• CGI U wraps up with community service

    campus

    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

    campus

    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

    campus

    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

    campus

    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

    campus

    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

CGI U wraps up with community service

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.

Campus

Clinton Global Initiative University continues with speeches, workshops

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.

Campus

Clinton Global Initiative University kicks off

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.

 

City

Mayor announces affordable homeshare program for students, homeowners

Mayor announces affordable homeshare program for students, homeowners

As the price to purchase and rent in Boston and surrounding neighborhoods skyrockets, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is working to combat the rise in unaffordable housing. As part of his plan, Walsh announced the Intergenerational Homeshare Pilot, a program to place grad students in low-cost housing by allowing them to rent one room in the houses of older homeowners.

City

Protesters challenge celebrating Columbus Day and seek recognition of Indigenous People's Day. / Photo by Cheyenne Tang

Protesters call for Indigenous People’s Day

More than 100 people gathered Saturday in the name of replacing Columbus Day with “Indigenous People’s Day.” They stood in the afternoon heat outside the Park Street Station in downtown Boston to march and listen to speeches.

City

Forbes Under 30 Summit

Forbes Under 30 Summit speakers discuss social activism

More than 7,000 entrepreneurs, innovators and students gathered in Boston this week for the Forbes Under 30 Summit, where some of the most prominent millennial minds shared their ideas, philosophies and visions for the future.

 

Sports

Lamberth, Wise lead cross country to top ten finishes at Franklin Park

Lamberth, Wise lead cross country to top ten finishes at Franklin Park

The men finished eighth out of 27 teams with an average time of 26:18 in the 8K, while the women finished seventh out of 28 teams with an average time of 18:51 in the 5K.

Sports

Huskies fight back to tie Elon, steal point on the road

Huskies fight back to tie Elon, steal point on the road

Despite the early deficit, the Huskies proved that they were not demoralized. They quickly matched McKeever’s goal with one of their own as first-year defender Julianne Ross headed a cross from fellow first-year defender Mikenna McManus into the top left corner of the net.

Sports

Huskies take a weekend sweep over Sacred Heart

Huskies take a weekend sweep over Sacred Heart

Despite the four-point win for the Huskies, head coach Jim Madigan still knows there is work to be done as a team.

 

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

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.

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: The life of a student-athlete

Letter to the Editor: The life of a student-athlete

Although being a student-athlete comes with its challenges, I do not regret my choice of becoming a Northeastern swimmer.

Opinion

Editorial: Harvey Weinstein’s scandal reveals Hollywood’s hypocrisy

Editorial: Harvey Weinstein’s scandal reveals Hollywood’s hypocrisy

Hollywood has a long history of keeping its problems with sexual misconduct hidden in the shadows. In more than one instance, stars have openly disregarded sexual assault allegations to instead show support for the accuser.

 

The Political Blog

creative commons

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?

The Political Blog

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.