Millennials—the generation born between 1981 and 2001—have largely grown up in a post-9/11, Great Recession-battered America: a climate that has left them with staggering debt and a distrust of established systems, argued Boston Globe journalist Evan Horowitz at this week’s Open Classroom. These voters, he said, could be a major influence in the presidential election.
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Anthony Braga, newly appointed Distinguished Professor and director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, has been working in conjunction with the Boston Police Department for more than 20 years, analyzing policies and developing programs aimed at reducing the city’s violent crime rate.
Ultimate mind warp for me: C-SPAN is currently interviewing a professor I had at #Northeastern on the history of presidential debates. — Victoria Rossi (@VictoriaRossi) September 26, 2016 Met a lot of […]
“I’m working hard on my time management. Not so much procrastination, but more not trying to do everything that is offered. I’m hoping to join the wrestling team and with […]
Northeastern is hosting several exciting events as part of HUBweek—an annual event in Boston billed as “a first-of-its-kind civic collaboration that brings together the most creative and inventive minds making an impact in Boston and around the world.”
Turning an idea into a business takes a lot of work and strategic planning—both of which the Husky Startup Challenge program can help foster. The first step, though, is signing up, and applications close at midnight tonight.
The estimated number of privately-owned guns in the U.S. grew to approximately 265 million between 1994 and 2015, with the majority of those new guns being handguns, according to a comprehensive national survey co-led by Northeastern. Owners also now cite protection as a primary reason of ownership.
On Sunday, Northeastern students will try to crab walk their way into the Guinness World Records. Wondering how you can join the fun (or how to crab walk)? We have all the details.
A team of faculty experts examined American attitudes about immigration during a panel discussion on Wednesday. Sentiments of accepting then rebuking immigrants has long been a pattern throughout American history, they said, though the tone of the rhetoric during this presidential race is new.
Pvt. Felix Hall, a 19-year-old African American from Millbrook, Alabama, was lynched in the woods of Fort Benning, Georgia, in 1941. More than 70 years later, Alexa Mills dug into the case as part of her course work in the School of Journalism’s Media Innovation program and then wrote a front-page feature on her findings for The Washington Post.
#Northeastern @Northeastern #husky pic.twitter.com/g7PiMhfrvH — Aman Gupta (@amangptaneu) September 22, 2016 .@Northeastern student Ashlee shares why she votes & gets involved in the political process. #whyivote #northeasternvotes pic.twitter.com/JxpI7FAMyH — Northeastern Votes […]
Knowing society’s constant demand for immediate, real-time information, assistant professor of political science Nick Beauchamp developed a model that uses tweets to gauge public opinion of candidates more quickly than traditional polls.