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Northeastern faces student backlash over ICE contract

Northeastern faces student backlash over ICE contract

July 23, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news staff Student activists are currently pressuring the NU administration to end a $7.8 million contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a government agency that is facing significant criticism from the public after President Donald J. Trump’s immigration ...

2018 March for Science smaller than 2017, localized

2018 March for Science smaller than 2017, localized

April 18, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news staff More than 500 people gathered at Christopher Columbus Park on Saturday for the second annual March for Science. While the march was one of many across the nation, Boston’s march found protesters rallying for local issues. Last year, tens of thousands gathered on the Boston...

Runners attempt to ‘Beat the T’ during marathon weekend

Runners attempt to ‘Beat the T’ during marathon weekend

April 17, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news staff More than 50 runners from across Massachusetts gathered at the Prudential Center on Friday for a race. Their opponent? The Green Line. People of all ages and athletic capabilities suited up and ran the three-mile route up Beacon Street for Boston’s annual Beat the ...

Justice Breyer brings his pragmatism to Boston

Justice Breyer brings his pragmatism to Boston

April 3, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news staff Since his appointment in 1994, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has made a name for himself as a pragmatist. This means that in contrast to some of his fellow justices, Breyer is known to take the context of his court’s rulings into account when making a dec...

Boston hosts 25th Cognitive Neuroscience Convention

Boston hosts 25th Cognitive Neuroscience Convention

March 27, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news staff The Cognitive Neuroscience Society held its annual four-day meeting at the Boston Sheraton last weekend, attracting hundreds of researchers from around the world to share their latest findings in the field. At the start of each day from Saturday to Tuesday, the Sheraton’s exh...

Northeastern students prefer to stay in Boston for co-op

Northeastern students prefer to stay in Boston for co-op

March 25, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news staff A majority of Northeastern students choose to stay in Boston during co-op, according to the Office of Cooperative Education and Career Development. For some, it helps with housing. For others, Boston is where they want to be. Northeastern’s connections to the city are expans...

Students protest at Mass. State House for gun control

Students protest at Mass. State House for gun control

March 14, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news staff After a winter storm left Boston schools closed on Wednesday, students walked out of their homes instead of their classrooms to march to the State House and meet with legislators to call for gun reform. On the one-month anniversary of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman...

Walsh implements new program to create jobs

Walsh implements new program to create jobs

February 28, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news correspondent On the first day of 2018, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh stood before Massachusetts’ elected officials at Emerson College’s Cutler Majestic Theatre and thanked them for his re-election. Among his many inauguration promises was the establishment of BostonHires, a...

Athletic Director Peter Roby retires, leaving lasting legacy

Athletic Director Peter Roby retires, leaving lasting legacy

February 14, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news correspondent Northeastern University’s recently retired athletic director Peter Roby left his office at Cabot Center a few weeks ago and moved to the second floor of the administrative wing in International Village. His new office is bare; he’s had no time to decor...

Cannabis commission hears regulation concerns

Cannabis commission hears regulation concerns

February 14, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news correspondent Before finalizing its regulations for adult marijuana use in Massachusetts, the Cannabis Control Commission is making its way around the state to hear from the public. Tuesday night marked the commission’s final stop and the first public hearing since the...

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