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.
Dozens of Northeastern students have worked as part of their global experiential program to help solve the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis.
The university community gathered for a “Fat Tuesday feast” at Northeastern Dining’s 15th annual Mardi Gras celebration on Tuesday, which featured contests, live jazz band, Mardi Gras novelties, and traditional New Orleans fare.
Last week the popular social media platform reported that each of us is connected to everyone else not by six but just three and a half other people. Northeastern network theorist Albert-László Barabási offers a more comprehensive view: the number itself is a “toss up,” depending on the density of the network.
Northeastern students took advantage of their day off to play in the snow and catch up on schoolwork.
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.
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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Cole Romano, E’20, makes a miniature snowman for his English class outside Stetson East on Tuesday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University