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Grad students demand election agreement

Grad students demand election agreement

April 22, 2018


Filed under Campus

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...

Op-ed: NU grad union is fighting back

Op-ed: NU grad union is fighting back

March 12, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

I am a graduate student employee in the College of Computer and Information Science. For the past year, I have been helping organize a union because we deserve to have a say in our working conditions. Though we are certainly students, we are also employed as instructors, graders, research assistants an...

Graduate student workers rally for union recognition

Graduate student workers rally for union recognition

Hannah Bernstein

November 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

More than 50 students gathered in the West Village Quad Wednesday to rally after union organizers announced that a majority of graduate student workers signed cards declaring support for unionization. The Graduate Employees of Northeastern University are attempting to form a union with United Aut...

Mayor announces affordable homeshare program for students, homeowners

Mayor announces affordable homeshare program for students, homeowners

October 11, 2017


Filed under City

By Samantha Rosa, news correspondent When Yumeng Ren, a first-year graduate student in Northeastern’s School of Journalism, came to Boston, she believed it would be easy to find affordable housing as a student. But this was not the case. Now, she rents an apartment in Malden, Massachusetts — a city m...

Perks added for grad students

Perks added for grad students

September 20, 2017


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By Rachel Morford, news staff The Northeastern Graduate Student Government (GSG) is celebrating the successful inauguration of a new graduate-students-only study space open after hours in Rebecca’s Cafe from 5 to 11 p.m. The addition is one of many university initiatives announced in response to gradu...

Op-ed: Then They Came for Me: Why I’m Standing Now With the Graduate Student Union

Op-ed: Then They Came for Me: Why I’m Standing Now With the Graduate Student Union

September 14, 2017


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

  In the last year, I have been either a project manager or research assistant for five projects on campus. With my graduate stipend, I have a steady income and health insurance. With my extra research positions, I can pay for groceries and my own dental care. I might have $10,120.85 in credit...

Graduate students continue to push for unionization

Graduate students continue to push for unionization

September 13, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Glenn Billman, deputy news editor Graduate Employees of Northeastern University (GENU) hosted a panel Tuesday to discuss the effects of unionization on students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics as the group continues to attempt to create a union for graduate-level on-campus ...

Letter: SSDP opposes smoke-free NU

January 17, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The law students who comprise our chapter oppose a completely smoke-free policy, and urge Northeastern decision-makers to consider alternative methods, such as designating smoking areas, providing cessation support and reducing the harms associated with smoking in the university community. Northeastern...

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