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Marijuana in Massachusetts, what happens now that it’s legal?

Mass­a­chu­setts voters ear­lier this month over­whelm­ingly approved the legal­iza­tion of recre­ational mar­i­juana. We asked drug policy expert Leo Beletsky what hap­pens next and how the Trump admin­is­tra­tion could impact the rollout of this new law, which takes effect Dec. 15.

A new Thanksgiving tradition’

North­eastern staff member Rachel Spiller will host four inter­na­tional stu­dents at her home in Cam­bridge, Mass­a­chu­setts, on Thanksgiving—a new tra­di­tion she and her family have wel­comed in recent years. “The set­ting and the food might be dif­ferent, but the sense of family and warmth is uni­versal,” she said.

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.