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Event Calendar: Thursday, Oct. 18 – Wednesday, Oct. 24

Event Calendar: Thursday, Oct. 18 – Wednesday, Oct. 24

October 17, 2018


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

Compiled by Claire Wallace, deputy lifestyle editor Thursday, Oct. 18, What’s So Funny About Oppressive Regimes  Sara Taksler, The Daily Show senior producer, will speak about her history insulting politicians through comedy. She will also be discussing her documentary, “Tickling Giants,” which tells the story of Egyptian satirist Dr. Bassem Yousse...

Distilled Harmony competes at ICCA Semifinals

Distilled Harmony competes at ICCA Semifinals

March 6, 2018


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By Samuel Kim, deputy lifestyle editor  The sound of a cappella performances filled Boston Symphony Hall Sunday afternoon as 10 groups from the Northeast participated in a semifinal competition. Distilled Harmony was the sole group that represented Northeastern at the semifinals for the Internatio...

Northeastern women’s hockey falls short of Harvard 4-3 in Beanpot consolation game

Northeastern women’s hockey falls short of Harvard 4-3 in Beanpot consolation game

February 17, 2018


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By Caroline Ingram, news staff The Huskies had a chance to close out Harvard Tuesday night to take third place in the women’s Beanpot tournament, but let their lead slip away in the final period, falling to the Crimson by a score of 4-3.   Harvard got on the board early, just 3:18 into the...

Editorial: Student journalism needs defense, support

Editorial: Student journalism needs defense, support

April 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

“District hires new principal,” the headline read. But the kicker was the subhead: “Background called into question after discrepancies arise.” This was the front page of The Booster Redux, a high school newspaper in Pittsburgh, Kansas, last Friday. On Tuesday, the new principal, Amy Robertso...

Column: Universities dropping the ball on athletes’ sexual assault cases

Column: Universities dropping the ball on athletes’ sexual assault cases

February 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

By Bailey Knecht, sports columnist For as long as I can remember, stories of sexual assault have permeated my beloved sports world. As much as I would love to view sports as a pure, frivolous way to pass the time, I can’t ignore the fact that we’ve been hearing about sexual assault scandals more ...

Study finds one-fifth of gun owners obtain firearm without background check

Study finds one-fifth of gun owners obtain firearm without background check

January 14, 2017


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By Alejandro Serrano, deputy campus news editor Twenty-two percent of gun owners who reported obtaining their most recent gun in the last two years did so without a criminal history background check, according to the results of a recently published survey by Northeastern and Harvard University. The national survey shows that gun owners who live in states with private gun sale regulations are more likel...

Professors collaborate on protein research

Professors collaborate on protein research

September 21, 2016


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By Derek Schuster & Caroline Boschetto, news staff A protein research project collaboration involving Northeastern University (NU) researchers recently received a second grant from the National Institutes of Health. The project’s goal is to better understand the inner workings of a complex gro...

Northeastern student takes third in Beantown Throwdown

Northeastern student takes third in Beantown Throwdown

October 14, 2015


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By Mack Hogan, news correspondent On Friday, nine startups created by university students participated in a battle of ideas at the third annual Beantown Throwdown. Abigael Titcomb, a Northeastern University (NU) mechanical engineering third year and founder of Knightly, fought her way to a third-p...

Event Calendar: Sept. 10 – Sept. 16

Event Calendar: Sept. 10 – Sept. 16

September 9, 2015


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By Megan O'Brien, deputy inside editor Event of the Week: Saturday, Sept. 12 What better way to kick off a semester in Boston than with thousands of other college students at Fenway Park? CollegeFest is New England’s biggest back-to-school event, featuring live music, student priced Red Sox tickets, giv...

Event Calendar: March 5 – March 11

Event Calendar:  March 5 – March 11

March 5, 2015


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By Alana Dore, deputy inside editor   Event of the Week: Saturday, March 7 The Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society will host its sixth annual stair climb fundraiser. Climb to the Top Boston challenges over 500 participants to make it from floor on...

Track and field finishes fifth at Harvard meet

Track and field finishes fifth at Harvard meet

January 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor The Northeastern track and field team got back on the track for the first time in 2015 at a multi-day meet at Harvard University this weekend. The Huskies competed for the first time in over a month against Harvard, Cornell and Brown Universities, Army and Un...

Men’s basketball wins Naismith tournament

Men’s basketball wins Naismith tournament

December 3, 2014


Filed under Sports

By Matthew MacCormack, news correspondent The Northeastern men’s basketball team had its most successful November in program history with five wins. After taking down Boston University and Florida State University in the opening week of the season, the Huskies (5-2) enjoyed another successful stretc...

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