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UN expert speaks on challenges faced by LGBTQ+ community

UN expert speaks on challenges faced by LGBTQ+ community

Avery Bleichfeld, news staff

January 17, 2020

United Nations Independent Expert Victor Madrigal-Borloz spoke about modern violence and discrimination toward LGBTQ+ people and the intersectionality of identity at a talk Monday, hosted by the Northeastern University School of Law. 

NSCC members practice self-care at Dec. town hall

NSCC members practice self-care at Dec. town hall

Grace Horne, news staff

December 26, 2019

Members of the Northeastern Students of Color Caucus, or NSCC, shared their experiences in personal mental health at the organization’s  town hall Dec. 4. 

[UPDATED] Mother and 2 children dead in murder-suicide at Renaissance Park Garage

[UPDATED] Mother and 2 children dead in murder-suicide at Renaissance Park Garage

George Barker and Deanna Schwartz

December 25, 2019

A woman killed herself after her two young children fell to their deaths off Renaissance Park Garage on Christmas day, according to Boston Police. The woman and children were pronounced dead at a local hospital after they were found unconscious on the sidewalk outside of the garage Wednesday afternoon. ...

Northeastern appoints new Dean of the College of Science

Northeastern appoints new Dean of the College of Science

Lucy Gavin, deputy campus editor

December 13, 2019

Hazel Sive will become the new Dean of the College of Science, according to an email from Provost James C. Bean  to Northeastern faculty Wednesday. Her appointment will become effective Jun. 1, 2020.

Plagiarism controversy brings cheating culture in ‘Fundies’ to light

Plagiarism controversy brings cheating culture in ‘Fundies’ to light

Ingrid Angulo, news staff

December 4, 2019

Students in Fundamentals of Computer Science 1, or Fundies, were caught plagiarizing an assignment.

NU rises to third most international students in the U.S.

NU rises to third most international students in the U.S.

Petrina Danardatu, news correspondent

December 4, 2019

Northeastern University has the third-highest number of international students in the nation, according to statistics released by the Institute of International Education, or IIE. Northeastern hosts 16,075 international students in total, falling behind New York University and the University of Southern California. 

SGA adds new positions to cabinet, executive board

SGA adds new positions to cabinet, executive board

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor

November 30, 2019

The Student Government Association, or SGA, passed five resolutions, two of them creating new positions on both the executive board and the cabinet, at a full body session Nov. 25.

NSCC discusses anti-racism education at Nov. town hall

NSCC discusses anti-racism education at Nov. town hall

Grace Horne, news staff

November 30, 2019

The Northeastern Student of Color Caucus, or NSCC, held a town hall meeting Nov. 18 where members shared their experiences facing racism and discrimination from their classmates. 

Trash can fire in Egan causes Level 2 hazmat incident, evacuation

Trash can fire in Egan causes Level 2 hazmat incident, evacuation

Deanna Schwartz, campus editor

November 26, 2019

A small trash can fire in Egan Research Center caused a Level 2 hazmat incident and led to an evacuation Tuesday afternoon, according to the Boston Fire Department, or BFD.  An alert was sent to all NU students at 1:08 p.m. informing students of a “potential hazardous materials incident in Egan Resear...

NU to move email system to Office 365, drop “Husky” from addresses

NU to move email system to Office 365, drop “Husky” from addresses

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

November 25, 2019

Starting in January 2020, Northeastern will begin to move away from student email accounts with “Husky” in the address and will switch to Outlook.

“The Universe Speaks in Numbers”: The deep relationship between math and physics

“The Universe Speaks in Numbers”: The deep relationship between math and physics

Petrina Danardatu, news staff

November 20, 2019

Farmelo, a renowned physicist and writer, led a discussion surrounding topics covered in his book, “The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature’s Deepest Secrets,” Nov. 14 at Snell Engineering Center. Farmelo is a fellow at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge as well as an affiliated professor at Northeastern.

Women’s leadership study ranks NU 83rd of 87 Mass. colleges

Women’s leadership study ranks NU 83rd of 87 Mass. colleges

Lucy Gavin, news staff

November 20, 2019

A new study from the Women's Power Gap Initiative and the Eos Foundation, a private family foundation that is committed to issues of social justice, found that Northeastern ranks poorly for female leadership. The study, called Women's Power Gap in Higher Education, looked at the number of women in leadership positions at Massachuse...