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Northeastern University Unveils Plans for 800-Bed Residence Hall

Northeastern University has announced plans for a 20-story, 800-bed residence hall on Burke Street. The 230-foot-tall building will feature apartment-style dorms and ground-floor commercial space, as well as […]

Arts & Entertainment

Trevor Noah Rips Northeastern Over New Gun Policy on the Daily Show

Daily Show host Trevor Noah is not a fan of Northeastern University’s controversial new gun policy. The university recently announced that it would be equipping […]

City Life

Northeastern University to Equip Police with Semiautomatic Rifles

Update: Thursday, 1:37 p.m. In a joint letter to Northeastern president Joseph Aoun, Boston City Councilors Tito Jackson and Josh Zakim have condemned the school’s […]

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NASA Awards Two Humanoid Robot Prototypes to MIT and Northeatern

Developed by a team of engineers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, the R5—nicknamed Valkyrie—is a humanoid robot designed to assist during human missions […]

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Northeastern University to Open First International Campus in Toronto in 2016

Northeastern University announced Monday its plans to open its first international satellite campus north of the border in Toronto, Ontario. The new campus, slated for a […]

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Bureo Makes Skateboards from Recycled Fishing Nets to Prevent Ocean Pollution

During peak season, tens of thousands of independent fishermen in Chile replace their plastic nets every week. Lacking the infrastructure to manage the waste, they […]

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See Where Massachusetts Universities Rank in U.S. News’s Best Colleges List

U.S. News and World Report released its 2016 “Best Colleges” rankings Wednesday, with Massachusetts colleges and universities predictably well-represented. There was little movement within the top 10, […]

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Northeastern Inks $20.4 Million Research Deal with U.S. Army

Northeastern University has secured an agreement with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, providing up to $20.4 million in expedited funding for defense research over the […]

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O’Reilly Factor Correspondent Says Female Student ‘Smart for a Northeastern Person’

Despite a lack of any salacious Saida Grundy developments, Fox News has refocused its attention back to college campuses—not on the crippling student loan debt foisted upon […]

Wellness

Northeastern Professor Receives $1.4 Million Grant for Vaccine Development

A Northeastern University professor has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes for Health (NIH) for his work streamlining the vaccine development process. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Northeastern Revs Up Public Art Initiative

In chronological order, street artists Shepard Fairey, Daniel Anguilu, El Mac, and Jef Aérosol have been invited to Northeastern to use the “campus as a […]

Arts & Entertainment

A Cappella Admissions with Casey Matsumoto of Pitch, Please

When you’re one of the frontrunners on a reality show, you’d think that the truth would be divulged exactly as anticipated. When no one is micro-managing your […]

Wellness

Northeastern’s $26 Million Park Renovation Plan Will Benefit Students, City Residents

Continuing its recent string of construction projects, Northeastern University has announced plans for a $26 million renovation to William E. Carter Playground on Columbus Avenue. […]

Arts & Entertainment

A Cappella Admissions with Isaac Willnow of the Nor’easters

Being an essential member of an internationally-recognized and very important a cappella society is rather strenuous. Unlucky for you, the job isn’t fit for everyone. Lucky […]

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Pop TV’s Sing It On to Feature Two of Northeastern’s A Cappella Groups

Welcome to real-life Pitch Perfect where dreams are made by an unmatched pop mash-up, relentless skedaddling, and being an irrefutable and completely reserved a-ca-bitch. It’s your […]