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Editorials, Opinion

Editorial: Boston should pursue a bid for Amazon HQ 一 with caution

Editorial: Boston should pursue a bid for Amazon HQ 一 with caution

As enticing as being the site of Amazon’s next headquarters may be, there are issues that must be addressed in order to make any future relationship with Amazon as effective as possible.

by × September 27, 2017 × 0 comments

Editorials, Opinion

Editorial: Northeastern must offer equal amenities in leased property housing

Editorial: Northeastern must offer equal amenities in leased property housing

Because Northeastern has a residency requirement, it must also ensure that every housing option given to students has equal resources and gives residents equal opportunity to achieve the success the university says living on campus will bring them. Currently, this is not the case.

by × September 10, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

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

Editorials, Opinion

East Village, a luxury residence hall, opened in January 2015. / File photo by Scotty Schenck
East Village, a luxury residence hall, opened in January 2015. / File photo by Scotty Schenck

Editorial: Northeastern must build affordable student housing

There is no need to partner with developers who specialize in luxury housing.

by × April 20, 2017 × 1 comment

City

Participants of the transitional housing programs at Southampton Street Shelter testify before City Council. / Photo by Alex Eng
Participants of the transitional housing programs at Southampton Street Shelter testify before City Council. / Photo by Alex Eng

Public criticizes closing of homeless programs at City Council hearing

The closing of Project SOAR and Safe Harbor could be dangerous for homeless people recovering from addiction or living with HIV, participants testified.

by × April 13, 2017 × 1 comment

City

City councilors and residents debated a proposal to allow all citizens to freely being petitions to City Council. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh, city officials and City Councilor Tito Jackson (D-7) disagreed over the closing of two transitional housing programs for homeless people pending a City Council hearing on the matter. / Photo courtesy of Creative Alexius Horatius, Creative Commons

City officials spar over changes to South End homeless shelter programs

The Southampton Street Shelter in the South End, which serves 40 residents, will close two transitional housing programs and shift toward permanent housing.

by × April 5, 2017 × 2 comments

campus

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Data obtained from Off Campus Student Services show that overall undergraduate enrollment at Northeastern typically correlates with the number of students living off campus. News graphic by Jacqueline Ali Cordoba

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

Northeastern University has not created housing at the same rate at which it accepts students.

by × March 20, 2017 × 3 comments

Columns, Opinion

Column: Think before you move off campus

Column: Think before you move off campus

Boston students are moving into neighborhoods that aren’t necessarily meant for them.

by × March 17, 2017 × 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Op-ed: Referendum initiative aims to include NU neighbors

Northeastern, among other urban universities, is a huge catalyst of gentrification.

by × March 2, 2017 × 1 comment

City

Roxbury residents voice concerns about Tremont Crossing complex

Roxbury residents voice concerns about Tremont Crossing complex

Tremont Crossing is a proposed multimillion-dollar development project in Roxbury that would include residential, retail, art and office space.

by × February 8, 2017 × 1 comment