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Roxbury residents speak out on Northeastern gentrifying Boston

Roxbury residents speak out on Northeastern gentrifying Boston

April 4, 2018


Filed under City

By Sam Cronin, news staff Conversations ranged from Northeastern’s role in gentrifying nearby neighborhoods to Boston’s history of housing displacement at the Northeastern Housing Justice Coalition campaign kickoff meeting March 26 at Dockser Hall. Prasanna Rajasekaran, a fifth-year economics major ...

Op-Ed: SGA and Leadership Development

Op-Ed: SGA and Leadership Development

March 28, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

As I come to the end of my fourth year in the Student Government Association, as well as the end of my term as vice president for academic affairs, I have gotten a chance to reflect on my tenure in the association. The core mission of SGA is to have a positive impact on our fellow students, which is o...

Column: Think before you move off campus

Column: Think before you move off campus

March 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Alex Frandsen, editorial columnist At some point during your four or five years here at Northeastern, it is a near guarantee that you will be presented with the question: “Do you want to live off campus next year?” Oftentimes, it will be prefaced with an obligatory “God, I cannot wait to g...

Roxbury residents voice concerns about Tremont Crossing complex

Roxbury residents voice concerns about Tremont Crossing complex

February 8, 2017


Filed under City

By Alex Eng, deputy city editor Roxbury Crossing residents raised concerns regarding the proposed multimillion-dollar Tremont Crossing complex on the southwest corner of Tremont and Whittier streets at a public feedback meeting on Monday. At the meeting hosted by the Roxbury Strategic Master Plan ...

NU Real Estate Club holds forum on urban devleopment

NU Real Estate Club holds forum on urban devleopment

September 29, 2016


Filed under Campus

By Katelyn Nardi, news correspondent Poor communication and a large student population are two key contributors to Boston’s growing gentrification problem, according to a group of panelists at a Northeastern University (NU) discussion event held on Sept. 21. The Northeastern Real Estate Club (NURE) hel...

Task Force discusses housing impact study

April 4, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Stephanie Eisemann, News Correspondent An independent researcher at a community meeting last Thursday outlined her plans for a housing impact study in the neighborhoods around the Northeastern campus. Pam McKinney, the researcher, described her work before Northeastern administrators and a Community ...

Admins. talk community benefits at IMP meeting

February 14, 2013


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By Mary Whitfill, News Staff Local residents, city officials and Northeastern administrators discussed the university’s next Institutional Master Plan (IMP) on Tuesday, touching on how the school plans to benefit the community and manage problems related to off-campus living. Northeastern filed its Instit...

IMP process progressing

January 30, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta, News Staff Common subjects of controversy like off-campus student living and Northeastern’s commitment to neighboring communities were rehashed at a Community Task Force meeting Monday as the university continues the process of finishing its next Institutional Master Pla...

NU eyes sites for development

January 17, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta, News Staff Northeastern filed its Institutional Master Plan (IMP) notification form with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) at the end of December, continuing a months-long process that will determine the university’s physical and academic development goals for the next decade. “For us, ...

NU, Task Force spar on priorities

October 25, 2012


Filed under Campus

Correction: A previous version of this story identified the Community Task Force as being composed of people from the Back Bay, Fenway, Mission Hill and Roxbury. The Task Force includes people from the South End, not Back Bay, as well as members of the Fenway, Mission Hill and Roxbury communities. ...

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