Decision 2016: Student journalists report from the field

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.

02/11/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Kelly O'Connell, E'16 poses for a portrait on Feb. 1, 2016. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
02/04/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Students attend the career fair in Cabot on Feb. 4, 2016. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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3Qs: When true crime becomes a pop culture phenomenon

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.

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Happy holidays from Northeastern

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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Tubular science

Stu­dents in the Unit Oper­a­tions Lab­o­ra­tory con­duct a dis­covery exper­i­ment on Thursday in the Mugar Life Sci­ences Building. Photo by Matthew Modoono/​Northeastern University

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