Student works to combat AIDS in US and South Africa

When the AIDS outbreak emerged in the United States in the early 80s, young people were at the forefront of the fight to combat the deadly new disease through outspoken advocacy and political action. Though much of the fight against HIV and AIDS has now moved from the United States to the global stage, American college students have continued to take a leadership role.

At Northeastern, third-year biology major Angelina Sassi is helping to spark change on both a local and global scale. Sassi is the co-founder and former president of Northeastern’s chapter of FACE AIDS, a …read more