Tag Archives: Northeastern University

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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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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Fighting injustice, one country at a time

When Boston demonstrators peacefully united downtown for Egyptian government reform on Feb. 9, Northeastern University’s Omar Duwaji led the crowd’s chants. I attended the event in Copley Square to take photographs for a class assignment. While I was there, I … Continue reading

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Global Voices: The world is talking, are you listening?

Moments before Professor Kennedy told the class this morning about today’s guest lecturer, worrisome thoughts crossed my mind about the final project. Tomorrow I will meet with Jillian York, the main person I will focus on for the assignment. But … Continue reading

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Woody’s Grill & Tap: A hidden gem in Boston’s Back Bay

At Woody’s Grill & Tap, pizza has graduated from greasy to grown-up. The restaurant, located at 58 Hemenway St. in Boston, is a dependable hideaway in a college neighborhood: Its nestled facade blends in with Northeastern University’s residence halls and … Continue reading

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Leilet Omr: Exploring the diversity of the Middle East

At least 50 people experienced the cultural diversity of the Arab world at Leilet Omr on Sunday, Feb. 13. Northeastern University’s Arab Student Association (ArabSA) and the International Student & Scholar Institute (ISSI) sponsored the event, which was held at the Fenway Center … Continue reading

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