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Radio in Dining Halls

Right now we feature a random mix of music in our dining halls (when it is played). But why not support our other school activities and let student run radio stations be played in the dining halls?

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Reevaluate Outtakes Points

I would look into the Outtakes Points system. Each meal costs about $12.75 with my 15 meal per week plan and one meal will buy me two bags of Chex, or two Smartwaters. That's ridiculously overpriced.

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Printing via Northeastern Mobile App

Mobile devices (phones and tablets) are able to view many document formats. It would be extremely helpful to be able to do print orders using the Northeastern App. Basically, you open the document (or web page) you want to print in the app, choose the appropriate printing preferences then click "print", afterwards it can ask about the username and job name.

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Require Reservations for Group Study Spaces on 1st & 2nd Floor

The new group study areas are beautiful, but are not being utilized appropriately by some students. Too often I see it being used as an area for friends to just hangout or just one individual using a whole conference room for themselves. Part of this issue can be derived from not being required to reserve the room. Enabling the requirement of reservations will open up more group space to students who really need it. Another ...more »

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More ways for students to be creative & for clubs to advertise

Other schools like the University of Rochester don't let their wall space go to waste. Their tunnel system is filled with club advertisements and creative artwork (and even some not-so-creative artwork) that is painted directly onto the tunnel walls. How cool would it be if we were able to utilize our tunnels (or any other available space if ventilation is a problem) as a way of creative expression that anyone can be ...more »

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Serve ourselves in dinning halls to save time

It is so waste time that we have to wait for the huge lines for people to serve us food in the dinning halls. We can save at least half of the time if we just serve ourselves. And also we can just get whatever how much food we want, instead wasting food or cant get enough.

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Hubway discounts for students that other schools currently offer

I am proposing a subsidized hubway membership to reduce the amount of bike thefts on campus, help the environment and help students got to class and co-op. Currently other schools are offering their students steep discounts for hubways. This will help students on co-op get to nearby co-ops without needing to pay for an expensive Monthly MBTA pass or a car. MIT and Harvard both give a discount to their students ...more »

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Free-printing inside school!

Currently we get 120$ of free printing, but lot of students always exceed that amount and use own money to print. I used way too much money on printing weekly. On the other hand, there are many activities, student club events and etc going on inside the school; however, not many people have access to all of this information simply because lots of these events are spread through flyers, word of mouth or facebook event ...more »

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New/Better Campus Activities

There needs to be more campus activities this year, utilizing Centennial. When I was a freshman in the fall of 2010, Chiddy Bang put on a concert in Centennial. This kind of stuff brings our school together. I think it was put on by the pike frat, but I am sure the school can figure something out. Outdoor concerts are the best. We have a quad. Those 2 things kind of work together. If not a concert, then a carnival or ...more »

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Smoke-Free Campus

Now at Northeastern is a "smoke-free campus", why can't it be enforced?

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Early Access for myNEU Cool Co-op Listing

People who have yet to go on co-op should be able to view the co-op listing from earlier on, before they take the co-op class. That could help people plan ahead, and the co-ops listed could serve as suggestions on companies/firms/programs/schools to do internships in.

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Re-allow credit cards as a tuition payment option

Using credit cards to pay for tuition has allowed many people to gain cash back rewards. As such, the credit card payment option had been a convenient and attractive one. The recent policy change means that many people lose the opportunity to earn that reimbursement from the bank. Besides, not everyone would like to pay via "electronic checks, checks by mail, wire transfers, payment plans via TuitionPay and International ...more »

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