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Near-death

Near-death experiences have the ability to change your whole life’s perspective. Something changed in Jonathan Mboyo Esole too, when he had gone through that experience at the age of just 2 and a half years old. He had a heart condition and had literally zero chances of living, so much that even the doctors declared that he was gone. Turns out, however, he was an...

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family

Students and their parents are often seen to be handling their lives separately, without spending any worthwhile time with each other and their family. It figures, given how students have their studies and exams to handle and parents have their jobs to figure out. Dave and Emily Hagen are one father-daughter duo, but they are an exception, as they make sure to always remove time...

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Arts and Science

Arts and science have a different scope of study and subject matters on their own. A mixture of both these fields can have an enlarged point of view towards an interesting topic of research and an amazing career. Emily Batt, a senior Physics major at Northeastern University brought the above practice in reality in her research on melancholy 17th- century monks.   The ability to see a...

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Real

A woman being a CEO of a leading company of fashion and luxury products is a big deal, but Maureen Chiquet was more than just that. She might be the former global CEO of Chanel now, but her whole life – professional and personal – is a perfect example of how women should defy societal as well as gender roles. From being a literature major...

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law

Tara I. Allen, Candace Cain, and Linda (Jarrett) Cohn – graduated in Law in ’98, ’83, and ’97 respectively – beloved once-students of Northeastern University, have now established their own law trifecta in the Western District of Pennsylvania, at the Federal Public Defender’s Office. All of them were unknowingly attracted to Pittsburgh, the Steel City. While Cohn and Cain do belong to this area, Allen...

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graduation

Northeastern University gives its students very interesting co-op opportunities before their graduation. For example, James Morrison Klein got a six-month international co-op in France and recently returned after gaining invaluable information as well as the much-needed confidence from being a software developer in Copass. It is a startup in Paris and can be labelled as a global membership network that gives access to its users...

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Apple cider vinegar has earned a good name for itself in the natural health community. It claims to provide a tonne of benefits which include weight loss, lower blood sugar, reduced cholesterol, etc. It’s generally synthesised by squeezing out the juice of apples, then adding bacteria and yeast to trigger the fermentation process. In the last step, the alcohol, thus formed, is converted into vinegar...

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Starting a life different from sports dreams

23-year old professional baseball player, Walker Olis was worn down by an injury and the daily grind of pro baseball. He was looking forward to exploring a new career which was not the same as his dream sport, baseball.   Olis, who was an outfielder from Burlington, Washington, said “I knew at that moment. It was bittersweet to be told that you failed.  However, at the same...

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Mekong

The Atavist is a digital platform which publishes long-form multimedia storytelling. A few years ago, it published a detailed, 12,000-word report on the Mekong River massacre. The investigative report tells how more than a dozen Chinese sailors met their death. Jeff Howe, assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University, was the article’s author. “The weirdness of the case was fascinating,” said Howe. “It's an obvious...

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