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Students fight for more accessible UHCS

Students fight for more accessible UHCS

April 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Kaitlyn Budion, news staff A new coalition of students hopes to quicken the pace of change within Northeastern’s health center, gathering data on students’ dissatisfaction with services the center provides. Students Working for an Accessible Northeastern, or SWAN, is a group of Northeas...

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...

Review: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ is good for laughs, bad for plot

Review: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ is good for laughs, bad for plot

February 15, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

By Glenn Billman and Morgan Lloyd, news staff If Stetson West Eatery’s recent porn viewing wasn’t enough for you, “Fifty Shades Freed” is playing in theatres nationwide. For a good laugh with pals or for the chance to watch sex in public, we highly recommend it. If you care about anything ...

Column: Grading the teams in the Super Bowl by position

Column: Grading the teams in the Super Bowl by position

January 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Thomas Herron, news correspondent   The date is Feb. 6, 2005. Super Bowl XXXIX has just concluded, and with their third title in four years, the Brady and Belichick Co. have just cemented their legacy as one of the greatest sports dynasties of all time. The Eagles, led by All-Pro receiver Terrell...

Aoun’s “Robot Proof” lays out a plan for educators

Aoun’s “Robot Proof” lays out a plan for educators

November 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

By Glenn Billman, Deputy Campus Editor Joseph E. Aoun: A man who has said his fourth language is rap and also has been honored by the French government for his contributions to academia. So what does a book penned by Northeastern’s president look like? How many times does he say “experiential lear...

Nobel Physicist encourages students to follow their passions

Nobel Physicist encourages students to follow their passions

November 23, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Glenn Billman, deputy campus news editor When physicist John Michael Kosterlitz found out he had won the Nobel prize, he was on sabbatical in Finland in an underground car park on his way to get sushi and beer. “I realized, ‘Wow, it’s actually real.’ I was completely astonished by th...

Northeastern renames veterans center, updates memorial

Northeastern renames veterans center, updates memorial

November 15, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, deputy campus news editor University President Joseph E. Aoun announced the veteran center on campus will be endowed by and renamed for the Dolce family at a ceremony honoring Northeastern’s veteran community Friday. 20 years ago, Jim and Leslie Dolce established an education foundation...

Paradise Papers tie Northeastern to offshore fossil fuel investments

Paradise Papers tie Northeastern to offshore fossil fuel investments

November 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Glenn Billman, deputy campus editor Leaked Paradise Paper documents revealed Northeastern and several other universities have invested part of their endowments in fossil fuels via an offshore hedge fund, according to an article published in the Guardian Wednesday. EnCap Energy Capital Fund IX-C is based in the Cayman Islands, where there is no corporate or income tax. Northeastern and 11 o...

Reach(OUT) promotes discussions on gender, sexuality and careers

Reach(OUT) promotes discussions on gender, sexuality and careers

October 23, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, deputy campus editor Almost 90 students from eight universities gathered Oct. 13 and 14 for the fourth annual Reach(OUT) LGBTQA+ Career Conference, the only conference for LGBTQA+ professional development at the undergraduate level in the nation. In its four years, Reach(OUT) has broug...

STEAM nonprofit founder shares story, advice

STEAM nonprofit founder shares story, advice

October 19, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Glenn Billman, deputy campus news editor More than three dozen students gathered in West Village F Monday to learn about education nonprofit Gique founder Danielle Olson’s path to computer science and participate in a discussion on the power of artificial intelligence and computer science to promo...

Second water bubble forms in Willis Hall apartment

Second water bubble forms in Willis Hall apartment

October 9, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Kaitlyn Budion, news staff An apparent water leak in an apartment on the sixth floor of Willis Hall created a bubble on the bathroom ceiling, roughly 18 by 6 inches, which leaked dirt and debris into the unit’s bathroom Monday and appears to be growing mold. This is the second time this yea...

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