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As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

Northeastern University has not created housing at the same rate at which it accepts students.

by × March 20, 2017 × 0 comments

Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Op-ed: Referendum initiative aims to include NU neighbors

Northeastern, among other urban universities, is a huge catalyst of gentrification.

by × March 2, 2017 × 0 comments

Political Blog

President Joseph E. Aoun speaks at the 2008 commencement ceremony for Northeastern University. Photo Courtesy Derek Yu, Creative Commons.

What We Can Do: Holding Aoun to account

Sometimes small steps are all we have—and this is one.

by × February 9, 2017 × 0 comments

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SAID, SGA grapple with reform at town hall

SAID, SGA grapple with reform at town hall

Students Against Institutional Discrimination (SAID) discussed reforming the referendum process and more with the Student Government Association (SGA) on Thursday, Oct. 20.

by × October 27, 2016 × 1 comment

campus, Featured Content

Concerned students rally for #DoBetterNU

Concerned students rally for #DoBetterNU

“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.

by × April 14, 2016 × 1 comment

campus, Featured Content

SAID slams NUPD gun policy at city hearing

SAID slams NUPD gun policy at city hearing

Members of on-campus activist coalition Students Against Institutional Discrimination (SAID) condemned Northeastern University’s (NU) decision to arm its officers with semiautomatic weapons at a Boston City Council meeting Monday through verbal testimony and a “die-in” demonstration immediately afterward.

by × March 4, 2016 × 7 comments

Featured Content, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter: A call on SGA to heed student voices

Letter: A call on SGA to heed student voices

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 Constitution to make the group more responsive to the student body. The referendum proposal is supported by a broad coalition of student organizations who have been frustrated for years by the Association’s structural flaws, which prevent representatives from being accountable to their constituents.

by × February 25, 2016 × 1 comment

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Justice groups form coalition to fight institutional discrimination

Justice groups form coalition to fight institutional discrimination

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.

by × October 29, 2015 × 1 comment