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Clinton Global Initiative University continues with speeches, workshops
Bill Clinton speaks at CGI U on Friday night. / Photo by Brian Bae

Clinton Global Initiative University continues with speeches, workshops

Northeastern’s campus was crowded Saturday with more than 1,100 well-dressed college students from across the world as the university hosted the second day of the Clinton Global Initiative University. The event was hosted by the Clinton Foundation, and dedicated to bringing together innovative college students to discuss global problems.

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Clinton Global Initiative University kicks off
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton led a panel at the Clinton Global Initiative University's opening plenary session on Friday night. / Photo by Brian Bae

Clinton Global Initiative University kicks off

Northeastern University kicked off the 10th annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Friday with speeches from former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun and other distinguished guests.

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PETA criticizes Northeastern’s use of glue rat traps
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PETA criticizes Northeastern’s use of glue rat traps

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) published a recent article criticizing Northeastern University’s alleged use of glue traps as part of their rodent-management program.

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Arts and entertainment

Northeastern opens their doors to the Boston community
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Northeastern opens their doors to the Boston community

Members of Northeastern’s Kaliente Dance Group and Spinning Arts performance groups were scheduled to perform Monday in Krentzman Quad as part of the 11th annual Open Our Doors, a free community arts event.

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Arts and entertainment

Northeastern Recreational Climbing Club finds inspiration in film
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Northeastern Recreational Climbing Club finds inspiration in film

The Northeastern Recreational Climbing Club hosted a film festival at AfterHours Monday night.

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Snell Library has installed a bioscanner students can use to swipe into the library with instead of using a husky card. /Photo courtesy of Meghan Zwicker
Snell Library has installed a bioscanner students can use to swipe into the library with instead of using a husky card./ Photo courtesy of Meghan Zwicker

Snell Library installs biometric scanner

A new biometric scanner in Snell Library installed this semester lets students swipe their hands instead of their Husky cards. Some students appreciate the efficient process of entering Snell, while others are concerned about Northeastern keeping images of their fingerprints.

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Letters to the Editor, Op-eds, Opinion

Letter to the Editor: The life of a student-athlete

Letter to the Editor: The life of a student-athlete

Although being a student-athlete comes with its challenges, I do not regret my choice of becoming a Northeastern swimmer.

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campus, Crime Log

Crime Log: 9.25-10.2

Crime Log: 9.25-10.2

Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Monday, Sept. 25 1:50 p.m. A Northeastern University (NU) student reported her bicycle seat was stolen from her bicycle while it was secured outside of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC). A report was filed.   6:41 p.m. An NU student reported his […]

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Arts and entertainment, event calendar

Event Calendar: Oct. 12-18
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Event Calendar: Oct. 12-18

These are the biggest events in Boston this week.

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New contract for dining hall workers avoids strike
Dining hall workers and supporters applaud at the meeting. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

New contract for dining hall workers avoids strike

Northeastern University dining service workers averted a strike set to begin Wednesday by voting to ratify a new contract with Chartwells, the food vendor Northeastern contracts for dining services, Tuesday evening.

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