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Mills College at Northeastern University in Oakland. During the Fall 2023 admissions cycle, Northeastern admitted many students to the Oakland campus, creating confusion among prospective students regarding where they would spend their undergraduate years. Photo by Ruby Wallau for Northeastern University

Northeastern begins accepting students to Oakland campus for entire undergraduate degree, sparking confusion and controversy

Emily Spatz, news correspondent February 28, 2023

As prospective students began to receive their admission decisions from Northeastern, many Early Decision applicants were confused when they received an unexpected admission offer to the school’s newest...

DEVELOPING STORY: Northeastern grad student struck and killed by police cruiser in Seattle

Rachel Erwin and Rachel Umansky-Castro January 30, 2023

Jaahnavi Kandula, a 23-year-old Northeastern University graduate student, was killed when a city police cruiser struck her as she crossed the street in Seattle, just a few blocks from the university’s...

President Joseph E. Aoun speaks at Convocation Sept. 6 in Matthews Arena. In an interview with The News, Aoun said what attracts him to the Northeastern community is how engaged and innovative it is.

Q&A: President Aoun discusses global student experience, new Miami campus

Marta Hill and Rachel Erwin January 3, 2023

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke with The News in a conversation Dec. 14 about the university’s global expansion and experiential learning programs, after the announcement of the new Miami...

After the Mills-Northeastern merger was finalized this July, the historically womens college officially became Mills College at Northeastern University. The first cohort of and NU Bound students have entered the Oakland, California campus. Photo courtesy of Carlie Chin.

Students share experiences as first, NU Bound class enters Mills College at Northeastern

Grace Comer, campus editor October 27, 2022

Following a contentious and litigious merger, the first class of and NU Bound students have joined the returning Mills College students in Oakland, California, at Mills College at Northeastern University.  Although...

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 College” rallies spread across the Bay Area campus as students...

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 formal discussions about the merger began June 17, 2021, current...

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