• Noam Chomsky stresses the importance of prudent climate change and environmental policies at MIT. / Photo by Derek Schuster

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    Activist, writer Noam Chomsky warns of climate change under Trump

    By Maggie Dolan, news staff Nov. 8, 2016, marked two key events in international climate policy. The 22nd United Nations Climate Change Conference began in Morocco to discuss worldwide climate change response, and the United States elected Donald J. Trump as its 45th president. Noam Chomsky, political activist, linguist, writer […]

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

    Editorials, Opinion

    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 […]

  • NU rallies against cancer at Relay for Life

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    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 […]

  • Northeastern cheerleading took home the championship title at JAMfest Collegiate Champions / Photo courtesy Maria Dulin

    Sports

    Cheerleading takes home JAMfest championship title

    By Glenn Billman, news staff Northeastern’s cheerleading team triumphed at Boston Nationals and tumbled their way to the title of JAMfest Collegiate Champions Saturday and Sunday in Lowell, Massachusetts. The team began its competition season, leaving behind the hardwood of Matthews Arena for the stage. “It was really exhilarating in […]

  • Suchira Sharma (left) currently serves as the SGA executive vice president and Paulina Ruiz is the vice president of student affairs. They will assume their new positions in May./Photo courtesy Suchira + Paulina: "Believe in More" campaign

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    Sharma, Ruiz elected student body president and executive vice president

    By Jasmine Heyward, news correspondent After a controversial Student Government Association (SGA) election season, Suchira Sharma and Paulina Ruiz won the election for Northeastern’s student body president and executive vice president (EVP), SGA announced Tuesday. With the victory, their slate, officially titled Suchira + Paulina: “Believe in More” is the […]

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

Massachusetts universities that receive federal funding do not allow marijuana use or consumption on campus grounds, despite last year's referendum. / Photo courtesy of Tanjila Ahmed, Creative Commons

Colleges continue to ban marijuana following 2016 state legalization referendum

By Ryan Grewal, city editor  Northeastern University does not plan to change its Code of Student Conduct to reflect marijuana’s legal status in Massachusetts, according to a university spokesperson. Local marijuana legalization advocates have criticized the decision, as well as recent delays on Beacon Hill over the implementation of legalization. […]

City

Noam Chomsky stresses the importance of prudent climate change and environmental policies at MIT. / Photo by Derek Schuster

Activist, writer Noam Chomsky warns of climate change under Trump

By Maggie Dolan, news staff Nov. 8, 2016, marked two key events in international climate policy. The 22nd United Nations Climate Change Conference began in Morocco to discuss worldwide climate change response, and the United States elected Donald J. Trump as its 45th president. Noam Chomsky, political activist, linguist, writer […]

 

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

  By Joshua Stair, political columnist I try to avoid singling out a single political party for criticism, but last Thursday, Republicans in the Senate made it very difficult not to do so. The Senate voted to repeal Internet privacy rules which would have prevented Internet service providers (ISPs), from […]

The Political Blog

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

By Joshua Stair, political columnist Wikileaks is at it again. The infamous website has released a new, sprawling set of government documents detailing surveillance technology used by the Central Intelligence Agency. Because Wikileaks does not lack a sense of theatricality, these leaks have been dubbed Year Zero and are the […]