Campus

NU rallies against cancer at Relay for Life

NU rallies against cancer at Relay for Life

By Jenna Ciccotelli and Maggie Dolan, news staff As a child, Carly Zogg loved to wrestle with her mother, until her father warned her she had to be more gentle – her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, a concept that was intangible to her at 5 years old. “It’s […]

Campus

CRIME LOG: MARCH 20 – MARCH 26

Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Monday, March 20 12:01 p.m.  The manager of Wollaston’s Market in the Marino Recreation Center called to report detaining a cooperative shoplifter. The manager further reported that the subject had attempted to steal medicine. Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) responded and reported speaking with […]

 

Arts & Entertainment

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Event Calendar: March 31 – April 5

By Sophie Cannon, deputy A&E editor Thursday, March 30 In its 33rd year in Boston, the LGBT Film Festival is here once again. This year’s kick-off film is “Signature Move,” a movie about love, loss and Lucha-style wrestling. This timely film also highlights the struggles of Muslim Americans and their […]

Arts & Entertainment

Posters included in the new Gallery 360 feature women's faces paired with discriminatory statements about their gender./Photo by Alex Melagrano

Gallery 360 installation promotes women’s rights

By Christina Philippides, news correspondent The newest display in Northeastern’s Gallery 360, titled “Women’s Rights are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination,” combines graphic design and storytelling to promote women’s rights and challenge gender stereotypes. Domestic violence, unequal pay, inequality, discrimination and voting rights are among […]

 

City

Sara Stackhouse, theater chair at the Boston Conservatory at the Berklee College of Music, speaks about her middle school chorus experience as young art students silently hold posters telling their personal stories about how the arts impacted them too. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

State leaders and artists host advocacy day for arts education programs

600 artists and activists turned out for a day of speeches, workshops and meetings with state legislators to advocate for arts education funding.

City

Panel honoring civil rights leader discusses school choice

Panel honoring civil rights leader discusses school choice

All panelists agreed that school choice needs to be focused back on the parents and students, who want nothing more than a good education.

 

Opinion

Connie E, editorial columnist

Column: Liberia’s “Iron Lady” offers leadership lessons

By Connie E, editorial columnist What does it mean to be a woman in Africa? Traditionally, it meant laboring: To raise children and provide for the family with little glory or reward, let alone the opportunity to pursue education, or to lead a major institution or even a nation. The […]

Opinion

Student Government Association offices are located on the third floor of Curry Student Center. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Editorial: Students deserve transparency from SGA, administration

Student Government Association (SGA) elections this year were contentious and dramatic. They entered the spotlight in a way that most of us at The Huntington News haven’t seen in our time at Northeastern. Though election results have now been released, it is far from time to stop paying attention to […]

 

Sports

Ross Henderson sells assorted Boston sports merchandise in North Station / Photo by Brian Fields

Ross Henderson: The man behind the stand

by Jake Sauberman, deputy sports editor It is an hour before the Boston Celtics tip off against the Miami Heat on March 26, a crucial game for two playoff-hungry teams. Eager fans are making their way toward TD Garden through North Station, ready to walk up the steps and see […]

Sports

The women's club lacrosse team hosted a play day last weekend with Syracuse University and University of Massachusetts Amherst. / Photo courtesy Katie O'Connor

Women’s lacrosse hosts Syracuse, UMass Amherst

By Matt Allen, news correspondent The Northeastern University women’s club lacrosse team more than redeemed themselves for their opening day loss last Friday by rallying with back to back wins during last Saturday’s double header. The team traveled to Santa Barbara, California during spring break to compete in the Santa […]

 

The Political Blog

Internet privacy is under threat. / Photo courtesy beachmobjellies, Creative Commons

Technobabble: Your Internet history for sale

Internet Service Providers can share or sell customers’ web browsing data to the highest bidder.

The Political Blog

The WikiLeaks logo. / Photo courtesy wikileaks-wiki, Creative Commons

Technobabble: Wikileaks Vault 7 Leaks: How worried should you be?

The released documents aren’t as revolutionary as Wikileaks would like you to think.