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Students, faculty and staff will be required to test once a week, regardless of vaccination status.
Northeastern announces new fall COVID-19 testing requirements
Mihiro Shimano, managing editor • July 13, 2021

Starting Sept. 6, faculty, staff, students and vendor employees will be required to test once per week if they are on campus at least one day...

Northeastern announced June 9 that fully vaccinated people will no longer be required to participate in regular COVID-19 testing or complete a daily wellness check. The changes go into effect June 18.
Northeastern loosens testing requirements for summer term
Clara McCourt, news staff • June 9, 2021

In a university-wide email sent June 9, Northeastern announced new testing requirements for the summer 2021 terms, effective June 18. According...

Masks are no longer required in indoor settings on Boston
Memo to faculty says “NUflex’s use will continue into future terms”
Isaac Stephens, news staff • April 12, 2021

A Northeastern academic department indicated last week that “NUflex’s use will continue into future terms” in a memo attached to a survey...

Governor Baker announced at press conference held Monday that the mask mandate would be lifted for fully vaccinated individuals by the end of the month.
Governor Baker announces vaccine eligibility timeline for workers, general public
Jessica Silverman, news staff • March 17, 2021

Governor Charlie Baker’s administration announced today additional details regarding the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility timeline in Massachusetts,...

Students enjoy the nice weather as they relax on Krentzman Quad, March 11.
Northeastern announces Care Days, on-campus changes
Valeria Vazquez and Jessica Silverman March 11, 2021

One year after the university announced all classes would go online, Northeastern announced the addition of two Care Days and changes on campus...

"IPV vaccination" by Sanofi Pasteur is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Massachusetts expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine
Skye Richmond, breaking news editor • February 18, 2021

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Governor Baker announced residents ages 65 and over and those with two underlying health conditions, including asthma,...

Northeastern is one of first universities to begin COVID-19 vaccinations
Northeastern is one of first universities to begin COVID-19 vaccinations
Skye Richmond, breaking news editor • January 6, 2021

Northeastern received 200 doses of the Moderna vaccine from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to administer to Phase One individuals. About 100...

Art and music schools on Huntington Avenue, also known as the “Avenue of the Arts,” have had to adapt to changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This image features Professor Anthony De Ritis, who teaches his Music Fundamentals 1 course online via NUflex.
Students, professors along 'Avenue of the Arts' redefine creativity during COVID-19
Sadye Herman, news correspondent • December 29, 2020

A circular stage with a pool in the middle and the audience all around was what Des Bennet, a fifth-year theatre major at Northeastern University,...

An entrance to the UHCS building on Forsyth Street.
'Protecting the pack': students call on administration to strengthen mental health services
Elena Plumb, news correspondent • December 2, 2020

Northeastern has decorated the Boston campus with lawn signs and murals touting its COVID-19 response mantra, “Protect the Pack,” but students...

Because the current circumstances are keeping students in Boston for the holiday, students are finding ways to celebrate with their friends and roommates.
Students opt to stay on campus for Thanksgiving with rising COVID-19 cases
Maggie Scales, news correspondent • November 26, 2020

While she would normally celebrate holidays in Bahrain with her family, Kirthi Padmanabhan, like many other Northeastern students, remains on...