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Pivotal swing vote Flake talks about Kavanaugh hearings at Boston event

Pivotal swing vote Flake talks about Kavanaugh hearings at Boston event

Julia Preszler October 4, 2018

All attention turned toward Sen. Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, when he spoke Monday about the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit at City...

Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)

Editorial: We believe Ford

The Editorial Board October 4, 2018
We stand in solidarity with all who have lived through the events Ford has bravely described. It is time for us to break down the conventions that perpetuate rape culture. We believe Ford, and everyone who follows her.
Crime Log: Monday, September 3 - Monday, September 9

Crime Log: Monday, September 3 – Monday, September 9

September 20, 2018

Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Monday, Sept. 3 10:08 a.m. NUPD reported the Wentworth Police Department arrested an individual who was unaffiliated with NU for assaulting an NU student’s...

Student activism meets dead ends

Student activism meets dead ends

April 19, 2018

By Glenn Billman and Derek Schuster, news staff Inside President Joseph E. Aoun’s Beacon Street brownstone, board members, donors and senior administrators celebrate 2016 with a holiday party. Outside,...

Take Back the Night calls attention to sexual violence

Take Back the Night calls attention to sexual violence

Nick Hirano April 12, 2018

Survivors of sexual assault shared stories of courage and resilience March 29 at Take Back the Night, the culminating event of this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Week. Sponsored by Delta Tau Delta,...

Crime Log: Monday, March 26 — Sunday, April 8

Crime Log: Monday, March 26 — Sunday, April 8

April 11, 2018

Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Monday, March 26 1:33 p.m. The manager of Wollaston’s Market in the Marino Recreation Center reported an NU student shoplifted. NUPD responded and reported...

OPEN, ViSION no longer mandatory reporters

OPEN, ViSION no longer mandatory reporters

March 12, 2018

By Emily Sandstrom, news correspondent Staff at two sexual violence resource centers on campus are no longer required to report sexual assault to Northeastern’s Title IX office, Northeastern's administration...

CRIME LOG: JAN 22 - JAN 28

CRIME LOG: JAN 22 – JAN 28

February 1, 2018

Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Monday, Jan. 22 12:38 p.m. An NU staff member reported a university-owned laptop was stolen from Holmes Hall. A report was filed. 2:28 p.m. While conducting...

Editorial: The backlash to Aziz Ansari scandal is discouraging for us all

The Editorial Board January 25, 2018
The response to the Aziz Ansari scandal says a lot more about the culture around sexual assault than it does about either the accuser or the accused.
Editorial: NEU Too warrants response from administration

Editorial: NEU Too warrants response from administration

The Editorial Board December 7, 2017
The university neither commented to student publications regarding the campaign nor sent out an acknowledgement to any students. The dismissive attitude of the university toward student activism sends a clear, albeit implicit, message that the topic is not worth their time.
The NEU Too campaign kicked off at Thursday midnight as students covertly covered the campus in promotional posters./ Photo by Riley Robinson

[UPDATED] Midnight campaign criticizes administration for sexual assault response

November 30, 2017

By Morgan Lloyd, new staff  TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to survivors of sexual violence. Students walked the deserted hallways and quads of Northeastern...

New Title IX procedures are designed to protect survivors and encourage students to report cases of assault and harassment. / Graphic courtesy of the Northeastern Student Government Association

Editorial: All forms of discrimination must be addressed

The Editorial Board November 12, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights lists laws that prohibit discrimination based on race, age and disability. Yet it’s Title IX that universities focus all of their transparency efforts and in doing so information about other injustices on campus slip through the cracks.
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