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February 8, 2016

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ATHENA to research R5 robot -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Coalition bumps old common app -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Laubscher competes for NU in Jeopardy! college faceoff -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

NU issues campus hoverboard policy -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

IDEA named fifth largest investor -

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Innovation plays key role in NU Talk -

Thursday, January 28, 2016

University hosts open forum for second academic plan -

Thursday, January 28, 2016

NUPD guns prompt hearing -

Thursday, January 28, 2016

NU adjuncts win contract for next three years -

Thursday, January 21, 2016

NU launches analytics boot camp -

Thursday, January 21, 2016

HackBeanpot event returns to Cambridge -

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Crime Log: Jan. 11 – Jan. 18 -

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Northeastern plans residence hall on Burke Street -

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

University receives grant to expand nanomedicine -

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Obituary: Dennis Njoroge remembered as bright, empathetic -

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Northeastern community pushes back on Islamophobia -

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Letter-writing campaign supports Northeastern education for inmates -

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Senior earns Rhodes award -

Thursday, December 3, 2015

NU to release new campus climate survey -

Thursday, December 3, 2015

NUPD aims to prevent school shootings -

Thursday, December 3, 2015

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    Underground rave scene sees revival in Boston

    “Stay close to the building and keep it down. If you’re not smoking, go back inside.”

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    Letter: Steinem talk inspires

    College has been a process of falling out of love with feminism. Scratch that. College has been a process of changing my status to “it’s complicated” with feminism.

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    Dead Roses reveals the darkness of romance

    A red rose encased in glass, a haunting Lana Del Rey playlist and the murmur of spectators created an ambiance artist Pedro Cruz found fitting for his current body of work.

  • ATHENA to research R5 robot

    NASA is set to deliver a prototype humanoid robot destined for a Mars mission to Northeastern University (NU) this month, launching the research stage of a process that was approved last November.

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    Huskies headed to Beanpot final

    After a tense, back-and-forth game between the Northeastern University (NU) Huskies and the Boston University (BU) Terriers, the buzzer finally sounded, signifying the conclusion of the 38th annual Women’s Beanpot Semifinals.

News

ATHENA to research R5 robot

Feb 4, 2016

NASA is set to deliver a prototype humanoid robot destined for a Mars mission to Northeastern University (NU) this month, launching the research stage of a process that was approved last November.

Coalition bumps old common app

Feb 4, 2016

The Common App is the most widely used college application, accepted by more than 500 institutions and submitted by more than 500,000 students every year, according to a 2013 Daily Beast report. But in 2016, a coalition of 90 colleges and universities, including Northeastern, formed to create an alternative, which will be available to use starting this fall.

Laubscher competes for NU in Jeopardy! college faceoff

Feb 4, 2016

Some kids grow up playing Jeopardy! sitting on their parents’ couch. Some get competitive with siblings, spitting insults between commercial breaks. Some, like Kate Laubscher, land a spot on the show.

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48-hour design competition to create online games and friendships

Forty-eight hours of nonstop design, a random theme and copious amounts of snacks were what first-time participants expected of the 2016 Global Game Jam (GGJ). In reality, they brainstormed how to get digital salmon to a mating pool and how to make aliens practice human morning routines.

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College Dropout: Kanye West’s Story

Hi, could I take a minute of your time and talk to you about my Lord and Savior Yeezus?

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Event Calendar: Feb. 4 – Feb.10

Event of the Week: Saturday, Feb. 6

Lunar New Year is next Monday, but you can get a head start this Saturday at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA). Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese traditions will be on display with several demonstrations such as the Gongfu tea ceremony and Sae-Bae bowing ceremony. Several performances, highlighted by the lion dance, will occur throughout. There will also be art classes where you can learn how to make a coin holder called Bok Jumoni and Chinese hand drums. While you’re at the MFA, don’t forget to check out its extensive collection of art from the Song Dynasty or try one of the free Art of Asia gallery tours. 465 Huntington Ave.; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; free.

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All-volunteer orchestra pays tribute to Bowie

A hum from the audience went into a decrescendo as The Ambient Orchestra picked up a pianissimo. Philip Glass’s “Low” began a soft din.