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Tweets of the Week: April 13–17

The 2015 Commencement speaker announcement, the Husky Startup Challenge's Demo Day, and the arrival of spring are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
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‘I feel like I’ve made an actual impact on the world’

While studying at Northeastern, Christie Civetta, SSH’15, has worked throughout the world to tackle the prevention of suicide and drug abuse. She’ll share her journey with her fellow graduates on May 8 when she delivers her Commencement address.
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United by tragedy, defined by heroism

The college kid, the firefighter, the police officer, and the real estate executive have made a habit out of keeping in touch over the past two years, texting, emailing, and hanging out for the heck of it. Here, Shores Salter—the college kid—
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Student activists stage sit-in, rally

In light of the movements to increase wages to $15 for all minimum wage employees and fair salaries for adjunct faculty, student activists held two events on Tuesday, April 14.
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Huntington News

Former NFL star guilty

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty Wednesday morning on a smattering of charges relating to the 2013 murder of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. Despite lacking a motive, eyewitness and murder weapon, the jury found Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder.
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Huntington News

CAMD professor writes “The Gameful World”

The word “gamification,” the use of game design in contexts other than entertainment games, started popping up in the world of academia in 2011. However, Assistant Professor of game design Sebastian Deterding, who recently joined Northeastern’s faculty, was ahead of the curve.
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