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An apparent water leak created a water bubble, approximately 18 by 6 inches, in a Willis Hall bathroom. / Photo by Glenn Billman

Second water bubble forms in Willis Hall apartment

An apparent water leak in an apartment on the sixth floor of Willis Hall created a bubble on the bathroom ceiling, roughly 18 by 6 inches, which leaked dirt and debris into the unit’s bathroom Monday and appears to be growing mold.

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Dining hall workers voted 316 to 2 in favor of striking Oct. 11 if the their demands for a guaranteed minimum salary of $35,000 and better health care are not met in negotiations. /File photo by Lauren Scornavacca
Dining hall workers voted 316 to 2 in favor of striking Oct. 11 if the their demands for a guaranteed minimum salary of $35,000 and better health care are not met in negotiations. / File photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Dining workers vote to begin strike Wednesday

Northeastern dining hall workers voted overwhelmingly to strike if they are not able to reach a contract resolution with their employer by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.

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SGA passes resolutions to support strike, rename Columbus Day
Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

SGA passes resolutions to support strike, rename Columbus Day

Student senators passed resolutions to support Northeastern dining hall workers’ efforts toward raising salaries and to change Northeastern’s observance of Columbus day to Indigenous People’s Day at their session Monday.

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Chafee rehashes political career
Lincoln Chafee ran as a Democrat in the 2016 presidential election. / Photo courtesy Kenneth Zirkel, Creative Commons

Chafee rehashes political career

Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee spoke to Northeastern students, mostly political science majors, Tuesday in Renaissance Park.

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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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Crime Log: 9.18-9.25

Crime Log: 9.18-9.25

Crimes reported to the Northeastern University Police Department from Monday, Sept. 18 to Sunday, Sept. 25.

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Gov. Dukakis speaks about personal history, political activism
Former Massachusetts Governor Michael S. Dukakis addresses a crowd in East Village. / Photo by Dylan Shen

Gov. Dukakis speaks about personal history, political activism

Former presidential candidate and current Northeastern professor Michael S. Dukakis stressed the importance of being an active member in politics at a Sept. 23 discussion on the current state of politics.

by × October 1, 2017 × 0 comments

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New laser removes soil pollutants
Wenjun Zhen, the lead author of the study, examines the excimer laser. / Photo courtesy Wenjun Zheng

New laser removes soil pollutants

A research team from Northeastern University has discovered an innovative and cost-effective way to clean up organic pollutants.

by × September 28, 2017 × 0 comments

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Local 26 calls out Northeastern in YouTube ad
Local 26 published a video that calls on Northeastern University to pay its dining hall workers more. / Photo courtesy Local 26

Local 26 calls out Northeastern in YouTube ad

The union representing Northeastern University dining hall workers bought advertising space on YouTube to promote a video criticizing the university for underpaying food service workers while accepting large tax breaks from the City of Boston.

by × September 27, 2017 × 1 comment

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Hamster aggression study no longer funded by the NIH
Professor Melloni has been conducting research on Syrian hampsters for 20 years. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

Hamster aggression study no longer funded by the NIH

A Northeastern professor’s research project about the effect of anabolic steroids on hamster aggression lost its funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to a report released Sept. 13 by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

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