How a Nobel laureate turned fear into fortitude

Nobel Peace Prize lau­reate and Liberian women’s rights leader Leymah Gbowee cap­ti­vated the North­eastern com­mu­nity Thursday evening with an inspiring talk of how she helped change a nation using inter­faith col­lab­o­ra­tion and non-​​violent activism.

02/11/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Christian Rudder, Former CEO of OKCupid has a conversation with President Aoun at the Future of Dating event inEast Village on Feb. 11, 2016. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
02/05/16 - BOSTON, MA. Bryan Spring, Assistant Professor Department of Physics, poses for a portrait in the Egan Engineering/Science Research Center at Northeastern University on Feb. 5, 2015.  Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

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3Qs: Do women have an obligation to vote for Hillary Clinton?

Fem­i­nist icons Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright are facing a wave of back­lash for com­ments sug­gesting that women who sup­port Bernie Sanders instead of Hillary Clinton need to smarten up. We asked Suzanna Wal­ters, director of Northeastern’s Women’s Gender, and Sex­u­ality Studies Pro­gram, to weigh in on the con­tro­ver­sial remarks.

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Happy holidays from Northeastern

Before heading off for winter break, stu­dents shared how they cel­e­brate the hol­i­days, as well as the best and worst gifts they’ve received. Spoiler alert: Socks are a very unpop­ular gift. Video by Shirin Mozaf­fari and Lee Delulio/​Northeastern University

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I’m not going out there

Stu­dents walk across Cen­ten­nial Common as seen through the doors of Shillman Hall on Thursday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/​Northeastern University

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