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Activists march for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Activists march for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 10, 2018


Filed under City, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

Photo credit: Leila Habib Activists march throughout Boston Saturday to call to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day. Cambridge recognized Indigenous Peoples' Day in 2016 and Somerville celebrated the holiday for the first time this year.   ...

MIT professor proposes futurist solutions to inequality

MIT professor proposes futurist solutions to inequality

February 24, 2018


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By Nicholas Hirano, news correspondent A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor brought his 18 years of technology education experience to bear as he discussed tech-based solutions to racial and economic inequality at a recent Northeastern University student activist meeting. Professo...

Renowned poet visits Northeastern, discusses poetry and racism

Renowned poet visits Northeastern, discusses poetry and racism

April 5, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

By Jenna Ciccotelli, sports editor “At the front door, the bell is a small round disc that you press firmly. When the door finally opens, the woman standing there yells, at the top of her lungs, ‘Get away from my house. What are you doing in my yard?’” Claudia Rankine read aloud from her poem titled ...

Students produce podcast on 80s crack cocaine epidemic

Students produce podcast on 80s crack cocaine epidemic

October 5, 2016


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By Julia Preszler, news correspondent This fall, two Northeastern students are releasing a weekly podcast called “Colored: Crack Cocaine, the War on Drugs and the Making of Post-Civil Rights America.” The podcast examines how the political, social and economic climates in the 1980s contributed t...

Special Spirit debuts at NU

Special Spirit debuts at NU

April 13, 2016


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By Sean Connolly, editorial columnist Cheers and claps followed almost every successful shot at Solomon Court on Friday afternoon. A particularly impressive feat of ball-handling or blocking earned a similar response, as did the halftime events where students and players danced and shot 3-pointers...

Gbowee stresses religious accord

Gbowee stresses religious accord

February 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Caroline Boschetto, news correspondent Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee kicked off the inaugural New England Interfaith Student Summit on Thursday, drawing from her experiences of unifying Christian and Muslim women to urge Northeastern students to crush racial and religious barriers. “I...

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