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3Qs: US, Russia, and the 2016 presidential election

Russia this week played a leading role in the con­ver­sa­tion about the U.S. pres­i­den­tial race, from its alleged role in hacking Demo­c­ratic National Com­mittee emails to Donald Trump’s com­ments that he hoped the country had suc­cess­fully hacked Hillary Clinton’s email. We asked Ryan Maness, an expert in Russian for­eign policy and inter­na­tional cyber­con­flict and secu­rity, to examine what this could mean for the dynamic between the two nations.

06/20/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Executive Chef Tom Barton creates summer dishes for the NU dining halls on June 20, 2016. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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July 26, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Distinguished Professor Michael S. Dukakis and Professor Dan Urman pose for a portrait in Renaissance Park at Northeastern University on July 26, 2016. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

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The strategy of selecting a vice presidential candidate

3Qs: The strategy of selecting a vice presidential candidate

After weeks of intense public spec­u­la­tion, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton intro­duced their vice pres­i­den­tial can­di­dates. That got us won­dering how pres­i­den­tial hope­fuls select their run­ning mates and whether those selec­tions typ­i­cally impact elec­tions. Here, Bill Crotty, pro­fessor emer­itus and an expert on pres­i­den­tial pol­i­tics, exam­ines those questions.


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Pokémon craze (and tips on where to find them on campus)

Pokémon Go crea­tures are pop­ping up all over the North­eastern campus. We spoke with people across campus—some who are playing the game and some who aren’t such big fans—to learn more. We even received a few tips on prime Pokémon loca­tions, including a gym. Video by Shirin Mozaf­fari and Ben­jamin Bertsch/​Northeastern University


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A stu­dent reflected in a window walks by the Curry Stu­dent Center on Thursday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/​Northeastern University

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