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Susan Parish starts as Bouvé College of Health Sciences dean

Susan Parish starts as Bouvé College of Health Sciences dean

March 17, 2017


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By Kaitlyn Budion, news correspondent Newly appointed Bouvé College of Health Sciences Dean Susan Parish hopes to expand collaboration work across the college and grow Bouvé’s graduate and undergraduate programs. “I would hope that the College of Health Sciences would be continuing to do...

Abortion activists clash outside Planned Parenthood

Abortion activists clash outside Planned Parenthood

February 15, 2017


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By Olivia Arnold, editor-in-chief Outside Planned Parenthood’s health center on Commonwealth Avenue Saturday morning, dozens of people stood in freezing flurries clutching rosaries, bowing their heads in prayer and holding signs – some depicting fetuses or mangled infants – reading “Defu...

More than 175,000 rally at Boston Women’s March

More than 175,000 rally at Boston Women’s March

January 21, 2017


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By Olivia Arnold, editor-in-chief More than 175,000 people of all ages and genders flocked to the Boston Common Saturday morning for the Boston Women’s March for America. The event—which advocated support for women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQA+ individuals and people with disabilities—was part o...

Aoun joins letter in support of undocumented immigrants

Aoun joins letter in support of undocumented immigrants

December 1, 2016


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By Olivia Arnold, news editor Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun joined more than 400 college and university presidents calling on the country’s leaders to extend protections for undocumented immigrants. According to the statement, which was posted online by Pomona College Monday, Nov. 21, ...

NU student to compete in Miss Massachusetts USA 2017

NU student to compete in Miss Massachusetts USA 2017

November 16, 2016


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By Olivia Arnold, news editor When Hamaseh Sorooshian first applied in December to compete in Miss Massachusetts USA 2017, she was skeptical about her chances of winning the crown. She wasn’t tall enough, she told the recruiter. She had big hips and brown hair. “Her answer to me was, ‘...

Northeastern community expresses disbelief at Trump victory

Northeastern community expresses disbelief at Trump victory

November 10, 2016


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By Hugh Shirley and Olivia Arnold, news staff A dreary Boston sky Wednesday seemed to reflect the attitudes of many members of the Northeastern community after the victory of Republican Donald J. Trump in the 2016 presidential election. After a late Tuesday night of waiting for electoral votes to come in an...

Student files lawsuit against Northeastern University

Student files lawsuit against Northeastern University

November 1, 2016


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By Rowan Walrath and Rachel Morford, news staff TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to survivors of sexual violence. A Northeastern student is suing the university and several administrators and staff members, alleging that the school mishandled her 201...

Sen. Warren rallies with union janitors for wage increases, benefits

Sen. Warren rallies with union janitors for wage increases, benefits

September 14, 2016


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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren joined a rally of thousands of union janitors, food workers, security guards and others in the Boston Common early Saturday afternoon to advocate for a new contract with higher wages and expanded benefits for city workers. “This city needs you,” Warren, a Massach...

BPD body camera test run to continue, judge rules

BPD body camera test run to continue, judge rules

September 9, 2016


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By Olivia Arnold, deputy city editor  A Suffolk Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a pilot program requiring 100 Boston police officers to wear body cameras will proceed in spite of opposition from the department’s union, according to a 19-page ruling posted online by the Boston Globe. Aft...

Boston’s Chinatown lantern festival honors Chinese traditions

Boston’s Chinatown lantern festival honors Chinese traditions

September 7, 2016


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By Olivia Arnold, deputy city editor Boston-based nonprofit organization Chinatown Main Street will host its third annual lantern festival on Saturday to celebrate Chinese traditions and to bond the city’s Chinese-American community together. The event, which will be held at the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conse...

Two city officials facing federal extortion charges for Boston Calling music festival

Two city officials facing federal extortion charges for Boston Calling music festival

July 21, 2016


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By Olivia Arnold, deputy city editor A second high-ranking member of Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s administration was indicted for union-related extortion charges on June 29 in connection to the city’s popular Boston Calling music festival, according to federal prosecutors. Timothy Sullivan, ch...

Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

June 15, 2016


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By Olivia Arnold and Isaac Feldberg, news staff Bailey Putnam, a rising junior at Northeastern University widely admired for his good-natured sense of humor, sharp wit and insatiable passion for journalism, died by suicide  on Thursday, June 9. He was 21. Putnam, of Weymouth, was pursuing a degree in media ...

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