App could help stop epidemics

Devel­oping coun­tries could stave off the spread of future deadly 
epi­demics with the help of an 
Android app in the making — the brain­child of a North­eastern 
Uni­ver­sity stu­dent fighting […]

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The Donald clueless on diagnosing Obamacare Rx

Though can­di­date debates are fre­quently dis­missed as lacking in sub­stance, the most recent Repub­lican debate — and, in par­tic­ular, the now-​​​​famous exchange between Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio […]

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Mayer: Trump bravado bests actual record

From the very begin­ning, the prin­cipal selling point for Donald Trump’s pres­i­den­tial can­di­dacy has been that since he has been such a suc­cessful busi­nessman, he will be an equally successful […]

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OMG! Who are Gen Z’ers and what do they want?

A study of Gen Z’ers by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity found the group resound­ingly sup­ports equality, with 73 per­cent of those sur­veyed sup­porting gay mar­riage and 74 per­cent sup­porting trans­gender rights. Young […]

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Anticipating Obama’s last State of Union

Alan Schroeder, pro­fessor of jour­nalism at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, joined Herald Radio’s “News­Feed” show yes­terday to pre­view Pres­i­dent Obama’s last State of the Union address. Here are excerpts of what he […]

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Boston, NYC, world’s cities say ‘party!’

The Amer­ican public is going to have to rec­og­nize that there is always a slight pos­si­bility of an attack,” cau­tioned Edith Flynn, pro­fessor emer­itus of crim­inal jus­tice at North­eastern University. […]

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