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NU students plan to march in DC

NU students plan to march in DC

January 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Julia Preszler, news staff Many Northeastern students will be traveling to Washington, D.C. later this week to join thousands of protesters in the Women’s March on Washington and other inauguration-related protests against President-elect Donald J. Trump. Northeastern’s Feminist Student...

Northeastern students volunteer at Standing Rock reservation

Northeastern students volunteer at Standing Rock reservation

December 1, 2016


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By Scotty Schenck, news staff Eleven Northeastern students sat down on Wednesday, Nov. 23 for an early Thanksgiving dinner in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. They didn’t stay long: At midnight, they left for North Dakota to volunteer at the Standing Rock Reservation. A few inches of snow lay outside the home of Heidi ...

Aoun joins letter in support of undocumented immigrants

Aoun joins letter in support of undocumented immigrants

December 1, 2016


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By Olivia Arnold, news editor Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun joined more than 400 college and university presidents calling on the country’s leaders to extend protections for undocumented immigrants. According to the statement, which was posted online by Pomona College Monday, Nov. 21, ...

Thousands rally on Boston Common, protest Trump’s election

Thousands rally on Boston Common, protest Trump’s election

November 10, 2016


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Alex Eng and Alejandro Serrano, news staff “Not my President” shouted thousands of protesters throughout downtown Boston Wednesday night at a demonstration opposing the presidential election of Republican Donald J. Trump. Protesters marched to the Massachusetts State House and Copley Square ...

State of the University overshadowed by DivestNU protest

State of the University overshadowed by DivestNU protest

October 21, 2016


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By Lucas Moctezuma, news correspondent Hundreds gathered in Cabot Gymnasium Thursday for Northeastern’s State of the University address, where President Joseph E. Aoun’s speech was interrupted by student demonstrators criticizing the university for its refusal to divest from fossil fuels and its c...

Column: Student activism should be promoted

Column: Student activism should be promoted

October 19, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Alex Frandsen, editorial columnist There was no way not to notice DivestNU. The student group spent nearly two weeks stationed in the heart of campus, with tents dominating Centennial Common. Members unfurled signs proclaiming that “Oil money is blood money,” staged a die-in during Prospecti...

Gallery: DivestNU stages die-in and mock oil spill

Gallery: DivestNU stages die-in and mock oil spill

October 15, 2016


Filed under Photo Galleries

Protesters staged die-ins and mock oil spills on Centennial Common and in the Snell Library Quad Sunday, Oct. 15. The demonstration came on the 13th day of DivestNU's occupation of Centennial Common. Photos by Scotty Schenck ...

DivestNU occupation of Centennial in second week

DivestNU occupation of Centennial in second week

October 13, 2016


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By Elise Harmon, managing editor Members of DivestNU, now in their second week of occupying Centennial Common, held a rally with alumni Tuesday and have agreed to move their tents out of the way for a Student Government Association (SGA) event scheduled for Friday. The student group, which formed ...

Janitors agree to new contract with wage increases, health care benefits

Janitors agree to new contract with wage increases, health care benefits

Paxtyn Merten

October 13, 2016


Filed under City

Janitors in the Greater Boston Area voted to approve a contract negotiated by their union that will raise wages, expand full-time employment opportunities and provide employer-paid family health care to workers and their families. The four-year contract was agreed upon by bargainers of the 32BJ Service...

Janitors to vote on new contract

Janitors to vote on new contract

Paxtyn Merten and Leslie Hassanein

October 5, 2016


Filed under City, Featured Content

Janitors in the Greater Boston Area will begin voting Thursday on whether to ratify a new contract that bargainers from their union accepted last week. The tentative contract includes increased wages, more full-time employment opportunities and expanded family health care for full-time employees over the ...

Sen. Warren rallies with union janitors for wage increases, benefits

Sen. Warren rallies with union janitors for wage increases, benefits

September 14, 2016


Filed under City, Featured Content

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren joined a rally of thousands of union janitors, food workers, security guards and others in the Boston Common early Saturday afternoon to advocate for a new contract with higher wages and expanded benefits for city workers. “This city needs you,” Warren, a Massach...

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