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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

After several days of backlash, parade organizers voted unanimously to reverse their decision and allow OUTVETS to march in the parade.

by × March 17, 2017 × 0 comments

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Student veterans reflect on university resources

Student veterans reflect on university resources

Northeastern students who served in the armed forces weighed in on the support networks and career placement centers offered by the university.

by × November 10, 2016 × 0 comments

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Northeastern announces center to support veterans

Northeastern announces center to support veterans

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.

by × November 12, 2015 × 4 comments

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Art gallery celebrates US veterans of color

Art gallery celebrates US veterans of color

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.

by × September 11, 2014 × 3 comments

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Northeastern veterans have breakfast with Mayor Walsh

Northeastern veterans have breakfast with Mayor Walsh

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.

by × February 13, 2014 × 3 comments

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Veterans’ lounge completed in Forsyth Building

Veterans’ lounge completed in Forsyth Building

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.

by × April 4, 2013 × 141 comments

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Student veterans group honored with national award

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.

by × January 10, 2013 × 2 comments

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Recap: The biggest news of Fall 2012

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.

by × January 10, 2013 × 45 comments

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Editorial: Well Deserved Recognition for NU Veterans

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.

by × January 9, 2013 × 2 comments

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Selflessness recognized on Veterans Day at Northeastern

Selflessness recognized on Veterans Day at Northeastern

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.

by × November 15, 2012 × 11 comments