Author: Soumya Pandey

she chose to work towards bringing the change in the society

She chose to change; she had to stand up for her rights for it to be seen. Charlotte Mathews-Nelson has spent decades working as an activist. She grew up volunteering with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She reactivated the college chapter of the NAACP at the Northeastern University. Sometimes when things aren’t right and you can see it, you have to stop...

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organizing donation drive by the northeastern students

Organising a donation drive by Northeastern University students for their classmates who were affected by an apartment fire at 104 and 108 Hemenway St. in Boston. A lot of students lost  much of their belongings in the fire blaze. The university came forward and immediately provided students affected by the fire with housing, toiletries, dining hall entry, rental laptops, and replacement course materials, as well as...

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Addressing the plight of the Hispanic community to bring about a change for them

Addressing the plight of the Hispanic community in Massachusetts, it is about time for a change in the society. The  devastating disparities can be seen in the life of an immigrant child as compared to a child born in the U.S. Juan Gallego belongs to Colombia, where he was born and raised. Later, the family fled their homeland and sought asylum in Massachusetts 15 years...

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starbucks on wheels, the new go to place to get coffee.

Starbucks on wheels, yay or nay? Northeastern Dining rolled out a Starbucks bike, last fall. The bike serves 16-ounce cups of Nitro Cold Brew coffee for $4.99. It can hold nine gallons of Nitro Cold Brew (three 3-gallon kegs), which is infused with nitrogen as it pours out of the tap, giving the coffee a thick, foamy top.   Snell squad is one of the busiest places...

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what never giving up means in today's world

What never giving up means for you. To not give up when you have fallen down, instead get back up on your feet and start again. During a year-long fellowship at the University of Turin in Italy, John Michael Kosterlitz was working on a particular physics model—a precursor to string theory. It all started when he was about to submit his research to an academic...

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Embracing our instagrammable selves

Embracing our real selves is something which we have forgotten today, in the world of social media. Photos show our life as we want it to be, rather than what it is. When Tara Westover graduated a decade ago from Brigham Young University, she posted on Facebook three smiling photographs, one where she stood alongside her mother and father. The photo shows her as a happy...

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Ourpath helped Piekarski in finding his path

Ourpath helped Alek Piekarski find his path. He got a co-op offer from a financial technology company in Chicago and it felt like his future was set. Yet, something didn’t feel right because he belonged in Europe. While he was in Edinburgh last year for a study abroad stint, he applied to software engineering co-ops in the U.S. and throughout Europe, but London was where...

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now workout at this website to win prizes

Now you can workout and win prizes through this website, Vastus. Three Northeastern University students have created an online platform where users can compete in fitness challenges to win prizes and connect with personal trainers. Kalon Boston, Leo Belyi, and Blake Hatch launched their website, named Vastus, in November 2018. With the goal to lower the cost of personal training and making it easier for people to...

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Laverne Cox shares her story

Laverne Cox shares her story with the Northeastern University students. She introduces herself as a proud African-American transgender woman, an artist, an award-winning actress, and a daughter of a single mother. “I believe it is important to name the various intersecting components of my multiple identities in public and with pride because I have not always been able to do so,” Cox said in her address,...

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