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December 22, 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

Social media cited as largest source of procrastination

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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

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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

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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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Social Impact Council to begin meeting in January

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In his state of the university address, President Joseph E. Aoun announced the creation of a social impact council, which is set to begin meeting in the beginning of the upcoming spring semester. The council was born from the original suggestion to create an ad hoc committee that would report to the university board of trustees and administrators to address social issues related to the university’s activities and the Northeastern community. The council will host both student, faculty and staff members.

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Student groups hope to redefine sexual assault

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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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Dukakis addresses NUCD and midterm election results

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On the night of Nov. 18, a former governor walked through the doors of West Village. He entered a room full of like-minded, politically engaged individuals. Professor and former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis had one thing this year that he doesn’t always at his yearly address to Northeastern University College Democrats (NUCD), a cast from a recent medical problem. Once he finished explaining the minor health issue that forced him to limp into the room, Dukakis began to talk politics.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week brings business minded students together across fields

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In an attempt to connect business-savvy students across fields, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) will wrap up tonight with its biggest event, NEXPO, a university-wide exhibition used to showcase student ventures and connect innovators with alumni and accelerator programs. Hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship Education (CEE) and sponsored by student-lead entrepreneurship organizations, GEW featured speakers, workshops and panels throughout the week.

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Aoun and students address state of university

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This Tuesday, a coalition of student activist groups on campus came together to air out their grievances with their university. At the event, The Real State of NU, in opposition to President Aoun’s annual State of Northeastern address, the Progressive Student Alliance (PSA), DivestNU, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and NU Sexual Health Advocacy, Resources and Education (S.H.A.R.E.) created a list of demands they intend to deliver directly to the president.

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Dodgeball tournament to raise money for Ebola and Doctors Without Borders

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As students prepare for finals and make arrangements to head back home, Northeastern University’s Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice (IUHRP) has its focus on something a little different: a final game of dodgeball.

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Richard Saul Wurman recieves Bradford Washburn Award

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Professor Richard Saul Wurman, creator, curator and chair of the TED series, was honored at the Museum of Science for his contribution to the sciences. The Oct. 23 ceremonycelebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Bradford Washburn Award, as well as the accomplishments of Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web and Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City and the UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change.

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