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NU Declassified: A New Twist on Speed Dating

NU Declassified: A New Twist on Speed Dating

Hannah Cole, Reporter February 4, 2021

Can you form a friendship with someone you’ve never met in person? During Winter Welcome, residential services brought back speed friending, an event that’s based on speed dating. New students participated...

Podculture: Why All Your Favorite Villains Are Gay...ish

Podculture: Why All Your Favorite Villains Are Gay…ish

Ilana Arougheti and Erica Davis February 3, 2021

There’s a few characteristics that define the classic Disney villain: they usually hate princesses, end up falling from a great height and… are queer coded? It turns out many of Disney’s most popular...

NU Declassified: Unpacking the Marriage Pact — Data or Destiny?

NU Declassified: Unpacking the Marriage Pact — Data or Destiny?

Jordan Mangi and Madison Smith February 3, 2021

One student matched with their ex-hook-up’s twin. Another found a platonic best friend. You thought the Marriage Pact hype was over, but you were wrong. NU Declassified sat down with the creator of the...

Sound Source: Soultwin discusses their unique minimalist sound

Sound Source: Soultwin discusses their unique minimalist sound

Daniella Tello-Garzon, Reporter February 2, 2021

Soultwin’s new song, “SKYRIM,” was inspired by a video game of the same name. Listen to the latest episode of Sound Source to hear the story behind Soultwin’s new unreleased song and understand...

The Weekly: Week Three Recap

The Weekly: Week Three Recap

Madison Smith and Anushuya Thapa February 1, 2021

The reopening of dining halls on campus spark safety concerns, and local medical experts work to build trust within historically marginalized communities as vaccine hesitancy threatens to increase existing...

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