Reporting of Title IX crimes increasing at Northeastern

Morgan Helfman, a student at Northeastern University, accused administrators of mishandling a rape allegation. Helfman asserted that, as a freshman, she was raped by another student in his dorm after escorting her there from a party. Helfman pressed charges and obtained a restraining order, but the university allegedly did not make her assailant switch out…

“Boston area Cubans remember Castro with mixed emotions” Article Review

This article, written by Laura Krantz and Aimee Ortiz, was published online by the Boston Globe on November 26th. Here’s the link! This is a human interest story about Boston’s Cuban population and how they’re feeling after the announcement that Fidel Castro had passed away. These opinion and emotion stories aren’t exactly hard news, but…

Northeastern students on the election the day of

This election cycle has proven to be one of the most dramatic races imaginable. From email scandals to leaked “locker-room” banter, it seems like every week a new twist tips the balance from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and back again. Northeastern students interviewed at the Curry Student Center Tuesday…

Nut Graphs

“The Globe has confirmed that Figueredo is now in Massachusetts, admittedly working for free for her daughter Johanna Herrero’s thriving immigration law firm. In New York, she was famous as Stella. But on Boston’s historic State Street, she goes by Julia.” Top of Form This nut graph from the Boston Globe connects the story, about…

Students Raise Funds for Cleft Palate Surgery

A Northeastern club raised $1,000 at a silent art auction Saturday I the Curry Student Center – enough to pay for four cleft palate surgeries. The event, titled the Art Pop Shop, was sponsored by the Northeastern branch of Operation Smile, a nonprofit that provides facial surgery for children worldwide who lack access to care….

“Fairmount rail commuters tire of frequent cancellations” Article Review

Here’s the article! This article published by The Boston Globe on Sat., October 22, was written by Nicole Dungca and focuses primarily on passenger frustrations resulting from train cancellations on the Boston commuter line. The article is well written and interesting, but its main issue is that it lacks a strong opposing viewpoint. The majority of…

“The Theatre District is Boston’s melting pot” Review Article

Here’s the link to the article! This story was published by the Boston Globe on Oct. 15th, 2016 and was written by Jan Ransom. The article follows a more narrative structure then most news stories. It tells about the Theatre District in Boston and how it has changed. The real news of the story takes a…

Gentrification is good according to real estate panel

Gentrification is a problem a lot of cities would love to have according to the founder of Northeastern University’s School of Architecture, who spoke Wednesday about the effects of redevelopment in the community. The Northeastern Real Estate Club hosted the panel discussion, titled “Cranes and the Community,” in Shillman Hall. The 4 speakers discussed gentrification,…