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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

A rendering of the proposed building that would replace Matthews Arena. Northeastern released its institutional master plan for the next decade June 14. Photo courtesy BPDA.
Northeastern released its institutional master plan for the next decade. Here’s a breakdown.
Emily Spatz, campus editor • June 19, 2024

On June 14, Northeastern released a development plan for its Boston campus that spans the next decade, outlining its intent to demolish and replace...

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

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

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

Just a few steps away from Centennial Common, where pro-Palestine protesters set up an encampment for nearly 48 hours in April, sits the John...

Police arrested 98 protesters at Northeastern University April 27.
Campus Turned Processing Area
Annika Sunkara, Eli Curwin, and Emily Spatz June 11, 2024

  Table of Contents I: Introduction II: Who was arrested at the Northeastern encampment? III: Legal observers, press ordered...

Ken Henderson sits down with The News for an interview April 3. Henderson discussed topics such as admissons, Northeasterns global campus and university diversity.
Q&A: Chancellor Henderson discusses admissions, global campuses, diversity with The News
Eli Curwin, news staff • June 3, 2024

Northeastern Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Learning Ken Henderson sat down with The News for an hour-long interview in an International...

A Northeastern University police sign. A decision released May 21 by the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northeastern was violating federal law by refusing to recognize and bargain with a newly formed union of NUPD sergeants. File photo by Marta Hill.
Northeastern violated federal law in failing to bargain with NUPD union, labor board says
Emily Spatz, campus editor • May 28, 2024
Pro-Palestine protesters gather, pitch tents and rest April 25 around 6 p.m. during the encampment. Northeastern University released a statement April 29 regarding the administrations thoughts on the encampment.
Northeastern administration releases statement about encampment and arrests
Kristina DaPonte, news staff • April 29, 2024
A no trespassing sign hangs from a barricade around Centennial Common. The area remained blocked off after the encampment was cleared April 27.
Students react to university’s Saturday statement on encampment sweep: ‘Things obviously aren’t back to normal’
Emily Spatz, Annika Sunkara, and Lily Webber April 27, 2024
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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
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
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
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...

An American flag flies on top of Ell Hall on Northeastern’s Boston campus. The university announced a new merger with Marymount Manhattan College May 29.
Northeastern announces merger with Marymount Manhattan College in New York City
Kristina DaPonte and Emily Spatz May 29, 2024
Kevin Dave, the police officer who struck Kandula in his cruiser in January 2023. Photo courtesy Lucy Parsons Labs.
Seattle police officer who struck, killed Northeastern graduate student issued traffic infraction
Emily Spatz, campus editor • March 6, 2024
Kevin Dave, the police officer who struck Kandula in his cruiser in January 2023. Photo courtesy Lucy Parsons Labs.
Seattle police officer who fatally struck Northeastern graduate student will not face charges, prosecutors say
Juliette Piovoso, deputy campus editor • February 22, 2024

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Crime Log: Monday, Jan. 1 to Wednesday, Jan. 31
Crime Log: Monday, Jan. 1 to Wednesday, Jan. 31
Christina McCabe, news staff • May 24, 2024

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

Activists hold signs while crossing Forsyth Street during a DivestNU protest against Northeasterns investments in fossil fuels Oct. 15, 2023. Many Northeastern students joined DivestNU and Sunrise Northeastern to become more involved in climate activism. File photo by Erin Fine.
Northeastern students are turning climate anxiety into action
Harrison Zuritsky, news correspondent • May 22, 2024

Jonathan Bacdayan’s climate anxiety was so acute when he arrived on campus freshman year that he attended a Sunrise Northeastern meeting before...

A sign that reads, Snell Library Entrance points students to the side entrance of Snell Library during the temporary closing of the front entrance. It was announced to Boston campus students through an email May 17 that Snells front entrance will reopen May 20, after which the side entrance will close until library renovations are complete in the fall. File photo by Quillan Anderson.
Newly renovated front entrance of Snell Library to open Monday, university says
Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff • May 18, 2024

The front entrance of Snell Library, which has been closed since July 2023, will reopen to students Monday, May 20 at 8 a.m., Dean of the Library...

A graduate holds up a Palestinian flag during the undergraduate commencement ceremony May 5. Many students took the opportunity to voice their solidarity with Palestine during the commencement.
‘To celebrate our graduation was not morally sound for us’: Pro-Palestine demonstrations mark 2024 commencement, graduations
Zoe MacDiarmid and Val O’Neill May 13, 2024

As the Class of 2024 graduates flipped their tassels and walked the stage over the last several weeks, some students used graduation and commencement...

Martin shows off the queen bee as she sits on her new nest. After being placed in her new hive, the queen bee created a “brood nest” at the bottom of the box, where she will lay eggs for each frame.
Northeastern’s Bee Society generates buzz, installs first ever student-run hive on Boston campus
Z Weber, photo correspondent • May 10, 2024

In June 2023, the Northeastern University Arboretum hired Avéole, an urban beekeeping company, to install beehives on the Boston campus. This...

Students walk in what is now Krentzman Quad in 1965 with signs protesting the Vietnam War. By 1968, the nationwide Vietnam War resistance movement had reached Northeastern. Photo courtesy Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections.
‘It was a thrilling time to be a college student’: Amid pro-Palestine protests, alumni reflect on activism during Vietnam War
Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff • May 8, 2024

On April 25, Northeastern students joined a global movement unfolding on college campuses. Through protest, students sought to replicate the...

The class of 2024 watch as fireworks explode over Fenway Park during the undergraduate commencement ceremony May 5. Many members of the graduating class started college during the COVID-19 lockdown, a theme mentioned in many speakers speeches.
‘You will shape the 21st century’: Class of 2024 celebrates commencement at Fenway Park
Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff • May 6, 2024

On an overcast Sunday afternoon, 4,000 members of the class of 2024 gathered as family and friends filled the Fenway Park stands to celebrate...

One week later: scenes from the Centennial Common encampment
One week later: scenes from the Centennial Common encampment
Jessica Xing, Margot Murphy, Elizabeth Scholl, Annika Sunkara, Darin Zullo, Kevin Gallagher, Ananya Kulkarni, Erin Fine, Lauren Salemo, and Curtis DeSmith May 2, 2024

On the morning of April 25, about 30 student protesters set up on tarps in Centennial Common, linked arms and began chanting pro-Palestinian...

Kyler Shinkle-Stolar (center) stands linking arms with Sahra Ahmed (left) and August Escandon, two student protesters who were arrested for their involvement in the Centennial Common encampment. Shinkle-Stolar’s trespassing charges were dismissed during an arraignment April 29 at Boston Municipal Court in Roxbury.
‘The university is afraid of its students’: First arrested protester arraigned, arrested Northeastern student protesters hold press conference
Annika Sunkara, Emily Spatz, and Eli Curwin May 1, 2024

A group of around 11 Northeastern students, many of whom were arrested Saturday morning at the Gaza solidarity encampment on Centennial Common,...

A No Trespassing sign hangs from a a barricade that blocked off Centennial Common following the clearing of the pro-Palestine encampment April 27. JAG expressed gratefulness to university leadership and the NUPD for ending the encampment in a statement emailed to the News.
Jewish Affinity Group commends Northeastern administration for clearing pro-Palestinian encampment
Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff • April 30, 2024

In a statement emailed to The News April 30, Northeastern’s Jewish Affinity Group for Faculty and Staff, or JAG, said it is “grateful to...