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Northeastern presented this illustration of the 840 Columbus Ave. proposal to the Boston Planning and Development Agency September 22, 2020.

Roxbury developers sue Northeastern over plans to build second LightView-style building

Riley Robinson, news staff January 28, 2021

Northeastern University plans to construct a 26-story building at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard. The land at 840 Columbus Ave. is currently a parking lot. Northeastern purchased...

The Disability Resource Center office, located at 20 Dodge Hall, currently has limited capacity due to COVID-19.

Virtual learning for students with disabilities creates new problems, exacerbates old ones

Pavithra Rajesh, news staff January 26, 2021

Mohamed Abanoor, a second-year criminal justice and political science combined major, attends class with two laptops. One laptop shows the other students and his professor. The second laptop shows his...

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Northeastern appoints Carla Brodley as Dean of Inclusive Computing

Ethan Wayne, news staff January 25, 2021
Carla Brodley, dean of the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, has been appointed as the inaugural Dean of Inclusive Computing at the Northeastern Center for Inclusive Computing.
James Lyons in a Microsoft Teams meeting with Shea Couleé, a professional drag queen who AfroSpectrum and Northeastern CUP hosted for an event in the  fall of 2020.

AfroSpectrum brings LGBTQ+ perspective to the Coalition for Northeastern Student Organizations of Color

Julia Carlin, deputy campus editor January 24, 2021

The Coalition for Northeastern Student Organizations of Color, or CNSOC, voted unanimously to approve a petition for membership put forth by AfroSpectrum.  AfroSpectrum is a new student-led affinity...

Northeastern is one of first universities to begin COVID-19 vaccinations

Northeastern is one of first universities to begin COVID-19 vaccinations

Skye Richmond, breaking news editor January 6, 2021

Northeastern received 200 doses of the Moderna vaccine from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to administer to Phase One individuals. About 100 NU staff working in the Cabot Testing Center, the Life Sciences...

Body camera footage depicts a NUPD officer speaking with a BPD officer when an off-screen voice urges officers to pepper-spray protestors.

NUPD officer present in controversial footage of BPD officers at Black Lives Matter protest

Kenneal Patterson, campus editor December 29, 2020

Boston Police Department, or BPD, officers are under investigation following the publication of body camera footage from a protest that spanned from May 31 to June 1. The footage was published Dec. 18...

Kaluwe Muntanga is the creator and owner of the Instagram page @NEU_gigs.

NEU Gigs to transition into app

Luiza Loyo, news staff December 21, 2020

@NEU_gigs, the popular Instagram page where students can offer and request services, sell used goods and promote their small businesses, is being turned into an app. Set to launch Feb. 4, 2021, the app...

Before Marinos winter closure, students were able to use the basketball facilities while social distancing and following safety protocol.

Northeastern temporarily closes all campus recreation facilities

Leah Cussen, news staff December 20, 2020

The Marino Recreation Center and the SquashBusters Center will both be closed until Jan. 27, 2021 in accordance with the City of Boston returning to a modified Phase Two, Step Two of its reopening plan. The...

Classrooms on campus have limited capacity.

Winter intersession courses fill up in 20 minutes

Skye Richmond, news correspondent December 18, 2020

On Nov. 30, registration for intersession courses became available, and according to the Office of the Provost, every course was filled in just 20 minutes.   Intersession courses are one-credit courses...

In 2017, students, Bostonians and a former Israeli soldier joined SJP members to protest Israeli Defense Force soldiers visiting Northeastern.

Students for Justice in Palestine chapter faces criticism after controversial Instagram post

Ethan Wayne, news staff December 13, 2020

Northeastern University Students for Justice in Palestine, or NUSJP, faced backlash last week after posting an Instagram graphic titled "Reading through different strategies and theory of the Popular Front...

The Student Government Association, or SGA, calls on university administrators to implement a universal opt-in pass/fail policy” with a student designation deadline of Dec. 9.

Northeastern releases statement in opposition of unanimous SGA pass/fail resolution

Isaac Stephens, news staff December 8, 2020
In the unanimous Senate resolution, the SGA calls on university administrators to implement a universal opt-in pass/fail policy. Northeastern released a statement opposing the resolution.
Northeastern faculty discussed COVID-19 and the spring semester during the Dec. 2 senate meeting.

Faculty, staff hold final senate meeting of the fall semester

Mihiro Shimano, news staff December 7, 2020
Faculty members met Dec. 2 for the final faculty senate meeting of the fall semester.
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