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Crime Log: Wednesday, Sept. 8 to Monday, Sept. 13

Crime Log: Wednesday, Sept. 8 to Monday, Sept. 13

Alexis Santoro, news staff September 17, 2021

Wednesday, Sept. 8  12:17 a.m.  A caller reported an individual entered without proper access at 110 St. Stephen St. The individual was sent on their way. A report was filed.  4:18 a.m.  A...

Northeastern announced Sept. 14 that the negotiations it was in with Mills College in Oakland, California, have been finalized. The partnership will also lead to the creation of the Mills Institute which, according to News@Northeastern, will be dedicated to empowering women, BIPOC and first-generation students.

Northeastern, Mills College finalize partnership

Matt Yan, editor-in-chief September 14, 2021

Northeastern University announced today in an email from President Joseph E. Aoun that it has finalized negotiations with Mills College in Oakland, California, for a partnership first announced in June....

During the event Sept. 11, attendees placed roses and small commemorative stones on the memorial. The event also featured several speakers and a moment of silence for the victims of 9/11.

Northeastern community commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11

Mihiro Shimano, managing editor September 12, 2021

Northeastern University students, faculty and staff gathered Saturday at the Candace Lee Williams memorial to commemorate the lives of those lost in the 9/11 attacks under a clear, blue sky that resembled...

The class of 2025 attended the annual Presidents Convocation Sept. 6 in Matthews Arena. The ceremony features speeches from President Joseph E. Aoun, the student body president and all the academic deans.

Northeastern welcomes record-breaking class of 2025

Grace Comer, news staff September 7, 2021

Despite the unprecedented circumstances this past year’s applicant pool found themselves in, more students chose to apply to Northeastern than ever before.  Northeastern saw a 17% increase in applicants...

Students, faculty and staff were required to be vaccinated before the start of the fall semester, and will be tested once a week.

Northeastern prepares for a more ‘normal’ fall semester

Marta Hill, campus editor September 7, 2021

Entering another school year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, second-year Cyrus Seyrafi said he is hopeful this semester will fill the gap in his college experience left by his abnormal first year....

First years, wearing matching Northeastern shirts and coordinating, light-up bracelets, watch the convocation ceremony. At key moments in the ceremony, the bracelets lit up in various colors.

Northeastern kicks off semester with Convocation, Fall Fest

Marta Hill, campus editor September 7, 2021

Monday marked a return to a relatively normal semester with two landmark events of Welcome Week and the beginning of the semester — the President’s Convocation and Fall Fest.  The two convocation...

Q&A: President Aoun discusses returning to Northeastern, diversity issues

Q&A: President Aoun discusses returning to Northeastern, diversity issues

Matt Yan and Rachel Erwin August 27, 2021

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke with The News in an hour-long, in-person conversation Wednesday about returning to in-person activities amid rising cases of the Delta variant and progress regarding...

Northeastern announced Aug. 11 the reinstatement of an indoor mask mandate, effective when students move in to university housing or Sept. 6.

Northeastern reinstates indoor mask mandate for fall term

Marta Hill, campus editor August 11, 2021

In an email to all students sent Wednesday, Northeastern updated its masking protocols for all global campuses and reminded students of the vaccination requirement for fall term. This update reverses a...

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 a week, according to an email from Northeastern Tuesday morning....

The university updated its NUflex policy for the upcoming fall 2021 semester.

Northeastern announces NUflex update for fall semester

Jessica Silverman, news staff June 28, 2021

In an email to students Monday, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs David Madigan announced that eligible students can continue remote learning for the fall 2021 semester if they face...

Photo courtesy Michelle Beaudette.

Kaolin Beauty wins Husky Startup Challenge, prepares for official launch

Luiza Loyo, news staff June 11, 2021

Michelle Beaudette, third-year business administration major with concentrations in finance, entrepreneurship and marketing, won last semester’s Husky Startup Challenge with her makeup and self-care...

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 to the university, the requirements are based on recent Centers...

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