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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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co-op

Jackson Ibelle, a Northeastern University student, and his co-op life took a ‘foodie’ turn when he found out he was assigned to be responsible for organising the biggest fundraiser of that year, by the name ‘The Foodie Crawl’. His co-op was with East Somerville Main Streets, which is a nonprofit organisation, striving to improve the life of East Somerville Community. “I grew up in a...

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In times of great developments and prosperity in terms of technology, economy, and infrastructure, our nature is in the headlines almost all the time. We are in a place where human minds are working to find cures rather than effective methods of prevention to save lives in the realm of actively changing climatic conditions. Due to the impact of climate changes, wildfires have been raging...

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Northeastern University, Boston is widely known for its innovative ways to blossom interest in young students and gather them for meaningful and enlightening lectures, debates and events. Every month, students wait for the scheduled events to find the right one falling in their space of interest. This month too, there are several talks and debates and other activities which can equally be fun and engrossing....

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Northeastern University Boston is all known to create one of the beautiful brilliance of human excellence. It was on the 3rd of December this week when the city faced some serious climatic conditions. The frosty weather created adverse consequences, the campus was covered with massive snow with a dense cover of around five inches the university then relied on the campus management authorities as to...

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Recently, the tank at the Sai Kung fish market in Hong Kong was seen spotted with unusual creatures. Buyers chose from live mantis shrimp, sea snails, lobsters, clams, and arrays of fish and had them cooked on the spot. There are various kinds of seafood available under the sun and many of them are endangered or illegally caught. Savannah Kinzer, a fourth-year student at Northeastern University,...

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language

People are always confused about how to define themselves, even more so when it comes to others. What is even more confusing and trickier is how people with autism will define themselves. The basic question starts with - Should we say that someone is autistic? Or that they have autism? It is a basic language question. Northeastern University recently published two stories, which raised an...

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  Who does not dream of welcoming and affordable housing communities? One such dreamer is Claire Coletti who did her graduation and masters in Architecture from Northeastern University. Coletti belongs to the transgender community and believes that it is her unique vision that drives her to explore inclusive architecture. It is her desire for leading a “normal life” that has helped her in her field of...

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Boston

Fiction books may have you believe that future smart cities are full of flying cars and robots, but some simple things like being able to report vandalism, litter, potholes, etc. through your phone using mobile apps, twitter, websites, or phone calls can help you get closer to the future smart city of your dreams. This is possible through Boston 311 systems where the citizens can...

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Community

We are moving towards a society which is coming together globally and not just for trade, but also as a community. The concept of globalisation is usually used for trade, which is one of the reasons behind communities getting so much integrated with each other.   There is a beauty in this diversity. People from different backgrounds and communities come together to solve global problems, or work...

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