Campus

The Student Government Association Elections Committee issued the campaign of Suchira Sharma and Paulina Ruiz, left, a demerit Thursday and dropped charges from two grievance hearings against the campaign of Alex Bender and Jake Grondin./Photos courtesy the Suchira + Paulina: “Believe in More” and ReNUal campaigns

SGA Elections Committee issues second demerit to Suchira + Paulina

The Student Government Association (SGA) Elections Committee gave the Suchira + Paulina slate its second demerit point Thursday for libelous comments made by its campaign manager, despite both campaigns urging the committee to consider non-demerit sanctions.

Campus

Student government extends elections, invalidates first 1,500 votes

Student government extends elections, invalidates first 1,500 votes

Voting for SGA Direct Elections was extended to Monday after 1,500 students’ votes were reset due to a ballot misprint of a referendum question about giving local neighborhoods decision-making power in university affairs.

 

Arts & Entertainment

Review: ‘Song to Song’ fails fans of the indie genre

Review: ‘Song to Song’ fails fans of the indie genre

Malick embarrasses the good name of the independent film and wastes the talent of his cast and the time of his viewers.

Arts & Entertainment

Theatre department brings new elements to classic Shakespeare work

Theatre department brings new elements to classic Shakespeare work

The show features a new character arc for the changeling child, a normally insignificant character, as well as interesting lighting and technical aspects.

 

City

Panel honoring civil rights leader discusses school choice

Panel honoring civil rights leader discusses school choice

All panelists agreed that school choice needs to be focused back on the parents and students, who want nothing more than a good education.

City

Protestors gather in front of the state house to urge Gov. Baker to make Massachusetts a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants. / Photo by Ryan Grewal

Protesters rally to make Massachusetts a sanctuary state

Protesters called for Massachusetts to refuse to cooperate with federal immigrations officers and to defend undocumented immigrants living in the state.

 

Opinion

Op-ed: ReNUal campaign clarifies Title IX position

Op-ed: ReNUal campaign clarifies Title IX position

I want to reiterate our support for survivors of all Title IX violations.

Opinion

Reports of hateful incidents to the BPD in 2016 were categorized by The Boston Globe.

Editorial: LGBTQA+ hate reports disheartening

Even here in Boston, it proves impossible to fully escape discrimination against LGBTQA+ people.

 

Sports

Zach Aston-Reese leads the nation in points per game. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Q&A: Hobey Baker finalist Aston-Reese signs with Pittsburgh Penguins

Aston-Reese went to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh’s AHL affiliate, where he’s preparing for his professional career with the Penguins. During his first game March 21, Aston-Reese scored his first professional goal in the first period of his career with the Penguins.

Sports

Hayley Scamurra heads towards the net during her first appearance with the NWHL's Buffalo Beauts. / Photo courtesy Matt Ramey

Northeastern’s Scamurra debuts in NWHL

Scamurra was drafted 10th overall by the Buffalo Beauts in June 2016 and signed her professional contract on March 10 of this year, becoming Northeastern’s first women’s hockey player to sign a professional contract before graduating.

 

The Political Blog

Dunnotar castle situated in the Aberdeenshire area of Scotland. / Photo courtesy Moyan Brenn, Creative Commons

World Scope: Second Scottish independence referendum smart or poorly-fated?

Some events hint at a hesitance in the U.K. wanting Scotland to gain independence.

The Political Blog

Hindsights in History: Free speech was a mistake

Hindsights in History: Free speech was a mistake

To take on a Voltaire approach means to take on a passive defense of free speech.