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NUCALLS promotes language learning, community engagement through free lessons

NUCALLS promotes language learning, community engagement through free lessons

Petrina Danardatu, news staff

February 5, 2020

The Northeastern University Culture and Language Learning Society, or NUCALLS, is a group dedicated to sharing the power of language. They provide free language sessions once a week in hopes of enriching and educating the Northeastern and Greater Boston community. 

Referenda approved include evening academic advising, increased ISEC access

Referenda approved include evening academic advising, increased ISEC access

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor

February 5, 2020

The Student Government Association, or SGA, agreed upon the referenda questions for students to vote on in the March elections. Of the 16 referenda questions proposed by student organizations, SGA passed five.

Canvas to replace Blackboard as NU learning management system

Canvas to replace Blackboard as NU learning management system

Lucy Gavin, deputy campus editor

February 3, 2020

Canvas will replace Blackboard as the school’s learning management system, Northeastern announced Monday in an email to students.

CAMD launches Center for Design

CAMD launches Center for Design

Mihiro Shimano, news correspondent

February 1, 2020

The College of Arts, Media and Design, or CAMD, hosted the official launch event for the Center for Design Tuesday evening. The event showcased some of the interdisciplinary research that the center has worked on.

Faculty senate recommends increasing faculty wages by 4% to improve U.S. News and World Report Ranking

Faculty senate recommends increasing faculty wages by 4% to improve U.S. News and World Report Ranking

Huntington News Roundup

February 1, 2020

In a bi-monthly meeting Jan. 15, members of Northeastern’s faculty senate approved a resolution that would raise faculty salaries by 4 percent, a move intended to improve Northeastern’s U.S. News and World Report ranking, which could also raise tuition for students.

Students still housed in Midtown Hotel after two years

Students still housed in Midtown Hotel after two years

Savannah Miller, news correspondent

January 29, 2020

Northeastern first used the Midtown Hotel for student housing in the spring semester of 2018. Since then, the hotel has been home to more N.U.in students, as well as first-years in the ContiNUe program, transfer students and upperclassmen returning from co-op or study abroad. 

Northeastern announces new campus in Portland, Maine

Northeastern announces new campus in Portland, Maine

Lucy Gavin, deputy campus editor

January 27, 2020

Northeastern announced Monday that it is launching a new graduate campus in Portland, Maine, a coastal town approximately 108 miles north of Boston. The new campus, called the Roux Institute, will specialize in digital technology and life sciences, with an emphasis on artificial intelligence and machi...

Students emails begin transition to Microsoft Office 365

Students emails begin transition to Microsoft Office 365

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor

January 25, 2020

In SGA’s weekly senate meeting Jan. 13, Associate Vice President of Engagement and Experience Marcus Robinson met with senators and discussed the transition of students’ email addresses from G Suite to Microsoft Office 365.

Iranian NU student deported, sparking outrage in NU community

Iranian NU student deported, sparking outrage in NU community

Deanna Schwartz and Zeynep Tuncer

January 23, 2020

As classes have begun for the spring semester, one student in particular, Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein Abadi, will be unable to attend. The 24-year-old economics major was detained and later deported from Boston Logan International Airport Monday, sparking outrage from Northeastern students and loca...

Lean on Me provides a new platform for anonymous peer-to-peer support

Lean on Me provides a new platform for anonymous peer-to-peer support

Pavithra Rajesh, news correspondent

January 22, 2020

Lean on Me is a texting service that provides non-crisis support to students, from students.

Student Charles Wallace-Thomas IV works to end discrimination on and off campus

Student Charles Wallace-Thomas IV works to end discrimination on and off campus

Petrina Danardatu, news staff

January 22, 2020

Wallace-Thomas currently serves as the director of Students Against Institutional Discrimination, or SAID. This organization works to minimize institutional discrimination at Northeastern University. 

Students find co-op can take a toll on social lives

Students find co-op can take a toll on social lives

Riana Buchman, news correspondent

January 22, 2020

Although Northeastern students reap many benefits from Northeastern’s co-op program, it can also complicate the relationships they form on campus.