campus

campus

Who was John D. O’Bryant?
John D. O'Bryant greets Coretta Scott King at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast in Boston. / Photo courtesy Richard O'Bryant

Who was John D. O’Bryant?

John D. O’Bryant, the namesake of Northeastern’s African-American Institute, was a trailblazing politician and educator.

by × February 22, 2018 × 0 comments

Crime Logs

Crime Log: Monday, Feb. 12 — Sunday, Feb. 18

Crime Log: Monday, Feb. 12 — Sunday, Feb. 18

Crimes reported to the Northeastern University Police Department from Monday, Feb. 12 to Sunday, Feb. 18.

by × February 22, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

City planner urges transit equity through community engagement
A Washington Street "El" train pulls into Forest Hills Station in 1967. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

City planner urges transit equity through community engagement

NU Archives led a discussion on the Silver Line, established when organizers fought for “equal or better” transportation.

by × February 22, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Huskies For Israel petition opposes HP boycott
Carly Rutkovsky is the president of Huskies for Israel, the organization behind the petition against BDS movements on campus. / Photo by Riley Robinson

Huskies For Israel petition opposes HP boycott

The new petition opposes boycott, divestment and sanctions movements against Israel at Northeastern.

by × February 22, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Engineering entrepreneur thinks through Mars colony
Entrepreneur Marshall Brain spoke on the realities of a Mars colony, such as which economic system would be established, in his Jan. 7 speech. / Photo by Marshall Brain

Engineering entrepreneur thinks through Mars colony

A one-million person Mars colony is not likely at the moment, Marshall Brain says. But it would be incredible.

by × February 20, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Spotlight team discusses racism in Boston
The discussion lead by the Boston Globe's Spotlight reporters focused on causes and potential solutions for the problem of racism in Boston. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Spotlight team discusses racism in Boston

The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team lead a conversation about racism in Boston following their investigation on the topic.

by × February 19, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Society of Professional Journalists chapter opens at Northeastern
The Society for Professional Journalists aims to help young journalists by providing resources and professional connections to them. / Photo courtesy Stacy Huggens, Creative Commons

Society of Professional Journalists chapter opens at Northeastern

The new chapter of the national journalism organization seeks to bring together journalism students and supporters of the press.

by × February 16, 2018 × 0 comments

campus, Crime Logs

Crime Log: Monday, Feb. 5 — Sunday, Feb. 11

Crime Log: Monday, Feb. 5 — Sunday, Feb. 11

Crimes reported to the Northeastern University Police Department from Monday, Feb. 5 to Sunday, Feb. 11.

by × February 15, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King talks local change
Shaun King, an activist associated with the Black Lives Matter movement, discussed ways to energize liberals at the local level. / Photo by Alyssa Lukpat

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King talks local change

Shaun King spoke to Northeastern students about his four-part plan for effective local activism in Blackman Auditorium Friday.

by × February 15, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Processed with VSCO with a6 preset
Second-year health science major Mimi Massie lives at 49 Symphony Road, one of 25 leased properties used by Northeastern. / Photo by Emma Rapp

Students allege leased properties not maintained

Students say their apartments are plagued with everything from mice and flies to strange odors and clogged drains.

by × February 15, 2018 × 0 comments