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Shipping mistake leads to Nordstrom ads on coffee sleeves
Coffee sleeves advertising Nordstrom appeared in the dining halls last week./ Photo by Julia Preszler

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.

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Obituary: Deniz Kocaoglu remembered as fearless, genuine
Deniz Kocaoglu died Oct. 6 after suffering complications related to acute myeloid leukemia. She was 21 years old. She will be remembered for her humor, sincerity, charisma and talent./ Photo courtesy of Deniz Kocaoglu, Facebook

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.
The robots will be used to detect damage in infrastructure with greater accuracy and mobility than a human operative./ Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

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.

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Crime Log: 10.11 – 10.25

Crime Log: 10.11 – 10.25

Crimes reported to the Northeastern University Police Department from Wednesday, Oct. 11 to Sunday, Oct. 15.

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Northeastern researcher creates innovative surgical glue
Northeastern researchers created a new surgical glue to seal wounds on organs faster and safer. / Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Northeastern researcher creates innovative surgical glue

A research team at Northeastern has played a leading role in the development of MeTro, a new surgical glue that could significantly improve how surgeons approach organ and tissue repair.

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Education nonprofit founder and MIT doctoral candidate Danielle Olson spoke Monday about diversity in STEM. /Photo by Alex Melagrano
Education nonprofit founder and MIT doctoral candidate Danielle Olson spoke Monday about diversity in STEM. /Photo by Alex Melagrano

STEAM nonprofit founder shares story, advice

More than three dozen students gathered in West Village F Monday to learn about education nonprofit Gique founder Danielle Olson’s path to computer science and participate in a discussion on the power of artificial intelligence and computer science to promote social change.

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CGI U wraps up with community service
CGI U participants paint birdhouse-like mini libraries on Sunday. / Photo by Alejandro Serrano

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.

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Clinton Global Initiative University continues with speeches, workshops
Bill Clinton speaks at CGI U on Friday night. / Photo by Brian Bae

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.

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Clinton Global Initiative University kicks off
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton led a panel at the Clinton Global Initiative University's opening plenary session on Friday night. / Photo by Brian Bae

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.

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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.

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