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Tweets of the Week: Feb. 22 to Feb. 26

Tweets of the Week: Feb. 22 to Feb. 26

Our 2016 Commencement speaker announcement, a “change maker” designation, and the curious case of Cy Young are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week....

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Why ransomware is on the rise

Why ransomware is on the rise

Hackers holding computer networks hostage has been a common practice for decades, but now the perpetrators are demanding money in exchange for stopping the attack. Here, Northeastern cybersecurity exp...

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The power of digital journalism

The power of digital journalism

Graduate student Jorge Caraballo Cordovez wants to bring the digital media skills he’s learning at Northeastern back home to Colombia to help “reconstruct the social cohesiveness that decades of v...

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Qian Ruan

Qian Ruan

“I’ve been very busy studying for midterms. I haven’t really gone out recently because it’s been cold and that’s good because I have to study.”...

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Why hoverboards explode

Why hoverboards explode

Northeastern research professor K.M. Abraham goes inside the self-balancing scooters to reveal the science behind their combustion. ...

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Naveen Thilagan

Naveen Thilagan

“It’s been extremely hectic this semester, especially now because everyone is looking for a co-op. I would like to work with in product management and with futuristic products. I worked […]...

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C.J. Lalime

C.J. Lalime

“I’m part of the National Residence Hall Honorary, and we set up a table to support students during midterms. We had smoothies and ingredients for trail mix. And we teamed […]...

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