frank Elm Invitational meet against 11 universities at Rutgers University on Nov. 21-23.

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Social media cited as largest source of procrastination

Dec 4, 2014

Procrastination is by no means a new invention, but a new survey shows that social media takes time from studying and projects the most.

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Smiling may hinder outcome of interviews

Dec 4, 2014

A smile really can kill… at least your chances of getting a job, according to a recent study by two members of the Northeastern University department of psychology. In an educational environment that heavily pushes pre-professional work experience and students going on multiple co-op interviews, smiling too much during a job interview can actually harm an applicant’s chances of being hired, a recent study reveals.

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DoE launches Title IX investigation at Northeastern

Dec 4, 2014

Northeastern is one of 85 colleges and universities to be investigated by the United States Department of Education (DoE) for Title IX violations in the handling of sexual assault cases on campus. Other schools under investigation include Boston area Harvard College, Boston University and Emerson College, as well as other institutions such as the University of Virginia, all which have been at the forefront of the national conversation of sexual assault.

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In Person Mural

Public art initiative comes to Ryder Hall

Visitors to Ryder Hall over the past few weeks were treated to a new view as the latest installation of Northeastern’s public art initiative brightened the wall. Art professor Sophia Ainslie created the mural “In Person” with the help of four students and her intern as a way of engaging with a wider audience.

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Column: ‘Tis the season for finals

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: finals week. The week we have all been waiting for. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been counting down the seconds until I could spend every waking minute under the eye-frying fluorescent lights of Snell Library.

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Event Calendar: Dec. 4 – 10

Entry of the week: Thursday, Dec. 4

This year, kick off the holiday season with the annual Boston Common Tree Lighting. Join Mayor Martin J. Walsh for the evening’s festivities, which will include visits from Chaley Rose of ABC’s “Nashville,” NBC’s “The Voice” contestant Brittany Butler, the New England Patriots Cheerleaders, Nova Scotia band The Stanfields, the Floorlords dance troupe and surprise acts announced at the event. The official Christmas tree, delivered to Boston from Nova Scotia, as well as many other trees throughout the common will be lit at the event. WCVB TV’s Anthony Everett and JC Monahan will host a live broadcast of the event at 6 p.m.; Boston Common; 6 p.m.; free.

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Stars of “Horrible Bosses 2″ discuss new movie

After a hilarious original that received rave reviews both in the United States and abroad, Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day return in “Horrible Bosses 2.” In this sequel to the 2011 film, the three men decide to start a business together after various horrors occur in each man’s day job.