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In a university-wide email, Northeastern laid out progress in supporting APIDA students on campus.

Northeastern announces new initiatives to support APIDA students

Ethan Wayne and Gwen Egan June 3, 2021

In a university-wide email sent June 3, Northeastern detailed progress toward addressing aggression directed at Asian Pacific Islander Desi American, or APIDA, communities and students.    “We...

Masks are no longer required in indoor settings on Bostons campus for vaccinated individuals.

Northeastern updates mask protocols, changes density restrictions in buildings

Kelly Chan and Matt Yan May 19, 2021

In a university-wide email sent Wednesday, Northeastern updated its protocols on mask-wearing and social distancing for fully vaccinated individuals on campus, effective May 29. This aligns with the city...

Residents of Nahant voted yes to eminent domain on Saturday at the annual town meeting, a setback to Northeasterns expansion plans for the Marine Science Center.

Nahant votes ‘yes’ for eminent domain at town meeting

Mihiro Shimano, managing editor May 17, 2021

Residents of Nahant, Massachusetts voted yes to eminent domain Saturday at the 2021 annual town meeting, authorizing the Board of Selectmen to utilize eminent domain as a tool in future negotiations with...

Northeastern held their in-person graduation ceremony for students Saturday at Fenway Park.

Northeastern hosts in-person commencement at Fenway Park for class of 2021

Kelly Garrity and Mihiro Shimano May 8, 2021

In a school year unlike any other in Northeastern history, an in-person college graduation ceremony seemed out of the question. However, on Saturday, May 8, Northeastern’s class of 2021 got just that:...

A group of classical musicians perform in front a large sculpture of the numbers 2021

A unique ending: Graduating seniors reflect on NU and pandemic experiences

May 8, 2021

For graduating seniors, a year of hybrid learning in a pandemic brought new challenges and experiences to an already packed college career. As they get ready to enter the next phases of their lives, The...

Vaccines will be administered in the Cabot Testing Center 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 4 and Wednesday, May 5.

Northeastern returns to vaccinating on-campus students

Gwen Egan, breaking news editor April 30, 2021

Northeastern will offer first-dose vaccinations again for students on the Boston campus, according to an April 30 email from Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Learning Ken Henderson.  Students...

According to an April 29 email from Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Learning Ken Henderson, Northeastern will lift its outdoor mask mandate on its Boston campus effective April 30.

Northeastern lifts outdoor mask mandate, revises testing schedule for vaccinated individuals

Sarah Barber, news staff April 29, 2021

Northeastern’s outdoor mask mandate will be lifted April 30 and a new testing schedule will be available for vaccinated students and staff beginning May 3 on the Boston campus, according to an April...

As of April 28, there are 77 students in isolation, 35 in quarantine and the seven-day average positive rate is 0.16%, according to Northeasterns testing dashboard.

Northeastern exceeds 1 million COVID-19 tests

Jessica Silverman, news staff April 28, 2021

Northeastern’s Life Sciences Testing Center officially processed over 1 million COVID-19 nasal swab tests, according to an announcement Wednesday from [email protected]  Located in Burlington, Massachusetts,...

Mutual Aid recently opened a community fridge at 70 Saint Stephen St in partnership with Northeastern Hillel, The Catholic Center, the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service, Israel Campus Roundtable, and with Fair Foods.

NU community organizes to alleviate food insecurity

Marta Hill, campus editor April 15, 2021

When Northeastern Mutual Aid first started hosting weekly food pantries last fall, they only saw 30 to 40 people a week. Now, around 200 people from the Northeastern community come to the pop-up pantry... is a free internet database that consolidates information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

NU professor highlights global COVID-19 data in online interactive dashboard

Sarah Barber, news staff April 15, 2021

COVID-19 has undeniably overtaken the world in the last year, but infectious disease specialists knew this would be the case. Back in the early months of 2020, a team of data scientists and disease specialists...

Masks are no longer required in indoor settings on Bostons campus for vaccinated individuals.

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 for Information and Technology Services asking some faculty...

Due to the pandemic, many students are struggling to find a co-op.

Northeastern students respond to working during spring semester

Lisa Neureiter, news staff April 9, 2021

Working students in the Northeastern community have struggled to adapt to the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. For students balancing both work and school, these difficulties have recently been...

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