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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.

by × October 19, 2017 × 0 comments

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Members of Lambda Phi Epsilon fraternity pick up trash with the Breakfast Club as part of their mandatory community service hours./ Photo by Glenn Billman

Breakfast Club volunteers clean up Boston neighborhoods

Dozens of students hit the streets surrounding campus Sunday to beautify the Fenway and Mission Hill neighborhoods after a weekend of partying and littering. The group, called the Breakfast Club, meets almost every Sunday of the school year to pick up trash and give back to the community.

by × September 27, 2017 × 0 comments

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A panel of five past and present union members discussed Graduate Employees of Northeastern University's push to unionize.  / Photo by Brian Bae
A panel of five past and present union members discussed Graduate Employees of Northeastern University's push to unionize. / Photo by Brian Bae

Graduate students continue to push for unionization

Graduate Employees of Northeastern University hosted a panel Tuesday to discuss the effects of unionization on students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics as the group continues to attempt to create a union for graduate-level on-campus employees in conjunction with the United Autoworkers Union.

by × September 13, 2017 × 0 comments

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Northeastern's 120th class waits for Convocation to begin. / Photo by Glenn Billman
Northeastern's 120th class waits for Convocation to begin. / Photo by Glenn Billman

Convocation welcomes 120th class to campus

  By Glenn Billman, deputy news editor  President Joseph E. Aoun and Student Government Association President Suchira Sharma welcomed Northeastern’s 120th class Tuesday at Convocation by reminding them to stay innovative and stand up for their values. The hour-long ceremony, held in Matthews Arena, was a compilation of videos, a […]

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Arts and entertainment

Sam Mulcahy, third-year theatre major, will star as Randle Patrick McMurphy in Boston Children’s Theatre’s production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” / Photo courtesy Boston Children's Theatre
Sam Mulcahy, third-year theatre major, will star as Randle Patrick McMurphy in Boston Children’s Theatre’s production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” / Photo courtesy Boston Children's Theatre

Student stars in play based on ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’

Burgess Clark, director, said Mulcahy’s professionalism and maturity inspired the other young actors in the cast.

by × April 20, 2017 × 17 comments

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Huskies Organizing With Labor rallied Wednesday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Northeastern’s dining hall workers’ vote to unionize with UNITE HERE! Local 26./Photo by Alex Melagrano
Huskies Organizing With Labor rallied Wednesday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Northeastern’s dining hall workers’ vote to unionize with UNITE HERE! Local 26. This summer, the union will renegotiate the dining staff's contracts. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

Upcoming dining hall worker contract negotiations spark student-led rally

Nearly 100 students, staff and union representatives were joined by an octet of musical activists Wednesday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Northeastern’s dining hall workers’ vote to unionize with UNITE HERE! Local 26.

by × April 13, 2017 × 2 comments

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Students sing to advocate for higher wages for dining hall workers
Members of Huskies Organizing With Labor sing parody of the Beatles' "Hey Jude" to call for higher wages for dining hall workers. / Photo by Glenn Billman

Students sing to advocate for higher wages for dining hall workers

Twelve students representing Huskies Organizing With Labor (HOWL) sang a parody of “Hey Jude” by the Beatles Monday afternoon in Curry Student Center to advocate for dining hall workers.

by × March 29, 2017 × 2 comments

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Town hall addresses student concerns on Northeastern development
The Student Experience Town Hall took place at the Alumni Center on Columbus Avenue. / Photo by Paxtyn Merten

Town hall addresses student concerns on Northeastern development

Students, administrators and Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) officers gathered Wednesday for a community meeting to discuss the way Northeastern interacts with the surrounding neighborhoods, especially regarding student housing and development.

by × March 27, 2017 × 1 comment

Sports

Swim and dive sets records at championships

Swim and dive sets records at championships

All of the rookies who competed took home points, and seven seniors swam their last collegiate races, including captains Delaney Lanker and Jordan Domeier who placed seventh and eighth in the 200 butterfly.

by × March 2, 2017 × 1 comment

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Institute promises interdisciplinary solutions to changing world conditions

Northeastern will launch the Global Resilience Institute (GRI) March 14 to help people across the world adapt to changes and recover from disruptions such as environmental disasters and aging infrastructure.

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