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Israeli soldiers met by protesters, supporters at Northeastern Hillel

Israeli soldiers met by protesters, supporters at Northeastern Hillel

November 15, 2017


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By Ysabelle Kempe and Janette Ebbers, news staff  Former Israeli Defense Force soldiers came to speak on their experiences serving for the Israeli army at Northeastern University Hillel Nov. 2, where they were met by nearly 100 protesters outside the Jewish center.   The visit was part of the e...

Public library digitizes large record collection

Public library digitizes large record collection

November 1, 2017


Filed under City

By Janette Ebbers, news staff Mambo No. 5 seems an unlikely find in a records archive. This isn’t the 1999 Lou Bega jam though — this is the original 1950 recording of the same name, whose ending riffs inspired Bega’s hit. Anyone can visit Great78’s website to hear the original staticky version...

Protesters call for Indigenous People’s Day

Protesters call for Indigenous People’s Day

October 9, 2017


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By Janette Ebbers, news staff More than 100 people gathered Saturday in the name of replacing Columbus Day with “Indigenous People’s Day.” They stood in the afternoon heat outside the Park Street Station in downtown Boston to march and listen to speeches. Mahtowin Munro, organizer of the protest and head ...

Drug dealers may face manslaughter charge

Drug dealers may face manslaughter charge

September 21, 2017


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By Janette Ebbers, news staff In an unassuming Huntington Avenue apartment over Boston House of Pizza, the Coolidge House provides room, board and support for a variety of former inmates, including those who were incarcerated for various drug-related crimes. Massachusetts has similar programs aimed ...

Northeastern Crossing hosts event for city’s wage gap week

Northeastern Crossing hosts event for city’s wage gap week

April 12, 2017


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By Janette Ebbers, news staff Representatives from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) presented a salary negotiation event Tuesday at Northeastern Crossing. The seminar, led by Morgan Stanley advisors Denise Simpson and Nancy Allen, focused on practical strategies of salary negotia...

Protesters fight for $15 minimum wage on Beacon Hill

Protesters fight for $15 minimum wage on Beacon Hill

April 5, 2017


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By Janette Ebbers, news staff Protesters calling for a minimum wage increase to $15 an hour rallied in the rain Tuesday while holding signs, chanting and marching around the Boston Common to the State House on the 49th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. In remembrance of t...

Protesters at State House denounce Trump’s ties to Russia

Protesters at State House denounce Trump’s ties to Russia

March 2, 2017


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By Janette Ebbers, news staff More than 200 demonstrators rallied at the State House Sunday calling for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate President Donald J. Trump and his administration’s connections to the Kremlin. The protest, called the “Emergency Rally to Stand for ...

Afterhours event showcases student art and music

Afterhours event showcases student art and music

February 22, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

By Janette Ebbers, news staff Northeastern’s Resident Student Association hosted a Night of the Arts in Curry’s Afterhours on Saturday, featuring a student battle of the bands as well as an art exhibition and public judging ceremony. Winners of the music and arts events were freshmen James Vassallo and K...

Hundreds form “human wall of compassion” around Roxbury mosque

Hundreds form “human wall of compassion” around Roxbury mosque

February 15, 2017


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By Janette Ebbers, news correspondent More than 300 protesters stood in silence on the sidewalk outside Roxbury’s Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) on Sunday during afternoon prayer in solidarity with the Muslim community. Richard Inonog and Andress Bonifacio, the event’s organizers, stated ...

Northeastern student launches art collective

Northeastern student launches art collective

February 8, 2017


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Janette Ebbers, news correspondent A Northeastern student was among 15 university students behind Free.All.Mind$, an art collective and production organization that aims to foster diversity and artistic creativity. Tyler Blint-Welsh, a third-year journalism major at Northeastern, helped to launch the multimedia...

Holocaust awareness speakers discuss importance of remembrance

Holocaust awareness speakers discuss importance of remembrance

January 25, 2017


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Janette Ebbers, news correspondent Northeastern hosted Holocaust Awareness week to commemorate the World War II genocide with multiple events focused on the its history and connections to the present. The weeklong series of events features student and faculty speakers and integrates multime...

Panel discusses hip-hop cultural appropriation

Panel discusses hip-hop cultural appropriation

December 1, 2016


Filed under City

By Janette Ebbers, news correspondent The Boston Public Library (BPL) released a treasure trove of cultural history to the public on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the unveiling of late DJ Magnus Johnstone’s meticulously preserved record collection, which featured music recorded by hip-hop artists in the 1980s. ...

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