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remote print macs

The remote printing must be fixed for students using Macs. The help desk has told me that the remote print software company has not updated itself for the newest version of IOS. This must be fixed or NU must choose a different remote print service because it is unacceptable for having the service to not work with Macs, which a majority of students have anyway.

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Matthews Tailgating/Pregame Entertainment

Rope-off certain sections of the Matthews parking lot and dedicate them to 21+ pregame events. Simple way for Athletics/Student Life to increase attendance at games

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Bike Repair Stations

More and more students are choosing to use bicycles as their means of transportation to campus. With bikes comes the need for simple reapirs. Similar to MIT, Berklee, and Harvard, Northeastern's campus should offer basic tools for bikers if needed for repairs on campus to get home or to a shop. This station could include an air pump, wrench, hex keys, etc.

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Swedish Students Club

I am half Swedish and half Armenian. I am already part of the Armenian ASA organization, but would like to see a Swedish organization, as I am much more culturally invested in Sweden and am fluent in the language. I would like to be able to maintain my Swedish speaking skills, and just be able to continue experiencing Swedish culture. I am considering starting a club if there are enough other Swedish students.

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Microwaves for Commuters

A large portion of Northeastern Students live off-campus, some further from campus than others. I do. It's very inconvenient to have to run home for food and gets expensive to buy food all of the time. I'd rather bring leftovers and heat them up. I don't know where I can find a microwave as I've looked in Curry and in the Library and have found none.

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More Outlets

It would be nice not have to "call dibs on" or fight strangers for outlets around campus.

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More Tables in Library

Books are great, but nowadays the library is being used for studying and a quiet getaway. Not many students use the stacks. I feel that putting more tables would be a better use of the space.

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Printer in Curry

The printers in the library are always busy and the line is ridiculous when students are in a rush. and the printer in IV is always out of paper. Why dont we install a swipe and go printer in curry student center ground level at the information desk. The staff could refill the paper and students could quickly print instead of swiping into snell and waiting in those longs lines.

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Don't let Chik-fil-A come to our student center!

WinShape, Chik-fil-A's charitable organization, has donated millions of dollars to anti-gay marriage campaigns like Focus on the Family. Their brand of discrimination should not be tolerated by Northeastern. Northeastern is committed to diversity, equality and safety and this should extend to the Curry student center.

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Printing

I know a lot has been done in past years to improve the printing situation and I am really a huge fan of the swipe and go printing. But all of this progress has been made null and void by the breakdown of the high speed printers. According to info commons employees, there are no plans to either fix or replace the broken printers. We have a higher volume of students now printing more than ever. Nearly any time of the ...more »

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Campus Gmail Calendar

a public gmail calendar with campus events (including by departments or student groups) that the NU community can subscribe to. The current calendar through myNEU and/or OrgSync is clunky.

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Have people actually know what NUideas is!

incorporate this site into MyNEU. I'd feel more empowered to submit my input if there were more than 81 registered users. Also- it's clearly not representative of an undergraduate body of 15,000.

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