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York: It’s our job to seek out the world

Jillian York’s humble personality prevents her from boastfully speaking about her global impact as a digital activist. With the help of social media, though, York vigorously advocates for international freedom of expression in her full-time work and volunteer positions. In … Continue reading

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Everyone must play a role in Earth Day

As I have mentioned in previous posts, concentrating on the Egyptian revolution this semester has also led me to consider human rights and environmental issues around the world. The following is an excerpt from my recent column in The Huntington … Continue reading

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A publication that reinvented itself for the changing times

Yesterday my “Reinventing the News” class visited the Christian Science Monitor, which is located at 210 Massachusetts Ave. The international news organization delivers global coverage through its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, e-mail newsletters and mobile website. The Christian … Continue reading

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Muslim model competes to represent Great Britain

Shanna Bukhari is competing to become the first Muslim to represent Great Britain at the Miss Universe Pageant in September. After entering the contest and advancing to the final round in the United Kingdom, though, the 24-year-old has received indirect … Continue reading

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On the lookout for “good journalism”

With the presence of social media and a plethora of available information online, the boundaries have been blurred between the experienced journalist and the citizen journalist. With the Internet, it is simple for individuals to browse news stories casually and … Continue reading

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Faculty presentations demonstrate innovative thinking

Northeastern University’s College of Arts, Media and Design hosted two events on Tuesday to celebrate the creation of the new college. Instead of attending Professor Kennedy’s class, he invited us to the morning event. After Dean Xavier Costa’s welcome, 14 … Continue reading

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A new summer itinerary

The university has spoken: The former Dialogue of Civilizations trip to Egypt will now be an excursion to Jordan and Turkey. My first thoughts upon hearing the update were filled with disappointment since I spent an entire semester focusing my … Continue reading

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