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Obituary: Robert “Bobby” Peterson remembered as empathetic, enthusiastic

Obituary: Robert “Bobby” Peterson remembered as empathetic, enthusiastic

February 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, Obituaries

By Rachel Morford, news staff   Robert Peterson, a senior at Northeastern best known for his enthusiasm, sincerity and passions in gaming and music, died unexpectedly on Feb. 10 in Boston. He was 23 years old. Known as Bobby to his friends, Peterson was set to graduate in May with a major in com...

MegaGame forces simulated conflict

MegaGame forces simulated conflict

November 18, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

                        By Pamela Stravitz, news correspondent The group was running late, but Mack Cameron collected his team and left to check on the aliens down the hall. Cameron stepped into the...

Extra Life brings video game charity to Cambridge

Extra Life brings video game charity to Cambridge

November 7, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries

Starting on Saturday morning and extending into Sunday, Nov. 8, Extra Life threw a 24 hour charity event at the Cambridge Innovation Center near Kendall Square. Extra Life sponsors 24 hour nonstop video game events to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Photos by Scotty Schenck...

Drunken mistake spawns “pwnage”

Drunken mistake spawns “pwnage”

October 22, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

By Alana Dore, Word Nerd This is the one you’ve been waiting for – I just know it. Your 2006 self was screaming for the origin of “pwned,” frantically calling out to you from the past, “Where does it come from?!” Well, not to worry, you T-Pain-loving kid bopping out to “Breaking Free...

Event Calendar: Oct. 22 – 28

Event Calendar: Oct. 22 – 28

October 22, 2015


Filed under event calendar

By Megan O'Brien, deputy inside editor Event of the Week: Saturday, Oct. 24 The 20th Anniversary Boston Veg Food Fest will pop up at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center this weekend. Presented by the Boston Vegetarian Society, the event brings together 120 food providers, speakers, chefs and educational e...

Casinos’ impact on students likely to be minimal

February 21, 2013


Filed under City

By Mary Whitfill, News Staff Catching the casino fever that has struck in many states across the country, Massachusetts legalized casino gambling and slot parlors last year. Betting that the controversial entertainment venues will pay off, state legislators doubled down on assertions that tax r...

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