As presidential candidates from both parties crisscrossed Iowa last weekend, a dozen Northeastern students headed north to preview the New Hampshire primary. They are members of journalism professor Jonathan Kaufman’s class “Covering Campaign 2016.” Here, we share their reports from the field.
Kelly O’Connell, E’16, came to college with interests in environmental issues and climate change. Today she credits Northeastern’s co-op program, backed by rigorous engineering courses, with guiding her toward her career goals.
The deadline to register to vote in the Massachusetts presidential primary is Wednesday, Feb. 10. Not registered? We have you covered. Haley Havens, S’19, of Democracy Matters at Northeastern, helped put together a list of everything you need to know to register.
An examination of the future of dating, a speech by a Nobel Prize winner, and “New Orleans on Huntington Avenue” are just some of the events happening at Northeastern this month that you won’t want to miss.
On Wednesday, the man whose conviction was profiled on the hugely popular “Serial” podcast, returns to court for a post-conviction hearing. Here, law professor Daniel Medwed, an expert in wrongful convictions, says that “Serial” and Making a Murderer have highlighted some of the chief flaws in our criminal justice system. But he also says that he is dismayed by how the programs presented their cases.
Before heading off for winter break, students shared how they celebrate the holidays, as well as the best and worst gifts they’ve received. Spoiler alert: Socks are a very unpopular gift. Video by Shirin Mozaffari and Lee Delulio/Northeastern University
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Students in the Unit Operations Laboratory conduct a discovery experiment on Thursday in the Mugar Life Sciences Building. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University