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Female entrepreneurs discuss startup culture

Female entrepreneurs discuss startup culture

November 29, 2018


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By Yunkyo Kim, news correspondent  The Northeastern Entrepreneurs Club and Women’s Interdisciplinary Society of Entrepreneurship, or WISE, hosted two speakers in a panel on Nov. 27 in Snell Library to discuss the experience of female entrepreneurs and venture creation. After noticing the lac...

Student raised on Nepali farm sets sights on NASA

Student raised on Nepali farm sets sights on NASA

November 14, 2018


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By Suha Yacoob, news correspondent Second-year chemical engineering student Shiv Kumar Thakur arrived in the United States three years ago, penniless and a stranger to the language and culture. Now, as a Northeastern student on a scholarship, he works 34 hours a week outside of class while working t...

Fire on Hemenway displaces students

Fire on Hemenway displaces students

Chris Butler and Riley Robinson

November 2, 2018


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When her roommate called her to say their building was burning down, third-year electrical engineering major Natalie Luongo was down the street. Luongo ran for a few blocks until she reached home. The entire building was in flames. “It was just very shocking. I didn’t believe it at first when my roommat...

Nursing students, experts weigh in on Question 1

Nursing students, experts weigh in on Question 1

Katie McCreedy

November 1, 2018


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Tensions are rising as Election Day nears and Question 1 on the ballot proves to be a contentious issue for Massachusetts voters. Many Northeastern students and faculty oppose the proposal, which would implement mandatory minimum nurse-to-patient ratios in Massachusetts hospitals.   If passed, Que...

Seven-alarm fire breaks out on Hemenway Street

Seven-alarm fire breaks out on Hemenway Street

October 27, 2018


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UPDATE: The fire stopped burning by 2:27 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. By Patrick Burgard, managing editor Police are evacuating residents of several buildings in the vicinity of Hemenway Street and Symphony Road as a seven-alarm fire, which broke out on the 100 block of Hemenway Street this aftern...

Country split on Kavanaugh, NU is no different

Country split on Kavanaugh, NU is no different

October 10, 2018


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By Kate Win, news correspondent Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation was met by a vast array of reactions in the Northeastern community. After a controversial process filled with sexual assault allegations and a FBI investigation, Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as an Associate Justice of the U.S....

State House protesters denounce Kavanaugh, back sexual assault survivors

State House protesters denounce Kavanaugh, back sexual assault survivors

October 10, 2018


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By Sam Cronin, lifestyle editor Protesters and political organizers from around Boston gathered at the State House Friday night to encourage senators not to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Sexual assault survivors shared their stories, including how they were ignored and silenced by...

Northeastern students attend summit as 30 Under 30 scholars

Northeastern students attend summit as 30 Under 30 scholars

October 4, 2018


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By Riley Robinson, staff writer The Forbes brand loosened its top button this weekend. The business media company hosted its fifth annual 30 Under 30 Summit Sunday through Tuesday in Boston City Hall Plaza. More than 7,000 young people from more than 40 countries attended the event, according ...

Mayor Walsh issues statement following Boston Freedom Rally

Mayor Walsh issues statement following Boston Freedom Rally

October 3, 2018


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By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent Mayor Martin J. Walsh said the Boston Common was left in poor condition after a pro-marijuana event. The event, which was organized by marijuana advocacy group MassCann, is officially called the Boston Freedom Rally. It is an annual event which was held from S...

College students enjoy free night at Museum of Science

College students enjoy free night at Museum of Science

September 29, 2018


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By Brittany Mendez, news correspondent  Students from universities around the city attended College Night at the Boston Museum of Science on Friday, an annual event that allows students to explore the museum for free. College Night grants students free admission to all permanent and temporary exhib...

Husky Helper met with tepid response from students

Husky Helper met with tepid response from students

September 26, 2018


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By Rachel Powell, news correspondent A misplaced Husky Card. A malfunctioning printer. A packed schedule of student events. Northeastern students can face these issues at any moment, and the university has taken steps to ensure that students find solutions quickly and conveniently. Amazon Echos are placed...

Cannabis connoisseurs celebrate 29th Freedom Rally

Cannabis connoisseurs celebrate 29th Freedom Rally

September 19, 2018


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By Guy Ovadia and Aidan McGovern, news correspondents Weed entrepreneurs and recreational pot users from around the Commonwealth assembled at the 29th Boston Freedom Rally this weekend to support nationwide legalization. A smoke cloud rose above the Common as hundreds of people sat in the grass with b...

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