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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 ...

Full-time non-tenure track faculty protest for right to unionize

Full-time non-tenure track faculty protest for right to unionize

Chris Butler

November 29, 2018


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Tension have risen between the Northeastern administration and the full-time non-tenure track faculty members as the administration has recently opposed the faculty’s efforts to hold an election to form a union. On Nov. 15, full-time non-tenure track faculty marched from Centennial Common to Presi...

NU athletics partners with Under Armour

NU athletics partners with Under Armour

Chris Butler

April 23, 2018


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Northeastern Athletics announced a multi-year, exclusive partnership with Under Armour on March 9 that will begin fall 2018. The partnership means Under Armour will provide gear and apparel to the 18 varsity sports at Northeastern, potentially including all club, recreational and intramural sports tea...

Nahant residents protest Marine Science Center expansion

Nahant residents protest Marine Science Center expansion

Chris Butler

April 19, 2018


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Residents of Nahant, Massachusetts, traveled to Boston April 10 to deliver an open letter to Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun, urging him to rethink the university's proposed expansion of the Marine Science Center in the town’s East Point area. More than 30 Nahant residents protested the expansion by pacing ...

NU track and field earns 12 gold medals

NU track and field earns 12 gold medals

Chris Butler

April 18, 2018


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Northeastern University’s track and field team earned 12 first-place finishes and several top-five finishes between meets at Yale University and University of Massachusetts Amherst April 7-8. “We were really pleased,” head coach Tramaine Shaw said. “We saw some really, really good results. ...

Track and field breaks records in Florida, North Carolina

Track and field breaks records in Florida, North Carolina

Chris Butler

April 9, 2018


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Three school records were broken last weekend as the Northeastern men’s and women’s track and field teams split their athletes between relays in Gainesville, Florida, and Raleigh, North Carolina. Fourth-year Kerri Ruffo set the program record in the women’s 10,000-meter in North Carolina wit...

Spotlight team discusses racism in Boston

Spotlight team discusses racism in Boston

Chris Butler

February 19, 2018


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Is Boston racist? The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team believes so. The Spotlight team recently investigated whether Boston deserves its reputation as one of the most racist cities in the country. Several members of the team – Patty Wen, Adrian Walker and Liz Kowalczyk – came to Northeastern Feb. 1...

NU track and field coach earns position with US Paralympics

NU track and field coach earns position with US Paralympics

Chris Butler

February 19, 2018


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After 21 years of coaching, Northeastern’s cross-country and track and field head coach Cathrine Erickson is leaving the NU community, taking a new position as the director of track and field for the United States Paralympics. Following a six-month interview process, Erickson received the call saying that ...

Huskies sweep New England Championships for second year in a row

Huskies sweep New England Championships for second year in a row

Chris Butler

February 9, 2018


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For the second consecutive year, Northeastern’s track and field team reigned victorious at the New England Championships on Saturday. Both the men’s and women’s teams earned first place at the meet, scoring 164 points and 130.5 points respectively. “We just went against some very, very big ...

NU Thrive event helps students eat well on a college budget

NU Thrive event helps students eat well on a college budget

Chris Butler

February 2, 2018


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The freshman 15 may be a worry for some Northeastern students, but a group of NU students and faculty have some cost-effective tips they discussed at the event “Eating Right When Money’s Tight” on Wednesday night. The event centered around how to help combat unhealthy eating. NU Thrive is a stude...

MIT researcher blends engineering and art in speech

MIT researcher blends engineering and art in speech

Chris Butler

February 1, 2018


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“Can creativity be computational and can computers be creative?” Pip Mothersill, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab designer and engineer, said they can. Mothersill visited campus Jan. 25 to tell students about her experience in the design and engineering fields, which  sh...

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