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Op-ed: NU grad union is fighting back

Op-ed: NU grad union is fighting back

March 12, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

I am a graduate student employee in the College of Computer and Information Science. For the past year, I have been helping organize a union because we deserve to have a say in our working conditions. Though we are certainly students, we are also employed as instructors, graders, research assistants an...

Jessica Williams gives talk at Northeastern on race, rights

Jessica Williams gives talk at Northeastern on race, rights

April 5, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

By Gianna Barberia, news staff Jessica Williams started joking the second she entered the stage in Blackman Auditorium on Tuesday. The comedian paired a “If you see da police, warn a brother” shirt with checkered, black-and-white Vans, which foreshadowed her content focused mainly around intersectiona...

Obama’s tarnished legacy on immigration

Obama’s tarnished legacy on immigration

April 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Last Sunday, The Boston Globe editorial board offered a dystopian portrait of the United States with Donald J. Trump as president. Highlighting quotes from Trump’s past speeches, the Globe’s mock headlines envisioned a future in which US army troops refuse orders to kill Islamic State group famil...

Protect the right to film police

Protect the right to film police

March 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In a dangerously misguided ruling that contradicts previous consensus, US District Court Judge Mark Kearney ruled two people in Pennsylvania had no right to film and photograph police officers in public. His essential claim: Recorders have no right to protection unless they also make clear efforts t...

White House sends Baker letter on refugees

White House sends Baker letter on refugees

December 3, 2015


Filed under City

By Audrey Cooney, news staff In a letter sent to Gov. Charlie Baker and the rest of the country’s governors on Monday, the White House offered individualized data and monthly reports on the number and demographics of refugees resettled in each state. The step marked the latest development in a...

NU Acting Out presents “The Laramie Project”

NU Acting Out presents “The Laramie Project”

November 7, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

By Gwen Schanker, News Correspondent On Nov. 10 at 8 p.m., the Fenway Center will be transformed into the site of a horrific hate crime. Making use of homemade wooden set pieces and artistic lighting, Northeastern’s theater and social activism combination group, Acting Out, will present “The Laramie Project,” a show that ...

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