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Associate Professor of Political Science William Kay poses for a portrait in 2013. Kay studied public policy and administration, organization theory and science and technology policy. photo by brooks canaday

NU Professor William Kay leaves legacy as passionate academic, caring professor

Katy Manning, news staff February 13, 2023

The Northeastern community lost a long-term member of the political science faculty to stage 4 cancer Jan. 28. A professor at Northeastern since the late 1980s, William “Woody” Kay, is remembered by...

Crime Log: Sunday, Jan. 1 to Monday, Jan. 16

Crime Log: Sunday, Jan. 1 to Monday, Jan. 16

Alexis Santoro, news staff February 10, 2023

Sunday, Jan. 1  12:43 a.m.  Caller reported an individual loitering near the Renaissance Park Garage. The individual was sent on their way.  3:54 a.m.  An individual known to trespass was...

Dr. Meredith Clark moderates a discussion between Dr. Kevin Quashie and Dr. Salamishah Tillet during the final panel of the symposium. The second annual bell hooks symposium was hosted by Northeastern’s Africana Studies program.

Annual bell hooks symposium explores “Black Feminism, Black Freedom”

Jesica Bak and Lula Fox February 10, 2023

In a commemorative start to Black History Month, Northeastern’s Africana Studies program hosted its second annual bell hooks symposium Feb. 3, themed ‘Black Feminism, Black Freedom.’  The program...

Gender-affirming care is a need for transgender individuals at Northeastern

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news staff February 2, 2023

Finn Seifert, a second-year human services major at Northeastern, started hormone replacement therapy at 16, a treatment some hope to render illegal as part of a national campaign to restrict minors’...

Donte Lewis, Clara Barsoum and Cynthia Barrera (pictured left to right) pose for a portrait. They spoke with The News about the challenges they face as first-generation low-income students attending Northeastern, such as balancing their part-time jobs with classes.

First-gen low-income Northeastern students experience unseen struggles

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news staff February 2, 2023

Cynthia Barrera, a second-year criminal justice and political science combined major, has a packed schedule for a Northeastern University student: she’s balancing four classes while working 10-15 hours...

DEVELOPING STORY: Northeastern grad student struck and killed by police cruiser in Seattle

Rachel Erwin and Rachel Umansky-Castro January 30, 2023

Jaahnavi Kandula, a 23-year-old Northeastern University graduate student, was killed when a city police cruiser struck her as she crossed the street in Seattle, just a few blocks from the university’s...

Crime Log: Friday, Dec. 16 to Saturday, Dec. 31

Crime Log: Friday, Dec. 16 to Saturday, Dec. 31

Alexis Santoro, news staff January 15, 2023

Friday, Dec. 16 12:47 a.m.  A caller reported an individual yelling near the Cabot Physical Education Center. The individual was sent on their way.  8:21 a.m.  A caller reported an individual...

Crime Log: Friday, Dec. 2 to Thursday, Dec. 15

Crime Log: Friday, Dec. 2 to Thursday, Dec. 15

Alexis Santoro, news staff January 15, 2023

Friday, Dec. 2  12:03 a.m.  A caller reported suspicious activity in LightView. Services rendered.  12:27 a.m.  A caller reported items in the stairwell of Hastings Hall. The area was checked.  4:24...

Jennifer Dwork, VP of Brand Marketing for WISP, answers audience questions during the joint FSO and NUSHARE panel on Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Student groups partner with WISP to discuss reproductive justice

Katherine Mailly, news staff January 12, 2023

Students spoke with representatives from the reproductive healthcare company Wisp Dec. 1 at an event centered on how the overturning of Roe v. Wade will impact access to reproductive health services. The...

President Joseph E. Aoun speaks at Convocation Sept. 6 in Matthews Arena. In an interview with The News, Aoun said what attracts him to the Northeastern community is how engaged and innovative it is.

Q&A: President Aoun discusses global student experience, new Miami campus

Marta Hill and Rachel Erwin January 3, 2023

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke with The News in a conversation Dec. 14 about the university’s global expansion and experiential learning programs, after the announcement of the new Miami...

Crime Log: Tuesday, Nov. 22 to Thursday, Dec. 1

Crime Log: Tuesday, Nov. 22 to Thursday, Dec. 1

Alexis Santoro, news staff December 20, 2022

Tuesday, Nov. 22  1:42 a.m.  A caller reported an individual harassing passersby in Forsyth Circle. The individual was sent on their way. 2:25 a.m.  A caller reported an individual laying...

Crime Log: Monday, Nov. 14 to Monday, Nov. 21

Crime Log: Monday, Nov. 14 to Monday, Nov. 21

Alexis Santoro, news staff December 20, 2022

Monday, Nov. 14  1:11 p.m.  A caller reported being electronically extorted for money or compromising images would be released on social media. A report was filed.  2:30 p.m.  A caller...

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