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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 Hall Plaza. Attendees and those who watched the interview remotely afterward listened carefully, trying to disce...

Editorial: We believe Ford

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 parent in front of 607 Huntington Ave. A report was filed. 11:43 a.m. An NU student reported h...

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, 11 students are bundled up against the December cold, singing traditional Christmas carols with unco...

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, Omega Phi Beta, Sigma Delta Tau, NUSPACE and the Office of Prevention and Education at Northeaster...

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 banning the student from both Wollaston’s Market locations and sent him on his way. A report...

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 announced recently. Initially proposed last year by a staff member at the Office of Prevent...

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 inventory of an NU student’s lost wallet, an NUPD officer discovered a small plastic bag cont...

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.

[UPDATED] Midnight campaign criticizes administration for sexual assault response

[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 Thursday at midnight, taping signs to poster boards, windows, bathroom walls and benches f...

Editorial: All forms of discrimination must be addressed

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.