The Huntington News

Mills students and alumni gathered on campus to protest the schools closing when it was first announced in spring 2021. Photo courtesy of the Save Mills College Coalition.
Some Mills College students, alumni upset by Northeastern merger
Grace Comer, campus editor • June 6, 2022

When Mills College announced its imminent closure in March 2021 due to long-time financial struggles exacerbated by the pandemic, “Save Mills...

Mills students, alumni and family members gathered to protest the schools closing when it was first announced in spring 2021. Photo courtesy of the Save Mills College Coalition.
Mills College merger with Northeastern University raises unanswered questions, concerns
Grace Comer, campus editor • June 6, 2022

On July 1, Mills College is scheduled to end its 170-year run as a women’s college following its merger with Northeastern University. Since...

Mission Hill is a popular location for students looking for off-campus housing, but this can cause tension with local long-time residents.
NU students allege police misconduct when breaking up parties at Mission Hill
Kate Armanini, news staff • May 26, 2022

Multiple Northeastern students have voiced complaints against a detective in the Boston Police Department, or BPD, alleging misconduct when breaking...

Newly graduated students take a selfie as they exit Fenway Park.
Class of 2022 celebrates commencement at Fenway Park
Grace Comer, campus editor • May 16, 2022

At Friday’s commencement, thousands of Northeastern graduates heard from a selection of guest speakers during the two-hour undergraduate...

Every year, graduating Northeastern students hear from speakers, including fellow students, Northeastern alumni and other inspirational individuals, during their commencement ceremony.
NPR reporter, Chobani CEO to deliver commencement speeches at Fenway Park
Renée Abbott, news staff • May 13, 2022

Fenway Park will host thousands of students at the commencement ceremony May 13, as well as two notable speakers. Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder...

Students came together with dining hall workers and the UNITE HERE Local 26 union April 22 to march for contracts that provide livable wages, affordable healthcare and improved working conditions.
Students, dining hall workers stand in solidarity, call for better working conditions
Alexa Grayson, news staff • May 11, 2022

Northeastern students and dining hall workers have recently reformed the HOWL coalition to advocate for a new contract that provides better working...

Members of the TEDxNortheasternU team set up stage in the auditorium of ISEC.
‘Solve for {Y}’: Annual TEDxNortheasternU conference returns to campus
Grace Comer, campus editor • May 6, 2022

Resilience and rebuilding were strong motifs at this year’s annual TEDxNortheasternU conference April 30, marking the first in-person meeting...

Dining hall employees and HOWL members spoke to a crowd of a few hundred protesters gathered on Centennial Common to support a better contract for the dining hall workers during an April 16 rally.
Hundreds of students, workers attend rally for Northeastern dining workers in Centennial Common
Erin Fine, news staff • April 26, 2022

Students from over 60 student organizations joined with Huskies Organizing with Labor and Northeastern food service workers April 16 in Centennial...

Members of the student organization Active Minds regularly work with the rest of the student body to help address their concerns about mental health resources on campus. Photo courtesy of MK Moskowitz.
Active Minds looks to the future regarding students’ mental health
Michelle Zinger, news correspondent • April 21, 2022

Mental health is a recurring subject of dialogue at Northeastern, and students recently had the opportunity to share their concerns directly...

This past application cycle saw more than 90,000 applications to Northeastern, with the acceptance rate dropping to 6.7% for fall 2022.
Northeastern acceptance rate drops to 6.7%
Kate Armanini, news staff • April 21, 2022

For the class of 2026, Northeastern was more selective than ever.  Of the record-large pool of 90,989 applicants, only 6,179 were admitted,...