After several days of backlash, parade organizers voted unanimously to reverse their decision and allow OUTVETS to march in the parade.
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Northeastern students who served in the armed forces weighed in on the support networks and career placement centers offered by the university.
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.
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 patriotic red. Their expressions are at the viewer’s discretion: possibly solemn, maybe determined, but certainly proud. Together, they make up “Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in US History,” a collaboration among the Strand Theatre Gallery, Artists for Humanity Boston and the Tri-Ad Veterans League.
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.
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.
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.
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.