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Local artist creates a game about gentrification

Local artist creates a game about gentrification

Corey Dockser

November 12, 2018


Filed under City

“Congratulations, you get to stay in an Airbnb in Gentriville, USA. Move on over to the other side of the board,” said Tory Bullock, director of the Gentrification Game. Suddenly, police sirens blare over the speakers. “Oh, looks like the police have been called. That sucks, man! You lose two t...

Boston’s Black community seeks NU’s accountability on gentrification

Boston’s Black community seeks NU’s accountability on gentrification

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Melissa Wells, news staff The African Liberation Department within the newly established student organization Law Students for Indigenous Liberation held its first annual event, titled “The State of Black Boston: Confronting Oppression,” on Friday, Oct. 12 in Dockser Hall. Founded in April th...

Editorial: New housing is not enough to stop gentrification

Editorial: New housing is not enough to stop gentrification

October 10, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the last year, Northeastern renovated a community playground and built a new apartment building on the edge of campus in an effort to improve relations with its neighboring communities. But, for a city that is just as famous for its struggle with inequality as its plethora of Dunkin Donuts locations, thi...

Editorial: Boston should pursue a bid for Amazon HQ 一 with caution

Editorial: Boston should pursue a bid for Amazon HQ 一 with caution

September 27, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

When Amazon announced that it was looking for its next headquarters, every major city in the country and around the globe began thinking of how it would pitch itself as the best place for Amazon to move. Boston, of course, was among the long list of cities promoting itself as primed for innovation, prog...

Editorial: Northeastern must build affordable student housing

Editorial: Northeastern must build affordable student housing

April 20, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

  Lack of affordable housing on campus has long been a flashpoint: Between Northeastern students and the administration, and between the university and Boston residents. Even as Northeastern plans more land development, the price of housing both on and off campus is rising. In 2014, Mayor ...

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

March 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Rowan Walrath, opinions editor Student housing numbers suggest Northeastern University has not created housing at the same rate at which it accepts students, according to data obtained from Off Campus Student Services. News analysis of the data, which cover the five-year span between spring 201...

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...

Op-ed: Referendum initiative aims to include NU neighbors

March 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

According to data supplied by the Office of Off-Campus Student Services, of the 17,913 undergraduate students that are part of the Northeastern community, 5,742 live off campus. That implies that nearly one-third of the undergraduate population has migrated to the outskirts of Northeastern’s geographic...

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...

Column: Time to explore Roxbury

Column: Time to explore Roxbury

September 29, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Alex Frandsen, editorial columnist When was the last time you walked through Ruggles? Maybe it was an hour ago, when you went to get lunch at International Village (IV), or maybe it was a couple days ago when you visited a friend in one of the Davenports. But when was the last time you kept going? W...

Black Palestine coalition gathers for dialogue on social issues

Black Palestine coalition gathers for dialogue on social issues

April 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Caroline Boschetto, news staff Groups in support of the black and Palestinian social liberation movements joined in solidarity at the Dudley branch of the Boston Public Library Wednesday night, where speakers and participants engaged in dialogue about the similarities between the groups’ struggle...

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