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Northeastern alumni hold final sendoff for Punter’s

Northeastern alumni hold final sendoff for Punter’s

December 5, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, news staff Punter’s Pub will give its final last call this month, as the Huntington Avenue dive bar is set to close its doors two years after Northeastern purchased the property. Campus-planning documents suggest that the property could be used as part of a student housing expansion. On Saturday night, ...

Faculty Senate grills CIO on NU’s IT woes

Faculty Senate grills CIO on NU’s IT woes

Nick Hirano, news staff

December 4, 2018


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Northeastern’s top information technology executive met with the Faculty Senate Nov. 28 to discuss his priorities for updating and improving the university’s technology infrastructure. Faculty members bemoaned the school’s outdated phone system and cumbersome online tools during the forum. Cole...

Administrators release details on London college purchase

Administrators release details on London college purchase

November 18, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, deputy campus editor Northeastern plans to acquire the New College of the Humanities, or NCH, a small, London-based liberal arts college, according to an email from the Office of the President to the Northeastern community Tuesday. The deal marks the university’s latest push to str...

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 ...

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...

Campus political groups encourage students to vote

Campus political groups encourage students to vote

October 18, 2018


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Editor’s Note: Claire Wallace, The News’ deputy lifestyle editor, is the political director for Northeastern University College Democrats. She in no way contributed to the production of this article. By Nick Hirano, deputy campus editor It may come as a surprise, but Northeastern’s political clubs are...

New bridge will connect north, south sides of campus

New bridge will connect north, south sides of campus

October 15, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, Deputy Campus Editor Students, faculty and administrators gathered early morning Sunday to watch a crane hoist 240,000 pounds of steel over the MBTA tracks to assemble a new walkway that will eventually connect Columbus Ave. to the Snell Quad. The late-night event, held in the Inte...

10 Coventry fire prompts relocation of students

10 Coventry fire prompts relocation of students

Chris Butler and Nicholas Hirano

September 18, 2018


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Residents of the apartment building at 10 Coventry St. evacuated Monday evening when a small kitchen fire broke out in a first floor apartment. At 6:07 p.m., the stove fire started in room 108, setting off all of the building’s fire alarms and first floor sprinklers, according to a Boston Fire Dep...

LightView event promotes new student apartments

LightView event promotes new student apartments

Chris Butler and Nicholas Hirano

September 12, 2018


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Hundreds of students lined up along Columbus Avenue Saturday to celebrate the opening of the new LightView Apartments leasing office. The kickoff event included live music, free food and a $10,000 scholarship raffle to encourage students to sign leases for the new building and walk through the mode...

Take Back the Night calls attention to sexual violence

Take Back the Night calls attention to sexual violence

April 11, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, news correspondent  Survivors of sexual assault shared stories of courage and resilience March 29 at Take Back the Night, the culminating event of this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Week. Sponsored by Delta Tau Delta, Omega Phi Beta, Sigma Delta Tau, NUSPACE and the Office of Preven...

Stonewall activist speaks at Northeastern

Stonewall activist speaks at Northeastern

April 11, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, news correspondent Transgender activists cannot succeed on their own, said transgender activist and Stonewall Rebellion leader Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, who called for large-scale coalition to advance transgender rights during a talk April 2 at the Interdisciplinary Science and Eng...

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