Articles by: Alejandro Serrano

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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.

by × October 17, 2017 × 0 comments

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Source: Northeastern University Police Department
Source: Northeastern University Police Department

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.

by × October 11, 2017 × 0 comments

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The Student Government Association Elections Committee issued the campaign of Suchira Sharma and Paulina Ruiz, left, a demerit Thursday and dropped charges from two grievance hearings against the campaign of Alex Bender and Jake Grondin./Photos courtesy the Suchira + Paulina: “Believe in More” and ReNUal campaigns
The Student Government Association Elections Committee issued the campaign of Suchira Sharma and Paulina Ruiz, left, a demerit Thursday and dropped charges from two grievance hearings against the campaign of Alex Bender and Jake Grondin./Photos courtesy the Suchira + Paulina: “Believe in More” and ReNUal campaigns

SGA Elections Committee issues second demerit to Suchira + Paulina

The Student Government Association (SGA) Elections Committee gave the Suchira + Paulina slate its second demerit point Thursday for libelous comments made by its campaign manager, despite both campaigns urging the committee to consider non-demerit sanctions.

by × March 24, 2017 × 1 comment

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Trump’s ban affects hundreds in Northeastern community

Trump’s ban affects hundreds in Northeastern community

More than 250 Northeastern students, faculty and staff members are potentially affected by President Donald J. Trump’s recent executive order.

by × February 4, 2017 × 3 comments

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Study finds one-fifth of gun owners obtain firearm without background check

Study finds one-fifth of gun owners obtain firearm without background check

The national survey, conducted by Northeastern and Harvard University, asked 1,613 gun owners about their recent firearm purchases.

by × January 14, 2017 × 1 comment

City, Featured Content

Boston workers push for $15 wages

Boston workers push for $15 wages

Hundreds of workers, including some that are part of 32BJ SEIU — the union that represents numerous Northeastern service employees — called on elected officials to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour and give workers union rights at a rally Tuesday inside the Massachusetts State House.

by × December 1, 2016 × 0 comments

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Man killed by Orange Line train at Ruggles Station

Man killed by Orange Line train at Ruggles Station

A man was struck and killed by a train at Ruggles Station Monday afternoon, according to a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Transit Police official.

by × November 7, 2016 × 1 comment

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Somerville festival sees tricks, tails and treats

Somerville festival sees tricks, tails and treats

Scores of dog tails wagged all over Trum Field last Sunday for the 7th annual Somerville Dog Festival.

by × September 15, 2016 × 2 comments

City

Police brass, union spar in court on body cameras

Police brass, union spar in court on body cameras

Boston Police Department (BPD) Commissioner William B. Evans testified at a hearing Tuesday afternoon that he has the authority to assign officers to wear body cameras following a lack of volunteers for a six-month trial program. Union officials implored for more time and conversation.

by × September 7, 2016 × 2 comments

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Report maps bed bug complaints in Boston

Report maps bed bug complaints in Boston

There have been more than 15 bed bug complaints filed to the City of Boston in the Northeastern University (NU) community in the last four years, according to a map compiled by The Boston Globe on Aug. 29.

by × September 7, 2016 × 1 comment