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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

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A rendering of the proposed residential building at 840 Columbus Ave. shows an entrance facing Melnea Cass Boulevard. If approved by the BPDA, the 23-story building could be ready for occupancy in fall of 2028. Photo courtesy BPDA.

Northeastern files amended plan for 23-story residential building, increasing beds, cutting academic space

Sonel Cutler, deputy campus editor December 27, 2023

A new project document submitted Dec. 18 to the Boston Planning and Development Agency, or BPDA, reveals updated details of Northeastern’s plan to construct a 23-story student residential building at...

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Editorial: New housing is not enough to stop gentrification

Editorial: New housing is not enough to stop gentrification

The Editorial Board October 10, 2018
As students of Northeastern, we need to advocate that the university pave the way for Boston to actively decrease gentrification, both by increasing affordable housing and public funding.
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LightView event promotes new student apartments

LightView event promotes new student apartments

Chris Butler and Nick Hirano September 12, 2018
American Campus Communities hosted a kickoff event celebrating the opening day of the LightView Apartments leasing office.
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Student activism meets dead ends

Student activism meets dead ends

April 19, 2018
Many students report a lack of effective communication between them and the administration on important issues.
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Roxbury residents speak out on Northeastern gentrifying Boston

Roxbury residents speak out on Northeastern gentrifying Boston

April 4, 2018
Conversations ranged from Northeastern’s role in gentrifying nearby neighborhoods to Boston’s history of housing displacement.
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Illustration by Pete McKay

Cartoon: NU’s solution to the housing crisis

March 28, 2018
News illustration by Pete McKay
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SGA slates debate campaign issues

SGA slates debate campaign issues

March 22, 2018
The candidates for student government discussed diversity and UHCS, among other topics, in their March 14 debate.
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Illustration by Oriana Timsit

Cartoon: Scale your stress

March 19, 2018
News illustration by Oriana Timsit
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Students allege leased properties not maintained

February 15, 2018
Students say their apartments are plagued with everything from mice and flies to strange odors and clogged drains.
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N.U.in students housed in Midtown Hotel

N.U.in students housed in Midtown Hotel

February 1, 2018
With a lack of available beds on campus, the university is housing N.U.in students in the Midtown Hotel.
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Walsh promotes anti-homelessness initiative

Walsh promotes anti-homelessness initiative

January 25, 2018
The fund will enhance existing efforts to reduce chronic homelessness in Boston by raising $10 million over four years to provide for 200 new affordable housing units. The fund began with help from Bank of America and the Pine Street Inn, Boston’s largest homeless shelter.
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Aoun unveils freshman housing...

Cartoon: Aoun unveils freshman housing

January 23, 2018
News Illustration by Pete McKay.
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