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City

Cupid’s Undie Run draws hundreds at Fenway Park
Runners stop to take a photo during the charity run in Fenway. / Photo by Jake Wang

Cupid’s Undie Run draws hundreds at Fenway Park

The annual run raises money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation for Research, which researches neurofibromatosis.

by × February 22, 2018 × 0 comments

Photo Galleries, Sports

2018 Beanpot Championship in Photos
Hockey gear litters the ice as Northeastern celebrates their first Beanpot victory since 1988. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

2018 Beanpot Championship in Photos

For the first time since 1988, Northeastern fans watched their team claim the Beanpot championship.

by × February 15, 2018 × 0 comments

Columns, Opinion

One year after the election of President Donald J. Trump, students have mixed feelings about his time in office./ Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Creative Commons
Trump has been criticized for his divisive speech. / Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore, Creative Commons

Column: How Trump’s rhetoric has embedded itself into American culture

In the past year, “fake news” has become something else entirely. It has become a slang term used in casual, everyday conversation and on social media.

by × January 31, 2018 × 0 comments

City

The Herald, the Globe's closest competitor, is being purchased by Revolution Capital Group./ Photo courtesy Creative Commons.
The Herald, the Globe's closest competitor, may be purchased by one of two media companies. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons.

Herald sale to change Boston media landscape

On Dec. 8, 2017, the Boston Herald filed for bankruptcy protection. The original intent of publisher Patrick J. Purcell was to sell the paper to Gatehouse Media for $4.5 million, but a new bidder has emerged: Tampa-based Revolution Capital Group made an offer in federal bankruptcy court Jan. 2.

by × January 24, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Libertarian leader warns NU students of party exclusion
Dan Fishman, the Northeast director of Gary Johnson's presidential campaign, spoke to the Young Americans for Liberty about the exclusion of the Libertarian Party Jan. 16. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

Libertarian leader warns NU students of party exclusion

Libertarians should be given a larger voice on the national scale, said Dan Fishman, political director of the Libertarian Party of Massachusetts.

by × January 23, 2018 × 0 comments

Cartoons, Opinion

Aoun unveils freshman housing
News Illustration by Pete McKay.

Cartoon: Aoun unveils freshman housing

News Illustration by Pete McKay.

by × January 23, 2018 × 0 comments

City

Somerville farmer’s market offers healthy food to low-income families
The Somerville winter farmer's market runs through April 14 at the Center for Arts at the Armory. / Photo by Julia Crooijmans

Somerville farmer’s market offers healthy food to low-income families

“We really hope for this market to be a vibrant and important anchor of food access in our community and we really hope to more deeply root these commitments on the local and state levels and make it more accessible to our customers,” Bloomer said.

by × January 23, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Faculty Senate discusses impact of new tax law on NU employees
The Faculty Senate met in Raytheon Amphitheater on Wednesday, discussing changes to taxes and university policies. / Photo by Morgan Lloyd

Faculty Senate discusses impact of new tax law on NU employees

Northeastern’s Faculty Senate met Wednesday to deliberate on the impact of the recent U.S. tax law on NU employees and to propose improvements to various university policies, including those pertaining to research programs, leave of absence and sabbatical.

by × January 18, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Local media leaders talk MLK legacy, race in America
Members of the Northeastern community gathered in East Village Tuesday to discuss perceptions of race in the media. / Photo by Riley Robinson

Local media leaders talk MLK legacy, race in America

Members of the Northeastern community gathered in East Village Tuesday night to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and discuss the current climate of race in America with a panel of award-winning members of the media.

by × January 18, 2018 × 0 comments

Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

Fetty Wap takes to the House of Blues
Rapper Fetty Wap performs his hit "Trap Queen" to a crowded House of Blues. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

Fetty Wap takes to the House of Blues

Rapper Fetty Wap headlined for a full house Tuesday night, performing songs off his debut self-titled album as part of his “For My Fans” tour.

by × January 18, 2018 × 0 comments