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Rising student population impacts Boston religious centers

Rising student population impacts Boston religious centers

Charlie Wolfson

April 18, 2018


Filed under City

Father Philip Dabney moved to Mission Hill well after the tidal wave of college students began sweeping into the neighborhood. Dabney, a priest at the grand Catholic basilica on Tremont Street known locally as the Mission Church, has been living in the Hill for nine years. Though many of the rowhouses th...

Roxbury residents speak out on Northeastern gentrifying Boston

Roxbury residents speak out on Northeastern gentrifying Boston

April 4, 2018


Filed under City

By Sam Cronin, news staff Conversations ranged from Northeastern’s role in gentrifying nearby neighborhoods to Boston’s history of housing displacement at the Northeastern Housing Justice Coalition campaign kickoff meeting March 26 at Dockser Hall. Prasanna Rajasekaran, a fifth-year economics major ...

Q&A with Beca Muñoz, a Boston March for Our Lives speaker

Q&A with Beca Muñoz, a Boston March for Our Lives speaker

Katie McCreedy

April 4, 2018


Filed under City

Beca Muñoz stood close to her sister, Leonor, as they faced the sea of protesters packed on Boston Common. The Muñoz sisters never imagined that they would become a vocal part of a national movement for gun control. “We want to tell you about February 14, 2018,” they said as they first address...

Educators protest deportations at City Hall Plaza

Educators protest deportations at City Hall Plaza

March 28, 2018


Filed under City

By Ava Sasani, news staff Ana, a custodian at Harvard University and mother to a teenager in Boston Public Schools, has 16 months left in the United States. After September 2019, Ana and approximately 200,000 other Salvadorians will lose the documentation that has allowed them to live and work in t...

Northeastern students prefer to stay in Boston for co-op

Northeastern students prefer to stay in Boston for co-op

March 25, 2018


Filed under City

By Christian Triunfo, news staff A majority of Northeastern students choose to stay in Boston during co-op, according to the Office of Cooperative Education and Career Development. For some, it helps with housing. For others, Boston is where they want to be. Northeastern’s connections to the city are expans...

Students protest at Mass. State House for gun control

Students protest at Mass. State House for gun control

March 14, 2018


Filed under City

By Christian Triunfo, news staff After a winter storm left Boston schools closed on Wednesday, students walked out of their homes instead of their classrooms to march to the State House and meet with legislators to call for gun reform. On the one-month anniversary of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman...

Editorial: Students lack appreciation for campus workers

Editorial: Students lack appreciation for campus workers

January 31, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

They are all around us, yet it seems many of us don’t even notice. Roaming the halls of Northeastern’s academic buildings after dark, they empty each trash can and vacuum away each dirty footprint on the floor. They make our breakfasts, our lunches, our dinners. Many students’ first conversation ...

Cartoon: Trashy Students

Cartoon: Trashy Students

January 11, 2017


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion

News illustration by Hannah Groudas.

City reaches milestone in housing plan

City reaches milestone in housing plan

September 21, 2016


Filed under City

By Alex Eng, news correspondent Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced last week more than 10,000 housing units have been built since 2015 as part of an initiative to support Boston’s growth. Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030, the initiative, aims to create more than 50,000 housing units by 20...

University to honor students, faculty, staff

University to honor students, faculty, staff

April 13, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

The fifth annual Academic Honors Convocation will honor both students and faculty in Blackman Audi­to­rium on Thursday, April 23 at 3 p.m. Below is a comprehensive list of award winners. Berhard M. Gordon ('07') will receive the Presidential Medallion. Gordon is one of the university's leading b...

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