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Column: It is time for baseball to step up to the plate once again

Starting July 1 MLB teams will report to training camp with the intent of Opening Days falling on July 23 and 24.

Max Willner-Giwerc, news correspondent

June 30, 2020

COVID-19 brought sports to a standstill, including the delay of MLB’s 2020 season. After contentious negotiations, owners and players have agreed to hold a shortened season. Amid the pandemic, the 2020 baseball season will be much more than entertainment — it will bring hope to a troubled nation...

Column: Black-owned restaurants to support near campus

Matt Yan, news staff

June 30, 2020

Graphic by: Avery Bleichfeld As Black Lives Matter protests continue in Boston and across the nation, it is important to support the movement on all fronts. Buying from black-owned local businesses and restaurants is especially powerful  in encouraging anti-racism and demonstrating solidarity. We’ve compiled a list of a Black-owned restaurants near campus for those in the area who are looking for more ways to contribute.   For upscale Italian fare, Mida – located in the South End at 782...

Release of SGA statement reveals tensions among leadership

SGA President Christopher Brown and Executive Vice President Gabby Nobile

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor

June 17, 2020

Adewunmi felt that she was silenced by other members of leadership because they were worried about protecting relationships with Northeastern’s administration, rather than prioritizing the release of a statement on the national movement and the issues regarding race on campus.

NU lifts ban on non-essential university travel

NU lifts ban on non-essential university travel

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

June 17, 2020

Northeastern’s ban on non-essential university travel has been lifted, the chancellor and provost announced in an email Wednesday.

Northeastern shares additional NUflex details on cleaning, visas, sports in Tuesday town hall

Northeastern shares additional NUflex details on cleaning, visas, sports in Tuesday town hall

Sarah Olender, news staff

June 17, 2020

In a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday, both Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Madeleine Estabrook and Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Learning Ken Henderson told students that safety is their top priority as they continue to modify the plan for students to return to campus in the fall.  “Our planning, and every step we take, is focused around that principle of safety,” Estabrook said. During the meet...

Q&A: Provost Madigan and Chancellor Henderson discuss reopening

David Madigan (left) and Ken Henderson (right).

Deanna Schwartz and George Barker

June 16, 2020

On Tuesday, June 16, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs David Madigan and Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Learning Ken Henderson spoke with The News over video call for an interview about reopening and the fall semester.

Op-ed: Journalism alumni call on Aoun to stop stonewalling The News

Op-ed: Journalism alumni call on Aoun to stop stonewalling The News

Alumni of the Northeastern School of Journalism and The Huntington News

June 16, 2020

Last month, amid the coronavirus pandemic, President Joseph E. Aoun appeared on CNN to discuss Northeastern’s ambitious plan to reopen campus this fall. In December and January, Aoun spoke to the New York Times about the school. Yet, for the past seven years, Aoun and his team have repeatedly refused ...

[UPDATED] Statement by SGA official addresses Black Lives Matter movement

The statement included points that were critical of the university administration and its response to incidents of racism on campus.

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor

June 12, 2020

SGA, released a statement regarding the racial struggles on campus, the protests sparking from the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Northeastern shares further reopening details on dining, NUflex, sports in Thursday town hall

Chancellor Ken Henderson during the town hall Thursday night.

Deanna Schwartz and George Barker

June 11, 2020

Northeastern’s fall reopening will be “a puzzle,” Senior Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Madeleine Estabrook said Thursday evening in a town hall webinar for incoming freshmen and their families. Estabrook was joined by Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Learning Ken Henderson to sha...

Northeastern details NUflex program

A classroom in East Village.

Ingrid Angulo and Jessica Silverman

June 11, 2020

As Northeastern gears up for students’ return this fall, the university has clarified details about its new flexible learning program called NUflex. The program will allow students to choose whether they attend classes in person — in conjunction with public health guidelines — or online with the assistance of new classroom technology.

Nine things to do at home based on what you miss most from Boston

The top nine locations in Boston that Northeastern students miss the most according to a poll conducted in a Facebook group of Northeastern students.

Jayden Khatib, news staff

June 10, 2020

Since the spring semester’s abrupt ending in March, you may be stuck at home missing Boston. Nothing compares to being in the city, but there are still some ways to recapture the spirit of the places you miss most. Here’s a list of the top nine places missed most by Northeastern students (accordin...

Northeastern holds day of reflection, shows support for Black community

Judge Margaret Burnham hosts a Facebook Live discussion about restorative justice.

Kelly Chan, editor-in-chief

June 8, 2020

In light of recent protests against racism and police brutality that have erupted throughout the nation, Northeastern declared Monday a “Day for Reflection, Engagement and Action.” President Joseph E. Aoun suspended classes, closed offices and created multiple opportunities for faculty and students to virtually gather, grieve and honor the Black community. Along with speakers throughout the day, the university showcased the work of Black artists on Instagram and presented the documenta...