The Huntington News

LightView Apartments receives mixed reviews from NU community

LightView Apartments receives mixed reviews from NU community

Maria Lovato, campus editor

January 30, 2019


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While some view LightView Apartments as an appealing off-campus housing alternative, others see problems.

Some full time, non-tenure track faculty are against unionization

Some full time, non-tenure track faculty are against unionization

Christopher Butler, managing editor

January 30, 2019


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Some Northeastern faculty oppose the formation of a union. The university will not allow a vote to be held on the issue.

NU professor studies the evolution of hate speech on Twitter

NU professor studies the evolution of hate speech on Twitter

Rachel Powell, news correspondent

January 30, 2019


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Assistant Professor of Political Science Nicholas Beauchamp is studying how hate speech on Twitter is spreading and evolving.

Alum who uncovered 1948 hate crime featured in new documentary

Alum who uncovered 1948 hate crime featured in new documentary

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor

January 30, 2019


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Chelsea Schmitz uncovered the 1948 case of Rayfield Davis, a black man killed in a racially-motivated attack. Schmitz discovered that the perpetrator was alive and never indicted for his crime.

Students fighting food insecurity look to the university for help

Students fighting food insecurity look to the university for help

Brandi Griffin, news correspondent

January 30, 2019


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Not all NU students have reliable access to sufficient food. They are turning to Swipe2Care for help.

SARC responds to Title IX change

SARC responds to Title IX change

Yunkyo Kim, news staff

January 29, 2019


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The Sexual Assault Response Coalition at NU is responding to Betsy DeVos' Title IX changes through a letter writing campaign.

NU student found dead in West Village H

NU student found dead in West Village H

Paxtyn Merten, managing editor

January 28, 2019


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An NU student was found dead in his apartment in West Village H on Friday, according to BPD.

LGBTQ+ students struggle with decision to come out while on co-op

LGBTQ+ students struggle with decision to come out while on co-op

Phil Zminda, news correspondent

January 23, 2019


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For Maria Henriquez, the chance to go on co-op in a progressive place like London was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. When it came to determining how to let her colleagues know she was a lesbian, though, the city’s liberal leanings didn’t ease her worries. “I never felt unwelcome or unaccepted, I j...

Students compete for environmental justice at the Social Impact-athon

Students compete for environmental justice at the Social Impact-athon

Jenna Clark, news correspondent

January 23, 2019


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Over the weekend, almost 70 NU students participated in the Social Impact-athon, a competition between teams developing plans to best impact change regarding environmental justice.

Proposal for expansion in Nahant faces backlash

Proposal for expansion in Nahant faces backlash

Lukas Illion, news correspondent

January 23, 2019


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A revised plan to expand the Marine Science Center in Nahant was met with criticism and concern among residents.

NU Vice President Philomena Mantella named president of Grand Valley State University

NU Vice President Philomena Mantella named president of Grand Valley State University

Maria Lovato, campus editor

January 23, 2019


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On Tuesday, Philomena Mantella, senior vice president at NU, was appointed president of Grand Valley State University.

Burst pipe causes flooding in International Village

Burst pipe causes flooding in International Village

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor

January 23, 2019


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International Village residents were disrupted by flooding and shut down elevators early in the morning on Jan. 22.