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Sports

Northeastern baseball season starts strong
Third-year infielder Ryan Solomon hits the ball against Creighton University. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce

Northeastern baseball season starts strong

The Huskies fetched their first series win of the season in Fort Myers, Florida against Creighton University with a 2-1 record.

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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.

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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.

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Columns, Sports

Column: Why it’s time to bring Northeastern football back
Northeastern cut its 74-year-old football program in 2009. / Photo by Paxtyn Merten

Column: Why it’s time to bring Northeastern football back

The best thing Northeastern can do to build on the progress it has made already is simply by making the student experience on campus more attractive. And to do that, Northeastern should re-establish its football team.

by × February 17, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Law school panel talks transgender rights, “politics of the toilet”
Elijah Oyenuga, Chase Strangio and Krista Miranda (left to right) discuss the unique challenges transgender people face at the doctor, in the bathroom and elsewhere. / Photo by Nicholas Hirano

Law school panel talks transgender rights, “politics of the toilet”

Members of the Northeastern community gathered for a panel discussion on obstacles faced by transgender people on account of their anatomy.

by × February 15, 2018 × 0 comments

City

NU students innovate at HackBeanpot
HackBeanpot produced 31 projects submitted for judging during the weekend-long creation contest. / Photo by Riley Robinson

NU students innovate at HackBeanpot

Throughout the course of HackBeanpot’s 40 hours, around 150 students showed up and 10 prizes were given out.

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Sports

Athletic Director Peter Roby retires, leaving lasting legacy
Peter Roby addresses the crowd at the Feb. 14 Beanpot championship celebration at Matthews Arena. / Photo by Brian Bae

Athletic Director Peter Roby retires, leaving lasting legacy

When asked about the highlight of his 10 years at NU, Peter Roby pointed to his whiteboard: “2018 BEANPOT CHAMPS!!”

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City

Chinatown receives long-awaited public library
The new library is in a temporary location at 2 Boylston St., but a new permanent location is planned. / Photo by Emma Rapp

Chinatown receives long-awaited public library

Chinatown’s original public library on Tyler Street was torn down more than 60 years ago; there hasn’t been a public library since.

by × February 14, 2018 × 0 comments

City

Cannabis commission hears regulation concerns
Tito Jackson attended Tuesday's hearing to speak in favor of expanding marijuana legalization to ensure that people of all means have access. / Photo by Christian Triunfo

Cannabis commission hears regulation concerns

Tuesday night marked the commission’s final stop and the first public hearing since Gov. Charlie Baker’s third condemnation.

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Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

"Fire Cone," wood, acrylic, light fixture and caster wheels, is also about surveillance and censorship. Its blue light and red stripes signal a nationalist authority in a state of emergency. / Photo by Samuel Kim.
"Fire Cone," wood, acrylic, light fixture and caster wheels, is about surveillance and censorship. Its blue light and red stripes signal a nationalist authority in a state of emergency. / Photo by Samuel Kim.

Lemieux exhibit advocates for progress

Annette Lemieux’s “Mise en Scene” exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts mix varying mediums such as pigment inkjet on cotton and are inspired by films Lemieux saw as a child, including Robert Mulligan’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” (1962).

by × February 12, 2018 × 0 comments