The Huntington News

Plagiarism controversy brings cheating culture in ‘Fundies’ to light

Plagiarism controversy brings cheating culture in ‘Fundies’ to light

Ingrid Angulo, news staff

December 4, 2019

Students in Fundamentals of Computer Science 1, or Fundies, were caught plagiarizing an assignment.

NU rises to third most international students in the U.S.

NU rises to third most international students in the U.S.

Petrina Danardatu, news correspondent

December 4, 2019

Northeastern University has the third-highest number of international students in the nation, according to statistics released by the Institute of International Education, or IIE. Northeastern hosts 16,075 international students in total, falling behind New York University and the University of Southern California. 

SGA adds new positions to cabinet, executive board

SGA adds new positions to cabinet, executive board

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor

November 30, 2019

The Student Government Association, or SGA, passed five resolutions, two of them creating new positions on both the executive board and the cabinet, at a full body session Nov. 25.

NSCC discusses anti-racism education at Nov. town hall

NSCC discusses anti-racism education at Nov. town hall

Grace Horne, news staff

November 30, 2019

The Northeastern Student of Color Caucus, or NSCC, held a town hall meeting Nov. 18 where members shared their experiences facing racism and discrimination from their classmates. 

Trash can fire in Egan causes Level 2 hazmat incident, evacuation

Trash can fire in Egan causes Level 2 hazmat incident, evacuation

Deanna Schwartz, campus editor

November 26, 2019

A small trash can fire in Egan Research Center caused a Level 2 hazmat incident and led to an evacuation Tuesday afternoon, according to the Boston Fire Department, or BFD.  An alert was sent to all NU students at 1:08 p.m. informing students of a “potential hazardous materials incident in Egan Resear...

NU to move email system to Office 365, drop “Husky” from addresses

NU to move email system to Office 365, drop “Husky” from addresses

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

November 25, 2019

Starting in January 2020, Northeastern will begin to move away from student email accounts with “Husky” in the address and will switch to Outlook.

“The Universe Speaks in Numbers”: The deep relationship between math and physics

“The Universe Speaks in Numbers”: The deep relationship between math and physics

Petrina Danardatu, news staff

November 20, 2019

Farmelo, a renowned physicist and writer, led a discussion surrounding topics covered in his book, “The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature’s Deepest Secrets,” Nov. 14 at Snell Engineering Center. Farmelo is a fellow at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge as well as an affiliated professor at Northeastern.

Women’s leadership study ranks NU 83rd of 87 Mass. colleges

Women’s leadership study ranks NU 83rd of 87 Mass. colleges

Lucy Gavin, news staff

November 20, 2019

A new study from the Women's Power Gap Initiative and the Eos Foundation, a private family foundation that is committed to issues of social justice, found that Northeastern ranks poorly for female leadership. The study, called Women's Power Gap in Higher Education, looked at the number of women in leadership positions at Massachuse...

Global Resilience Institute seeks interdisciplinary resilience solutions

Global Resilience Institute seeks interdisciplinary resilience solutions

Nick Swindell, news correspondent

November 20, 2019

The work the GRI does is not only to find solutions on how to respond to disruptions, but also to build long-term resistance and preparation. 

Chicken Lou’s to close its doors in April after nearly 30 years

Chicken Lou’s to close its doors in April after nearly 30 years

Samuel Kim, news correspondent

November 19, 2019

Beloved sandwich shop Chicken Lou's announced Tuesday that they will be closing at the end of the academic year.

Northeastern asks judge to “reconsider” jury trial for Nahant land dispute

Northeastern asks judge to “reconsider” jury trial for Nahant land dispute

Isaac Stephens, deputy campus editor

November 18, 2019

The case will be tried by jury in Essex County Superior Court.

Northeastern to build second LightView-style residence hall at 840 Columbus Ave.

Northeastern to build second LightView-style residence hall at 840 Columbus Ave.

George Barker, deputy sports editor

November 16, 2019

Northeastern University and American Campus Communities Inc. are again collaborating on a major construction project on Columbus Avenue – this time aiming to construct a 26-story mixed use building at 840 Columbus Ave., replacing a surface level parking area that Northeastern owns.