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Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas speaks on immigration at NU

Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas speaks on immigration at NU

March 26, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

By Rowena Lindsay, inside editor “I am here to talk to you about what it means to be an American,” journalist and filmmaker  Jose Antonio Vargas said to the crowd that filled the West Village F auditorium on March 19. Vargas, who was born in the Philippines, is one of nearly 12 million illega...

Engineering complex slated to open fall 2016

Engineering complex slated to open fall 2016

March 25, 2015


Filed under Campus

By Vanessa Nason, news correspondent  Launching Northeastern into a new realm of research and accommodating students’ growing interest in science- and engineering-related fields, the university’s new interdisciplinary science and engineering complex (ISEC) is slated for completion in fall of 2016....

SGA elections underway

SGA elections underway

March 25, 2015


Filed under Campus

By Alexandra Malloy, news staff Voting on the future Student Government Association (SGA) president and executive vice president as well as various referenda is set to open on myNEU on Thursday, March 26. The two platforms, IgniteNU and EngageNU, are driven by Eric Tyler with Morgan Helfman and John F...

“Shades of Sound” showcases athleticism

“Shades of Sound” showcases athleticism

March 25, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

By Rowena Lindsay, inside editor Rather than detailing a story, Boston Ballet’s newest show, “Shades of Sound,” is a meditation on ballet itself, exploring how different musical styles affect the art of dance and showcasing the athleticism of the dancers. “Shades of Sound” is split into t...

Confronting Guantánamo exhibit comes to IV

Confronting Guantánamo exhibit comes to IV

March 25, 2015


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle

By Eric Wissman Confronting Guantánamo, which currently occupies the lobby of International Village (IV), is not a typical art exhibit. The display, featuring 13 canvases decorated with text and photographs, implores viewers to think critically about the history of the Guantanamo Bay USNaval Base ...

Charging stations come to campus

Charging stations come to campus

March 25, 2015


Filed under Campus

By Amanda Hoover, news editor For those on campus who are frustrated by low phone batteries halfway through the day, WrightGrid, a startup founded by Northeastern alumnus Ryan Wright (CoE ‘09), now provides a solution. WrightGrid installed five phone- charging stations on campus as part of a pilot p...

Crime Log: March 16 – March 22

March 25, 2015


Filed under Crime Logs

By Stephanie Eisemann, news staff  Entry of the Week - Friday, March 20, 12:53 p.m. An assistant director of the Residential Safety Office (RSO) notified the Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) that he witnessed a party steal two chairs from the lobby of Speare Hall. NUPD was notified...

BC defeats Huskies 22-1

BC defeats Huskies 22-1

March 25, 2015


Filed under Sports

By Ethan Schroeder, news staff The losing streak has hit seven games for the Northeastern baseball team. The Huskies started Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) play on March 20, losing all three games of the weekend away-series to the University of North Carolina – Wilmington (UNCW). In the ho...

Baseball falls to BC

Baseball falls to BC

March 25, 2015


Filed under Featured Content, Photo Galleries

Photos by Brian Bae, deputy photo editor

Club hockey earns fourth seed in tournament

Club hockey earns fourth seed in tournament

March 25, 2015


Filed under Sports

By Gordon Weigers, news correspondent The national stage and Northeastern were not meant for each other this year. The NU men’s club hockey team, which competes at the Division II level, lost all three of its pool-play games in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) National Champi...

Track and field wins 8 events at Carolina Classic

Track and field wins 8 events at Carolina Classic

March 25, 2015


Filed under Sports

By David Konowitch, news correspondent For the first time in program history, the Northeastern track and field team competed in the Carolina Classic in Puerto Rico on March 20 and 21. Twenty-one men and 15 women represented the Huskies. “Other teams who have competed at this meet include Texas ...

Obituary: Student Kevin Mayer, 19, dies

Obituary: Student Kevin Mayer, 19, dies

March 25, 2015


Filed under Campus, Obituaries

Kevin Mayer, a sophomore communications and film studies major at Northeastern, died suddenly on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. He was 19 years old. Mayer graduated from Boston Latin School in 2013 and was an active member of the Nor’easters a cappella group at NU. A member since 2013, Mayer was a bass...

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