Articles by: Paxtyn Merten

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Data expert warns of fake visuals
Alberto Cairo hopes to improve data visualization literacy nationwide. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Data expert warns of fake visuals

As the data visualization community pushes forward with new technologies, it is leaving a part of the general public behind, a prominent data journalist and visualization expert told the Northeastern community Thursday.

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AMAZING t-shirts inspire self-confidence
Fifth-year Jenna Malley, founder of the AMAZING Campaign, poses with her dog Otis while wearing an t-shirt from her organization.

AMAZING t-shirts inspire self-confidence

One morning early this spring, Jenna Malley received a text from a friend saying “I don’t feel that great this morning. I can’t remember how amazing I am.” Malley asked her why, but another message was already on the way: “Nevermind, I looked in the mirror and now I feel fine.”

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Graduating seniors watch the commencement ceremony.

2017 Undergraduate Commencement

Photos by Paxtyn Merten, Class of 2017 undergraduates celebrated their commencement on May 5 in the TD Garden.

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New England Donor Services spokesperson Matt Boger dispels common misconceptions about organ donation in Centennial Common Monday.
New England Donor Services spokesperson Matthew Boger dispels common misconceptions about organ donation in Centennial Common Monday. / Photo by Paxtyn Merten

Students raise awareness of organ donation

Students and organ donation advocates spoke about the importance of registering as an organ donor Monday in Centennial Common.

by × April 13, 2017 × 2 comments

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Professor honored, gives lecture on human behavior modeling
Stacy Marsella, a professor of computer science and psychology, was honored as the 2017 Klein Lecturer and gave a talk on why researchers simulate human behavior Monday in the Raytheon Amphitheater. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

Professor honored, gives lecture on human behavior modeling

Stacy Marsella, a professor of computer science and psychology, was the recipient of the 53rd Klein University Lecturer Award, which honors a member of the teaching faculty who has contributed with distinction to his or her own field of study.

by × March 22, 2017 × 2 comments

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Northeastern hosts travel ban info session

Northeastern hosts travel ban info session

In the wake of confusion over how President Donald J. Trump will revamp his executive order restricting travel and immigration, Northeastern University’s administration has taken steps to inform students potentially affected by the ban and future orders Trump may issue related to immigration and deportation.

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State rep. focuses on constituency, education in discussion with NU Democrats

State rep. focuses on constituency, education in discussion with NU Democrats

The opinions of constituents come first for newly-elected Massachusetts State Rep. Chynah Tyler, something she emphasized during a discussion with Northeastern students Tuesday night in Kariotis Hall.

by × February 22, 2017 × 1 comment

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Northeastern files amicus brief opposing immigration executive order

Northeastern files amicus brief opposing immigration executive order

Northeastern filed an amicus brief along with seven other Massachusetts universities Friday opposing President Donald J. Trump’s executive order.

by × February 4, 2017 × 5 comments

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#RiseUpNU promotes unity across campus

#RiseUpNU promotes unity across campus

The athletics department joined forces with the Nor’easters and Office of Alumni Relations to bring their different audiences together.

by × January 12, 2017 × 2 comments

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Businessowners talk NU purchase of Huntington property

Businessowners talk NU purchase of Huntington property

University House of Pizza owner Parthena Savvidis said she knew that her building would eventually be sold to Northeastern.

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