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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

Students hold signs promoting the union vote. Graduate students were seeking increased wage and benefits in response to Bostons rising cost of living.
Northeastern graduate student workers overwhelmingly win union certification after 8-year delay
Zoe MacDiarmid and Joseph Brant September 21, 2023

On Thursday, Sept. 21, graduate student workers at Northeastern officially became a certified union in a vote that has been awaited since 2015. After...

Sagar Rajpal plays chimes from a singing bowl. The chimes were played to give a moment of peace and remembrance in honor of Jaahnavi Kandula.
‘More than just a tragedy’: NU community gathers to celebrate the life of graduate student Jaahnavi Kandula
Lily Webber, news staff • September 20, 2023

On Tuesday, members of the Northeastern community gathered on the Boston campus to pay tribute to the memory of Jaahnavi Kandula. Kandula,...

Crystal Zhang, third-year computer science and design combined major, sits in the rain on the edge of Table Mountain overlooking Cape Town City Centre and Woodstock. Students on the Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship Dialogue were able to explore Cape Town by hiking up Table Mountain and Lion’s Head Peak. Photo courtesy Ethan Truong.
View into a Dialogue: Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Cape Town
Emily Chung, news staff • September 19, 2023

On a hotel rooftop in Sea Point, Cape Town, 20 Northeastern students sat with laptops open, adjusting details on their final projects and watching...

Messages appear on the ISEC bridge directing graduate workers towards the Robinson Quad, where voting occurs this week. The vote, years in the making, will determine whether graduate workers will be represented by a union.
Voting begins for graduate workers union; pro-union chalking on ISEC bridge erased
Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff • September 19, 2023

Polls opened Tuesday, Sept. 19 for the Graduate Employees of Northeastern University, or GENU-UAW, who are voting to be represented by the United...

An example of the widespread decimation that has left villages such as Skoura Ouarzazate in a state of ruin. The location of these mountain villages prevented the necessary aid from reaching them earlier. Photo courtesy Wallid Soukaki.
After devastating earthquake, NU students provide aid to Morocco
Lily Webber, news staff • September 18, 2023

On Friday, Sept. 8, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Morocco, killing over 2,000 people and injuring more than 5,000. The quake devastated land...

Students gather around a speaker outside of International Village. Eight student organizations worked together to plan the second annual Disorientation tour.
Disorientation 2023: Huskies come together to inform and advocate
Lily Webber, news staff • September 15, 2023

The 2023-24 school year is just beginning, but student action groups campaigning for the betterment of Northeastern University never stopped...

Protesters march in Seattle Thursday afternoon demanding justice for Jaahnavi Kandula. Kandula, who studied information systems at Northeasterns Seattle campus, was fatally struck by a Seattle police officer in a cruiser in January. Photo courtesy Seattle Alliance Against Racial & Political Repression.
Seattle activists rally to demand justice for Northeastern student Jaahnavi Kandula
Val O'Neill, deputy campus editor • September 15, 2023

On Thursday, Seattle locals and students gathered in protest at the corner of Dexter Avenue North and Thomas Street, near the intersection where...

A white Northeastern University sign in front of a building.
Northeastern calls SPD body cam footage ‘callous and insensitive;’ SGA, GSG release joint statement
Marta Hill and Emily Spatz September 14, 2023

In an email to all students, staff and faculty Thursday afternoon, Chancellor Kenneth Henderson called the remarks made in the recently released...

NU Sanskritis logo. Northeastern declined to comment on the Seattle Police Department body camera footage, citing “ongoing litigation,” after NU Sanskriti called on the university to condemn the actions of the SPD officer. Illustration courtesy NU Sanskriti.
Northeastern declines to comment on SPD body camera footage, Indian student association’s call to condemn video
Marta Hill, editor-at-large • September 14, 2023

Editor's Note: On Thursday, Sept. 14, Kenneth Henderson, Northeastern's chancellor and senior vice president of learning, sent a university-wide...

Northeastern University owns a graduate campus in Seattle. Photo courtesy Phototainment.
‘She had limited value:’ Body camera footage shows Seattle police officer laughing, joking about a Northeastern graduate student’s death
Emily Spatz, deputy campus editor • September 12, 2023

Recently released police body camera footage showed a Seattle Police Department, or SPD, officer, identified by the police department as Officer...

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