The Huntington News

The reality of the non-Spanish-speaking Hispanic experience
Rachel Umansky-Castro, news staff • May 22, 2023

Dynasty Perez, a second-year business administration and communication studies combined major at Northeastern from San Antonio, Texas, taps on her phone with her long acrylic nails while smoothing her pin-straight hair. By the way she carries herself, she said, many assume she is Hispanic. That assumption...

Jada Howard and Caroline Kenney (pictured left to right) pose for a portrait. Both students spoke with The News their experiences at Northeastern as first-generation low-income students. Photo courtesy Jada Howard and Caroline Kenney.
First generation, low income students struggle with visibility and support from university
Christina McCabe, news staff • May 22, 2023

In the days following Jada Howard’s acceptance to Northeastern University, she found herself locked in a fight with the school’s financial aid office. As a first-generation, low-income admit to the class of 2023, Howard and her mother went back and forth with the office, countering their aid offers...

Northeastern graduates celebrate as fireworks explode above Fenway Park. The stadium held over 4,600 graduates during this years ceremony.
You’re on your own kid: Undergraduates celebrate commencement in Fenway Park 
Alexis Algazy, news staff • May 9, 2023

Over 4,600 members of the graduating class of 2023 along with friends and family filled the iconic Fenway Park for Northeastern’s spring undergraduate commencement Sunday, where they heard from multiple speakers and celebrated their diversity through representation, recognition and performances.  Mariam...

Community members gather in the park for the 2023 Wake Up the Earth festival. This tradition was created in 1979 to commemorate successful activism against a highway being built through Jamaica Plain.
Busy weekend in Boston: two protests and a festival in one day
Yaakov Aldrich, news correspondent • May 19, 2023
Attendees take their seats while the events speakers prepare their remarks. The event placed a heavy emphasis on selecting speakers who have had direct involvement with autism advocacy.
Autism Advocacy Day brings hope and awareness for disability rights
Darin Zullo, news staff • May 14, 2023
Boston City Hall stands at 1 City Hall Square in Downtown Boston. The City Council unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday condemning Northeastern for anti-union practices.
‘Northeastern, get it together’: Boston City Council condemns Northeastern anti-union tactics
Eli Curwin, editor-in-chief • May 14, 2023
The Huskies celebrate as graduate student first baseman Tyler MacGregor runs home. MacGregor tallied one run, two hits, and one RBI in the Huskies win over William & Mary.
Northeastern starts CAA tournament strong with win against William & Mary
Sarah Popeck, news staff • May 24, 2023
Priscilla Edwards stands on the court at Clemson University. Edwards is taking her talent from the Tigers to the Huskies upon being named Northeasterns womens basketball head coach Thursday afternoon.
Huskies name Priscilla Edwards as new women’s basketball coach
Eamonn Ryan, news staff • April 20, 2023
Freshman forward Jack Williams grapples for the ball with Boston Whiplashs Austin LeClaire. Northeasterns mens and womens varsity hockey teams held a scrimmage against Boston Whiplash April 1.
‘Anybody can play’: Huskies take on Boston Whiplash volt hockey team
Lauren Salemo, news staff • April 12, 2023
Tarokh in his office where he worked as a refugee case manager prior to pursuing his doctorate at Northeastern University.
Op-ed: Northeastern can open educational pathways to refugees
Ali Tarokh, contributor • April 13, 2023