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The Wrecks struggle to fill headlining set; supporting bands outshine

The Wrecks struggle to fill headlining set; supporting bands outshine

November 28, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Sam Cronin, lifestyle editor It was a sea of low-cut, see-through tops and flannels soaked in purple light. Talks about crowd surfing at Warped Tour cut between Smash Mouth, Queens of the Stone Age and Bee Gees played over blown-out house speakers at the Sinclair Monday night. It was only 7:39 p.m., ...

Trial continues over Harvard’s affirmative action policies

Trial continues over Harvard’s affirmative action policies

October 24, 2018


Filed under City

By Ava Sasani, news staff In a closely-watched trial continuing this week, an anti-affirmative action group called Students for Fair Admissions is suing Harvard University over its undergraduate admissions practices. As Asian-Americans continue to rally around around both sides of the suit, all...

Column: We will not “whiten up”

Column: We will not “whiten up”

October 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Though Northeastern boasts diversity, Black students struggle to navigate the harsh reality of existing in predominantly and/or presumed white spaces. Black students must be mindful of this through the application process and after acceptance. This “harsh reality” is implemented by universities...

Special Day at Harvard Art Museums

Special Day at Harvard Art Museums

October 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Pierre Karam, news correspondent On Saturday, Sept. 22, the Harvard Art Museums took part in Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day. The entry at Smithsonian museums nationwide was entirely free — all visitors had to do was access their tickets through the Smithsonian website. “I wish the...

Baseball loses to Harvard in Beanpot championship

Baseball loses to Harvard in Beanpot championship

April 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Jenna Majeski, news staff Northeastern baseball’s Beanpot drought will continue for another year, as the team took a tough loss to Harvard University Tuesday at Friedman Diamond. The Huskies, who last won the tournament in 2013, lost 8-6. The Huskies started the game strong, taking a 6-0 ...

North Korean defector speaks out at Harvard

North Korean defector speaks out at Harvard

February 1, 2018


Filed under City

By Mridhu Khanna, news correspondent A North Korean defector spoke Saturday about the hardships, horrors and trials she and her family endured trying to escape the country over the course of a decade. At a cultural event at Harvard University, song and dance were presented alongside a discussion ...

Students protest Betsy DeVos at Harvard

Students protest Betsy DeVos at Harvard

October 2, 2017


Filed under City

By Ava Sasani, news correspondent Students and teachers gathered outside the Harvard Institute of Politics Thursday to protest U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. DeVos, who has been widely criticized for her lack of public education experience prior to serving as education secretary, addres...

Harvard installation explores time and history

Harvard installation explores time and history

March 1, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

By Liliana Pina, news correspondent Imagine you could trace your life through the artwork you’ve constructed along the way, the shifts in mediums or topics varying based on your experiences and beliefs when you created them. For one artist, this idea isn’t so far-fetched. On Feb. 23, Harvard Un...

Northeastern signs on as Facebook partner

Northeastern signs on as Facebook partner

Hannah Bernstein

January 19, 2017


Filed under Campus

Northeastern recently announced that it will join 16 other universities to form a partnership with Building 8, Facebook’s new technology division. The partnership, which also includes Princeton and Harvard, intends to streamline research and allow Facebook to quickly start projects with the univers...

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