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Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

June 15, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content, Obituaries

By Olivia Arnold and Isaac Feldberg, news staff Bailey Putnam, a rising junior at Northeastern University widely admired for his good-natured sense of humor, sharp wit and insatiable passion for journalism, died by suicide  on Thursday, June 9. He was 21. Putnam, of Weymouth, was pursuing a degree in media ...

Obituary: Ryan Shaw remembered as charismatic, talented and kind

Obituary: Ryan Shaw remembered as charismatic, talented and kind

June 1, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content, Obituaries

By Rachel Morford, news correspondent Ryan Shaw passed away suddenly on May 9 two weeks shy of his 19th birthday, after contracting bacterial meningitis. He was 18. Shaw was born on May 29, 1997, and grew up in Wakefield and Cape Cod. At the time of his death, Shaw had just finished his freshman...

Two NU students among four killed in accident overseas

March 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

Updated March 8 By Alejandro Serrano, deputy news editor The two Northeastern University students killed in a car crash in Dubai were in the same accident that killed a Canadian boxer and another man on Sunday morning, according to several media outlets. At 12:40 a.m., local time in Dubai, a...

Mayor, icon Thomas Menino dies at 71

Mayor, icon Thomas Menino dies at 71

October 30, 2014


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Mary Whitfill, editor-in-chief Thomas M. Menino, Boston’s longest serving mayor and an instrumental leader in the shaping of the current climate of the city, died Thursday morning following a strenuous battle with cancer. He was 71. "Boston has lost a political giant, and Diane and I have...

Patrick Barry dies after assault charges

Patrick Barry dies after assault charges

February 27, 2014


Filed under Campus

By Maxim Tamarov, News Staff  Patrick Barry, a former Northeastern student who was charged with two assaults last year and recently arraigned for indecent assault and battery on a 14 year-old, died in custody on Friday. Barry, 21, of Medford, had undergone routine medical screening on Feb. 14, according to a press release from the Middlesex Sh...

Column: Coming out of the medical closet

January 22, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

By Angelica Recierdo, News Staff It’s the kind of chill that is felt only in meat lockers or hospital stock rooms. I was in the latter, amidst plastic-wrapped tools that only rubber-gloved hands are certified to touch. She was a couple inches adjacent to me searching for a nasal cannula. The dista...

UPDATED: Man overdoses in Shillman

February 17, 2011


Filed under Campus

UPDATE - Feb. 24 - By Zack Sampson, News Staff Jonathan G. Blaser, a Northeastern alumnus, died in Shillman Hall Feb. 11. He was 28. Mr. Blaser was on-campus visiting his father, Robert Blaser, an associate co-op coordinator and part-time lecturer in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. ...

Editorial: After incidents of drugs on campus, school must do more to protect students

February 17, 2011


Filed under Opinion

On Friday, a man was found dead, with a needle, in a bathroom in Shillman Hall. Last Thursday, The News reported on the death of a man in Renaissance Parking Garage due to drug overdose, and needles were found on his person according to the Boston Police Department (BPD) incident report. These are the...

Man found dead in University garage

February 10, 2011


Filed under Campus

By Colin Young, News Staff A 30-year-old man was found unresponsive in the stairway of the Renaissance Parking Garage at 835 Columbus Ave. early Wednesday morning, and later pronounced dead of an apparent overdose, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). An attendant at the garage told...

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