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Lukas Illion

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NU’s Pi Kappa Phi chapter focusing on building its identity

NU’s Pi Kappa Phi chapter focusing on building its identity

Lukas Illion, news correspondent
October 9, 2019

Northeastern isn’t a fraternity school, but it looks more like one every year. This spring, the university welcomed Pi Kappa Phi as the 10th fraternity sanctioned by the Interfraternity Council, or IFC,...

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The outside of the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution in Ell Hall.

Students, former RAs unsure of OSCCR fines’ effectiveness

Lukas Illion, news correspondent
October 2, 2019
Many students are questioning the effectiveness of OSCCR fines as a deterrent for underage drinking.
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President Joseph E. Aoun speaks at an SGA meeting in 2012.

Data shows NU administration rarely follows through on SGA referenda

Lukas Illion, news correspondent
September 18, 2019
Some referenda appear to be successful at first glance, but oftentimes these successes were motivated or assisted by forces beyond the student body or the SGA.
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A few students lounge in a corner of one of Northeasterns increasingly expensive dining halls.

Op-ed: Swipe2Care is good, but not a long-term solution

Lukas Illion
February 12, 2019
Swipe2Care allows students to donate unused meal swipes to those who may not be able to afford enough. It does not bother me that the university is utilizing its dining halls to yield a profit. It bothers me that the administration is using Swipe2Care to make the dining halls seem more affordable.
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Students and community members tour the Marine Science Center in Nahant in October 2016.

Proposal for expansion in Nahant faces backlash

Lukas Illion, news correspondent
January 23, 2019
A revised plan to expand the Marine Science Center in Nahant was met with criticism and concern among residents.
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