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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Boston Day and Night Academy student Luis Navarro leads the crowd in a chant while awaiting the return of the delegation sent into the State House.

Boston students walk out, protest Trump

Hundreds of Boston high school and university students walked out of classes Monday as part of a nationwide student movement against President-elect Donald J. Trump.

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Italian food marketplace to open at Prudential Center

Italian food marketplace to open at Prudential Center

By Paxtyn Merten, deputy city editor Eataly Boston, an experiential shopping marketplace featuring Italian foods and products, will open in the Boylston Arcade of the Prudential Center at 4 p.m. Nov. 29. Eataly’s self-described style is “informal but assertive; modest but proud; honest but clever,” as proclaimed in signs hanging […]

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