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SGA president resigns discreetly

SGA president resigns discreetly

Chris Butler

November 29, 2018


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UPDATED: On Nov. 29, SGA published a statement regarding Hostert's resignation. In an unexpected announcement to the student Senate last week, Nathan Hostert resigned from his position as Student Government Association president, making Executive Vice President Dylan Balcom the Association’s chief ...

Grad students demand election agreement

Grad students demand election agreement

April 22, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Northeastern’s graduate students demanded the university administration accept their right to form a union at a rally in Krentzman Quad Tuesday. More than 100 students from the Graduate Employees of Northeastern University – United Auto Workers, or GENU-UAW, att...

RISE awards honor student researchers

RISE awards honor student researchers

April 11, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, staff writer Northeastern’s top student researchers earned awards for their projects at the university’s annual Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo Awards in East Village Thursday. Graduate and undergraduate researchers presented their findings earlier in the day at the Resear...

SGA leaders Sharma and Ruiz review successes

SGA leaders Sharma and Ruiz review successes

April 5, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Suchira Sharma and Paulina Ruiz, the current student body president and executive vice president, said their year in office yielded successful legislative revisions but was marred by gender and racial bias. Sharma, a fourth-year business administration major, and Ruiz...

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

March 26, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Nathan Hostert and Dylan Balcom were elected student body president and executive vice president, respectively, the Northeastern Student Government Association announced Monday. This election saw a record-high voter turnout of 7,921, which is about 42 percent of the ...

SGA slates debate campaign issues

SGA slates debate campaign issues

March 22, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff The two slates running for student government president and executive vice president debated campaign issues including diversity in student government, mental health resources and housing March 14 in the Curry Student Center mezzanine. Collin Walter and Nina Kalanta...

Students seek mental health treatment off campus

Students seek mental health treatment off campus

March 21, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff When Julia Cooper went to Northeastern’s health center her sophomore year to talk to a therapist, they told her she couldn’t see one until she figured out why she was depressed. “If that was my first time ever going to a therapist, I would’ve stopped going,” said...

Students walk out in solidarity with Parkland survivors

Students walk out in solidarity with Parkland survivors

March 15, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Around 30 Northeastern students gathered in Krentzman Quad Wednesday morning to participate in the #Enough National School Walkout to protest gun violence. At 10 a.m., students stood in a circle of silence for 17 minutes to commemorate the 17 people who died one month b...

Hostert and Balcom campaign for student involvement in SGA

Hostert and Balcom campaign for student involvement in SGA

March 14, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, staff writer Nathan Hostert, a second-year political science major, and Dylan Balcom, a second-year behavioral neuroscience major, announced their campaign Monday for Student Government Association student body president and executive vice president, respectively. Their slate, y...

uniteNU ticket promises accountability, action

uniteNU ticket promises accountability, action

March 14, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, staff writer Collin Walter, a third-year biochemistry major, and Nina Kalantar, a third-year international affairs and political science combined major, announced Monday they are running for Student Government Association student body president and executive vice president, respect...

Ella Agoos: the story of NU’s ‘meme queen’

Ella Agoos: the story of NU’s ‘meme queen’

March 1, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Some call her Northeastern’s “meme mom.” Others recognize her in the grocery store, shout “meme queen” and run away. But her name is Ella Agoos, and she is the creator of the NU Meme Collective, a secret Facebook group for Northeastern students to share meme...

World Cafe promotes cultural diversity

World Cafe promotes cultural diversity

February 28, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, staff writer Hundreds of students celebrated international diversity in the West Village F Visitor Center Monday night at World Cafe, a pop-up cafe promoting cultures from across the world. The event, hosted by the Northeastern Office of Global Services, or OGS, the Resident Stu...

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