NU Politics

NUPolitics is WRBB’s politics podcast – bringing you the latest global, local, and student government news alongside deep dives into the issues that students care about. From roundtable discussions to interviews with local leaders, NUPolitics is your place to get informed.


NUPolitics – The Future of Political Communication

Jake sits down with Professor Greg Goodale to discuss how Political Communication has evolved since the start of the millennium, the forces affecting them, and the mixed future ahead of us.

NUPolitics – The Electoral College

In this episode of NUPolitics, WRBB contributor Zoë Sommers speaks with Carl Cilke, a PhD candidate in the Political Science department at Northeastern University. The two discuss the history, mechanics, and merits of the electoral college.

NUPolitics – Gentrification

WRBB’s Sydney Wise speaks to Professor Michael MacDonald about gentrification in the Greater Boston Area. The two discuss the role Northeastern University and other schools, students, and the public in general have in gentrification and its consequences for the displaced populations.

NUPolitics – NU Democrats & 2018 Midterm Elections

In this episode of NUPolitics, Jake Willis interviews head of the Northeastern University College Democrats, Chris Mirabella, and they discuss student activism in the wake of the 2016 presidential election. Additionally, Caleb Driesman interviews Dr. Costas Panagopoulos, Northeastern University professor of political science, about the 2018 midterm elections and what to expect.

NUPolitics – Death of Efraín Ríos Montt, Immigration, Family Reunion

In this episode of NUPolitics, WRBB’s very own Dan Lim (General Manager) and Kathryn Garcia (News Director) discuss pertinent global news from this week. From the death of Guatemalan Dictator Efraín Ríos Montt on April 1 to catching up on some of President Trump’s latest tweets, this episode of NUPolitics has got you covered.

NUPolitics – SGA Election 2018

In this episode, Caleb Driesman interviews Nathan Hostert, head of the yourNortheastern Campaign, and Collin Walter, head of the uniteNU campaign, about the 2018 SGA elections. Driesman talks with each of them about their campaigns, thoughts on the referenda this year, and what each of them hope to accomplish as SGA president.

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