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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, ...

NU community offers different opinions on midterm outcome

NU community offers different opinions on midterm outcome

December 5, 2018


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By Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor The 2018 midterm elections took place Nov. 6, and for the first time since 1970, the president’s party gained seats in one chamber of congress and lost seats in the other. Northeastern students and faculty were split on what to take away from the elections, ...

NU Jewish community responds to Pittsburgh shooting

NU Jewish community responds to Pittsburgh shooting

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor

November 29, 2018


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In the wake of an anti-Semitic terrorist attack, the Jewish community at Northeastern came together to mourn and calls for unity. The Pittsburgh shooting occurred on Oct. 27 when a gunman walked in to the Tree of Life synagogue during Shabbat services, killing 11 people and wounding seven. In 2018...

Candidates for U.S. Senate face off in debate

Candidates for U.S. Senate face off in debate

November 5, 2018


Filed under City

By Nick Swindell, news correspondent Senator Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger Geoff Diehl faced off in their final debate Oct. 30 in Needham, MA, discussing were Trump, immigration and gun rights. Warren was the first to speak, immediately framing Diehl as a President Donald J. Trump sympat...

Senate candidates make final push before upcoming elections

Senate candidates make final push before upcoming elections

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under City

On Tuesday, voters in Massachusetts will vote for one of the candidates to represent them in the U.S. Senate. Incumbent Elizabeth Warren is running for the Democrats, Geoff Diehl for the Republicans and Shiva Ayyadurai as an independent. Warren is the favorite to win, consistently polling about 26 points above Diehl, while Ayyadurai sits below 10 percent. &n...

Cyber security event enables safe data disposal

Cyber security event enables safe data disposal

October 24, 2018


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By Nick Swindell, news staff Northeastern’s Office of Information Security, or OIS, helped members of the NU community destroy their unwanted data and paper in an event Oct. 15. Throwing old electronics in the garbage can compromise personal information, and OIS wanted to provide a safer alternative. ...

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