Decision 2016: Students report from the campaign trail

Last week, more than a dozen North­eastern stu­dents headed north to pre­view the New Hamp­shire pri­mary. In part two of our ongoing cov­erage, the stu­dents, a mix of jour­nalism majors and polit­ical junkies, attended town hall meet­ings, inter­viewed voters, and explored some of the lesser-​​covered elec­tion topics, including Bernie Sanders’ age and the oft-​​neglected Asian Amer­ican voter. Here, we share some of their reports from the field.

Decision 2016: Student journalists report from the field

As pres­i­den­tial can­di­dates from both par­ties criss­crossed Iowa last weekend, a dozen North­eastern stu­dents headed north to pre­view the New Hamp­shire pri­mary. They are mem­bers of jour­nalism pro­fessor Jonathan Kaufman’s class “Cov­ering Cam­paign 2016.” Here, we share their reports from the field.

Northeastern corrects the record on city councilors’ claims

North­eastern, on Tuesday, refuted claims made by Boston city coun­cilors Tito Jackson and Josh Zakim regarding the university’s strategy to respond to a pos­sible active-​​shooter sit­u­a­tion on campus. In a letter to all mem­bers of the Boston City Council, uni­ver­sity offi­cials noted that “NUPD offi­cials made the Boston Police aware of the plan in mid-​​October, long before the issue became public.”

A message from Provost Bean regarding part-​​time faculty contract

On Thursday, Provost and Senior Vice Pres­i­dent for Aca­d­emic Affairs James Bean, in an email to the campus com­mu­nity, detailed the university’s ten­ta­tive agree­ment on a first con­tract with part-​​time fac­ulty working on the Boston campus. Here is the provost’s message.