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[UPDATED] Shooting in Ruggles, suspects flee the scene

[UPDATED] Shooting in Ruggles, suspects flee the scene

Nadine El-Bawab, deputy campus editor

October 31, 2019

The Boston Police Department reported a shooting in the Ruggles MBTA station at approximately 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31. The Northeastern University Police Department informed Northeastern students of the shooting in an email sent over an hour later. The suspects fled the scene immediately in a...

New York Times reporters discuss debates, “fake news” at panel

New York Times reporters discuss debates, “fake news” at panel

Boutayna Chokrane, news correspondent

October 31, 2019

Northeastern students and professors gathered in the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute Oct. 24 for a conversation with reporters from The New York Times.

NU professor inspires an environmentally-just future through campaigns and research

NU professor inspires an environmentally-just future through campaigns and research

Leah Cussen, news correspondent

October 31, 2019

Faber is also well known for his work developing the environmental justice platform for Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign during the 2016 presidential election.

Reach(OUT) Conference explores LGBTQ+ experiences in internships, co-ops, jobs

Reach(OUT) Conference explores LGBTQ+ experiences in internships, co-ops, jobs

Taylor Driscoll, news staff

October 30, 2019

Students gathered for the Reach(Out) LGBTQA+ Career Conference on Oct. 26. to discuss inclusion in the workplace.

NU professor Liz Bucar seeks to expand awareness and knowledge of religion in daily life

NU professor Liz Bucar seeks to expand awareness and knowledge of religion in daily life

Pavithra Rajesh, news correspondent

October 30, 2019

It only takes three minutes of chatting with Elizabeth Bucar, a religious ethicist who studies sexuality and gender in Islamic and Christian communities, to understand her passion for what she does.  “I have the best job in the world,” said Bucar, who works as a professor of philosophy and r...

Snell Library to close Friday through Sunday, Stetson West to open as study space

Snell Library to close Friday through Sunday, Stetson West to open as study space

Deanna Schwartz, campus editor

October 30, 2019

Snell Library will be closed for part of the weekend due to “necessary building-wide water and power shutdowns related to the construction of [the] new bathrooms,” according to an announcement from the Northeastern University Library.  The library will be closed from Friday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. ...

Journalists discuss contemporary investigative journalism

Journalists discuss contemporary investigative journalism

Nadine El-Bawab, deputy campus editor

October 30, 2019

Investigative journalists convened for a panel where they detailed their work behind-the-scenes.

NSCC discusses racism in the classroom at Oct. town hall

NSCC discusses racism in the classroom at Oct. town hall

Grace Horne, news staff

October 30, 2019

Representatives from different organizations on and around campus came to the Oct. 23 Northeastern Student of Color Caucus, or NSCC, town hall meeting to discuss problems regarding racism on campus and how Northeastern’s administration handles it. 

Experts come together for NU climate conference

Experts come together for NU climate conference

Taylor Driscoll, news staff

October 23, 2019

Students, academics, environmental activists and members of the public gathered in Raytheon Amphitheater Oct. 18 for Turning Up the Heat: Climate Resilience and Community Engagement, hosted in partnership by Northeastern’s School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs and the UMass Boston Sustainabl...

Demand for Mulaney and Kroll tickets results in chaos, memes

Demand for Mulaney and Kroll tickets results in chaos, memes

Paige Stern, news staff

October 23, 2019

When the council, commonly known as CUP, announced that comedians John Mulaney and Nick Kroll would come to campus in November, many Northeastern students were thrilled.

NU student Maya Mudgal takes a hands-on role in addressing climate change

NU student Maya Mudgal takes a hands-on role in addressing climate change

Lucy Gavin, news staff

October 23, 2019

In her Introduction to Global Health class last semester, Maya Mudgal casually decided to write her final paper on the health impacts of the Green New Deal, which had just been introduced into the U.S. House and the Senate. She had no idea that a few months later, she would be rubbing shoulders wi...

NU enters global race for AI funding, talent 

NU enters global race for AI funding, talent 

Nick Hirano, news staff

October 23, 2019

Northeastern will allocate $50 million and hire as many as 30 faculty members for a new Institute for Experiential Artificial Intelligence.