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Senate candidates make final push before upcoming elections

Senate candidates make final push before upcoming elections

November 1, 2018


Filed under City

By Nick Swindell, news correspondent On Tuesday, voters in Massachusetts will vote for one of the candidates to represent them in the U.S. Senate. Incumbent Elizabeth Warren is running for the Democrats, Geoff Diehl for the Republicans and Shiva Ayyadurai as an independent. Warren is the favorite to win...

Column: Exercise your right to vote absentee

Column: Exercise your right to vote absentee

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The 2018 midterm elections will take place Nov. 6. While years featuring presidential elections get the most media attention, midterm elections also warrant our notice. This year’s election takes place in the middle of President Donald J. Trump’s term, and all 435 seats in the House of Rep...

Galvin announces support for automatic voter registration

Galvin announces support for automatic voter registration

April 4, 2018


Filed under City

By Mridhu Khanna, news correspondent Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin announced his support for a state-wide automatic voter registration bill at a press conference March 22. The bill, H.4320, would the bill would allow eligible voters to be registered to vote through their inter...

Column: ‘Diversity in leadership’ needs to be more nuanced

Column: ‘Diversity in leadership’ needs to be more nuanced

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When the student body elected President Suchira Sharma and Executive Vice President Paulina Ruiz, it was historic. Both Sharma and Ruiz are women of color, and their election broke Northeastern’s “glass ceiling.” It’d be easy to say the election of Nathan Hostert and Dylan Balcom, two white...

uniteNU ticket promises accountability, action

uniteNU ticket promises accountability, action

March 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Alyssa Lukpat, staff writer Collin Walter, a third-year biochemistry major, and Nina Kalantar, a third-year international affairs and political science combined major, announced Monday they are running for Student Government Association student body president and executive vice president, respect...

Student government race marred by controversial campaign conduct

Student government race marred by controversial campaign conduct

March 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Olivia Arnold, James Duffy, Ryan Grewal and Rowan Walrath, news staff With voting for the leaders of Student Government Association (SGA) scheduled to end Thursday, the Suchira + Paulina ticket faces charges of libelous campaigning, while the ReNUal slate confronts criticism over its social media usage...

Column: What Mandela can teach us about this election

Column: What Mandela can teach us about this election

November 16, 2016


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Connie E., arts & entertainment columnist This election has certainly broken hearts and shattered dreams of people coming from different backgrounds and walks of life. I can still recall the mood around campus on Wednesday – it was filled with sadness, anger and despair. The brisk November ...

Challengers oust seasoned city councillors

Challengers oust seasoned city councillors

November 5, 2015


Filed under City

By Sam Haas, city editor New blood is coming to the Boston City Council following Tuesday’s municipal elections. Andrea Campbell and Annissa Essaibi George, two women who have never held elected office, ousted longtime councilors Stephen Murphy and Charles Yancey, respectively, and their combin...

Tyler, Helfman to lead SGA

Tyler, Helfman to lead SGA

April 8, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

By Mary Whitfill, editor-in-chief  By a narrow margin of just 50 votes, the IgniteNU platform, spearheaded by Eric Tyler and Morgan Helfman, won the Student Government Association's (SGA) direct elections, putting the pair at the helm of SGA. Tyler, a junior information science and business dual ma...

Letter: Tyler, Helfman run for SGA office

Letter: Tyler, Helfman run for SGA office

March 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Webster’s defines passion as a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something. The passion for doing something for the community we love is what inspires Eric and I, Morgan. Eric and I are not alone. Northeastern’s culture is defined by passion, both at an individu...

Letter: EngageNU vies for student votes

Letter: EngageNU vies for student votes

March 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Northeastern University is home to an active and engaged community, one that is ripe with opportunity for all students. Now, more than ever, is a great time to be a Husky. We want to serve the student body because we love this school. This university has come far, and opportunities for improvement s...

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