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SAID hosts BLM activist and co-founder in conversation

SAID hosts BLM activist and co-founder in conversation

Yunkyo Kim, news correspondent

December 5, 2018


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Activists Patrisse Cullors and Richie Reseda came to Blackman Auditorium on Monday to discuss their experiences with modern activism and mobilization.

Black Panther founder speaks on campus about civil rights

Black Panther founder speaks on campus about civil rights

March 21, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, news correspondent While T’Challa and Co. continue to dominate the box office, a different Black Panther spoke to a full house in the Curry Student Center Ballroom March 12. Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, shared his harrowing experiences as a civil rights activist...

MIT professor proposes futurist solutions to inequality

MIT professor proposes futurist solutions to inequality

February 24, 2018


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By Nicholas Hirano, news correspondent A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor brought his 18 years of technology education experience to bear as he discussed tech-based solutions to racial and economic inequality at a recent Northeastern University student activist meeting. Professo...

Impact investor leads discussion on alternatives to capitalism

Impact investor leads discussion on alternatives to capitalism

January 24, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Local activist and community organizer Aaron Tanaka offered students a lesson in alternatives to capitalism in a  Jan. 18 speech in the John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute. The event, hosted by Students Against Institutional Discrimination, or SAID, dre...

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

March 20, 2017


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By Rowan Walrath, opinions editor Student housing numbers suggest Northeastern University has not created housing at the same rate at which it accepts students, according to data obtained from Off Campus Student Services. News analysis of the data, which cover the five-year span between spring 201...

Op-ed: Referendum initiative aims to include NU neighbors

March 2, 2017


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According to data supplied by the Office of Off-Campus Student Services, of the 17,913 undergraduate students that are part of the Northeastern community, 5,742 live off campus. That implies that nearly one-third of the undergraduate population has migrated to the outskirts of Northeastern’s geographic...

What We Can Do: Holding Aoun to account

What We Can Do: Holding Aoun to account

February 8, 2017


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By Isaac Feldberg, political columnist Small steps are sometimes all we have. To a politically active student on an exceptionally international college campus in one of America’s most liberal cities during what has been the most politically tumultuous year in decades, it can be discouraging ...

SAID, SGA grapple with reform at town hall

SAID, SGA grapple with reform at town hall

October 27, 2016


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By Alex Eng, news staff Northeastern University’s Students Against Institutional Discrimination (SAID) sat down with the Student Government Association (SGA) for a town hall meeting Thursday, Oct. 20 to discuss reforming the SGA referendum process, increasing student involvement in university budg...

Concerned students rally for #DoBetterNU

Concerned students rally for #DoBetterNU

April 13, 2016


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By Alejandro Serrano, deputy news editor “We can’t normalize these issues of institutionalized discrimination with words. We need to take action,” said freshman sociology Rachel Domond into a megaphone atop the stone Northeastern sign on Centennial Common. Domond was the first of many st...

SAID slams NUPD gun policy at city hearing

SAID slams NUPD gun policy at city hearing

March 4, 2016


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                            By Cassidy DeStefano, news editor Members of on-campus activist coalition Students Against Institutional Discrimination (SAID) condemned Northeastern University’s (NU...

Letter: A call on SGA to heed student voices

Letter: A call on SGA to heed student voices

February 25, 2016


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

On Monday, the Student Government Association (SGA) held a town hall to hear opinions from the student body on five referenda under consideration. Among the submitted referenda was a proposal from Students Against Institutional Discrimination (SAID) to initiate a democratic redrafting of the SGA Constitu...

Justice groups form coalition to fight institutional discrimination

Justice groups form coalition to fight institutional discrimination

October 28, 2015


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By Alejandro Serrano, news correspondent A new coalition of student groups, Students Against Institutionalized Discrimination (SAID), formed this month to call attention to institutional discrimination and to advocate for diversity training at freshman orientation. Bringing together members of ...

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