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Sanders, Cruz victorious in campus primary

Ver­mont Sen. Bernie Sanders won a land­slide vic­tory in the first-​​ever news@Northeastern pres­i­den­tial pri­mary elec­tion, cap­turing 68 per­cent of the Demo­c­ratic vote. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz cap­tured 33 per­cent of the Repub­lican vote to earn a narrow win.

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02/09/16 - BOSTON, MA. Scenes during the 15th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration held in Levine Marketplace at Northeastern University on Feb. 9, 2016. The event featured contests, cash prizes, live jazz band, Mardi Gras beads, novelties, king cakes, New Orleans specialties, and traditional fare.  Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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02/08/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Dejesus Renzo DMSB'19 plays lacrosse in the snow by West Village during a snow day on Feb. 8, 2016. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University

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3Qs: When true crime becomes a pop culture phenomenon

On Wednesday, the man whose con­vic­tion was pro­filed on the hugely pop­ular “Serial” pod­cast, returns to court for a post-​​conviction hearing. Here, law pro­fessor Daniel Medwed, an expert in wrongful con­vic­tions, says that “Serial” and Making a Mur­derer have high­lighted some of the chief flaws in our crim­inal jus­tice system. But he also says that he is dis­mayed by how the pro­grams pre­sented their cases.


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Happy holidays from Northeastern

Before heading off for winter break, stu­dents shared how they cel­e­brate the hol­i­days, as well as the best and worst gifts they’ve received. Spoiler alert: Socks are a very unpop­ular gift. Video by Shirin Mozaf­fari and Lee Delulio/​Northeastern University


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Do you want to build a snowman?

Cole Romano, E’20, makes a minia­ture snowman for his Eng­lish class out­side Stetson East on Tuesday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/​Northeastern University

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