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Boston updates plans to become a zero-waste community

Boston updates plans to become a zero-waste community

Leah Cussen, news correspondent

November 21, 2019

The City of Boston released its first Climate Action Plan, or CAP, which defined its goals to reduce carbon emissions and prepare for climate change, in 2007. The 2019 CAP update, released in October, outlines the specific actions Boston plans to take within the next five years in order to achieve carbon neutrality, or net zero carb...

“The Universe Speaks in Numbers”: The deep relationship between math and physics

“The Universe Speaks in Numbers”: The deep relationship between math and physics

Petrina Danardatu, news staff

November 20, 2019

Farmelo, a renowned physicist and writer, led a discussion surrounding topics covered in his book, “The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature’s Deepest Secrets,” Nov. 14 at Snell Engineering Center. Farmelo is a fellow at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge as well as an affiliated professor at Northeastern.

Fourth quarter charge sees Fordham defeat Huskies

Fourth quarter charge sees Fordham defeat Huskies

Jordan Baron, sports editor

November 20, 2019

Northeastern women’s basketball dropped to 0-4 on the season with their loss on the road against Fordham University Wednesday night, 74-58.

Women’s leadership study ranks NU 83rd of 87 Mass. colleges

Women’s leadership study ranks NU 83rd of 87 Mass. colleges

Lucy Gavin, news staff

November 20, 2019

A new study from the Women's Power Gap Initiative and the Eos Foundation, a private family foundation that is committed to issues of social justice, found that Northeastern ranks poorly for female leadership. The study, called Women's Power Gap in Higher Education, looked at the number of women in leadership positions at Massachuse...

Joshua Davis delivers personalized, raw concert experience

Joshua Davis delivers personalized, raw concert experience

Elena Plumb, news correspondent

November 20, 2019

The lights in the Haymarket Lounge at the City Winery dimmed, the chatter floating through the audience silenced and a purple glow washed over the stage, illuminating headliner Joshua Davis as he began to skillfully pick his guitar. With impressive evocation of emotion and soul, Davis staged both a c...

Men’s basketball lambasts Holy Cross, 101-44

Men’s basketball lambasts Holy Cross, 101-44

Jordan Baron, sports editor

November 20, 2019

Northeastern men’s basketball set a program record in margin of victory last night, as the Huskies beat the Holy Cross Crusaders, 101-44.

Women’s volleyball finishes off regular season, looks to CAA tourney

Women’s volleyball finishes off regular season, looks to CAA tourney

Jordan Baron, sports editor

November 20, 2019

The Huskies split their homestand matches in the final weekend of the season, emerging victorious as they shutout Delaware, 3-0, before losing their final match to James Madison, 3-1. 

Crime Log: Monday, Nov. 11 to Sunday, Nov. 18

Crime Log: Monday, Nov. 11 to Sunday, Nov. 18

Nico Malabuyo, news staff

November 20, 2019

Tuesday, Nov. 12 10:25 a.m. LARCENY — The manager of Wollaston’s Market in Marino Recreation Center reported stopping an NU student from shoplifting. Officers reported banning the student from both Wollaston’s Market locations. A report was filed. 7:23 p.m. LARCENY — An NU student...

Global Resilience Institute seeks interdisciplinary resilience solutions

Global Resilience Institute seeks interdisciplinary resilience solutions

Nick Swindell, news correspondent

November 20, 2019

The work the GRI does is not only to find solutions on how to respond to disruptions, but also to build long-term resistance and preparation. 

Review: ‘Midway’: Better than I’d feared, but still not for everyone

Christopher Kelly, news staff

November 20, 2019

“Midway” (2019) is the action-packed recount of one of the most decisive battles in the Pacific theater during World War II. It covers multiple perspectives from different sides of the war both leading up to and during the battle. “Midway” is directed by Roland Emmerich, who has finally returned...

Thanksgiving break presents international students with a myriad of choices

Thanksgiving break presents international students with a myriad of choices

Sarah Olender, news staff

November 20, 2019

It’s November. The leaves have fallen, the temperature is dropping and the final countdown to Thanksgiving break is here. The holiday comes with the promise of family gatherings, relaxation and full bellies — but for some students who live far away, that’s not the case.  Thanksgiving can be ...

Chicken Lou’s to close its doors in April after nearly 30 years

Chicken Lou’s to close its doors in April after nearly 30 years

Samuel Kim, news correspondent

November 19, 2019

Beloved sandwich shop Chicken Lou's announced Tuesday that they will be closing at the end of the academic year.