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Kathryn Garcia is a student of Cultural Anthropology and Art at Northeastern University. She grew up in San Diego city in California and is aware of the United States-Mexico border. As a teenager, she worked as a volunteer for an orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico, throughout middle- and high school. She would take a 15-minute trip to the country for leisure even though she knew about...

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The United States has the third- highest number of confirmed cases behind China and Italy. The number of deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the U.S. rose to 1,031 with 68,572 confirmed cases is expected to reach far beyond the nation’s hospital capacity. Thus, it is a necessity now for healthcare workers to adopt new strategies to maximise efficiency while ensuring that patients receive...

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The sudden decline in the prices of the gallon of gas and oil might be good news for the consumers but not so much for the economy as a whole. Here is what Jeffery Born, professor of Finance at Northeastern University and an oil and gas expert in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, has to say about declining oil and gas prices.   According to him the...

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On the 13th of March’20, President Donald Trump addressed a news conference about coronavirus in the White House in Washington. He declared a national state of emergency, which in turn will give the U.S. states and territories access to up to 50 billion dollars to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This means physical distancing is a must. Trump has also made it easier...

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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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American History

The New York Times dedicated an entire issue of its weekly magazine to examining the history of American slavery, calling it “The 1619 Project,” in observance of the 400th anniversary of the first slave ship to land on the continent. The issue had various essays published acknowledging the various forms in which slavery has been a part of the American culture. Many would argue that this...

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Two graduates from Northeastern University have brought Slate, their brand of lactose-free chocolate milk, onto the shelves of more than 300 grocery stores along the East Coast. Manny Lubin and Josh Belinsky found that with more people opting for plant-based alternatives, milk consumption was declining in the US as. Thus, about a year ago, they set out to bring forth a chocolaty revolution and believed their twist...

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In an installment of Northeastern University’s series, The Civic Experience, Samantha Power was invited recently where she talked to an audience of more than 700. Power is a former US ambassador to the United Nations. She said she had little interest in politics, and was considering a career in sports journalism. The Tiananmen Square protests changed all of that. One of the most pivotal moments of her career...

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Daniel Kim is an associate professor of health sciences at the Northeastern University. He says that gun violence in the US is one of the reasons for the declining life expectancy there. He believes that no comprehensive study has looked at the various factors behind this crisis despite the critical need for studies that address the underlying causes of gun violence. Kim has provided new...

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