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Kuznetsova, Opet elected to head 2020-2021 SGA

Kuznetsova, Opet elected to head 2020-2021 SGA

Jessica Silverman and Isaac Stephens

March 23, 2020

Kate Kuznetsova and Billy Opet have been elected president and executive vice president of the Student Government Association, or SGA, as announced at Monday night’s SGA Senate teleconference. The pair won more than 71 percent of votes cast. The PILOT referendum, which advocated for the university to fulf...

For students returning from overseas, a loss of money and opportunities

For students returning from overseas, a loss of money and opportunities

Alex Sumas, news correspondent

March 23, 2020

For students who chose to study abroad this semester, a loss of money and opportunities.

Live updates: Northeastern and COVID-19

Live updates: Northeastern and COVID-19

March 17, 2020

This story will be updated continually as new information comes from the university and elsewhere that pertains to Northeastern students. 11:55 a.m. March 27: Gov. Baker announces all travelers to Mass. must self-quarantine  Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced Friday morning that all travelers arr...

First Northeastern student tests positive for COVID-19

First Northeastern student tests positive for COVID-19

George Barker and Sarah Olender

March 15, 2020

At 9:12 p.m. Sunday, the Office of the Chancellor announced that a Northeastern student living off campus has tested positive for COVID-19. “This student, who has been in isolation since last Thursday, March 12, remains in isolation in an off-campus apartment,” wrote Chancellor Kenneth Henderson...

NU moves remaining housing selection to PAWS

NU moves remaining housing selection to PAWS

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

March 15, 2020

Northeastern announced Sunday that all students who were set to select Fall 2020 housing on Tuesday, the final selection day, will instead be put through the PAWS, or Placing Assistance With Staff, selection system and will be unable to choose their own housing through the group selection process. Th...

Net Impact Northeastern: Sustainable thinking outside of the box

Net Impact Northeastern: Sustainable thinking outside of the box

Mihiro Shimano, news staff

March 12, 2020

Net Impact Northeastern is a club that promotes sustainability in an interdisciplinary context. Their chapter was founded in the fall of 2018 and is under the international organization Net Impact.

Dr. Laney Strange advocates inclusivity in computer science

Dr. Laney Strange advocates inclusivity in computer science

Jordan Baron, news staff

March 11, 2020

Life has taken Dr. Laney Strange to many different cities and through many different jobs, but the one aspect that has remained constant throughout her life is her love for computer science, and her mission to make it inclusive and inviting for all.

Kangbeya withdraws from uncontested SGA presidential slate

Kangbeya withdraws from uncontested SGA presidential slate

Isaac Stephens, news staff

March 11, 2020

SGA President Chris Brown called the move "incredibly selfish."

SGA confirms first executive director for diversity, equity, inclusion

SGA confirms first executive director for diversity, equity, inclusion

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor

March 11, 2020

The Student Government Association, or SGA, officially confirmed fourth-year criminal justice major Sade Adewunmi as the association’s first-ever Executive Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in their full-body session Feb. 24.

[UPDATED] Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Northeastern takes action

[UPDATED] Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Northeastern takes action

Mihiro Shimano, news correspondent

March 10, 2020

UPDATE: The Office of the Chancellor sent out an email to the university community Tuesday evening with updates on travel, large gatherings, Dialogues of Civilizations and flexibility for employees. Read it here. Amid an increase of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, Northeastern University has yet to shut down i...

Khoury College professors offer free coding workshops to the community in broader diversity efforts 

Khoury College professors offer free coding workshops to the community in broader diversity efforts 

Deanna Schwartz, campus editor

February 26, 2020

The Women’s Community of Code is a program run by Northeastern Professors Laney Strange and Ben Hescott that offers free coding workshops for girls and women in the community.  

Michelle Alexander discusses ‘The New Jim Crow’ at Northeastern

Michelle Alexander discusses ‘The New Jim Crow’ at Northeastern

Petrina Danardatu, news staff

February 26, 2020

Highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate and legal scholar Michelle Alexander came to Northeastern on Feb. 20 to discuss the content of her book, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.”