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Event Calendar: Thursday, Oct. 11 – Wednesday, Oct. 17

Event Calendar: Thursday, Oct. 11 – Wednesday, Oct. 17

October 10, 2018


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

Compiled by Claire Wallace, deputy lifestyle editor Thursday, Oct. 11, Chestnut Hill Square Presents Free Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit Chestnut Hill Square will display an exciting new outdoor sculpture exhibit titled “Beyond Boundaries.” All of the sculptures featured were created by sculptors and conceptual artists in the Brookline-based art group Studios Without...

St. Patrick’s Day Parade faces controversy after initial ban of LGBTQA+ veterans organization

St. Patrick’s Day Parade faces controversy after initial ban of LGBTQA+ veterans organization

March 17, 2017


Filed under City

By Maggie Dolan, news staff Organizers for the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade faced controversy the past week after initially denying an LGBTQA+ organization from marching in the parade. Following outrage from residents and heavy pressure from local politicians, the group, OUTVETS, will now march ...

Student veterans reflect on university resources

Student veterans reflect on university resources

November 10, 2016


Filed under Campus

By Noa Dalzell, news correspondent   John McGuinness enrolled as an undergraduate student at Northeastern University in 2013 after serving two year-long deployments in Afghanistan and six total years as an airborne infantryman in the U.S. Army. He was 27 years old, and he initially felt isolated fr...

Northeastern announces center to support veterans

Northeastern announces center to support veterans

November 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Scotty Schenck, photo editor The new Center for Advancement of Veterans and Service members (CAVS), dedicated to helping student veterans find job placements, was announced by Northeastern University on Wednesday.Philomena Mantella, senior vice president and CEO of Northeastern University Glob...

Art gallery celebrates US veterans of color

Art gallery celebrates US veterans of color

September 11, 2014


Filed under City

By Rowan Walrath, City Pulse editor In a quiet room resting on the right side of Dorchester’s 96-year-old Strand Theatre, a group of lesser-known historical figures hangs solemnly on the walls, their faces depicted in earthy oil on canvas:  in soft grey lines, in muted blues, in violent shouts of pat...

Northeastern veterans have breakfast with Mayor Walsh

February 13, 2014


Filed under Campus

Mayor Martin J. Walsh spoke at the Veterans Welcome Home Breakfast hosted by Northeastern University at Fenway Center, where he discussed the benefits available to veterans and emphasized their importance as citizens of Boston....

Veterans’ lounge completed in Forsyth Building

April 4, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Zack Sampson, News Staff Couches were added to the Northeastern Student Veterans Organization (SVO) room in the Forsyth Building this week, finishing off a space that doubles as a lounge and office for the group. The space contains a TV and Blu-ray player in addition to the couches. SVO Presi...

Student veterans group honored with national award

January 9, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Taylor Dobbs, News Staff Student Veterans of America, a national advocacy group for veterans on the country’s campuses, named Northeastern’s veterans group Chapter of the Year at its annual conference in Orlando, Fla. last weekend. Northeastern’s Student Veterans Organization (SVO), launched ...

Recap: The biggest news of Fall 2012

January 9, 2013


Filed under Campus

Compiled by Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta, News Staff As the Northeastern community begins a new semester this week, some Huskies, amid all the anxiety and excitement, are quick to forget the ups and downs of last semester. The News has compiled this list of stories as a look back at the fall. In earl...

Editorial: Well Deserved Recognition for NU Veterans

January 9, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Congratulations are in order to Northeastern’s Student Veteran’s Organization (SVO) for recently being recognized as the top chapter of Student Veterans of America, a well-deserved honor for the organization that advocates and supports the university’s 300-plus veterans.Student Veterans of Amer...

Selflessness recognized on Veterans Day at Northeastern

November 15, 2012


Filed under Campus

By Todd Feathers, News Staff On an unusually warm November day at the Veterans Memorial, Northeastern honored its service members, who have fought from the battlefields of Europe and shores of the Pacific to the deserts of Iraq and mountains of Afghanistan. Northeastern veterans, ROTC members, officials and ho...

A new start for student veterans

November 8, 2012


Filed under Campus

By Taylor Dobbs, News Staff Michael Trudeau is, in many ways, the average Northeastern senior. He’s working on co-op at the Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security as he works toward a degree in political science. At 28, though, Trudeau is a little bit older and a lot more experienced...

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