Articles by: Julia Preszler

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Students collect donations for Puerto Rico relief
Ana Vazquez-Pagan (left) and Laura Camila Rivera peek out from behind some of the collected items / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Students collect donations for Puerto Rico relief

Puerto Rican students have mobilized at Northeastern to collect monetary donations and necessary supplies to aid relief efforts on the island after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria Sept. 20.

by × October 4, 2017 × 0 comments

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Northeastern files amicus brief against Trump’s second immigration order
Northeastern University signed onto an amicus brief filed against President Donald J. Trump and several administrative departments and officials.

Northeastern files amicus brief against Trump’s second immigration order

By Julia Preszler, news staff Northeastern University and 30 other universities filed an amicus brief Friday against President Donald J. Trump’s second travel ban, saying it interferes with their global mission and ability to draw on the talents of international students and faculty. Trump’s second attempted ban was set into […]

by × April 3, 2017 × 1 comment

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The list of faculty members who signed DivestNU's open letter in support of fossil fuel divestment. The letter was delivered to Provost James C. Bean last fall./Photo by Lauren Scornavacca
The list of faculty members who signed DivestNU's open letter in support of fossil fuel divestment. The letter was delivered to Provost James C. Bean last fall./Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Faculty Senate considers divestment resolution

The Faculty Senate has yet to vote on whether it will adopt a resolution asking university administration to be more transparent about the university’s investments in fossil fuels, but many of its members supported the idea at an informal meeting March 15.

by × March 22, 2017 × 2 comments

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Eugene “Neil” Fachon remembered as kind, optimistic

Eugene “Neil” Fachon remembered as kind, optimistic

Eugene “Neil” Fachon, a third-year student at Northeastern characterized by his optimism and kindness, died from a rare form of brain cancer on Feb. 19 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care in Providence, Rhode Island.

by × February 28, 2017 × 1 comment

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Asian American Heritage Week features TV drag queen

Asian American Heritage Week features TV drag queen

Events exploring Asian American LGBTQA+ identities, beauty standards and activism will take place through Saturday.

by × February 16, 2017 × 1 comment

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DivestNU unveils banner for national day of action

DivestNU unveils banner for national day of action

The national day of action was coordinated by Go Fossil Free, a project launched by the environmental organization 350.

by × January 24, 2017 × 3 comments

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NU students plan to march in DC

NU students plan to march in DC

Students will be traveling to Washington, D.C. later this week to join thousands of Inauguration Day protesters.

by × January 19, 2017 × 2 comments

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Students launch company to benefit Peruvian weavers

Students launch company to benefit Peruvian weavers

Two Northeastern students helped start PAKA Apparel, a company that sells alpaca wool sweaters made by Peruvian women.

by × November 16, 2016 × 2 comments

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Bostonians to vote on Community Preservation Act

Bostonians to vote on Community Preservation Act

Boston voters will vote on whether to accept the Community Preservation Act (CPA), which would create taxes to fund affordable housing, historic preservation and construction of parks and open spaces.

by × November 3, 2016 × 2 comments

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DivestNU promises to escalate campaign

DivestNU promises to escalate campaign

Students in DivestNU said they were unsatisfied after discussing goals for divestment with members of Northeastern’s Senior Leadership Team on Tuesday.

by × October 19, 2016 × 1 comment