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Ed Dinan remembered as compassionate, brilliant

Ed Dinan remembered as compassionate, brilliant

April 11, 2018


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By Rachel Morford, news correspondent Edward Dinan, a Northeastern accounting professor and father of six whose success in the telecommunications field earned him national renown, died of natural causes at his home in North Hampton, New Hampshire, on Feb. 16. He was 71 years old. Dinan, known ...

Obituary: Deniz Kocaoglu remembered as fearless, genuine

Obituary: Deniz Kocaoglu remembered as fearless, genuine

October 19, 2017


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By Rachel Morford, news staff Deniz Kocaoglu — known best for her charisma, sincerity, humor and talent — died Oct. 6 after suffering complications related to acute myeloid leukemia. She was 21 years old. Originally set to graduate in 2020 with a major in economics and a minor in communication studies,...

Modern pride flag flies over Centennial

Modern pride flag flies over Centennial

October 11, 2017


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By Rachel Morford, news staff A redesigned pride flag was raised above Centennial Common Oct. 2 in recognition of LGBTQA+ history month. The new flag features brown and black bands above the iconic rainbow stripes to highlight the experiences of people of color within the LGTBQA+ community and will...

Dining workers vote to begin strike Wednesday

Dining workers vote to begin strike Wednesday

October 5, 2017


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By Rachel Morford and Guy Ovadia, news staff Northeastern dining hall workers voted overwhelmingly to strike if they are not able to reach a contract resolution with their employer by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. The announcement came after UNITE HERE Local 26, the union representing Northeastern University (NU) d...

Perks added for grad students

Perks added for grad students

September 20, 2017


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By Rachel Morford, news staff The Northeastern Graduate Student Government (GSG) is celebrating the successful inauguration of a new graduate-students-only study space open after hours in Rebecca’s Cafe from 5 to 11 p.m. The addition is one of many university initiatives announced in response to gradu...

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

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

March 17, 2017


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By Rachel Morford, news staff Jake Thompson, a Northeastern freshman best remembered for his charm, confidence and sincere personality, died unexpectedly March 5 in Boston. He was 18 years old. Thompson’s friends and family valued the ease with which Thompson formed connections to others. ...

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

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

February 19, 2017


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By Rachel Morford, news staff   Robert Peterson, a senior at Northeastern best known for his enthusiasm, sincerity and passions in gaming and music, died unexpectedly on Feb. 10 in Boston. He was 23 years old. Known as Bobby to his friends, Peterson was set to graduate in May with a major in com...

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

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

December 9, 2016


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By Rachel Morford, news staff Hope Lewis, a celebrated human rights scholar and Northeastern law professor, died at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on Dec. 6 after suffering complications related to a long-term illness. She was 54. Lewis served as the faculty director of Global Legal Studies, ...

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...

Annual conference focuses on sustainability, networking

Annual conference focuses on sustainability, networking

October 5, 2016


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By Erika Christiansen, news correspondent  Panel discussions, workshops, speeches and a networking reception filled the day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Northeastern University Energy Systems Society (NUESS)’s second annual Energy Conference. The event, which took place on Sept. 30 in Curry Stu...

[UPDATED] Divestment student group occupies Centennial Common

[UPDATED] Divestment student group occupies Centennial Common

October 4, 2016


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UPDATED at 11:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5  By Julia Preszler and Caroline Boschetto, news staff DivestNU held a teach-in about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at 5:30 p.m. in conjunction with a Northeastern professor and members from No TPP Boston, a group opposed to the trade deal. This i...

Coalition turning students into voters

Coalition turning students into voters

September 21, 2016


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By Rachel Morford & Rowan Walrath, news staff Overcoming widespread beliefs that American millennials have no wish to be politically engaged, the Northeastern University (NU) Student Government Association (SGA) and 16 other campus organizations have launched a nonpartisan effort called Northe...

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