A Powerful Lens

Byron Hurt, AS’93, is an award-winning triple threat—a writer, director, and producer of six documentaries that have targeted controversial aspects of black culture, from soul food health problems to troublesome […]

Leaving His Marks

This previously naked campus wall was recently “Aérosoled,” festooned with original work by world-renowned street artist Jef Aérosol (below). Here, Edgar Allan Poe shares a pot of tea with blues […]

Commencement 2015

Near the end of his Commencement address, David Muir, anchor of ABC’s flagship evening news program, held up his smartphone and launched the live broadcasting app Periscope. “You’re on live! […]

A Force of Nature

You could write a book about the adventures of Emily Kimball, LA’54, but she’s already done that. Twice. The 83-year-old is an ardent environmental, civil rights, and anti-ageist activist who’s […]

A Force of Nature

You could write a book about the adventures of Emily Kimball, LA’54, but she’s already done that. Twice. The 83-year-old is an ardent environmental, civil rights, and anti-ageist activist who’s […]

Best is Not Good Enough

THE PRESIDENT’S GLOBAL OFFICER In October, president Joseph E. Aoun announced a search for his first ever co-op student, a global officer (GO) who would travel the world for six […]

Breaking News at 30 Rock

Who: Journalism majors Angel Feliciano, AMD’15 (left), and Emma McGrath, AMD’17 Where: NBC News Special Reports in New York City What: McGrath and Feliciano worked in the production control room […]

Musical Maverick

As a young flutist, well before becoming a MacArthur Fellow, Claire Chase was asked to perform a piece of music for her junior high school’s graduation ceremony. She selected “Density […]

Northeastern Triumphs Over Snowmageddon

Six storms, including two bona fide blizzards, dumped historic amounts of snow in Massachusetts in January and February, forcing classes to be canceled and bringing the public transportation system to […]

NCAA Changes: Who Gets a Say?

Big changes are afoot in the National Collegiate Athletic Association that some say give an unfair financial advantage to the so-called Big 5 athletic conferences.  Northeastern athletics director Peter Roby […]