World Tag

corals

To all the marine life buffs, it is a well-known fact that photosynthetic algae, very comfortably, resides in corals. Not only do they get a nice little ‘coral’ roof for them, but the algae help its ‘home’ by turning the available carbon dioxide into coral food. This co-operative exchange, however, is slowly nearing its end, due to the acid in the ocean and warm temperatures....

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Chang

It is only seldom that students are inspired to study everything they can in the world, and when they are hit with this inspiration, society makes them stick to one thing. Hayoung Chang, however, is a pleasant exception. Chang has an interest not only in arts and sciences but also in sports and general exploration of other avenues – and she does everything in her...

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symmetry

Ivan Loseu, a Mathematics professor at Northeastern University, is not just interested in math but also strives to apply it to understand anything and everything about this huge and three-dimensional World. What he suggests is decreasing the variables count whenever we are focusing on this world. Three variables are necessary to be considered, as the Earth’s movements can only be described in a three-dimensional space....

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curiosity

Raina Levin, as people her age usually are, was confused about her path after college. Her first year was spent on thinking about where she will not only get a proper education but will also be motivated to explore new avenues, in the world and inside of her as well. She, obviously, settled on Northeastern University. She did apply to many schools, all of them...

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Real

A woman being a CEO of a leading company of fashion and luxury products is a big deal, but Maureen Chiquet was more than just that. She might be the former global CEO of Chanel now, but her whole life – professional and personal – is a perfect example of how women should defy societal as well as gender roles. From being a literature major...

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civetta

Christie Civetta, a fifth-year Human Services major, delivered the undergraduate student speaker address at Northeastern University’s 113th Commencement on May 8. She expresses being selected for this honour, “It was an incredible feeling to know that other people thought I would be great at this. I’m pretty excited.” Civetta has known she wanted to work in human services to help those in need ever since...

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painting

Street art and graffiti are now being painted all over on the two walls across from West Village. Who is really behind it? Greg Astro is the man, a dynamic and talented Parisian graffiti artist. Currently, Astro is busy painting detailed murals on the top of Punter’s Pub. It is a building on Huntington Avenue, and shadows Boston’s Avenue of the Arts, across from the...

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world

Whenever we think of poets, they are always imagined with coffee, sitting by some window, writing beautiful poetry. Why is it, therefore, that coffee and poem are linked together? And, indirectly, beauty is breathed in the same sentence as coffee? These exact same questions were asked by Andrea Illy. He is the third-generation president and CEO of Illycaffè, a leading Italian coffee company. He talked...

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fantasy

It is no secret that authors usually incorporate some hard facts around which they weave the fiction. George R.R. Martin, the author of bestselling epic fantasy novel The Song of Ice and Fire, has done that in his books. In other words, for Martin, “Fantasy tastes of habaneros and honey, cinnamon and cloves, rare red meat and wines as sweet as summer. Reality is beans...

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Welcome to Space Race 2.0: It is nothing like the race during the Cold War, which began between the US and the then Soviet Union, with the latter launching the first satellite in 1957 called Sputnik. The race had ended over one-and-a-half decade later with the Apollo 11 landing the first person on Moon and a “handshake in space” between commanders of Soyuz and Apollo. The...

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