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Participants in NU ViTALs pitch day event converse between presentations. During the event, students were challenged to pitch innovative healthcare products to a panel of judges. Photo courtesy NU ViTAL.

NU ViTAL showcases student healthcare innovation

Aya Pfeufer, news correspondent April 26, 2023

NU ViTAL, a Northeastern healthcare innovation organization, spent the spring semester supporting students in designing and prototyping healthcare products.  ViTAL ran an “Innovation challenge”...

Students at the April 14 graduate student unionization protest walk into ISEC. Demonstrators called for Northeastern to allow graduate students to unionize, which would give student workers more leverage to improve their working conditions at the university.

The fight for graduate student workers continues with no sign of concession from Northeastern

Alexa Coultoff and Julia Henning April 25, 2023

Kutub Gandhi says he is one of the luckier ones. When Gandhi, a third-year computer science graduate student, is not doing his PhD work, he fulfills a mandatory role as a Research Assistant or Teaching...

First-year student Misha Ankudovych holds poses with a textbook. Ankudovych, along with Kathan Ramnath, launched a new website to allow students to exchange textbooks virtually. Photo courtesy Misha Ankudovych.

SGA launches new textbook exchange website

Emily Spatz, news staff April 25, 2023

The Student Government Association, or SGA, has launched a new textbook exchange website to replace the physical exchange system used in the past, which allowed students to buy and sell their old textbooks...

Breanna McClarey stands on the ISEC Bridge for a portrait. McClarey gained thousands of followers on TikTok and posts Northeastern-centered content.

TikTok creator becomes unexpected face of Northeastern University admissions

Annika Sunkara, news correspondent April 21, 2023

It’s not uncommon that Breanna McClarey crosses paths with a Northeastern University student who instantly recognizes her face and declares, “You’re the reason I came to Northeastern.”   The...

Northeastern partners with Knack to improve tutoring experience for students

Northeastern partners with Knack to improve tutoring experience for students

Felix Su, news correspondent April 20, 2023

In February, Northeastern announced its partnership with Knack, a free online peer tutoring platform that allows colleges and universities to supplement existing academic services with a digital interface. By...

A virtual rendering of the proposed renovations to Snell Library was shared at the Oct. 19 faculty senate meeting. These renovations are slated to take place over the course of the next few years. Photo courtesy of David Madigan.

Snell dean says fourth floor will reopen in fall, updates students on two-year library renovation

Sonel Cutler, campus editor April 19, 2023

The Snell Library Renovation Project, an ongoing makeover of Northeastern’s sole undergraduate library scheduled to take place over the course of two years, is expected to complete renovations on the...

Omar Mohuddin poses for a picture. Mohuddin has gained a lot of local attention after announcing his plans to run for mayor of Woburn, his hometown. Photo courtesy of Omar Mohuddin.

Q&A with Omar Mohuddin, Woburn’s youngest mayoral candidate

Christina McCabe, news staff April 18, 2023

Omar Mohuddin, a first-year business administration major, decided to take the next step in his professional career by running for mayor of his hometown at just 19 years old. Mohuddin has lived in Woburn...

Mayor Michelle Wu speaks to a crowd during a rally. Some students at Northeastern view Wu, an Asian American woman and mother of two, as a figure representing groups oftentimes not represented in politics.

Northeastern students think Michelle Wu symbolizes strides towards representation

Ellie Krulwich, news correspondent April 17, 2023

Michelle Wu is the first of her kind in many ways. In November 2021, Wu became the first woman, person of color and Asian American elected mayor of Boston. She has been a critical politician both in Boston...

Filmmakers discuss working on projects with small teams and limited budgets during a panel March 25. The festival debuted short films from students, faculty and alumni in multiple genres.

The North by Northeastern Film Festival makes its debut

Sergio Gonzalo, news correspondent April 16, 2023

People love movies. Whether it’s watching them in the comfort of one’s abode, going to a cinema or celebrating the craft of filmmaking at a film festival, people honor filmmaking in many different...

Jamie Hoag smiles for a photo. Hoag was named chief of staff for Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Campbell in January.

Q&A with Jamie Hoag, Northeastern guest lecturer and chief of staff to Andrea Campbell

Annie Cayer, news correspondent April 15, 2023

Students of Jamie Hoag, guest lecturer of law at Northeastern, describe him as an engaging and passionate teacher that is always eager to seek out new perspectives in the classroom. But since the beginning...

Downtown Miami, where Northeastern will open its 14th campus in Fall 2023. The campus will focus on technology, finance and health. Photo by Ryan Parker via Unsplash.

Q&A: New Miami campus dean discusses innovative master’s programs for global tech industry

Alexa Coultoff, news staff April 14, 2023

Northeastern University’s 14th campus will open to both graduate students and Experiential Associates to Master's, or eA2M, degree completion program students for the Fall 2023 semester in the sunny...

Northeastern alumnus Alexander Langrock paints the interior of a house in Chestnut Hill. Commissioned by the house’s owners, associate teaching professor Sophia Ainslie helped guide Langrock and a team of students in creating a mural based on X-rays of her mother’s abdomen.

Northeastern professor and her students transform Chestnut Hill house into experiential artwork

Rachel Erwin, editor-in-chief April 13, 2023

In a secluded neighborhood in Chestnut Hill, an ordinary-looking house sits overlooking a reservoir. Step inside, however, and the house is a work of art.  The owners commissioned Sophia Ainslie, an...

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