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Though usually commencement ceremonies are held at TD Garden, this year Northeastern will host in-person commencement ceremonies the weekend of May 8 at Fenway Park.

[Photo] Northeastern updates plans to include in-person commencement for graduate students

Izzy Harris, news correspondent
March 18, 2021

Though usually commencement ceremonies are held at TD Garden, this year Northeastern will host in-person commencement ceremonies the weekend of May 8 at Fenway Park.

Students received zeros on their assignments and were in danger of failing the course if another instance of plagiarism was discovered.

NU Center for Inclusive Computing puts female narratives first

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
August 29, 2019
The mostly women-led Center for Inclusive Computing at Khoury College of Computer Sciences is looking to increase the numbers of women in computer science.
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Crime Log: Monday, July 22 to Sunday, July 28

Crime Log: Monday, July 22 to Sunday, July 28

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
July 31, 2019
Crimes reported to the Northeastern University Police Department between Monday, July 22 and Sunday, July 28.
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[UPDATED] Attempted on-campus sexual assault suspect arrested

[UPDATED] Attempted on-campus sexual assault suspect arrested

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor
July 23, 2019
A suspect in an alleged sexual assault attempt has been arrested, according to university officials.
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NU organizations form student task force against fascism

NU organizations form student task force against fascism

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor
June 30, 2019
Representatives of the NSCC, SGA and the graduate student union attributed the administration’s lack of transparency surrounding the investigation of purported fascist materials found from Snell Library as one of the reasons for the coalition.
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Under the front cover of Robert Paxton’s “The Anatomy of Fascism,” there were 10 booklets, all titled Northeastern University European Resistance.

[UPDATED] Northeastern responds to fascist materials found in Snell

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor
June 18, 2019

Matthew Bowser was researching Islamophobia in 1930s Myanmar when he checked out Robert Paxton’s “The Anatomy of Fascism” from Snell Library. For over a month, the book sat on his desk, undisturbed....

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Offred, played by Jennifer Johnson Cano, sees her room for the first time in Boston Lyric Operas production of Margaret Atwoods seminal dystopian novel.

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale opera delivers in victorious adaptation

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor
May 13, 2019

The operatic rendition of Margaret Atwood's “The Handmaid’s Tale” religiously adheres to the original text, going as far as staging the show in a basketball gymnasium where the handmaids in the novel...

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Uber and Lyft drivers went on strike Wednesday to demand higher wages and better transparency.

Uber and Lyft drivers strike nationwide for better pay, transparency

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor
May 11, 2019

Drivers who work independently for ride-hailing services held a 24-hour strike Wednesday as part of a multi-city effort that was likely “the largest-ever gig worker protest to date.” The strike...

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At the 117th commencement in Northeasterns history, 4,000 students received diplomas.

Speaker celebrates ‘un-Instagrammable selves’ as 4,000 graduate

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor
May 5, 2019
The Northeastern University class of 2019 graduated Friday in a commencement ceremony attended by more than 20,000.
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Some members of the Northeastern Full-Time Faculty Union Organizing Committee are pictured from left to right: Melissa Pearson, Vaso Lykourinou, Aaron Block, Nick Brown, and Sebastian Stockman

Faculty organizers express tentative hope for unionization

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor
May 2, 2019

Full-time, non-tenure track faculty organizers announced April 23 that they will continue their unionization effort despite recent petition withdrawal. Advocates say unionization would solve major issues...

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Student protesters with t-shirts and signs stating “Let Faculty Vote” held a sit-in at the Visitor Center April 18.

Sit-in at Visitor Center disrupts prospective student tours

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor
April 23, 2019
Student supporters for full-time, non-tenure track faculty unionization led a sit-in at the Northeastern Visitor Center April 18, causing the university to change paths of student tours for the day.
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Industry professionals, faculty and students mingle in ISEC before the RISE awards.

RISE provides students with valuable practice, exposure

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
April 8, 2019
The eighth annual Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo included 403 presentations and an awards ceremony.
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Alumni relations grants fourth- and fifth-year students access to alumni networking service.

Referenda proposals focus on transparency, sexual misconduct on campus

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
April 3, 2019
Three referenda will be available on April 7 for the student body to vote on along with the upcoming presidential election ballot
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The Student Government Association office is located in 332 Curry Student Center.

Clubs frustrated with signature collection process to legitimize referenda

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
April 3, 2019
“FOIA NUPD” and “Fair OSCCR Hearings,” proposed by the NUCR, did not receive enough signatures by the deadline and therefore will not be on the ballot.
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Nola Rich holds up a dose of the Narcan nasal spray, used to temporarily reduce overdoses.

Students push for greater overdose prevention

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
March 27, 2019
NUPD officers carry potentially life-saving drugs, but there’s a push for broader access to such drugs as well as further education on the realities of drug overdose.
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Max Willner-Giwerc oversees the Finance Board as SGA comptroller.

SGA transitions to annual budget allocation system

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
March 20, 2019
Under the new SAF manual, students will submit prospective annual budgets in the spring semester.
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Casey Waskiewicz is the chair of SGAs Election Committee.

SGA adds abstain option to upcoming elections ballot

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
March 20, 2019
The 2019 SGA election ballot will feature an abstain option in an effort to address large amounts of no confidence votes.
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Chris Brown (right) and Gabby Nobile (left) are running uncontested for president and executive vice president of the SGA.

Chris Brown to run for SGA president unopposed

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
March 20, 2019
Chris Brown and Gabby Nobile will run uncontested for president and vice president of SGA on the platform of accessibility, academic advising and improving relations with other groups.
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Packages delivered through Frisky Husky include contraceptives such as condoms, oral dams and water-based lubricants.

Frisky Husky delivers free contraception

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
March 4, 2019
OPEN piloted the Frisky Husky program last semester to deliver free sexual health supplies with guaranteed confidentiality to NU students who live in on-campus housing.
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Student Government Association President Dylan Balcom addresses the Senate in a meeting Feb. 4.

SGA updates policy to better evaluate referenda

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
February 20, 2019
The SGA changed their referenda evaluation policy to promote transparency and accommodate a growing number of sponsors.
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Third-year Dylan Balcom is the president of the Student Government Association.

SGA president and SARC work toward assault prevention trainings in classes

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
February 20, 2019
The Student Government Association is working with the Sexual Assault Response Coalition to implement prevention trainings.
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April Ryan signs a copy of her new book, “Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House” on Feb. 8.

Journalist April Ryan speaks at NU on covering the Trump White House

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
February 10, 2019
April Ryan came to Blackman Auditorium Friday as a part of the Winter Gateway Series.
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Political-philosophical documentary What is Democracy? will screen at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge Feb. 1-7.

‘What is Democracy?’ offers a transparent take on global affairs

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
January 30, 2019

What is democracy? Filmmaker, writer and activist Astra Taylor asks this fundamental question in her documentary observing Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s “The Allegory of Good and Bad Government” in Siena,...

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OPEN, the Office of Prevention and Education at Northeastern, provides resources for students on topics related to sexual violence.

SARC responds to Title IX change

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
January 29, 2019
The Sexual Assault Response Coalition at NU is responding to Betsy DeVos' Title IX changes through a letter writing campaign.
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Federally funded research at Northeastern will continue uninterrupted during the government shutdown.

Government shutdown brings consequences for students, research

Yunkyo Kim, news staff
January 22, 2019

The partial government shutdown is now the longest in American history, 32 days as of Jan. 23. Roughly 800,000 furloughed federal employees have been going without pay, leading to devastating consequences...

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Snell will be closing for part of the weekend.

It’s not what it looks like: Snell renovations add seats to 4th floor

Yunkyo Kim, news correspondent
January 16, 2019
Multiple renovations took place over winter break, most notably at Snell Library and Marino Recreation Center.
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Charles Wallace Thomas mediates a Q&A with co-founder of Initiate Justice Richie Resada, and Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors Dec. 3. / Photo courtesy Federico Toro Uribe

SAID hosts BLM activist and co-founder in conversation

Yunkyo Kim, news correspondent
December 5, 2018
Black lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors and Initiate Justice founder Richie Reseda took part in a conversation in Blackman Auditorium.
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Female entrepreneurs discuss startup culture

Female entrepreneurs discuss startup culture

Yunkyo Kim
November 29, 2018
The Northeastern Entrepreneurs Club and Women’s Interdisciplinary Society of Entrepreneurship hosted two speakers in a panel on Nov. 27 to discuss the experience of female entrepreneurs and venture creation.
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