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Northeastern crew teams compete at Head of the Charles Regatta

Rowers gather for the Head of the Charles Regatta on the Charles River, which splits Cambridge and Boston. The regatta attracts rowers from around the world who compete on the course every October. The Northeastern men’s and women’s rowing teams competed at the Head of the Charles Regatta Oct. 23. The men’s A boat, stroked by graduate student Rhett Burns, finished fourth collegiately and sixth overall with a time of 13:42.881, and the women’s A boat, stroked by Iris Cotrupi, finished 10th with

Column: ‘The Kardashians’ know how to turn bad press into good business

The Kar-Jenner girls are back and on Hulu for an all too familiar iteration of their first hit reality television show, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” or “KUWTK.” The first episode of the new series — with a new moniker, “The Kardashians” — is almost three times as long as the episodes of E!’s “KUWTK” and has been available for streaming on Hulu since April 14. The Kardashians and the Jenners, as well as their children and their partners, return to their reality TV roots, albeit on a new pl

Lorri White, Co-Founder – Eduwhere & Keika Blog

Through hard work and passion, Lorri White, co-founder of Keika Ventures, has gone from a curious small-town girl to a global entrepreneur, seeking to help people around the world facilitate their environmental testing projects. “We help them get their sampling projects done in a quicker and more streamlined fashion,” White said. Hailing from the southeast corner of Indiana, White lived in Osgood, Indiana, with one stoplight, a town population of 1,000, and a high school graduating class of 50

April W., U.S. Marine Corps Veteran – Eduwhere & Keika Blog

It’s the holiday season, time to enjoy friends and family, honor our traditions and give thanks. November means we honor our veterans and their service to our great nation. We are thankful for our Marine Corps veteran April W. April leveraged her military logistics training to secure a role at Keika Ventures. Her experiences abroad in Iraq and Afghanistan make any challenge she faces in our Garner warehouse small in comparison. Welcome home April, thanks for your service and for being on the KV

Students organize fintech clubs to connect

One element of the program, Finnovate, meets every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in a hybrid format. Disrupt, the student-led financial technology club on campus, has launched a new financial technology lab called FinTech Lab and a research team for students interested in the field and starting a venture. The financial technology, or fintech, team aims to compete with traditional financial services delivery methods. Disrupt has the goal to create a community that educates, advances and engag

Overcoming activism fatigue

With nearly 40 million people out of work, it makes sense that the Black Lives Matter movement has had so much success during a global pandemic. People finally have time to advocate for the issues that they feel strongly about and attend protests due to reduced job hours, work from home, and unemployment. People have also had the opportunity to see how people of color, specifically Black and Native Americans, are disproportionately affected by the pandemic. The perfect melting pot of social act

Woodside Spanish Teacher Brett Bowles Resigns Amidst Controversy

“A person only has his [or] her reputation, especially at a relatively small school, at the end of the day,” former Spanish 3 and 4 teacher Brett Bowles told the Paw Print following his resignation from Woodside High School. On January 18, Woodside Principal Diane Burbank stated that “Mr. Bowles has resigned and will not return to campus,” declining to comment on the reason behind his resignation. Prior to Woodside, Bowles taught at Halstrom Academy Private High School in San Diego. According