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Who’s the Artist Behind That Giant Pair of Hands Holding a Paper Crane Outside Ruggles Station?

Who’s the Artist Behind That Giant Pair of Hands Holding a Paper Crane Outside Ruggles Station?

Local artist Silvia López Chavez is painting a 5,000-square-foot mural on the MBTA wall outside Ruggles Station, turning a nondescript space into a vibrant passageway to and from campus. The focal point is a pair of hands holding a paper crane, a reference to the ancient Japanese legend promising eternal happiness to anyone who folds 1,000 such origami models. “It’s about fulfilling your … Continued

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The autistic, non-binary, queer, law student fighting for disability justice

The autistic, non-binary, queer, law student fighting for disability justice

Lydia X. Z. Brown is angry. A gender non-binary, queer, disabled person of color, Brown is self-described as “multiply-marginalized.” And the third-year law student at Northeastern, whose resumé of activism and pro bono disability justice work spans nearly 20 pages, is angry that there is still a need for this type of effort. “I’m angry … Continued

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How one alum is helping veterans get ready for tech jobs

How one alum is helping veterans get ready for tech jobs

As a mechanic and helicopter test pilot with the U.S. Army, Morgan Stanley earned his MBA from Northeastern while flying battlefield surveillance missions in Afghanistan and chasing down drug dealers in Central America. Now, after 20 years of service, he’s decided it’s time for a change, and his goal when he leaves the military on … Continued

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