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 group of students in Northeastern’s law school crafted — and helped pass — a city council resolution making freedom from domestic violence a human right in Boston.
Josh Zakim, a 2009 graduate of Northeastern’s School of Law, was elected to the Boston City Council last week and said he is excited to be part of a new chapter in Boston politics.
Education and affordable housing should be among the top priorities of the city’s new mayor, says former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Northeastern.
With Election Day less than two weeks away, Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs will host a public forum on Sunday with the city’s mayoral and at-large city council candidates.