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Seven-alarm fire breaks out on Hemenway Street

Seven-alarm fire breaks out on Hemenway Street

October 27, 2018


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UPDATE: The fire stopped burning by 2:27 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. By Patrick Burgard, managing editor Police are evacuating residents of several buildings in the vicinity of Hemenway Street and Symphony Road as a seven-alarm fire, which broke out on the 100 block of Hemenway Street this aftern...

Relay for Life brings Boston together to fight cancer

Relay for Life brings Boston together to fight cancer

March 28, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor When Emma Codman went to her first Relay for Life, the event didn’t have the personal significance it does now. That would come a year later, when her mother was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer, which she later died from. Now Codman dedicates her partici...

NU TEDx showcases speakers from community

NU TEDx showcases speakers from community

March 27, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Students, professors, alumni and Boston residents spoke on topics ranging from art history to regenerative biology during TEDxNortheasternU, held in the Raytheon Amphitheater March 18. The event, with the theme “Wait, Why?”, was based around the idea of TEDx, a...

Gender vs. Housing: Room options exclude trans, non-binary students

Gender vs. Housing: Room options exclude trans, non-binary students

March 22, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor When Kate Parks applied for housing earlier this month, they found there was no all-gender housing available for their three-person roommate group. The online housing system misgendered Parks, who identifies as non-binary, telling them the options for female students ...

City planner urges transit equity through community engagement

City planner urges transit equity through community engagement

February 22, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Northeastern University Archives led a discussion on transportation equity in Boston Feb. 13 and screened a documentary about the formation of the Silver Line, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s transit line that connects both Roxbury and the South E...

Society of Professional Journalists chapter opens at Northeastern

Society of Professional Journalists chapter opens at Northeastern

February 16, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Journalism students looking for professional resources and connections can now join the new Northeastern chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Northeastern’s chapter is one of three in Boston for the Society of Professional Journalists, or SPJ, which ...

Professor criticized for comments on Trump

Professor criticized for comments on Trump

February 15, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor A Northeastern professor’s comments that he wouldn’t mind seeing President Donald J. Trump dead made national headlines, drawing an adverse response from the university and students. Barry Bluestone, the founding director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regio...

Review: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ is good for laughs, bad for plot

Review: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ is good for laughs, bad for plot

February 15, 2018


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By Glenn Billman and Morgan Lloyd, news staff If Stetson West Eatery’s recent porn viewing wasn’t enough for you, “Fifty Shades Freed” is playing in theatres nationwide. For a good laugh with pals or for the chance to watch sex in public, we highly recommend it. If you care about anything ...

Students for Justice in Palestine launch “Northeastern Against Hewlett-Packard” campaign

Students for Justice in Palestine launch “Northeastern Against Hewlett-Packard” campaign

February 6, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Northeastern Students for Justice in Palestine, or SJP, kicked off their “Northeastern Against Hewlett-Packard” campaign in a Friday event, calling for the university to stop doing business with the company. Hewlett-Packard, or HP, supplies Northeastern with its print...

Impact investor leads discussion on alternatives to capitalism

Impact investor leads discussion on alternatives to capitalism

January 24, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Local activist and community organizer Aaron Tanaka offered students a lesson in alternatives to capitalism in a  Jan. 18 speech in the John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute. The event, hosted by Students Against Institutional Discrimination, or SAID, dre...

Winter cyclone hits Boston with floods and snow

Winter cyclone hits Boston with floods and snow

January 11, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor A blizzard hit the Northeast Jan. 4, affecting Northeastern students in Boston and elsewhere. The storm brought not only heavy snow, but floods that set a record-high tide in Boston, according to a tweet by the National Weather Service. As a result, downtown streets w...

Candidates for governor speak at College Democrats

Candidates for governor speak at College Democrats

December 6, 2017


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Two Democratic candidates for Massachusetts governor harshly criticized the state’s politics while discussing new solutions to fix economic inequality and social issues in an event held by Northeastern University College Democrats Saturday night. Both candidates, 47-y...

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