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Boston and Nova Scotia continue Christmas tree tradition

Boston and Nova Scotia continue Christmas tree tradition

Julia Preszler, news correspondent

December 5, 2018


Filed under City

The 46-foot white spruce tree, which was set up on Boston Common Nov. 20, came from Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is an annual gift and a sign of gratitude to the city of Boston for the assistance it provided after a major explosion that occurred Dec. 6, 1917.

Democrats campaign for races they can’t vote in

Democrats campaign for races they can’t vote in

November 6, 2018


Filed under City

By Julia Preszler, city editor Sitting at a mahogany-colored table in a house on a quiet street in Newton, Leo Hannenberg click-click-clicked in rapid succession on his clunky Panasonic Toughbook. With each click, he fired off a text message to someone in Texas, asking whether they would knock on doo...

Pivotal swing vote Flake talks about Kavanaugh hearings at Boston event

Pivotal swing vote Flake talks about Kavanaugh hearings at Boston event

October 4, 2018


Filed under City

By Julia Preszler, city editor All attention turned toward Sen. Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, when he spoke Monday about the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit at City Hall Plaza. Attendees and those who watched the interview remotely afterwa...

Former Chanel CEO speaks about career

Former Chanel CEO speaks about career

November 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Julia Preszler, campus news editor Maureen Chiquet, a former global CEO of Chanel spoke about her personal success and the importance of changes in businesses in the modern era in her speech kicking off Homecoming Week 2017. Hundreds of students gathered in Blackman Auditorium Monday evening for the talk...

New app connects social media sites

New app connects social media sites

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Cole Albert, news correspondent Two Northeastern students designed an app called FriendsUp, which  allows people to add a friend on all of their social media platforms with a single tap. The app, created by fourth-year Andrew Smith and fifth-year Jay Shome, allows a person to send requests to another per...

Shipping mistake leads to Nordstrom ads on coffee sleeves

Shipping mistake leads to Nordstrom ads on coffee sleeves

October 19, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Morgan Lloyd, news correspondent A shipping mistake caused Northeastern University to unintentionally supply coffee sleeves displaying an advertisement from Nordstrom this past week in all three NU dining halls. The coffee sleeves led to confusion over whether the school was promoting Nordstrom on campus. ...

Students collect donations for Puerto Rico relief

Students collect donations for Puerto Rico relief

October 4, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Julia Preszler, campus news editor Puerto Rican students have mobilized at Northeastern to collect monetary donations and necessary supplies to aid relief efforts on the island after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria Sept. 20. The coalition of Northeastern students, led by fourth-year marketing and interac...

Northeastern files amicus brief against Trump’s second immigration order

Northeastern files amicus brief against Trump’s second immigration order

April 3, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Julia Preszler, news staff Northeastern University and 30 other universities filed an amicus brief Friday against President Donald J. Trump’s second travel ban, saying it interferes with their global mission and ability to draw on the talents of international students and faculty. Trump’...

Student government extends elections, invalidates first 1,500 votes

Student government extends elections, invalidates first 1,500 votes

Paxtyn Merten and Julia Preszler

March 23, 2017


Filed under Campus

Voting for the Student Government Association (SGA) Direct Elections, originally set to close Thursday, was extended to end Monday at 11:59 p.m. The SGA Elections Committee decided Wednesday night to invalidate and reset the ballots for nearly 1,500 students who voted on an incomplete version of a r...

Eugene “Neil” Fachon remembered as kind, optimistic

Eugene “Neil” Fachon remembered as kind, optimistic

February 28, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Julia Preszler, news staff Eugene “Neil” Fachon, a third-year student at Northeastern characterized by his optimism and kindness, died from a rare form of brain cancer on Feb. 19 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care in Providence, Rhode Island. He was 20 years old. Fachon, an industrial engineering ...

Asian American Heritage Week features TV drag queen

Asian American Heritage Week features TV drag queen

February 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Julia Preszler, news staff Events exploring Asian American LGBTQA+ identities, beauty standards and activism will take place through Saturday as part of Northeastern’s Asian American Center’s annual Heritage Week. This year’s theme, “A New Gener(Asian),” was designed to facilitate c...

DivestNU unveils banner for national day of action

DivestNU unveils banner for national day of action

January 24, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Julia Preszler, news staff Students in DivestNU unveiled two banners in the Curry Student Center Monday as part of the national divestment movement’s day of action in response to the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Seven students held banners at 5:30 p.m. over the edge of the thir...

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