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Faculty Senate grills CIO on NU’s IT woes

Faculty Senate grills CIO on NU’s IT woes

Nick Hirano, news staff

December 4, 2018


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Northeastern’s top information technology executive met with the Faculty Senate Nov. 28 to discuss his priorities for updating and improving the university’s technology infrastructure. Faculty members bemoaned the school’s outdated phone system and cumbersome online tools during the forum. Cole...

Betsy DeVos to change campus sexual assault guidelines

Betsy DeVos to change campus sexual assault guidelines

Maria Lovato, campus editor

December 3, 2018


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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposal on Nov. 16 that rewrites the rules on how schools must handle sexual assault allegations on college campuses, giving more rights to individuals accused of sexual assault. The proposal was met with controversy, with many in the Northeastern community f...

SGA president resigns discreetly

SGA president resigns discreetly

Chris Butler

November 29, 2018


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UPDATED: On Nov. 29, SGA published a statement regarding Hostert's resignation. In an unexpected announcement to the student Senate last week, Nathan Hostert resigned from his position as Student Government Association president, making Executive Vice President Dylan Balcom the Association’s chief ...

Stigma against mental illness is decreasing on college campuses

Stigma against mental illness is decreasing on college campuses

Paxtyn Merten, Multimedia Manager

November 29, 2018


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As Mallory Gothelf inched through her freshman year at Northeastern University, it became increasingly difficult for her to manage her anxiety and depression. The transition to a university far from her home in Maryland had been difficult — she’d left behind her therapist, psychologist and support system...

Full-time non-tenure track faculty protest for right to unionize

Full-time non-tenure track faculty protest for right to unionize

Chris Butler

November 29, 2018


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Tension have risen between the Northeastern administration and the full-time non-tenure track faculty members as the administration has recently opposed the faculty’s efforts to hold an election to form a union. On Nov. 15, full-time non-tenure track faculty marched from Centennial Common to Presi...

Research study criticizes NU for lack of female leadership

Research study criticizes NU for lack of female leadership

November 29, 2018


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By Sully Barrett, news staff In a September gender parity study conducted by the Women’s Power Initiative, Northeastern University ranked 72nd out of 93 Massachusetts colleges. The study allotted points to the colleges based on factors such as the number of women in leadership roles and the distrib...

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

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor

November 29, 2018


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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 people and wounding seven. In 2018...

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...

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