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Students advocate on Beacon Hill for need-​​based financial aid programs

A group of North­eastern stu­dents par­tic­i­pated in Stu­dent Finan­cial Aid Day at the State House, meeting with state sen­a­tors and rep­re­sen­ta­tives to advo­cate con­tinued sup­port of need-​​based finan­cial aid programs.

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3Qs: Why can’t we agree on the color of The Dress?

On Thursday, a photo of a party dress hit the Internet, and never has a gar­ment been so polar­izing. We turned to Peter Bex, a vision sci­en­tist and psy­chology pro­fessor, to explain why people can’t seem to agree on the color of the now infa­mous dress.


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VP of Engineering at Hubspot Elias Torres discusses co-​​op

I have a high hiring bar and finding the best talent today is dif­fi­cult. That’s been very dif­ferent for us with North­eastern. We can’t com­pare it to any­thing else.” Elias Torres, VP of […]


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Edible bridge challenge

Matt Dielman, E’18, uses his arm to chop his team’s edible bridge in half after passing the max­imum weight car­rying capacity during the annual edible bridge chal­lenge in Snell Engi­neering Center Monday. Each team demon­strated the weight car­rying capacity of their bridges, which were made out of all food groups using 40 per­cent grains, 15 per­cent veg­eta­bles, 10 per­cent dairy, 10 per­cent pro­tein, and 10 per­cent other such as sugar and fats. Photo by Matthew Modoono/​Northeastern University

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