Articles by: Alyssa Lukpat

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Grad students demand election agreement
The April 17 rally brought together students, professors and other union workers. / Photo by Alyssa Lukpat

Grad students demand election agreement

The Graduate Employees of Northeastern University organized a rally calling on the university to recognize a right to unionize.

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RISE awards honor student researchers
Sarah Biller, the co-founder of FinTech Sandbox, delivered the event's keynote speech. / Photo by Brian Bae

RISE awards honor student researchers

Student research in seven academic disciplines was awarded, as well as excellence in innovation.

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SGA leaders Sharma and Ruiz review successes
Sharma and Ruiz consider their time in office a success, but feel their agenda was hindered by discrimination. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

SGA leaders Sharma and Ruiz review successes

As they prepare to move on, SGA president and vice president Suchira Sharma and Paulina Ruiz reflect on their time in office.

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yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout
Nathan Hostert and Dylan Balcom will assume office on July 1. / Photo by Alyssa Lukpat

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

Nathan Hostert and Dylan Balcom will form the next SGA administration after securing 45 percent of the votes in last week’s elections.

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SGA slates debate campaign issues
The uniteNU and yourNortheastern slates met in the Curry Student Center mezzanine to debate in an event moderated by the SGA elections committee. / Photo courtesy Student Government Association

SGA slates debate campaign issues

The candidates for student government discussed diversity and UHCS, among other topics, in their March 14 debate.

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Students seek mental health treatment off campus
Alternative mental healthcare options are available for students who cannot wait for UHCS. / News illustration by Glenn Billman

Students seek mental health treatment off campus

Discouraged by UHCS’s lack of mental health counselors, students are looking elsewhere to find help.

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Students walk out in solidarity with Parkland survivors
Northeastern students walked out of classes Wednesday in solidarity with Parkland shooting survivors. / Photo by Brian Bae

Students walk out in solidarity with Parkland survivors

Roughly 30 Northeastern students participated in the National School Walkout to protest gun violence on Wednesday.

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Hostert and Balcom campaign for student involvement in SGA
Nathan Hostert (left) is running for SGA president on a ticket with Dylan Balcom (right). / Photo courtesy Lauren Scornavacca

Hostert and Balcom campaign for student involvement in SGA

‘yourNortheastern’ is focused on proactive student government, student involvement and making campus a home for all students.

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uniteNU ticket promises accountability, action

The ‘Unite NU’ campaign is organized around creating an SGA that is accountable, actionable and accurately representative.

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Ella Agoos: the story of NU’s ‘meme queen’
Although Ella Agoos planned to change the name of the NU Meme Collective, she decided to keep it when she heard students discussing it on campus. / Photo by Casey Martin

Ella Agoos: the story of NU’s ‘meme queen’

Ella Agoos never expected the meme group she created to grow to 15,000 students and make her a campus celebrity.

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