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Obituary: Jake Thompson, 18, remembered as kind, genuine

Obituary: Jake Thompson, 18, remembered as kind, genuine

“His ability to befriend everybody was almost supernatural,” said Pavan Reddy, Thompson’s friend.

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Eugene “Neil” Fachon remembered as kind, optimistic

Eugene “Neil” Fachon remembered as kind, optimistic

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.

by × February 28, 2017 × 0 comments

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Obituary: Robert “Bobby” Peterson remembered as empathetic, enthusiastic

Obituary: Robert “Bobby” Peterson remembered as empathetic, enthusiastic

Robert Peterson, a senior at Northeastern best known for his enthusiasm, sincerity and passions in gaming and music, died unexpectedly on Feb. 10.

by × February 19, 2017 × 0 comments

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Obituary: Hope Lewis, Northeastern law professor, remembered as passionate human rights scholar

Obituary: Hope Lewis, Northeastern law professor, remembered as passionate human rights scholar

Hope Lewis, a celebrated human rights scholar and Northeastern law professor, died Dec. 6 after suffering complications related to a long-term illness.

by × December 9, 2016 × 4 comments

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Obituary: Alexandra Johnson remembered as genuine, outgoing, caring

Obituary: Alexandra Johnson remembered as genuine, outgoing, caring

Alexandra Valentine Johnson, remembered by loved ones as a scholar, activist, volunteer and committed friend, passed away on June 18 after suffering complications relating to a seizure. She was 19.

by × June 23, 2016 × 1 comment

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Obituary: Ryan Shaw remembered as charismatic, talented and kind

Obituary: Ryan Shaw remembered as charismatic, talented and kind

Ryan Shaw passed away suddenly on May 9 two weeks shy of his 19th birthday, after contracting bacterial meningitis. He was 18.

by × June 1, 2016 × 4 comments

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Stephen Burgard, director of the School of Journalism and Pulitzer winner, dies

Stephen Burgard, director of the School of Journalism and Pulitzer winner, dies

Director of the School of Journalism and Pulitzer prize winner, Stephen D. Burgard, died while on sabbatical at the Harvard Divinity School. His death was announced by Bruce Ronkin, the interim dean of the College of Arts Media and Design, in an email to faculty and students.

by × October 30, 2014 × 1 comment

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Mohamed El-Toukhy, 24; honors student and futbol fan

Mohamed El-Toukhy, 24; honors student and futbol fan

Mohamed El-Toukhy, a 2013 Northeastern graduate known for his compassion, altruism and love for dining out and soccer, died at age 24.

by × June 5, 2014 × 12 comments

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Kenneth G. Ryder, led NU through period of expansion

Kenneth G. Ryder, led NU through period of expansion

Obituary: Kenneth Gilmore Ryder, former president of Northeastern University, died Oct. 29, 2012 at the age of 88. Ryder was the fourth president of Northeastern, serving the university for 14 years between 1975 and 1989.

by × November 8, 2012 × 6 comments

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Obituary: Naman Shah, spread charity and friendship

While visiting a poverty stricken region of the Dominican Republic during a 2011 Social Enterprise Institute trip, Naman Shah stopped when he came across a shirtless boy. The Northeastern student, known to friends for his many acts of quiet charity, did not hesitate in taking the shirt off his back and giving it to the child.

by × October 18, 2012 × 15 comments