Northeastern corrects the record on city councilors’ claims

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.”

Day in the life: Co-​​op at Ocean Spray

Christina Fer­rara, E’16, is cur­rently on co-​​op at Ocean Spray. From working to increase plant effi­ciency to taste tests in the lab, Fer­rara has learned what life is like working for one of the largest grower-​​owned coop­er­a­tives in the world.

Fall fun in the sun

Thou­sands of North­eastern stu­dents packed the campus quads on Monday for Fall Fest ’15, an annual fes­tival cel­e­brating the start of the new semester with music, food, dance per­for­mances, games, and give­aways. The campus-​​wide event also show­cased the university’s more than 300 student-​​run clubs and organizations.