Thanksgiving 2015

Recipes from the North­eastern com­mu­nity. Mes­sages of thank­ful­ness. The his­tory of Thanks­giving. Inter­na­tional stu­dents expe­ri­encing the hol­iday for the first time. Here, we share all this and more.

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3Qs: What using the name ‘Daesh,’ rather than ‘ISIS’ or ‘ISIL,’ really means

Three fac­ulty members—Jonathan Kaufman, director of the School of Jour­nalism, Shakir Mustafa, teaching pro­fessor of Arabic, and Heather Lit­tle­field, asso­ciate teaching pro­fessor in linguistics—explain the dif­fer­ences among the names ISIS, ISIL, and Daesh and why they matter.

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A marathon knitting session

Run­ning a marathon is hard enough. Run­ning a marathon while knit­ting seems impos­sible. But Meredith Par­malee, DMSB’16, has mas­tered this unique skill and recently show­cased it at the New York City Marathon on Nov. 1. In this video, she teaches marathon vet­eran and North­eastern web devel­oper Roger Don­aghy how it’s done. Video by Lee Delulio/​Northeastern University

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Safe travels

A stu­dent makes his way, with a roller bag in tow, toward the MBTA Rug­gles Sta­tion on Tuesday. Mil­lions of people will be trav­eling this week for the Thanks­giving hol­iday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/​Northeastern University

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