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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.

by × March 17, 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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Student files lawsuit against Northeastern University

Student files lawsuit against Northeastern University

A Northeastern student is suing the university and several administrators and staff members, alleging that the school mishandled her 2013 sexual assault case.

by × November 1, 2016 × 2 comments

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Annual conference focuses on sustainability, networking

Annual conference focuses on sustainability, networking

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.

by × October 5, 2016 × 1 comment

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[UPDATED] Divestment student group occupies Centennial Common

[UPDATED] Divestment student group occupies Centennial Common

Members of DivestNU, a student-led campaign working to persuade Northeastern to end all investment in the fossil fuel industry, began pitching tents on Centennial Common at 7:45 this morning.

by × October 4, 2016 × 22 comments

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Coalition turning students into voters

Coalition turning students into voters

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 Northeastern Votes. The movement, which started just before the first day of fall classes, is focused on democratic participation and voter registration.

by × September 22, 2016 × 4 comments

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Students wait in line for annual Trash2Treasure sale

Trash2Treasure, now its own student group, holds most successful sale yet

Hundreds of students waited for hours in a line that snaked around the second floor and down the stairway of the Curry Student Center on Sunday at the annual Trash2Treasure (T2T) sale, waiting to buy other students’ discarded decorations, lamps, microwaves, blenders and more at greatly reduced prices.

by × September 7, 2016 × 5 comments

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In the wake of hateful online threats, Northeastern Muslim community presses for unity

In the wake of hateful online threats, Northeastern Muslim community presses for unity

Wilmington, Mass. resident Patrick Keogan, 44, was arrested last week for allegedly making a series of social media threats against the Boston Muslim community and purchasing enough ammunition to burn Boston’s largest mosque to the ground.

by × August 10, 2016 × 13 comments

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Obituary: Mohamed Bazzi remembered as generous, a prankster and a born leader

Obituary: Mohamed Bazzi remembered as generous, a prankster and a born leader

Friends and family mourned the passing of rising third-year Northeastern student Mohamed Bazzi this past week, his loss resonating across campuses and continents. Bazzi died in a canoeing accident on the night of Saturday, July 2 in Littleton, Mass., local authorities reported. He was 21.

by × July 15, 2016 × 13 comments