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A banner on the Marymount Manhattan College campus. Following the May 29 announcement that Northeastern will be acquiring Marymount Manhattan College, some students at the New York City college expressed concerns over MMC maintaining its identity through the acquisition.
Marymount students concerned about majors, maintaining school’s identity amid Northeastern acquisition
Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff • June 11, 2024

When news broke May 29 that Northeastern had acquired Marymount Manhattan College, or MMC, in New York City, current MMC fourth-year acting major Abby...

A self-portrait of Feda Eid titled Picnic. Eid announced that she was withdrawing her “Diasporic Threads” exhibit from Northeasterns Gallery360 in an Instagram post May 27. Photo courtesy Feda Eid.
Arab-Muslim artist pulls exhibit from Northeastern’s Gallery 360 following school’s use of police on pro-Palestine demonstrators
Aiden Stein, news correspondent • June 6, 2024

In light of Northeastern’s use of police force to break up a pro-Palestinian encampment in April, Arab-Muslim artist Feda Eid withdrew her upcoming solo...

Police arrested 98 protesters at Northeastern University April 27.
Campus Turned Processing Area
Annika Sunkara, Eli Curwin, and Emily Spatz June 11, 2024
Claudia Sheinbaum smiles for a photo. Sheinbaum was elected Mexicos first female president June 2.  Photo courtesy Rodrigo Jardón, Wikimedia Commons.
Op-ed: Why I remain hopeful for Mexico’s first female president
Galiah Abbud, deputy opinion editor • June 18, 2024
Crime Log: Monday, April 1 to Tuesday, April 30
Crime Log: Monday, April 1 to Tuesday, April 30
Christina McCabe, news staff • June 17, 2024
A boating team rows through the Charles River. Many teams chanted to keep up team spirit and energy.
Boston Dragon Boat Festival celebrates Asian culture, traditions
Jessica Xing, photo editor • June 17, 2024
Review: ‘Babes’ is hard to pin down, yet easy to watch
Review: ‘Babes’ is hard to pin down, yet easy to watch
Meghan Hirsch, news correspondent • June 16, 2024

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Protesters sit on the border of the Centennial Common encampment April 26. Some Black student protesters spoke about their mutual respect for the Palestinian people.
‘These are the issues we came to college to change’: Black students at pro-Palestine encampment find solidarity, familiarity with calls for justice
Kwadjo Otoo, news correspondent • June 14, 2024
Crime Log: Friday, March 1 to Sunday, March 31
Crime Log: Friday, March 1 to Sunday, March 31
Christina McCabe, news staff • June 10, 2024

This crime log is compiled using publicly-available police logs from the Northeastern University Police Department, or NUPD. The NUPD is required...

Crime Log: Thursday, Feb. 1 to Thursday, Feb. 29
Crime Log: Thursday, Feb. 1 to Thursday, Feb. 29
Christina McCabe, news staff • June 8, 2024

This crime log is compiled using publicly-available police logs from the Northeastern University Police Department, or NUPD. The NUPD is required...

A sign outside the Northeastern University Visitor Center. Over 98,000 students applied to Northeastern for the fall 2024 semester.
‘Gaining admission is as difficult as the Ivy League colleges’: Why Northeastern’s application rate continues to skyrocket
Devyn Rudnick, news correspondent • June 4, 2024

Each year marks a new record number of students applying to Northeastern, making an institution that was once considered a “commuter school”...

Children play badminton together in the middle of Broadway Street without the worry of traffic. Sanctioned pedestrian zones improved the Carnaval’s road safety, mobility options and economic opportunities.
Somerville carnaval creates thriving atmosphere for local businesses
Curtis DeSmith, photo staff • June 10, 2024
Families at the Arboretum dance to Afrobeat music. The Arboretum hosted an Afro-fusion dance lesson taught by BalletRox.
Families celebrate Lilac Sunday at Harvard Arboretum
Jacob Salamanca, photo correspondent • June 10, 2024

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University hosted Lilac Sunday May 12 to celebrate the annual blooming of its lilacs. The celebration started...

The Beacon Street Quartet performs during a Candlelight Concert at First Church in Cambridge April 5. The quartet performed modern music such as pop songs by Adele and Taylor Swift.
Beacon Street Quartet puts a modern twist on classical music
Heidi Ho, news staff • June 9, 2024

Adele. Taylor Swift. Coldplay. What do all these artists have in common? Their songs are on the Beacon Street Quartet’s setlist for the viral...

People wave pride flags from the New England Revolution float. The parade drew a crowd of more than 1 million people Saturday.
‘A space for absolutely everybody to be joyful and expressive’: Boston Pride parade covers the streets in rainbow
Alexis Algazy, city editor • June 9, 2024

The LGBTQ community, allies and Bostonians alike decorated in the colors of the rainbow lined the city’s streets June 8 for the Boston Pride...

Megan Carter, Gwyneth Philips and Katy Knoll (left to right). The three former Northeastern women’s hockey players were drafted by Toronto, Ottowa and Minnesota, respectively. Photos by Sofia Sawchuk (left and middle) and Katie Billman (right).
Three Huskies selected in second-annual PWHL Draft
Julia Yohe, news correspondent • June 13, 2024

Three former Northeastern women’s hockey players were drafted at the second-annual Professional Women’s Hockey League, or PWHL, draft June...

The entrance to Matthews Arena. Northeastern sent a letter to the BPDA May 29 outlining plans to replace Matthews Arena with a new athletic facility.
Northeastern files official plans to replace historic Matthews Arena
Amelia Ballingall, news staff • June 4, 2024

Northeastern recently filed plans with Boston’s urban planning agency to officially replace Matthews Arena, the university's 114-year-old arena,...

Gage Duchon stands on the sidelines of a Boston Celtics game. He started working for the Celtics over a year ago. Photo courtesy Drew Cigna.
The star videographer behind a star team: how Northeastern student Gage Duchon made a name for himself with the Boston Celtics
Amelia Ballingall, news staff • May 10, 2024

The Celtics are at the top of their game. They led the NBA’s regular season with a 64-18 record, young stars Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum...

Employees work on the rink floor of Matthews Arena. Matthews Arena opened for the first time in 1910 for an ice carnival, and is now the worlds oldest artificial ice sheet. Photo courtesy Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections.
Where it all began: A look back at Matthews Arena as Bruins reach centennial season
Amelia Ballingall, news staff • May 9, 2024

One hundred years of good old-fashioned American hockey. And it all started here. On Dec. 1, 1924, the Boston Bruins played the first-ever...

Derin Erdogan looks for an offensive opportunity in a game earlier this season. The senior led the Huskies in total points (420), assists (118), steals (39) and three-pointers (60) for the 2023-24 season.
‘Expect the unexpected’: Injuries limit the women’s basketball team’s success
Dylan Cohen, news staff • May 4, 2024

After a loss in the second round of the CAA tournament to the Towson University Tigers (20-11, 11-7 CAA) and failure to qualify for the NCAA...

Review: ‘HIT ME HARD AND SOFT’ cements Billie Eilish’s legacy as a modern pop icon
Review: ‘HIT ME HARD AND SOFT’ cements Billie Eilish’s legacy as a modern pop icon
Carol Queiroz, news correspondent • June 14, 2024
Anya Taylor-Joy steps out of a car with a shotgun during a scene in “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.” The movie was released in theaters May 24. Photo courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures.
Review: ‘Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga’ is all gas and no brakes, but occasionally trips on its own ambition
Ian Dartley, news correspondent • June 12, 2024
Menstrual products for sale in the CVS on Massachusetts Avenue. Menstrual products from popular brands such as Playtex, Always and Tampax were found to contain harmful chemicals that are damaging to ones reproductive health.
Op-ed: Awareness of toxic chemicals in menstrual products is needed now more than ever
Prachi Patel, contributor • June 8, 2024

16.9 million menstruators live in poverty in the United States. One-third of this low-income population are left to choose between menstrual...

A statement released by Northeastern Oct. 10, 2023 about the Oct. 7, 2023 Hamas attack on Israel. Northeasterns stated positions on the sensitive topic faced dissatisfaction from many members of the student body.
Op-ed: The case for neutrality in university statements
Jack Masliah, contributor • June 6, 2024

Over the years, it has become a rare sight for students to approve of Northeastern’s administration. Such is the burdensome reality of leadership...

The “Rooted” exhibition on Krentzman Quad. The installation provoked an outcry from the student body, with a petition to remove it recieving more than 1,700 signatures.
Op-ed: “Rooted,” Krentzman’s newest art installation, should stay up
Samantha Denecour, contributor • June 5, 2024

Minus the orange fur and giant mustache, the Lorax has been resonating a lot with me lately.  While I don’t speak in defense of Dr. Seuss’...

Apartments for lease in Mission Hill. Governor Maura Healeys Affordable Homes Act was presented to the Legislature late last year and, if enacted, would fund the renewal of tens of thousands of homes throughout the state and loosen many land-use restrictions.
Op-ed: Massachusetts’ Legislature must pass a housing bond bill — then go further
Vinesh Khemlani, contributor • May 23, 2024

Students travel from across the country and around the world to Boston with promises of a great education and a bustling city to enjoy their...

The NU Banner homepage. During registration, time tickets were allocated based on students credit hours.
Op-ed: Class registration is broken: Here’s how we can fix it
Tochi Chukwuemeka, contributor • May 7, 2024

Class registration season at Northeastern has to be one of the most stressful periods of my life. My heart doesn’t seem to beat from the time...

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Photos of the month: May
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Photos of the month: April
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VIDEO: ‘Getting Around Town’ exhibit documents 400 years of Boston transit history
VIDEO: ‘Getting Around Town’ exhibit documents 400 years of Boston transit history
Eli Curwin, news staff • April 24, 2024
VIDEO: Survey reveals ‘alarming’ gender-based salary disparities among Northeastern faculty
VIDEO: Survey reveals ‘alarming’ gender-based salary disparities among Northeastern faculty
Annika Sunkara and Ethan Wayne April 19, 2024
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