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Why Networking is a Lot Like Dating: Let’s Go Steady

So, many of my clients have heard that networking leads to a job, but still many of them don’t understand how. My last four posts got down to the nitty gritty of networking […]
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news@Northeastern

Flytenow flying high

The plane-sharing website created by a Northeastern student and an alumnus recently expanded its network to San Francisco and is currently part of Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley-based seed accelerator.
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New algorithm gives credit where credit is due

Assigning credit for science papers with multiple authors can sometimes be a challenge. But a paper from Northeastern's Center for Complex Network Research offers a new way to allocate this credit.
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Robin Williams found dead of apparent suicide

                        By Mary Whitfill, editor-in-chief On Monday afternoon, Robin Williams, actor and comedian, was found dead at his home in Tiburon, Calif. A statement issued by the police department in Marin County, Calif. suggests that the death was an apparent suicide by asphyxia. His publicist, Mara Buxbaum, confirmed that Williams had been suffering from depression. Williams was best known for his roles in popular films such as “Dead Poets Society,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Jumanji,” “Aladdin” and “Good Will Hunting,” for which he won the supporting actor Oscar. Most recently, he stared in the CBS comedy “The Crazy Ones” along side Sarah Michelle Gellar. In addition to his Oscar, William’s was ...
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Column: At home in the city streets

The flags along Forsyth whip lazily back and forth in the late afternoon breeze from the harbor while the summer sun slides down the sky, like the ice cream slowly dripping down the side of a little girl’s waffle cone. She’s standing next to the reflecting pool with her dad, watching her reflection ripple and giggling as he makes faces at her in the water. She wants to hold his hand, but hers is covered in vanilla ice cream. She licks a sprinkle off her pinky before it falls onto her pants and smiles up at her dad in triumph – it doesn't matter that a few drops have already made their way from her chin onto the collar of ...
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#IceBucketChallenge

Pouring a bucket of ice-water on your head is not just a good way to cool (WAY) down; it is also a way to raise awareness and money for research […]
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NU Student LIfe

#1 in Career Services? Yes, That’s Us!

Experiential learning is not only a tag line here at Northeastern, it is concept that is woven into our core, and it’s showing! This year’s Princeton Review’s College Rankings were […]
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Lego creates female scientist set, defies gender roles

By Mary Whitfill, editor-in-chief  For decades, universities and secondary schools have been in the business of trying to entice young girls to get into science. By idolizing iconic female scientists and marketing to a female audience, those in the field have been trying to change up the idea of science as a male-only vocation. Now, these promoters of females in the industry are getting a hand from one of the most popular toy companies in history: Lego. In January, a 7-year-old girl named Charlotte Benjamin wrote to Lego denouncing their female toys as boring. Charlotte claimed that the Lego toys made specifically for girls showed them sitting at home, going to the beach or shopping, while the boy Legos had ...
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