• CGI U wraps up with community service

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    CGI U wraps up with community service

    Hundreds of students from around the world, including dozens of Northeastern students, volunteered in locations around Boston Sunday to wrap up the three-day Clinton Global Initiative University’s 10th annual meeting.

  • Clinton Global Initiative University continues with speeches, workshops

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    Clinton Global Initiative University continues with speeches, workshops

    Northeastern’s campus was crowded Saturday with more than 1,100 well-dressed college students from across the world as the university hosted the second day of the Clinton Global Initiative University. The event was hosted by the Clinton Foundation, and dedicated to bringing together innovative college students to discuss global problems.

  • Clinton Global Initiative University kicks off

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    Clinton Global Initiative University kicks off

    Northeastern University kicked off the 10th annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Friday with speeches from former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun and other distinguished guests.

  • PETA criticizes Northeastern’s use of glue rat traps

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    PETA criticizes Northeastern’s use of glue rat traps

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) published a recent article criticizing Northeastern University’s alleged use of glue traps as part of their rodent-management program.

  • Source: Northeastern University Police Department

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    Report shows decrease in crime on campus

    Northeastern University crime rates significantly decreased from 2014 to 2016, according to the university police department’s annual safety report.

Campus

Shipping mistake leads to Nordstrom ads on coffee sleeves

Shipping mistake leads to Nordstrom ads on coffee sleeves

A shipping mistake caused Northeastern University to unintentionally supply coffee sleeves displaying an advertisement from Nordstrom this past week in all three NU dining halls.

Campus

Obituary: Deniz Kocaoglu remembered as fearless, genuine

Obituary: Deniz Kocaoglu remembered as fearless, genuine

“She was one of the most pleasant people you could ever meet. She was super stylish and funny — greeting everyone with the brightest smile,” said Paola Agramonte, a third-year music industry major and one of Kocaoglu’s friends. “Whichever path she chose to follow in life, she was going to make it her own and fun.”

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The robots will be used to detect damage in infrastructure with greater accuracy and mobility than a human operative.

Northeastern researchers develop robots to detect infrastructural damage

A team of researchers at Northeastern University are building aerial robots that can detect hidden damages in infrastructures, such as skyscrapers, bridges or stadiums, for more effective rescue and restoration efforts after natural catastrophes.

 

City

HUBweek brings interactive art to Boston

HUBweek brings interactive art to Boston

HUBweek kicked off its third year of celebrating innovation in the Greater Boston area from Oct. 10 to 15. With hundreds of speakers and events, there were many ways for the community to get involved in a collaborative experience.

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Don Fulton

Terminally ill alumnus donates to local arts

Then in 2014, nine years after retiring from his lab, he was diagnosed with an incurable blood cancer. This is when Fulton, a 1966 Northeastern University graduate school alumnus, became serious about donating his money to the arts. He will donate $1 million each to Boston Ballet and Greater Boston Stage Company, his local theatre, upon his death. Twenty-nine other Boston organizations, including Northeastern, will receive smaller donations totaling  approximately $4 million.

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Maura Healey

Students talk birth control

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sued President Donald J. Trump’s administration Oct. 6 after Trump signed an executive order rolling back a health care provision which mandated that employers provide birth control in their employees’ insurance packages.

 

Sports

Gluyas earns career-best as field hockey gets shut out at home

Gluyas earns career-best as field hockey gets shut out at home

Last Friday, the Huskies held their own against the nationally-ranked Eagles, who hold the last spot in the country’s top 10 rankings, answering their opponent’s first-half goal early in the second before giving up BC’s go-ahead point with five minutes remaining in the game.

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Huskies fight back to tie RIT 3-3

Huskies fight back to tie RIT 3-3

Halfway through playing time, fourth-year defenseman Garrett Cockerill found the back of the net off a pass from third-year forward Adam Gaudette. After RIT was called for having too many men on the ice, fourth-year forward Dylan Sikura buried the game equalizer on a NU power play.

Sports

Cayden Primeau: From a family of forwards to a life between the pipes

Cayden Primeau: From a family of forwards to a life between the pipes

Standing at 6 feet 4 inches, Primeau is capable of covering nearly the entire net with this lateral lower body movements. Quick legs are his strong suit, something he displayed in the game against Prince Edward Island and his first full game performance.

 

Arts & Entertainment

Northeastern opens their doors to the Boston community

Northeastern opens their doors to the Boston community

Members of Northeastern’s Kaliente Dance Group and Spinning Arts performance groups were scheduled to perform Monday in Krentzman Quad as part of the 11th annual Open Our Doors, a free community arts event.

Arts & Entertainment

Northeastern Recreational Climbing Club finds inspiration in film

Northeastern Recreational Climbing Club finds inspiration in film

The Northeastern Recreational Climbing Club hosted a film festival at AfterHours Monday night.

Arts & Entertainment

Event Calendar: Oct. 12-18

Event Calendar: Oct. 12-18

These are the biggest events in Boston this week.

 

Opinion

Column: We must confront changes

Column: We must confront changes

Should you want something simply because you can have it or because others believe that it’s worthy of pursuit? This logic seems flawed yet so often we do pursue what others hold in high regard.

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oriana timsit

Cartoon: Board Meeting

News illustration by Oriana Timsit.

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Connie E, editorial columnist

Column: Why am I part of the climate movement?

Although climate change seems like an extremely broad movement, I have a personal reason to be invested.

 

The Political Blog

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A Coming Out Day crisis? Not really.

When people come out, it’s not about politics. It’s about them and their identity. You shouldn’t take one person’s individual choice and claim it for your movement.

The Political Blog

Kevin O'Leary, a TV personality, might have a shot at the office of Canadian prime minister. / Photo courtesy Randstad Canada, Creative Commons

World Scope: Kevin O’Leary and celebrity politicians—the beginning of a new norm?

Businessman, TV personality on Shark Tank and now potential future Prime Minister of Canada?

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Legislators on Capitol Hill only have a few days in session to prevent another shutdown. / Photo courtesy Paul, Creative Commons

In the House: Another government shutdown?

April 28, 2017: A day which could live in infamy.