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Boston and Nova Scotia continue Christmas tree tradition

Boston and Nova Scotia continue Christmas tree tradition

Julia Preszler, news correspondent

December 5, 2018


Filed under City

The 46-foot white spruce tree, which was set up on Boston Common Nov. 20, came from Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is an annual gift and a sign of gratitude to the city of Boston for the assistance it provided after a major explosion that occurred Dec. 6, 1917.

Crime Log: Monday, November 26 to Sunday, December 2

Crime Log: Monday, November 26 to Sunday, December 2

Jill Sojourner, news staff

December 5, 2018


Filed under Crime Logs

Crimes reported to the Northeastern University Police Department between Monday, November 26 and Sunday, December 2.

Boston ban on plastic bags to go into effect

Boston ban on plastic bags to go into effect

Avery Bleichfeld, News Staff

December 5, 2018


Filed under City, Featured Content

Boston stores are using up their plastic bags as the city is set to join Cambridge and Brookline in banning single-use plastic bags. A city ordinance passed in December 2017 will go into effect Dec. 14; It will eliminate the use of all single-use plastic bags and will mandate that stores offer comp...

Northeastern alumni hold final sendoff for Punter’s

Northeastern alumni hold final sendoff for Punter’s

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Nick Hirano, news staff Punter’s Pub will give its final last call this month, as the Huntington Avenue dive bar is set to close its doors two years after Northeastern purchased the property. Campus-planning documents suggest that the property could be used as part of a student housing expansion. On Saturday night, ...

Review: ‘Robin Hood’ steals from better movies and gives nothing in return

Review: ‘Robin Hood’ steals from better movies and gives nothing in return

Mohit Puvvala, lifestyle columnist

December 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

"Robin Hood" opens with a narration from Taron Egerton's titular character, boldly telling the audience to forget what they think they know, for this is not the average Robin Hood story. He also tells us that he won't bore us with the details of when and where this film takes place. Ironically, the fi...

Women’s hockey falls to Holy Cross, ending 12-game unbeaten streak

Women’s hockey falls to Holy Cross, ending 12-game unbeaten streak

Caroline Ingram, news staff

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The women’s hockey team was unable to extend their 12-game unbeaten streak on Friday night in Worcester, falling to the Holy Cross Crusaders at a score of 5-3. The Crusaders entered the contest having not won a single game this season, but put the Huskies to the test and walked away with their first mark in the win column.

Men’s hockey hosts ‘Mustaches for MacLeod’

Men’s hockey hosts ‘Mustaches for MacLeod’

Sofie Kato, deputy sports editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

It was 2013 when Wade MacLeod’s life changed forever. While playing for the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, MacLeod had a seizure on the ice, symptomatic of his later diagnosis of brain cancer. MacLeod, a 2011 Northeastern graduate, has now had brain surgeries for his stage three gliobl...

Faculty Senate grills CIO on NU’s IT woes

Faculty Senate grills CIO on NU’s IT woes

Nick Hirano, news staff

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

Northeastern’s top information technology executive met with the Faculty Senate Nov. 28 to discuss his priorities for updating and improving the university’s technology infrastructure. Faculty members bemoaned the school’s outdated phone system and cumbersome online tools during the forum. Cole...

Women’s hockey closes out 2018 with shutout win over Holy Cross

Women’s hockey closes out 2018 with shutout win over Holy Cross

Caroline Ingram, news staff

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NU women’s hockey team met Holy Cross Sunday afternoon to finish up a home-and-home series. Holy Cross, despite having not won a single game on the year, gave the Huskies some trouble on Friday evening, coming away victorious with a score of 5-3. Two days later, NU was anxious to get some reve...

Research study criticizes NU for lack of female leadership

Research study criticizes NU for lack of female leadership

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Sully Barrett, news staff In a September gender parity study conducted by the Women’s Power Initiative, Northeastern University ranked 72nd out of 93 Massachusetts colleges. The study allotted points to the colleges based on factors such as the number of women in leadership roles and the distrib...

Female entrepreneurs discuss startup culture

Female entrepreneurs discuss startup culture

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Yunkyo Kim, news correspondent  The Northeastern Entrepreneurs Club and Women’s Interdisciplinary Society of Entrepreneurship, or WISE, hosted two speakers in a panel on Nov. 27 in Snell Library to discuss the experience of female entrepreneurs and venture creation. After noticing the lac...

NU Jewish community responds to Pittsburgh shooting

NU Jewish community responds to Pittsburgh shooting

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Nick Swindell, news staff In the wake of an anti-Semitic terrorist attack, the Jewish community at Northeastern came together to mourn and calls for unity. The Pittsburgh shooting occurred on Oct. 27 when a gunman walked in to the Tree of Life synagogue during Shabbat services, killing 11 pe...

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