3Qs: How politicians are using your data to influence your vote

The cam­paign for Repub­lican pres­i­den­tial can­di­date Ted Cruz is working with a British data com­pany to develop behavior-​​based models of Amer­ican voters. As voters head to the polls today as part of Super Tuesday, we asked pro­fessor Nick Beauchamp if the prac­tice, called micro­tar­geting, is the quin­tes­sen­tial form of polit­ical per­sua­sion or simply a dirty trick played on the unwit­ting public.

3Qs: What’s next in the partisan fight to replace Scalia?

Pres­i­dent Obama intends to ful­fill his con­sti­tu­tional duty to nom­i­nate a new Supreme Court jus­tice to replace Antonin Scalia, but Senate Repub­li­cans have vowed to block his pick. We asked law pro­fessor Daniel Medwed how this polit­ical battle is likely to play out.

Northeastern’s resident assistants bring maturity, compassion to the job

The university’s res­i­dent assis­tants mon­itor the safety and well-​​being of approx­i­mately 9,000 stu­dents living on campus. In recog­ni­tion of National Res­i­dent Assis­tant Appre­ci­a­tion Day, held this week, we share some of their stories.

How will Northeastern’s chem-​​e-​​car ‘react’ in regional competition?

The car, which stands 18 inches tall and weighs approx­i­mately 25 pounds, is pow­ered by a chem­ical reac­tion trig­gered by a com­bi­na­tion of potas­sium iodine, sul­furic acid, starch, sodium, thio­sul­fate, and hydrogen peroxide.

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.

Northeastern’s Black History Month to honor global impact of African diaspora

The month­long cel­e­bra­tion will fea­ture more than a dozen edu­ca­tional events, including a film screening, an art exhibit, and a walking tour of Boston’s Rox­bury neighborhood.