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Female entrepreneurs discuss startup culture

Female entrepreneurs discuss startup culture

November 29, 2018


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By Yunkyo Kim, news correspondent  The Northeastern Entrepreneurs Club and Women’s Interdisciplinary Society of Entrepreneurship, or WISE, hosted two speakers in a panel on Nov. 27 in Snell Library to discuss the experience of female entrepreneurs and venture creation. After noticing the lac...

NU Jewish community responds to Pittsburgh shooting

NU Jewish community responds to Pittsburgh shooting

November 29, 2018


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By Nick Swindell, news staff In the wake of an anti-Semitic terrorist attack, the Jewish community at Northeastern came together to mourn and calls for unity. The Pittsburgh shooting occurred on Oct. 27 when a gunman walked in to the Tree of Life synagogue during Shabbat services, killing 11 pe...

Crime Log: Monday, November 19 to Sunday, November 25

Crime Log: Monday, November 19 to Sunday, November 25

Chris Butler

November 28, 2018


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Monday, Nov. 19 5:05 p.m. NUPD reported observing a man unaffiliated with NU who seemed to be acting erratically outside of Ruggles. Officers responded and reported stopping the man and placing him under arrest for multiple warrants. A report was filed. 9:52 p.m. NUPD reported confiscating mari...

Administrators release details on London college purchase

Administrators release details on London college purchase

November 18, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, deputy campus editor Northeastern plans to acquire the New College of the Humanities, or NCH, a small, London-based liberal arts college, according to an email from the Office of the President to the Northeastern community Tuesday. The deal marks the university’s latest push to str...

Student raised on Nepali farm sets sights on NASA

Student raised on Nepali farm sets sights on NASA

November 14, 2018


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By Suha Yacoob, news correspondent Second-year chemical engineering student Shiv Kumar Thakur arrived in the United States three years ago, penniless and a stranger to the language and culture. Now, as a Northeastern student on a scholarship, he works 34 hours a week outside of class while working t...

Crime Log: Monday, November 5 to Sunday, November 11

Crime Log: Monday, November 5 to Sunday, November 11

November 14, 2018


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Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Monday, Nov. 5 9:25 a.m. An NU student reported his bicycle was stolen from the bicycle racks outside of the Snell Library. A report was filed. 1:33 p.m. An NU student reported his bicycle was stolen from the bicycle racks outside of the Snell Libr...

Dire climate change report evokes concern among NU community

Dire climate change report evokes concern among NU community

November 7, 2018


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By Alison Booth, news correspondent The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, recently released a report detailing a dramatic increase of global warming. The report’s implications and level of media coverage concerned some members of the Northeastern community. “It sounds really ...

Grant will help underrepresented students earn biotech master’s at NU

Grant will help underrepresented students earn biotech master’s at NU

November 7, 2018


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By Suha Yacoob, news correspondent The National Science Foundation awarded a $4.4 million grant to a team of Northeastern faculty Oct. 23 to fund scholarships for low-income and underrepresented minority students at Middlesex Community College to transfer to Northeastern and earn a master’s degree in ...

Crime Log: Monday, October 29 to Sunday, November 4

Crime Log: Monday, October 29 to Sunday, November 4

November 7, 2018


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Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Monday, Oct. 29 10:00 p.m. An NU student reported his moped was stolen from outside of Dockser Hall. A report was filed. Tuesday, Oct. 30 12:53 a.m. An NU student reported his package was stolen from the lobby of 132 Hemenway St. A report was filed....

Fire on Hemenway displaces students

Fire on Hemenway displaces students

Chris Butler and Riley Robinson

November 2, 2018


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When her roommate called her to say their building was burning down, third-year electrical engineering major Natalie Luongo was down the street. Luongo ran for a few blocks until she reached home. The entire building was in flames. “It was just very shocking. I didn’t believe it at first when my roommat...

NU denounces federal memo impacting Title IX

NU denounces federal memo impacting Title IX

November 1, 2018


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By Sully Barrett, news staff A leaked Oct. 21 memo from President Donald J. Trump’s administration proposed legally defining sex as either male or female under Title IX, potentially urging universities to eliminate anti-discrimination protections for transgender and nonbinary students. The sugg...

Nursing students, experts weigh in on Question 1

Nursing students, experts weigh in on Question 1

Katie McCreedy

November 1, 2018


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Tensions are rising as Election Day nears and Question 1 on the ballot proves to be a contentious issue for Massachusetts voters. Many Northeastern students and faculty oppose the proposal, which would implement mandatory minimum nurse-to-patient ratios in Massachusetts hospitals.   If passed, Que...

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