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Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis speaking over Zoom during the virtual event on Thursday.

Michael Dukakis finds need for compromise, Biden’s leadership in White House

Lucas Cooperman, news correspondent November 13, 2020

Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis analyzed the recent presidential election and its impact on the future of the nation in a virtual conversation hosted by Northeastern alumni relations Thursday...

Northeastern students were able to vote at Matthews Arena on Election Day.

Northeastern students, staff held post-election discussion groups

Mihiro Shimano, news staff November 10, 2020
In the days after the election, the country held its breath as votes were counted. With the anticipation comes stress, and several Northeastern organizations held post-election discussions to debrief about the potential results and provide a space to process the election.
The logo found at BlackAtNU's website.

NSCC reflects on Aoun’s email about diversity, inclusion initiatives

Petrina Danardatu, news staff November 9, 2020
Some members of the Northeastern Students of Color Caucus, or NSCC, found much to discuss about President Joseph E. Aoun’s most recent email regarding Northeastern University’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The email was sent to the Northeastern community Oct. 19, proposing initiatives that Northeastern will enact to address issues of systemic racism and discrimination, particularly against the Black community.  
Cabot, once a facility where varsity, club and intramural sports could occur, has been the home of a massive testing operation this semester.

Northeastern testing data signals increased COVID-19 spread

Avery Bleichfeld, managing editor November 8, 2020

COVID-19 testing data released by Northeastern University indicated that Thursday, for the fourth day in a row, the university’s seven-day average positivity rate was the highest on record since testing...

Northeastern community members wait in line to vote at Matthews Arena on Election Day.

Weighing COVID-19 risks, students traveled home to vote

Riley Robinson, news staff November 8, 2020

At 2 a.m. Nov. 2, Julie Dobkin got in her car and drove through the night to go vote. Two of her roommates, who had each already voted, packed snacks and decided to ride with her. By 6:30 a.m they arrived...

Third-year economics major Patric Song's at-home workspace.

Students adjust to remote co-ops, long for in-person work interactions

Lucas Cooperman, news correspondent November 7, 2020
Students who planned on starting their co-op cycle this school year have had to grapple with the numerous effects of the pandemic, forcing them to assess the value of a remote internship process and job and the challenges that come with remote workspaces. 
Stetson West was one of two dining halls closed as a result of the positive test results.

Four Stetson East dining hall workers test positive for COVID-19

George Barker, campus editor November 5, 2020

In the last 10 days, four dining hall workers from Levine Marketplace, commonly known as Stetson East, tested positive for COVID-19, according to an email from Chancellor and Senior Vice President for...

Northeastern's COVID-19 guidelines are not taking into account the sex lives of students.

Northeastern updates COVID-19 guidelines after Massachusetts stay-at-home advisory

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor November 4, 2020
In an email to students Nov. 4, Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Learning Ken Henderson gave an update regarding the new safety measures imposed by the Massachusetts government to address the spiking number of COVID-19 cases in the state. 
Boston Police parked officers on Leon Street after the shooting.

[UPDATED] NUPD and BPD officers respond to shooting near campus

George Barker, Mike Puzzanghera, and Jordan Baron November 3, 2020

A shooting occurred on Annunciation Road near Ruggles and Leon streets Tuesday night, according to Northeastern Police Department and Boston Police Department officers on the scene. No one was shot...

Faculty senate, pictured meeting last semester, raised concerns that this new policy change would disproportionately impact women and people of color, directly contradicting the university’s diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Spring semester teaching policy raises diversity, childcare concerns for faculty, graduate students

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor October 30, 2020

As a working parent, communication studies professor Brooke Foucault Welles has spent the fall semester learning to balance teaching her courses remotely and taking care of her young children that are...

Not only do students risk spreading COVID-19 to their hometowns, but following Thanksgiving break, an influx of people may return to Boston with the virus after catching it at home.

Students weigh travel risks as Thanksgiving approaches and cases soar nationwide

Charlie Wolfson, news staff October 30, 2020
Later this month, thousands of students, faculty and staff will likely leave the relatively controlled ecosystem of Northeastern for the Thanksgiving holiday. This semester, Thanksgiving presents Northeastern with one of its biggest challenges yet.
NUPD reports robbery near Boston campus

NUPD reports robbery near Boston campus

Lucy Gavin, deputy campus editor October 30, 2020
A Northeastern student was robbed at knifepoint near the Boston campus on Friday afternoon, according to an email from NUPD.
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