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Environmental groups’ efforts halt construction of Melnea Cass Project

Many signs are posted along Melnea Cass Boulevard to spread awareness about the trees.
Julia Carlin, news correspondent October 5, 2020

After a virtual conversation led by the Mayor’s Office of Equity and Inclusion, the Department of Transportation halted construction of the Melnea Cass Project, which involves the removal of more than...

Op-ed: The male-dominated STEM era must end

Women only make up about 28 percent of the STEM workforce.
Madison Boudreau Popovic, contributor October 5, 2020

One of my chemistry lectures the other day reminded me of something I had briefly forgotten about: Women in STEM have a history of not being recognized or heard.  This discussion brought me back to...

Viral TikTokers at Northeastern: LexLyfe

Lexlyfe in her
Matt Yan and Nolan Piccola September 29, 2020

As TikTok users scroll through the “For You Page,” they may see videos of Principal Janet with her in a white blouse, a clipped yellow walkie-talkie on her blazer, blue lanyard and loud chewing gum....

Thousands protest over Breonna Taylor’s case, march for systemic change

Protestors march through the Boston streets on Friday evening.
Kenneal Patterson, news staff September 27, 2020

More than 1,000 protestors swarmed downtown Boston Friday following a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to indict just one of three officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor on charges of reckless...

Somerville man offers ‘free listening’ for all in Cambridge

Kip Clark sitting with his 'free listening' sign.
Hayleigh Evans, news correspondent September 24, 2020

Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge is a hub of constant activity. As commuters, college students and runners rush by, 26 year-old Kip Clark sits amid it all with a sign that reads “Free Listening.” From...

Northeastern extends NUflex through spring semester

A classroom in Ryder Hall is outfitted with NUflex technology.
Deanna Schwartz, managing editor September 24, 2020

Northeastern University will continue using the hybrid NUflex learning model through the spring semester, university spokesperson Shannon Nargi confirmed in an email to The News today. “NUflex will...

Build for Black Lives uses tech skills for social change

Build for Black Lives uses tech skills for social change
Jayden Khatib, deputy city editor September 8, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic and a national reckoning regarding racial discrimination, a group of students started Build for Black Lives, an organization that connects students willing to work pro bono with...

Jayden Struble speaks up about racism, diversity in hockey

Sophomore defenseman Jayden Struble, speaks up about the BLM movement with the support of his team.
Marta Hill, news correspondent August 26, 2020

Appalled at the ignorance and hatred against the Black community, sophomore hockey player Jayden Struble felt he couldn’t hold back when protests and riots were rocking the nation, tweeting: “Being...

Q&A: President Aoun discusses Northeastern’s diversity goals with The News

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun.
Kelly Chan, Deanna Schwartz, and George Barker August 18, 2020
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke with The News in an hour-long video call Tuesday about his anti-racism and diversity goals for the university.

Q&A: Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs on fall student life

Madeleine Estabrook, senior vice chancellor for student affairs.
Deanna Schwartz and George Barker August 11, 2020

Madeleine Estabrook, senior vice chancellor for student affairs, discussed details of fall student life and safety regulations in a video call with The News Monday. Estabrook answered questions about...

Northeastern postpones fall varsity athletics season

The Northeastern women's soccer team line up before a match in October 2019.
Valeria Vazquez, Jordan Baron, and Charlie Wolfson July 17, 2020

Northeastern announced Friday in a press release that fall varsity sports are postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “With the health and safety of Northeastern student-athletes and the campus...

Lucy Ethiopian Café sees continued support amid Black Lives Matter movement

A dish served at Lucy Ethiopian Café.
Matt Yan, news staff July 8, 2020

At Lucy Ethiopian Café, food acts as cross-cultural dialogue: a way to connect customers to a culture and cuisine that may be unfamiliar to them. As Black Lives Matter protests continue across the country,...

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