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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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Storybench is Northeastern University’s digital storytelling site.  Recently, Storybench was shortlisted for “Data journalism website of the year” by the Data Journalism Awards. It plans to update its byline research later this summer. Storybench says that female journalists covering the presidential race are still in the vast minority despite the increasing role of women in American politics. In fact, an analysis performed by Storybench’s Election Coverage...

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An opioid is any synthetic or natural agent that stimulates opioid receptors and produces opium-like effects. These are used in the treatment of pain but are often sold illicitly and abused for their euphoric effects. An overdose might result depression of central nervous system and respiratory system, miosis, and apnea, which can be fatal if not treated rapidly. In US, opioid and other substance overdoses are...

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ultimate chatterbox

The ultimate chatterbox of our society is always said to be women. They always seem to fall victim to some behavioral patterns. Women love to talk, loud and obnoxious. They would discuss every consequential – as well as inconsequential – things with each other. What to order for dinner? Let’s discuss. Should I get married? Sure, let’s discuss. Hashing out big, and rather important decisions...

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Robert Mueller

The Robert Mueller hearing was mostly uneventful but his one comment became made controversial. Robert was appointed in May 2017 as a special counsel to investigate links between the Russian government and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump. He appeared to tell the House Judiciary Committee that he would have indicted President Donald Trump on charges of obstruction of justice if he hadn’t been barred...

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Kanno-Youngs is a graduate from the Northeastern University. He went on to Del Rio in Texas to get the actual story about the death of migrants while trying to traverse the Rio Grande to cross into the United States illegally. He followed border patrol agents along the riverbank, and witnessed families cross the treacherous river. He saw that the bank of the river was littered...

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Presidential Debate

The presidential democratic debates for 2020 to be held on July 30 and 31 at Detroit, Michigan expects its candidates to earn at least 1 percent support. Around 20 Democratic candidates will assemble this week for a second round of debate that is expected to be telecasted.   Alan Schroeder, a professor emeritus of journalism at Northeastern says, “The meet up will be an elimination round”   The debate...

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Earthquakes - A Big One

The first week of July 2019 panicked southern California with two major earthquakes. Jerome F. Hajjar, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University says, “it’s not a matter of if California will experience a huge, devastating earthquake, but when.” He also added the fact that only a few buildings at southern California is designed to withstand such quakes. The earthquake was recorded as...

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A hologram is an image that appears to be three dimensional and which can be seen with the naked eye. Unlike 3-D or virtual reality on a two-dimensional computer display, a hologram is a truly three-dimensional and free-standing image that does not simulate spatial depth or require a special viewing device. Holograms can now also be entirely computer-generated to show objects or scenes that never existed.   Holograms attracted widespread...

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