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Although mandatory COVID-19 testing and masking are now policies of the past, Northeastern announced Sept. 26 that they would still be offering vaccine clinics and at-home rapid antigen tests to students free of charge.

Northeastern to host eight free COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Boston campus

Sonel Cutler, Grace Comer, and Andy He September 26, 2022

Northeastern will offer eight opportunities over the next two months for students on the Boston campus to get COVID-19 vaccinations, according to an email from Daniel Solworth, the vice chancellor of wellness...

Students reenter Snell Library after campus declared all clear around 12:30 a.m. Sept. 23.

Campus deemed safe, threat declared ‘fraudulent’

Marta Hill September 22, 2022

Campus was declared all clear just before 12:30 a.m. Friday after a “fraudulent” threat alleged explosive devices were left in Curry Student Center Thursday night.  "An unidentified person called...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker speaks Sept. 21 at the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Center. He was joined by his former chief of staff Steve Kadish to talk about their co-written book, Results.

‘Getting beyond politics’: Gov. Baker visits Northeastern with former chief of staff to talk achieving ‘Results’

Marta Hill and Jessica Silverman September 22, 2022

Though the T has been at the top of many students’ minds recently because of the newly reopened Orange Line, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker urged Northeastern students to pay attention for another...

Emergency services respond to the area around Holmes Hall Sept. 13.

DEVELOPING STORY: Package reportedly detonates, injures one near Holmes Hall

Marta Hill, Kayla Shiao, and Jessica Silverman September 13, 2022

A package exploded and left a staff member with minor injuries Tuesday evening, officials said. The explosion occurred around 7:18 p.m. at 39 Leon St. near Holmes Hall, Boston Police Department Superintendent...

The corner of EXP closest to both the footbridge and ISEC, photographed June 14 while the exterior was still under construction. The project managers for the new building are hoping to have the structure weather tight this fall so focus can move to interior details.

Northeastern’s newest research building moves toward completion

Marta Hill, editor-in-chief September 8, 2022

While students have watched the construction site looming over Ruggles train station slowly come to resemble a building over the past two years, the project’s final year of construction will bring...

The monkeypox vaccine is currently only available to those who meet the CDCs eligibility requirements.

Students lack confidence in Northeastern’s plans for monkeypox outbreak

Andy He, deputy campus editor September 8, 2022

Since the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared Aug. 5 that the monkeypox outbreak is a public health emergency, Northeastern is playing a role in the observation of the spread of the disease...

Students gathered in Centennial Common May 13 for a rally to protect abortion rights organized by NU SHARE. Photo courtesy of Emily Greenberg.

Northeastern to install emergency contraception vending machine, students hope for more action

Grace Comer, campus editor September 8, 2022

In a post-Roe world, universities in states like Massachusetts where Roe has been codified in state law may become a safe haven for students hailing from states that have criminalized abortions.  The...

Additional desks and dressers have been added to the forced doubles (shown here) and triples to increase work and storage space for residents. Photo courtesy of Stephen Triandafellos.

Rising second-years face difficulties in housing selection process

Ivy Tran, news correspondent September 8, 2022

After Northeastern admitted nearly 1,000 more students than usual in 2021, the rising sophomore class is facing a shortage of apartment-style housing. When students apply for on-campus housing, Northeastern...

President Joseph E. Aoun speaks to the incoming students. He encouraged them to explore all Northeastern has to offer and not be afraid to change their course of study.

‘Welcome to Northeastern’: President’s Convocation kicks off fall semester

Marta Hill and Rachel Erwin September 7, 2022

School is officially back in session for Northeastern University, and incoming students were welcomed to campus by a whole host of administration, students and faculty at the 2022 President’s Convocation...

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...

Mission Hill is a popular location for students looking for off-campus housing, but this can cause tension with local long-time residents.

NU students allege police misconduct when breaking up parties at Mission Hill

Kate Armanini, news staff May 26, 2022

Multiple Northeastern students have voiced complaints against a detective in the Boston Police Department, or BPD, alleging misconduct when breaking up student gatherings on Mission Hill.  The allegations,...

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