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Rising student population impacts Boston religious centers

Rising student population impacts Boston religious centers

Charlie Wolfson

April 18, 2018


Filed under City

Father Philip Dabney moved to Mission Hill well after the tidal wave of college students began sweeping into the neighborhood. Dabney, a priest at the grand Catholic basilica on Tremont Street known locally as the Mission Church, has been living in the Hill for nine years. Though many of the rowhouses th...

NU center hosts dialogue to discuss identities

NU center hosts dialogue to discuss identities

September 14, 2016


Filed under Campus

By Rachel Morford, news co-editor Students and staff gathered Wednesday at noon in what once was the Curry Student Center game room to share pizza, soda and conversations about inclusivity. The Center for Intercultural Engagement hosted a dialogue focused on the intersectionality of identity, the first ...

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

August 10, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Rachel Morford, news corespondent  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. According to the Bo...

Column: Finding faith by redefining religion

Column: Finding faith by redefining religion

March 18, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

                              By Angelica Recierdo, inside columnist In Middletown, N.J., a lot of the residents are Roman Catholic. Whether Irish, Italian, Mexican or Filipino, eve...

Letter: Need More Education on Sikh Religion

Letter: Need More Education on Sikh Religion

June 4, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Dear Judge Susan E. Green of the Superior Court of Sutter County, I am a Sikh. My faith – which stems from India – is acknowledged as one of the world’s major religions (there are 23.8 million Sikhs and only 13.4 million Jews). We stand out because baptized, male Sikhs wear turbans, beards and...

Column: No good argument against gay marriage

May 22, 2013


Filed under Opinion

By Chris Benevento, News Staff On May 14, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill legalizing gay marriage in his state. An estimated crowd of 6,000 cheered and waved rainbow flags as Minnesota became the 12th state to pass such a bill. It was a major victory for supporters of gay marriage nationw...

Aoun creates diversity council

February 7, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Gail Waterhouse, News Staff Northeastern is working to embrace a more pluralistic approach to diversity, President Joseph E. Aoun announced in a speech Monday afternoon. Speaking in the Fenway Center to a packed crowd of mostly faculty, staff and administrators, Aoun declared the university has ...

Menorah vandalized in Krentzman Quad

December 6, 2012


Filed under Campus

By Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta, News Correspondent In the early hours of Friday, Nov. 30, the menorah in Krentzman Quad was vandalized. At about 1 a.m., the menorah, a symbol of the eight-day Jewish holiday Hanukkah, was bent at the base while an adjacent Christian nativity scene went untouched, accor...

Religions join at annual Progressive Dinner event

October 26, 2011


Filed under Campus

By Melissa Werthmann, News Correspondent Northeastern held its sixth annual Interfaith Progressive Dinner Tuesday to encourage interaction and dialogue among different religions in a friendly environment with a variety of cultural food. “The point was to get people together from a variety of bac...

Free-for-all faith

December 6, 2010


Filed under City

For some college students in Boston, religious status is in flux By Hanna Trudo, News Correspondent Jason Chrisos has perfect posture. Sitting upright with his hands folded in his lap, he prepares for a contemplative dialogue within the confines of his mind. Usually, this is called prayer, but...

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