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Country split on Kavanaugh, NU is no different

Country split on Kavanaugh, NU is no different

October 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Kate Win, news correspondent Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation was met by a vast array of reactions in the Northeastern community. After a controversial process filled with sexual assault allegations and a FBI investigation, Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as an Associate Justice of the U.S....

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 ...

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...

Oscars 2018: The predictability of Best Picture

Oscars 2018: The predictability of Best Picture

March 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle, Multimedia

By Lal Birali, guest columnist Unfortunately for this year's Academy Awards, all four acting categories seem to be decided. Barring any major upsets, prohibitive favorites will have won nearly every guild award this Oscar season. Those favorites are: Best Actor: Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour...

Few students vote in local elections

Few students vote in local elections

November 29, 2017


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By Alex Johnson, news correspondent  Although many Northeastern students have vocalized dissatisfaction with the Nov. 2016 election of President Donald J. Trump, many still did not vote in their hometowns’ local elections this year. According to Campus Vote Project, an organization that works to incre...

Students lead anti-war protest following Syria airstrikes

Students lead anti-war protest following Syria airstrikes

April 12, 2017


Filed under City

By Ryan Grewal, city editor When Cayman Macdonald heard the news of the U.S. missile strikes on Syria Thursday night, she knew she would hit the streets the next day. What she did not know was that she would be organizing the protest. “Last night, when I was listening to the news reports, I was so ove...

Column: Trump’s budget reflects his priorities

March 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Alex Frandsen, editorial columnist Late last week, President Donald J. Trump revealed his proposed budget for discretionary spending. Like most of the developments coming out of the White House these days, it was met with much controversy and uproar. And like with most of the developments coming out of the White House these days, the up...

Trump’s ban affects hundreds in Northeastern community

Trump’s ban affects hundreds in Northeastern community

February 4, 2017


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

Updated at 3:05 p.m. on Feb. 5. By Alejandro Serrano, deputy campus editor Two hundred and fifty Northeastern students and 31 faculty and staff members are potentially affected by President Donald J. Trump’s recent executive order barring entry to the U.S. for immigrants and travelers from seven Mu...

DivestNU unveils banner for national day of action

DivestNU unveils banner for national day of action

January 24, 2017


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By Julia Preszler, news staff Students in DivestNU unveiled two banners in the Curry Student Center Monday as part of the national divestment movement’s day of action in response to the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Seven students held banners at 5:30 p.m. over the edge of the thir...

Thousands Protest Trump’s Inauguration At Boston Common (Gallery)

Thousands Protest Trump’s Inauguration At Boston Common (Gallery)

January 22, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries

    Learn more about this event by reading our full article here. Photos by Alex Melagrano...

More than 175,000 rally at Boston Women’s March

More than 175,000 rally at Boston Women’s March

January 21, 2017


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Olivia Arnold, editor-in-chief More than 175,000 people of all ages and genders flocked to the Boston Common Saturday morning for the Boston Women’s March for America. The event—which advocated support for women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQA+ individuals and people with disabilities—was part o...

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