3Qs: Trump and the rise of the ‘alt-​​right’

The so-​​called “alt-​​right,” defined by The Asso­ci­ated Press as a “white nation­alist move­ment,” has expe­ri­enced a surge of noto­riety in the wake of Donald Trump’s elec­tion. We asked Jef­frey Juris, an expert on social move­ments and protests, to explain how much influ­ence the group, which har­nesses the power of social media to spread its mes­sage, could have on the president-elect’s policy agenda over the next four years.

President Aoun joins effort to protect some students from possible deportation

More than 100 col­lege and uni­ver­sity pres­i­dents from public and pri­vate schools across the U.S., including Pres­i­dent Aoun, have signed a state­ment to gov­ern­ment leaders urging that DACA—the Deferred Action for Child­hood Arrivals program—be upheld, con­tinued, and expanded. “This is both a moral imper­a­tive and a national neces­sity,” the leaders say in the statement.

Homecoming 2016 had all the thrills

From the Mayor of Hunt­ington Avenue elec­tion to a cel­e­brated appear­ance by Amy Poehler to the sweet joys of vic­tory for the bas­ket­ball pro­grams, Northeastern’s Home­coming 2016 was one not to be forgotten.