Hollywood shines ‘spotlight’ on alumnus, former journalism professor

When Hol­ly­wood pro­ducers approached former North­eastern jour­nalism pro­fessor and alumnus Walter Robinson and the team of Boston Globe reporters whose “Spot­light” series broke open the Roman Catholic Church sex abuse scandal in 2002, they had some trepidation.

Faculty Senate backs measure encouraging earlier feedback from students

The Senate on Wednesday unan­i­mously passed a res­o­lu­tion on the vol­un­tary eval­u­a­tions, which are designed to pro­vide fac­ulty with real-​​time feed­back while stu­dents are still taking their courses.

Lost–and found–in translation

When the cur­tain rises Tuesday night on The House of Bernarda Alba, the Depart­ment of Theatre’s first pro­duc­tion of the 2015–16 season, audi­ences will expe­ri­ence a never-​​before-​​heard trans­la­tion by the play’s director—associate pro­fessor Antonio Ocampo-​​Guzman.

3Qs: Is the end near for daily fantasy sports?

Fed­eral and state author­i­ties have become par­tic­u­larly inter­ested in the prac­tices of daily fan­tasy sports web­sites like Fan­Duel and Boston-​​based DraftK­ings. Here, law pro­fessor Roger Abrams explains why observers con­clude the sites are games of chance and pre­dicts forth­coming fed­eral oversight.