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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.

New student finds possibilities abound at Northeastern

As a top per­former on her high school speech team, Mary Abra­hamyan had the chance to explore diverse prose and create read­ings and per­for­mances that she believed exem­pli­fied the sub­stance of the text. She plans to bring that thirst for explo­ration to Northeastern.

Under new name, the Office of Global Services is open for international students

For­merly known as the Inter­na­tional Stu­dent and Scholar Insi­ti­tute, the newly-​​named Office of Global Ser­vices offers a wide variety of resources for stu­dents hailing from more than 140 countries.

New play examines women’s rights with the backdrop of witch trials

Through the lens of a 17th-​​century witch-​​hunt in Eng­land, Vinegar Tom con­siders the effects of poverty, humil­i­a­tion, and prej­u­dice of women—all with a blend of his­tory and con­tem­po­rary cul­ture. The play, the latest pro­duc­tion of the Depart­ment of The­atre, runs through Nov. 20.

Northeastern honors veterans for ‘answering the call of our nation’

The North­eastern com­mu­nity joined together Friday for its annual Vet­erans Day cer­e­mony. “I’m very proud, as I know all of you are, that our school stops to remember every Vet­erans Day in this stir­ring and beau­tiful way,” said alumnus Neal Finnegan, chair emer­itus of the university’s Board of Trustees.

Innovative spirit on display during Global Entrepreneurship Week

This week North­eastern holds its annual cel­e­bra­tion of entre­pre­neur­ship on campus, including two sig­na­ture events—the Husky Startup Chal­lenge Demo Day and NEXPO—featuring a number of star­tups launched by stu­dents and other mem­bers of the North­eastern community.

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.