According to police, two black teens asked the students for the time; when both students took out their phones to answer the question, one of the teens pulled a knife and demanded the phones. The pair then fled toward the Ruggles T stop.... Read more
The Huntington News reports that among Northeastern's class offerings this year is "Health Innovation with Google Glass." Students are encouraged to wear the computerized glasses as a way to help come up with innovative apps related to healthcare.
The ADL wants an investigation, WBZ reports.
This fall, Northeastern students, faculty and staff will have to leave the butts at home - the school tomorrow will announce plans for a smoke-free campus, both indoors and outside. In an e-mail to students today, Terry Fulmer, dean of Bouvé College of Health Sciences writes:
Last fall, President Aoun and the university's Senior Leadership Team asked me to chair a committee to explore the... Read more
UPDATE, 3:20 p.m: Northeastern says two students "have accepted responsibility for vandalizing the university's Menorah" and that they now face disciplinary action. Still no word on just what they did.
Northeastern President Joseph Aoun alerted his campus in e-mail this morning. He didn't specify just how the Krentzman Quad menorah was damaged, but said it's been repaired and that campus police are hunting suspects. His... Read more
The Huntington News reports that campus police were summoned to a dorm early one recent morning on a noise complaint from an anonymous student, they quickly learned from a resident assistant what the real problem was:
The officers spoke to an RA who stated the student is overzealous regarding other people living on the floor and often complains of people opening and shutting doors.... Read more
Huntington News reports that when Northeastern police asked a particular student about her alleged drug sales, "she admitted she supplied friends with drugs for money, but insisted that she was not a dealer because she didn't make enough profit."
Wicked Local Allston/Brighton reports on a mega-keggah on Linden Street in Allston that apparently featured sentries: When the cops showed up around 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 20, a couple dozen people began running outside yelling "the party's over!"
Grads won't get traditional handshakes tomorrow. Or as James T. Kirk might say: SWIIIIINE!
The Huntington News reveals they were "students ... participating in Northeastern's third annual Husky Hunt, a city-wide 24-hour scavenger hunt."