Northeastern University has not created housing at the same rate at which it accepts students.
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Northeastern, among other urban universities, is a huge catalyst of gentrification.
Sometimes small steps are all we have—and this is one.
Students Against Institutional Discrimination (SAID) discussed reforming the referendum process and more with the Student Government Association (SGA) on Thursday, Oct. 20.
“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.
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.
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.
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.