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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.

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Letters to the Editor, 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.

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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.

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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.

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Arts and 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.

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Crime Log

CRIME LOG: MARCH 13 – MARCH 19

Crimes reported to the Northeastern University Police Department from Monday, March 13 to Sunday, March 19.

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Students bring mental health texting hotline to Northeastern area

Students bring mental health texting hotline to Northeastern area

Lean on Me is an anonymous texting hotline that pairs people with peer supporters to talk about whatever is troubling them. The hotline was founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in early 2016, but Northeastern students opened the Huntington chapter in February.

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Editorials, 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.

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The list of faculty members who signed DivestNU's open letter in support of fossil fuel divestment. The letter was delivered to Provost James C. Bean last fall./Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Faculty Senate considers divestment resolution

The Faculty Senate has yet to vote on whether it will adopt a resolution asking university administration to be more transparent about the university’s investments in fossil fuels, but many of its members supported the idea at an informal meeting March 15.

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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.

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