The Huntington News

The 11 dismissed students were living in the Westin Hotel in Boston.
Westin residents find community, frustrated by distance
Susanna Serrano, news correspondent • October 24, 2020
Students living at the Westin have a less traditional college experience than most freshmen. While they don’t get room service, pool access, or a room to themselves, all rooms come with a hotel mini-fridge, king or queen-sized beds, a bathroom and a view. As opposed to having RAs, students have International Coordinators, or ICs, which is universal across the programs.
Faculty expected to return to campus for spring semester per updated remote work policy
Faculty expected to return to campus for spring semester per updated remote work policy
Matt Yan, news staff • October 23, 2020

In an email sent to all faculty Oct. 22, Northeastern updated its remote work policy for the Spring 2021 semester. Faculty are expected to return...

“There are spaces out there that can help you. There are spaces where you can find your people. It’s all about that first step,” Queiroz said. 
NSCC’s Maria Theresa Queiroz leads fight for collective liberation with compassion
Julia Carlin, news staff • October 21, 2020
“I’m about love and kindness. We need to listen to each other and try not to put expectations on others,” said the Maria Theresa Queiroz NSCC's Secretary of Data Intelligence. “Sometimes we think Black people need to speak up on everything because it’s their community. I don’t think people realize how tiring that is. We need to step up as non-Black people in helping them.” 
Annie Malone
Remote co-ops limit communication, job experience for students
Alexis Santoro, news correspondent • October 21, 2020
With most co-ops being completely remote in the midst of COVID-19, students are having to find new ways to get the most out of their job, without having the opportunity to physically be there. 
Laura Mueller-Soppart and Klevis Xharda, the two founders of Work the Polls, want to make it easier to become a poll worker across the country.
Work the Polls looks to register young, diverse poll working corps
Marta Hill, news staff • October 21, 2020
Work the Polls is a grassroots initiative whose mission is to fully staff poll sites across the country with a young and diverse poll worker corps. Co-founder and Northeastern graduate Laura Mueller-Soppart said she approached a few friends, including Northeastern graduate Klevis Xharda, and the organization was up and running within a week. 
Northeastern Votes tables outside of Curry Student Center.
Northeastern Votes aims to increase election turnout among students
Annie Probert, news staff • October 21, 2020

A non-partisan coalition of students, staff and faculty is looking to increase voter turnout and engagement among Northeastern students during...

“I simply listen,” Jose said. “Students come into my office all the time. I listen to what they have to say. … That’s it.”
Dean Robert Jose aims to build understanding, listen to students of color
Jenna Chin, news correspondent • October 15, 2020
“It is very important that when you come to a college campus as a new student, you see people that look like you,” said Robert Jose, Dean for Cultural and Spiritual Life. 
“For a lot of us first-gen, low-income students, we kind of have to handle this ourselves without our parents because they don
Remote learners face financial burdens after aid reductions
Ali Dusinberre, news staff • October 14, 2020
When second-year computer science major Kelly Ma decided to move back home with her parents in New York this semester and take classes remotely, she did so with the intention of saving money. But an email from her financial aid advisor at the end of August shifted her expectations.
Students have reported lengthy lines at Resmail in addition to major delays in receiving their packages and letters.
ResMail delays create frustration, inconvenience for students
Marta Hill, news staff • October 12, 2020
For the first month of living on campus, fourth-year bioengineering major Henry Weith was unable to perform part of his job because he had not received his renewed driver's license — or any other mail. 
The university flew its flag at half-mast to honor Justice Ginsburg
Northeastern community remembers Justice Ginsburg, clubs discuss legacy
Rose Pecci, news correspondent • October 12, 2020

Flags at Northeastern were flying at half-mast in honor of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away Friday, Sept. 18. Ginsburg,...