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August 22, 2014

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Rockin’ ladies hit the stage — Yes All Women Boston’s inaugural show -

Monday, August 18, 2014

New film brings women’s self-defense to light -

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Northeastern goes “Strong in the Americas” -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Q&A: Gary Goshgarian, pioneering English professor -

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Timothy Ryan Faulkner, 21; music and theoretical physics enthusiast -

Friday, July 4, 2014

Artifical intelligence program passes for human -

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The plight of #YesAllWomen -

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Mohamed El-Toukhy, 24; honors student and futbol fan -

Thursday, June 5, 2014

The importance of the art of Ernest -

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Q&A with James Eggers -

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Sexual assault campaign comes to NU -

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe to close -

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Northeastern adjuncts win election -

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Former Northeastern student files Clery complaint after mishandled rape case -

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Internet Explorer Software Update Fixes Bug -

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Northeastern community celebrates scientific research -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Another opportunity to finish: runner supports school for the blind as she runs again on this year’s Marathon Monday -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Students for Justice in Palestine negotiate with university -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Boston City Council unanimously supports Northeastern adjunct faculty’s campaign -

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Women in computer science call for more CISters -

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Rockin’ ladies hit the stage — Yes All Women Boston’s inaugural show

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It’s Friday night at Jacques Underground and Sam Coren, the guitarist of local band Sleep Crimes, is shredding on her yellow Gibson SG special. But Coren is not an anomaly — she is one of the many talented female musicians to grace the stage at the Yes All Women Boston (YAWB) inaugural rock show.

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New film brings women’s self-defense to light

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In a softly-lit building with exposed brick, local film producer Nuria Ballmer watched the actors simulate self-defense techniques on set. These are easy moves, Ballmer said, that even her children learned in karate lessons, but she never had the opportunity to learn. Ballmer said that women’s education hasn’t changed much, in the sense that women are still not taught how to handle dangerous situations.

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Northeastern goes “Strong in the Americas”

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Northeastern is joining eight other universities to enhance student abroad and exchange programs as part of President Barack Obama’s,“100,000 Strong in the Americas” initiative. The university was granted $25,000 by the US Department of State, sponsored by Santander Bank.

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Q&A: Gary Goshgarian, pioneering English professor

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) recently awarded professor Gary Goshgarian with the Robert H. Goddard Award. Goshgarian, also known by his pen name Gary Braver, is the author of many science fiction novels (such as ‘Elixir’ and ‘Flashback’). At Northeastern, he became an English department pioneer by starting the science fiction novel class — the longest running and first such class in the nation. He continues to teach science fiction, along with horror fiction and the modern best-seller. The News spoke with Goshgarian about his unique career path.

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Timothy Ryan Faulkner, 21; music and theoretical physics enthusiast

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Timothy Ryan Faulkner, a financial analyst at Partners HealthCare and finance major at Northeastern, passed away on Friday, June 20 at the age of 21. The cause of his death remains unknown.

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Artifical intelligence program passes for human

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A computer program designed as Eugene Goostman, a manufactured 13-year old Ukrainian boy, passed the Turing Test last Saturday: a test designed to evaluate how well a machine is capable of exhibiting human behavior. One-third of the judges for the artificial intelligence (AI) program said the program was so life like, they could have been speaking to a human.

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The plight of #YesAllWomen

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In the wake of the shooting near University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), leaving seven dead, including the shooter, and 13 injured, a social media movement called #YesAllWomen has emerged on Twitter.

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Mohamed El-Toukhy, 24; honors student and futbol fan

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Mohamed El-Toukhy, a 2013 Northeastern graduate known for his compassion, altruism and love for dining out and soccer, died at age 24.

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The importance of the art of Ernest

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Memorial Day saw hundreds of Bostonians join a progressive art movement by coloring in blocks on a 5-by-41 foot canvas spanning the wall of the Prudential Center along Boylston Street.

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Q&A with James Eggers

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The Huntington News spoke with Eggers about his influences, interests and goals for the future.

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