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An audience in Blackman Auditorium watches The Picture Taker, which details the life of Ernest Withers. Lise Yasui, who spoke after the screening, is working to digitally preserve Withers photo collection. Photo courtesy of Gina Regonini and Diana Bronchuk

“The Picture Taker” showing chronicles work of renowned civil rights photojournalist who worked undercover for the FBI

Z Weber, news correspondent March 13, 2023

“The Picture Taker,” a 2023 documentary directed by Phil Bertelson, focuses on the life of Black photographer and undercover FBI informant Ernest Withers. Based in Memphis, Tennessee and working during...

A member of NU Sanskriti paints Mehndi, or henna, on another members hand during an event held as part of the clubs Indian History Month celebration. While planning the month-long celebration, club leaders aimed to provide a platform for students to express their identity. Photo courtesy of NU Sanskriti.

NU Sanskriti plans Northeastern’s first-ever Indian Heritage Month

Jessica Silverman, news staff March 9, 2023

For NU Sanskriti, Indian Heritage Month is a time for celebration, creativity and community. With almost 8,000 Indian undergraduate and graduate students at the university, NU Sanskriti is one of the...

The Student Government Association office at 332 Curry Student Center. SGA met virtually last week to discuss multiple referenda items.

Senate resolution proposed for Northeastern to cut ties with military-industrial complex, referenda items discussed

Renée Abbott, news staff March 3, 2023

The Student Government Association, or SGA, met virtually Feb. 22 with about 75 people in attendance to discuss three referenda and a senate resolution at a town hall meeting. Referendum items included...

Crime Log: Tuesday, Jan. 17 to Thursday, Feb. 2

Crime Log: Tuesday, Jan. 17 to Thursday, Feb. 2

Alexis Santoro, news staff March 2, 2023

Tuesday, Jan. 17  1:15 a.m.  A caller reported their laundry stolen from East Village, or EV. A report was filed.  3:17 a.m.  A caller reported an individual sleeping in the stairwell of...

YDSA protestors gather outside Aouns office Feb. 25 with posters and a megaphone. The protestors called for the administration to take steps to make meal plans more accessible as part of the clubs No Hungry Huskies campaign. photo courtesy of Northeastern YDSA.

YDSA rallies students for cross-campus march, protests for affordable meal plan

Sonel Cutler, campus editor March 2, 2023

Several members of the No Hungry Husky campaign were escorted out of 716 Columbus Ave. by Northeastern police Saturday afternoon after protesting outside of President Joseph E. Aoun’s office for the...

Professors say AI art advancements shouldn’t worry art students at Northeastern

Professors say AI art advancements shouldn’t worry art students at Northeastern

Sarah Mesdijan, news correspondent March 1, 2023

The booming technology of artificial intelligence, or AI, and its ability to create images at the click of a button has sent a chill down the backs of art and design students, not only at Northeastern...

Mills College at Northeastern University in Oakland. During the Fall 2023 admissions cycle, Northeastern admitted many students to the Oakland campus, creating confusion among prospective students regarding where they would spend their undergraduate years. Photo by Ruby Wallau for Northeastern University

Northeastern begins accepting students to Oakland campus for entire undergraduate degree, sparking confusion and controversy

Emily Spatz, news correspondent February 28, 2023

As prospective students began to receive their admission decisions from Northeastern, many Early Decision applicants were confused when they received an unexpected admission offer to the school’s newest...

‘You are a graduate student, not an autoworker:’ Northeastern discourages graduate students from forming a union

‘You are a graduate student, not an autoworker:’ Northeastern discourages graduate students from forming a union

Ella Hutnick, news correspondent February 26, 2023

Wrapping up a meeting at the end of a typical work day, doctoral candidate in network science Adina Gitomer noticed a new email in her inbox from Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs...

Humorous love is in the air as Times New Roman sets the stage for a night of comedy Feb. 4. Approximately 50 students crowded AfterHours for the best seats and dragged chairs from every corner of the room.

Students find warmth in Tinder-themed comedy show

Pavithra Rajesh, photo staff February 18, 2023

Despite frigid temperatures Saturday, Feb. 4, AfterHours was packed to the brim with people enjoying “Tinder,” a 90-minute stand-up comedy show by Times New Roman. Times New Roman is a comedy magazine...

International Village, or IV, was the site of a burst pipe Feb. 5 due to historic freezing temperatures in Boston. IV Residents had to evacuate the building for about two hours while maintenance was done to repair the pipe.

Burst pipe at IV forces students to evacuate

Katherine Mailly, news correspondent February 17, 2023

Due to the below-zero weather of the weekend of Feb. 3 through 5, residents were forced to evacuate International Village, or IV, after a pipe burst, sending students that had been sleeping in their residence...

Students protest Northeasterns investment in fossil fuel companies on Kretzman in 2017. DivestNU has been advocating for divestment for years. photo by lauren scornavacca

DivestNU to introduce student government referendum calling on Northeastern to divest from fossil fuels

Ahir Verma, news correspondent February 15, 2023

In March, a renewed call for Northeastern University to divest from fossil fuels will make its way onto the Student Government Association’s, or SGA’s, direct election ballot.  Echoing a similar...

Students walk down the aisle of tables set up by small businesses in Curry Student Center. Many businesses at the market promoted sustainability in their products.

Valentine’s market features small Northeastern businesses with sustainability in mind

Alexis Algazy, news correspondent February 13, 2023

Students streamed into the Curry Student Center Feb. 9 to peruse and purchase from Northeastern student, staff and alumni small businesses, many placing value on sustainability, for the annual Northeastern...

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