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Anjimile wanted to play at a tiny desk then settled for the big stage

Anjimile wanted to play at a tiny desk then settled for the big stage

In June 2018, WBUR announced its favorite Massachusetts entry to NPR’s ongoing Tiny Desk Contest. That honor went to Anjimile Chithambo, a Texas native who relocated to Massachusetts in 2011 to attend Northeastern. Anjimile, as a musician, sits within the indie folk tradition, though with noticeable influences from ambient, rock, and pop music. It’s this blend that allows Anjimile … Continued

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To freshmen: put passion over expertise

To freshmen: put passion over expertise

James Tukpah has always liked robots, so when he walked into the Undergraduate Lab Fair as a freshman, he immediately spotted the autonomous rovers of associate professor Taskin Padir. The room was packed though, and the robots were on the other side of the crowd. Tukpah remembered thinking, “Is it really worth it to go over there?” Fortunately, … Continued

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The student’s long journey from Syria almost did not happen

The student’s long journey from Syria almost did not happen

Bushra Dabbagh was in a race against time. A Syrian student accepted to Northeastern’s biotechnology master’s program, she had to secure her visa in the short window before the Trump administration’s travel ban locked her out of the United States altogether. This was late-2017, during a brief window of time before the final version of … Continued

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