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an idea that is important to you and of significance to other people

An idea you are passionate about is a good start. Your idea doesn’t have to be super solid and you don’t have to know all of the detail. All you need is an idea that is important to you and of significance to other people. For Sofia Catalina,  the only thing she really cared about was sustainability and renewable energy. She started her journey in...

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As the day progresses, students, as well as small businesses, start to slump. To provide a viable solution, students of Northeastern University, Djan Madruga, Francisco Carchedi, and Victor Bittar created an app that would establish a link between the students and these businesses. The app, which was released in the app store in October 2017, connects the Northeastern campus with the businesses near them. These...

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changing the way we react to failure is important.

What failure really means and how we look at it is changing. Nidhi Mehta, a freshman at Northeastern University, has already trekked to Mount Everest Base Camp and it couldn’t have been possible without facing failure. She has already achieved the gold level of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award; volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and Make-A-Wish, Patana. Always exploring new things is something she...

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Colour

As an artist, you think about the form of any project first and then think about the colours you are going to use. However, from the point of view of the viewer, they focus first on the colour scheme of any project. Colour scheme is what catches the eye of the viewer. Once the installation gets the attention, the viewer notices the form it represents.   “Usually...

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Life after dancing

Any type of performing art, be it sports, dancing, or singing, etc., usually comes with early retirement. Most artists struggle to find work after that to make ends meet. They can coach other people but that does not have as many opportunities. Most professionals don’t have any other degree or the experience required to enter a new field or look for a job.   Northeastern University recently...

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cultural

Nolan Tesis was the only Northeastern University student to be named as a 2016 Arcus Fellow, which took place at the California Institute of Integral Studies. A national fellowship was created a few years ago which helps emphasise leadership initiatives in the LGBTQ community and recognises and supports the students who do. Tesis is passionate about cultural and LGBTQ issues and quite eager to take...

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E-cigarettes and vapes banned under the Trump administration

The harmful effects of e-cigarettes and vape have been no secret. Recently, a few countries including America and India took a bold step of  completely banning e-cigarettes and vapes. The largest group of consumers of these products are the young adults and the youth. Nearly one-third of middle and high school students have been reportedly exposed to aerosol, according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey...

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the path leading towards our destination is often the one which we have never seen before.

We all are moving ahead towards our destination every day even though we may not know where exactly that destination is. This is not a bad thing. Like the newly constructed bridge in the Northeastern University campus. It is yet to be used by students but it gives them a place to wonder about.   In terms of efficiency, the new pedestrian bridge was built to connect...

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behind

Northeastern University saw Katherine Boo speak about her book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers. She is a Pulitzer Prize winner and a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2003. The students and the other members of the Northeastern Community heard her resourceful insights about the people, places, and inequalities in India. India is actually the inspiration behind her book.   The book was included in the University’s...

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success

President elect of the American Bar Association Judy Perry Martinez, urged the hundreds of Northeastern University School of Law graduates to think about their legacy even before their careers had begun. They way the graduates define the term success in their life will be what takes their careers forward. One of the important things, according to him, to keep in mind is to always have...

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