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Fire on Hemenway displaces students

Fire on Hemenway displaces students

Chris Butler and Riley Robinson

November 2, 2018


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When her roommate called her to say their building was burning down, third-year electrical engineering major Natalie Luongo was down the street. Luongo ran for a few blocks until she reached home. The entire building was in flames. “It was just very shocking. I didn’t believe it at first when my roommat...

Aoun teases second ISEC building at Faculty Senate meeting

Aoun teases second ISEC building at Faculty Senate meeting

November 1, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, deputy campus editor Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun gave his annual address to the Faculty Senate in an Oct. 24 meeting, highlighting the university’s successes and previewing plans for micro-degree programs and an additional ISEC facility. Aoun said the current climate ...

Northeastern faces student backlash over ICE contract

Northeastern faces student backlash over ICE contract

July 23, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news staff Student activists are currently pressuring the NU administration to end a $7.8 million contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a government agency that is facing significant criticism from the public after President Donald J. Trump’s immigration ...

Grad students demand election agreement

Grad students demand election agreement

April 22, 2018


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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...

Ella Agoos: the story of NU’s ‘meme queen’

Ella Agoos: the story of NU’s ‘meme queen’

March 1, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Some call her Northeastern’s “meme mom.” Others recognize her in the grocery store, shout “meme queen” and run away. But her name is Ella Agoos, and she is the creator of the NU Meme Collective, a secret Facebook group for Northeastern students to share meme...

Tea no longer robot-proof at Northeastern

Tea no longer robot-proof at Northeastern

February 28, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor At the request of President Joseph E. Aoun, Northeastern installed high-tech tea vending machines on campus Feb. 8. The new TeaBOT machines are being installed in 37 locations across the United States and Canada, including the University of Toronto, where Aoun fir...

Burke Street dormitory “topped out” in celebration with mayor

Burke Street dormitory “topped out” in celebration with mayor

February 15, 2018


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By Sam Cronin, news staff Local officials and business leaders met Feb. 7 for the “Topping Out Celebration” of Northeastern’s 20-story dormitory building which is nearing completion at 10 Burke St. At the event, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun and other key ...

Sociology class assigns President Aoun’s book as required reading

Sociology class assigns President Aoun’s book as required reading

January 24, 2018


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Updated on Jan. 28 at 6:16 p.m. to include Northeastern University spokesperson’s response. By Anna Donnelly, news correspondent Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun’s book “Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” is now on the list of required tex...

Northeastern names Jeff Konya next athletic director

Northeastern names Jeff Konya next athletic director

January 10, 2018


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By Calli Remillard, sports editor Northeastern University named Jeff Konya as successor to athletic director Peter Roby, who will retire in June 2018 after spending more than a decade in the position. Konya, who most recently served as the athletic director at Oakland University in Detroit, has m...

Aoun’s “Robot Proof” lays out a plan for educators

Aoun’s “Robot Proof” lays out a plan for educators

November 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

By Glenn Billman, Deputy Campus Editor Joseph E. Aoun: A man who has said his fourth language is rap and also has been honored by the French government for his contributions to academia. So what does a book penned by Northeastern’s president look like? How many times does he say “experiential lear...

Jack Grinold remembered for lifetime of service to Northeastern

Jack Grinold remembered for lifetime of service to Northeastern

Charlie Wolfson

September 9, 2017


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Members of the Northeastern University community gathered Wednesday to celebrate the life of former sports information director Jack Grinold, who died in April. Grinold, who served Northeastern from 1962 to 2012, was known by many as the “Dean of New England College Athletics.” The longtime ...

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