The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

‘Co-op is not always right for everybody’: A look into Northeastern’s Experiential Network program
‘Co-op is not always right for everybody’: A look into Northeastern’s Experiential Network program
Val O’Neill, deputy campus editor • March 3, 2024

Attrayee Chakraborty was unable to spend a summer in Boston in 2023, making participating in co-op, the signature six-month program of the university,...

Students write letters addressed to President Aoun urging the university to divest from companies that produce military weapons. The university indicated it rejected students demands to cut ties with military-industrial companies Feb. 14.
‘There’s nothing apolitical about $1.5 billion’: Sunrise Northeastern protests university’s investments in recent campaign
Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff • March 1, 2024

Environmental activism group Sunrise Northeastern gathered Feb. 20 to write Valentine’s Day-themed letters opposing the university’s investments...

President Aoun stands behind a podium at the 2022 President’s Convocation. Aoun was the eighth highest-paid private college president in the U.S. during FY 2022 with a total compensation of roughly $2.7 million.
Aoun ranked eighth highest-paid private college president in US, new report finds
Eli Curwin, editor-in-chief • February 27, 2024

President Joseph E. Aoun was the eighth highest-paid private college president in the country during the university’s 2022 fiscal year, according...

The office door of the newly renamed John Martinson Honors Program. Northeastern renamed its honors program after John Martinson, who recently donated $5 million to the program.
Northeastern honors program renamed, revamped after $5 million donation
Val O’Neill, deputy campus editor • February 27, 2024

Following a $5 million donation, Northeastern announced it is renaming the university’s honors program to The John Martinson Honors Program,...

The entrance to the student media suites in Curry Student Center. Tastemakers, Council for University Programs, N.U. Science, N.U. T.V., Live Music Association and Spectrum Literary Arts Magazine received an email from the Center for Student Involvement Jan. 22 that they would need to vacate their spaces by the end of the semester.
University to displace six clubs from offices in Curry ahead of summer renovations
Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff • February 26, 2024

Six clubs with offices on the second floor of Curry Student Center will be forced to find new spaces by the end of the semester after a university...

Max Chapnick poses for a headshot. Chapnick discovered approximately 20 previously undiscovered works that Louisa May Alcott may have written under pseudonyms.
Northeastern instructor uncovers dozens of possible Louisa May Alcott works, finds new pseudonym for first time in decades
Lily Cooper, news correspondent • February 23, 2024

While doing research for his doctorate in English and American Literature, Northeastern postdoctoral teaching associate Max Chapnick came across...

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

Prosecutors will not pursue felony charges against the Seattle police officer who hit and killed Northeastern graduate student Jaahnavi Kandula...

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun makes a statement in 2020. In his annual address to faculty senate, Aoun spoke for the first time about the universitys response to the expected demographic cliff of students applying to college.
Northeastern received largest number of applications of any private university in 2023, Aoun says in annual address to faculty senate
Ethan Wayne, news staff • February 20, 2024

In President Joseph E. Aoun’s annual address to the faculty senate Feb. 14, he gave his impression of the landscape of higher education, including...

The exterior of Snell Library. Northeastern announced in an email to students Friday afternoon that the second floor of Snell will close Feb. 20 for renovations, while the basement level will reopen the same day.
Second floor of Snell Library to close for renovations, basement to reopen with books
Laura Emde, news staff • February 17, 2024

The second floor of Snell Library will close Feb. 20 for renovations, Dean of the Library Dan Cohen announced in an email to students Friday...

The Mills College Art Museum stands at 5000 MacArthur Blvd in Oakland, CA. Look up to the Sky, dedicated to Bay Area creator Hung Liu, opened Jan. 20 and will be open until March 24.
Look Up to the Sky: Mills College Art Museum exhibit honors Hung Liu’s art and mentorship
Gabriella Mbaoua, news correspondent • February 16, 2024

Jan. 20  marked the opening of a new exhibit at Mills College Art Museum, a gallery building founded in 1925 that hosts many exhibitions year...

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