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An inside look at Boston Calling

An inside look at Boston Calling

Spring’s Boston Calling line up features Jack Johnson, Modest Mouse, Death Cab for Cutie, Brand New and more. Click here for a preview of all the weekend’s bands.

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: CAMD’s Restructure

Letter: CAMD’s Restructure

The struggle when it comes to class registration is well-documented and felt by students on campuses across the country. While usually I am heavily disappointed in the advising services and administrative structure in the College of Arts, Media and Design or CAMD, the most recent fall registration period brought about a new level of anxiety and uncertainty felt across the college.

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Cartoons

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

News Illustration/Matt Griffin

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Featured Content, Sports

Women’s rowing takes CAA crown

Women’s rowing takes CAA crown

The Northeastern women’s rowing team swept the competition last weekend at the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) championships, cruising to itsfourth conference title in six years on West Windsor, N.J.’s Mercer Lake.

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Sports

Track’s Gallagher, Miranda, Young earn top three finishes

Track’s Gallagher, Miranda, Young earn top three finishes

Two members of the Northeastern men’s track team brought Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A) medals back to Huntington Avenue last weekend, and freshman Lucy Young earned a first-place finish for the women at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) championships.

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NU Encyclopedia, Places

Snell Library

Snell Library

Of Northeastern’s four university libraries, Snell is the largest and most heavily utilized by students. It was built in 1990 and was designed by a Cambridge-based firm, The Architect’s Collaborative. It is named after George Snell, an alumnus of 1941, and his wife Lorraine Snell. According to NU’s library website, […]

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Blogs

Review: Spider-Man sequel evokes every emotion

Review: Spider-Man sequel evokes every emotion

A drive-in double feature night requires some fair preparation. A packed cooler, some snacks, a full tank of gas for the long ride up, lawn chairs, blankets and pillows—all of which I had prepared this past Saturday night.

Apparently, I forgot the most important item: a box of tissues.

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Blogs

Review: Globe reporters gracefully recount Boston bombings in new book

Review: Globe reporters gracefully recount Boston bombings in new book

National disasters and terrorist attacks often bring confusion and fear to thousands of people. After the Boston Marathon bombing, Bostonians, runners and people around the world were left asking, “why?” In recognition of a year gone since the bombings, two reporters for the Boston Globe, Scott Helman and Jenna Russell, published their collaboration, “Long Mile Home” in an attempt to answer this question.

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campus

South Korean President Breaks Up Coast Guard

South Korean President Breaks Up Coast Guard

By Juliana McLeod, editorial editor

On Monday, May 19, South Korean President Park Geun-hye told listeners she is disbanding the country’s coast guard in response to the April ferry sinking. In her public apology, the president reasoned that the coast guard’s failure to save the lives of those on board during the incident resulted in her decision to cut the branch.

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City

Photo courtesy Avery Robertson, staff photographer

Zakim Bridge lights up for lung cancer

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced on May 12 via Twitter that the Zakim Bridge will “shine turquoise this week,” through Sunday, May 18 for Lung Cancer Awareness.

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