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Dire climate change report evokes concern among NU community

Dire climate change report evokes concern among NU community

November 7, 2018


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By Alison Booth, news correspondent The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, recently released a report detailing a dramatic increase of global warming. The report’s implications and level of media coverage concerned some members of the Northeastern community. “It sounds really ...

NU denounces federal memo impacting Title IX

NU denounces federal memo impacting Title IX

November 1, 2018


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By Sully Barrett, news staff A leaked Oct. 21 memo from President Donald J. Trump’s administration proposed legally defining sex as either male or female under Title IX, potentially urging universities to eliminate anti-discrimination protections for transgender and nonbinary students. The sugg...

Political clubs debate immigration

Political clubs debate immigration

Charlie Wolfson

April 5, 2018


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For a night, the national debate on immigration was crammed into an International Village classroom. Northeastern University College Democrats and Northeastern University College Republicans sparred for more than an hour in a debate moderated by the Northeastern Debate Society, resulting in a 2-1...

[UPDATED] NU will not approve grad student union vote

[UPDATED] NU will not approve grad student union vote

March 14, 2018


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Northeastern will not negotiate a separate agreement for a graduate student union election process, according to a Feb 28 email from the office of the provost. Instead, the email from Vice Provost for Graduate Education Phil He told the students advocating to unionize to go through the National La...

Oscars 2018: The predictability of Best Picture

Oscars 2018: The predictability of Best Picture

March 2, 2018


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By Lal Birali, guest columnist Unfortunately for this year's Academy Awards, all four acting categories seem to be decided. Barring any major upsets, prohibitive favorites will have won nearly every guild award this Oscar season. Those favorites are: Best Actor: Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour...

World Scope: Kevin O’Leary and celebrity politicians—the beginning of a new norm?

World Scope: Kevin O’Leary and celebrity politicians—the beginning of a new norm?

April 19, 2017


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By Jeewan Ambat, political columnist Kevin O’Leary. Businessman, TV personality on Shark Tank and now potential future Prime Minister of Canada? I would laugh, but since the election of President Donald J. Trump and the absurdities that have come out of the White House in recent times, it comes ...

Video: Northeastern students join Women’s March on Washington

Video: Northeastern students join Women’s March on Washington

April 16, 2017


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  Video by Mayeesha Galiba On Jan. 21, 2017, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington D.C. for the Women's March on Washington. The march was meant, in part, to protest the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Marchers advocated for reproductive rights, immigran...

Editorial: Northeastern is complicit in international violence

Editorial: Northeastern is complicit in international violence

April 13, 2017


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The Huntington News has published this piece before. However, no one currently on staff remembers it. The oldest current editor was 13 years old when Marc Larocque wrote a column titled “The military-industrial side of Northeastern,” slamming the university’s deep ties to technology and defens...

Northeastern files amicus brief against Trump’s second immigration order

Northeastern files amicus brief against Trump’s second immigration order

April 3, 2017


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By Julia Preszler, news staff Northeastern University and 30 other universities filed an amicus brief Friday against President Donald J. Trump’s second travel ban, saying it interferes with their global mission and ability to draw on the talents of international students and faculty. Trump’...

Library hosts data archiving event

Library hosts data archiving event

Hannah Bernstein

March 28, 2017


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After the presidential election, a fellow in the University of Pennsylvania’s (UPenn) Environmental Humanities program received an e-mail. It was from an urban planner, concerned that federal data they used for their work would become unavailable under the new administration. That e-mail spurre...

Northeastern hosts travel ban info session

Northeastern hosts travel ban info session

Paxtyn Merten

March 2, 2017


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In the wake of confusion over how President Donald J. Trump will revamp his executive order restricting travel and immigration, Northeastern University’s administration has taken steps to inform students potentially affected by the ban and future orders Trump may issue related to immigration and depo...

Students, faculty protest immigration ban on Centennial Common

Students, faculty protest immigration ban on Centennial Common

February 18, 2017


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By Caroline Panchelli, news correspondent A group of approximately 70 students and faculty gathered on Centennial Common Thursday for a peaceful protest against President Donald J. Trump’s travel ban. The protest was held by the Iranian Student Association of Northeastern (ISAN), an organizat...

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