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David Hogg, Parkland survivor and advocate against gun violence, speaks to students after c-block, Thursday Feb 7.
(Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Activist David Hogg encourages student civic engagement, advocates against gun violence

Sophie Murthy February 8, 2019

“Youth is not defined by our age, but by our spirit. We have a vigor for change” David Hogg told a crowd of eagerly listening students in the gymnasium Thursday, Feb. 7. Hogg, a survivor of the...

Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis speaks to students and faculty about public service Tuesday in the auditorium. (Photo by Ella Bailey)

Dukakis encourages students to help their community, participate in civic engagement

Jacques Abou-Rizk December 21, 2018

Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis encouraged students to participate in civic engagement while discussing his experiences in public service Tuesday f-block in the auditorium. The Center...

Seniors Erin Hosford, Adi Konforty, Sam Steenstrup fill out ballots during the mock election Tuesday, Nov. 6. (Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Students, faculty vote in mock midterm elections

Sophie Murthy November 9, 2018

Contrary to the statewide results, the student and faculty body voted for Jay Gonzalez for Governor and to limit marijuana retail stores in Newton, in North’s mock election. The Center for Civic Engagement...

Mayor Fuller visits North to promote voter registration

Mayor Fuller visits North to promote voter registration

Jacques Abou-Rizk October 12, 2018

With state and city elections less than a month away, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller came to Main Street to encourage students to register to vote Tuesday, Sept. 25.   Fuller, with help from the Center for Civic...

Governor Dukakis to speak on public service and student activism at North

Governor Dukakis to speak on public service and student activism at North

Hari Narayanan May 9, 2018

Former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis will speak in the auditorium at North during f-block on Tuesday, May 15, according to NNHS Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) co-director Claudia Wu. The CCE,...

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