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Kelly Cooke is a graduate from the School of Law at the Northeastern University. She has become one of the first women to officiate games at the recent NHL Prospects Showcase for players, hoping to reach the ultimate hockey league. Cooke stands at 5 feet 1 inches, a foot shorter than many of the players.   Cooke expresses her gratitude saying, “Anytime you have an opportunity to be the first—to open doors for...

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An impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump was initiated on September 24, 2019 by Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, in a televised speech. The inquiry was announced in the wake of an anonymous whistleblower report that alleged abuse of power, and then cover-up by US President Donald Trump during his presidency. For the fourth time ever in American history, the House of Representatives has launched an impeachment inquiry into a...

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The 2020 United States presidential election is scheduled for the 3rd of November of this year and the question of who will challenge Trump is already making a wave. The latest debate held in Houston brought forward different strategies by the 10 democrats who had participated. Julian Castro took on frontrunner Joe Biden. Andrew Yang separated himself from his rivals by offering prizes of $1,000 a month to 10...

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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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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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The US is a huge country and one may find it hard to get around, especially if you are a student. Public transportation which include bicycles, buses, taxies, trains, and subways is the most efficient. The students from the Northeastern University are now enjoying a free ride-sharing service at the Boston campus. It is called RedEye Safety Escort, which is managed by the Northeastern University Police...

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Our digestive system needs enzymes to break down the food we eat and allow it to be efficiently absorbed through the small intestine, entering the bloodstream and nourishing cells and organs. Processed food has enzymes for speeding up the chemical reactions. However, these molecules have more to offer than just a good meal. Penny Beuning, a professor of chemistry and chemical biology at the Northeastern...

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Carmen Sceppa is the new dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences and wants to talk about the ongoing crisis of American healthcare throughout the United States. One of her goals is to form a national healthcare leadership role for Bouvé with consensus among its three divisions: the School of Pharmacy, the School of Nursing, and the School of Health Professions.   At the Northeastern University, Sceppa...

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Northeastern University is all set to launch the Center for Inclusive Computing with a vision to increase the representation of women in technology. They will collaborate with universities having large undergraduate computing programs across the US in order to strengthen the student population of women and underrepresented minorities. For the upcoming six years, the Center will fund and support not-for-profit universities with 200 or more computing graduates annually. Funding will...

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Mueller

The US politics has surrounded Robert Mueller for quite some time now; he was appointed as a special counsel to investigate the Russian government’s interference in the presidential campaign of Donald Trump. Mueller’s report has turned into a debate whether President Donald J. Trump committed a crime, while he himself and most Congressional Republicans say he didn’t, the Democratic legislators and then presidential candidates say...

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