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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.

by × October 10, 2017 × 0 comments

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A panel of five past and present union members discussed Graduate Employees of Northeastern University's push to unionize.  / Photo by Brian Bae
A panel of five past and present union members discussed Graduate Employees of Northeastern University's push to unionize. / Photo by Brian Bae

Graduate students continue to push for unionization

Graduate Employees of Northeastern University hosted a panel Tuesday to discuss the effects of unionization on students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics as the group continues to attempt to create a union for graduate-level on-campus employees in conjunction with the United Autoworkers Union.

by × September 13, 2017 × 0 comments

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Northeastern's 120th class waits for Convocation to begin. / Photo by Glenn Billman
Northeastern's 120th class waits for Convocation to begin. / Photo by Glenn Billman

Convocation welcomes 120th class to campus

  By Glenn Billman, deputy news editor  President Joseph E. Aoun and Student Government Association President Suchira Sharma welcomed Northeastern’s 120th class Tuesday at Convocation by reminding them to stay innovative and stand up for their values. The hour-long ceremony, held in Matthews Arena, was a compilation of videos, a […]

by × September 7, 2017 × 0 comments

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Willis Hall apartment ceiling collapses
A hole is left in the ceiling of an apartment-style residence in Willis Hall after it collapsed Thursday. / Photo courtesy Alex Tiarks

Willis Hall apartment ceiling collapses

A water leak in Willis Hall, a suite-style residence hall, led to a partial collapse of one unit’s bedroom ceiling Thursday morning.

by × September 6, 2017 × 1 comment

Arts and entertainment

Sam Mulcahy, third-year theatre major, will star as Randle Patrick McMurphy in Boston Children’s Theatre’s production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” / Photo courtesy Boston Children's Theatre
Sam Mulcahy, third-year theatre major, will star as Randle Patrick McMurphy in Boston Children’s Theatre’s production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” / Photo courtesy Boston Children's Theatre

Student stars in play based on ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’

Burgess Clark, director, said Mulcahy’s professionalism and maturity inspired the other young actors in the cast.

by × April 20, 2017 × 17 comments

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State Rep. Byron Rushing (D-9) speaks at the John D. O'Bryant African American Institute on Tuesday as part of the opening of the Lower Roxbury History Project. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca
State Rep. Byron Rushing (D-9) speaks at the John D. O'Bryant African American Institute on Tuesday as part of the opening of the Lower Roxbury History Project. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Lower Roxbury Black History Project unveiled

The Lower Roxbury Black History Project, now accessible on Snell Library’s website, was unveiled Tuesday at a reception in the John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute.

by × April 20, 2017 × 2 comments

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Huskies Organizing With Labor rallied Wednesday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Northeastern’s dining hall workers’ vote to unionize with UNITE HERE! Local 26./Photo by Alex Melagrano
Huskies Organizing With Labor rallied Wednesday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Northeastern’s dining hall workers’ vote to unionize with UNITE HERE! Local 26. This summer, the union will renegotiate the dining staff's contracts. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

Upcoming dining hall worker contract negotiations spark student-led rally

Nearly 100 students, staff and union representatives were joined by an octet of musical activists Wednesday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Northeastern’s dining hall workers’ vote to unionize with UNITE HERE! Local 26.

by × April 13, 2017 × 2 comments

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Guest speakers and Northeastern faculty cut red ribbons in a symbolic ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the ISEC. / Photo by Dylan Shen

Politicians, student demonstrators turn out for ISEC opening

By Paxtyn Merten, Kaitlyn Budion and Glenn Billman The grand opening of Northeastern University’s newest research and academic building brought speeches from prominent leaders in scientific research and Massachusetts politicians, along with protests from a student environmental group. Hundreds of researchers, students, faculty, administrators and executives of various research institutes […]

by × April 4, 2017 × 3 comments

Sports

Northeastern cheerleading took home the championship title at JAMfest Collegiate Champions / Photo courtesy Maria Dulin
Northeastern cheerleading took home the championship title at JAMfest Collegiate Champions / Photo courtesy Maria Dulin

Cheerleading takes home JAMfest championship title

By Glenn Billman, news staff Northeastern’s cheerleading team triumphed at Boston Nationals and tumbled their way to the title of JAMfest Collegiate Champions Saturday and Sunday in Lowell, Massachusetts. The team began its competition season, leaving behind the hardwood of Matthews Arena for the stage. “It was really exhilarating in […]

by × March 30, 2017 × 2 comments

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Students sing to advocate for higher wages for dining hall workers
Members of Huskies Organizing With Labor sing parody of the Beatles' "Hey Jude" to call for higher wages for dining hall workers. / Photo by Glenn Billman

Students sing to advocate for higher wages for dining hall workers

Twelve students representing Huskies Organizing With Labor (HOWL) sang a parody of “Hey Jude” by the Beatles Monday afternoon in Curry Student Center to advocate for dining hall workers.

by × March 29, 2017 × 2 comments