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Black Panther founder speaks on campus about civil rights

Black Panther founder speaks on campus about civil rights

March 21, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, news correspondent While T’Challa and Co. continue to dominate the box office, a different Black Panther spoke to a full house in the Curry Student Center Ballroom March 12. Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, shared his harrowing experiences as a civil rights activist...

MIT professor proposes futurist solutions to inequality

MIT professor proposes futurist solutions to inequality

February 24, 2018


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By Nicholas Hirano, news correspondent A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor brought his 18 years of technology education experience to bear as he discussed tech-based solutions to racial and economic inequality at a recent Northeastern University student activist meeting. Professo...

Impact investor leads discussion on alternatives to capitalism

Impact investor leads discussion on alternatives to capitalism

January 24, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Local activist and community organizer Aaron Tanaka offered students a lesson in alternatives to capitalism in a  Jan. 18 speech in the John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute. The event, hosted by Students Against Institutional Discrimination, or SAID, dre...

Town hall addresses student concerns on Northeastern development

Town hall addresses student concerns on Northeastern development

March 26, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, news staff Students, administrators and Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) officers gathered Wednesday for a community meeting to discuss the way Northeastern interacts with the surrounding neighborhoods, especially regarding student housing and development. Approximat...

Student government extends elections, invalidates first 1,500 votes

Student government extends elections, invalidates first 1,500 votes

Paxtyn Merten and Julia Preszler

March 23, 2017


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Voting for the Student Government Association (SGA) Direct Elections, originally set to close Thursday, was extended to end Monday at 11:59 p.m. The SGA Elections Committee decided Wednesday night to invalidate and reset the ballots for nearly 1,500 students who voted on an incomplete version of a r...

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

March 20, 2017


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By Rowan Walrath, opinions editor Student housing numbers suggest Northeastern University has not created housing at the same rate at which it accepts students, according to data obtained from Off Campus Student Services. News analysis of the data, which cover the five-year span between spring 201...

Op-ed: Referendum initiative aims to include NU neighbors

March 2, 2017


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According to data supplied by the Office of Off-Campus Student Services, of the 17,913 undergraduate students that are part of the Northeastern community, 5,742 live off campus. That implies that nearly one-third of the undergraduate population has migrated to the outskirts of Northeastern’s geographic...

What We Can Do: Holding Aoun to account

What We Can Do: Holding Aoun to account

February 8, 2017


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By Isaac Feldberg, political columnist Small steps are sometimes all we have. To a politically active student on an exceptionally international college campus in one of America’s most liberal cities during what has been the most politically tumultuous year in decades, it can be discouraging ...

Students rally against Trump, call for sanctuary campus

Students rally against Trump, call for sanctuary campus

November 17, 2016


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By James Duffy, sports editor Approximately 100 students gathered on Centennial Common Thursday night to protest and speak out about the election of Donald J. Trump. The event, called Students Against Trump, was organized by Students Against Institutional Discrimination (SAID) to create a public forum for pe...

Concerned students rally for #DoBetterNU

Concerned students rally for #DoBetterNU

April 13, 2016


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By Alejandro Serrano, deputy news editor “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. Domond was the first of many st...

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