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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


Filed under Campus, Crime Logs

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


Filed under Campus, Crime Logs

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...

Crime Log: Monday, October 22 to Sunday, October 28

Crime Log: Monday, October 22 to Sunday, October 28

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Crime Logs

Compiled by Jill Sojourner Monday, Oct. 22 6:55 p.m. An NU student reported his wallet was stolen from the Marino Recreation Center. A report was filed. Tuesday, Oct. 23 1:30 p.m. An NUPD officer reported finding an NU student’s fake I.D. A report was filed. 4:46 p.m. The...

Aoun teases second ISEC building at Faculty Senate meeting

Aoun teases second ISEC building at Faculty Senate meeting

November 1, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, deputy campus editor Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun gave his annual address to the Faculty Senate in an Oct. 24 meeting, highlighting the university’s successes and previewing plans for micro-degree programs and an additional ISEC facility. Aoun said the current climate ...

Seven-alarm fire breaks out on Hemenway Street

Seven-alarm fire breaks out on Hemenway Street

October 27, 2018


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UPDATE: The fire stopped burning by 2:27 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. By Patrick Burgard, managing editor Police are evacuating residents of several buildings in the vicinity of Hemenway Street and Symphony Road as a seven-alarm fire, which broke out on the 100 block of Hemenway Street this aftern...

Susan Setta remembered as dedicated, passionate

Susan Setta remembered as dedicated, passionate

Chris Butler

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Obituaries

Loved ones of the late Susan Setta gathered Oct. 6 for a memorial service honoring her achievements throughout her life. Setta, who died May 14 at age 69, was a professor at Northeastern for 40 years in the Department of Philosophy and Religion. She served as chair of the department for 16 years until...

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