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Newly graduated students take a selfie as they exit Fenway Park.

Class of 2022 celebrates commencement at Fenway Park

Grace Comer, campus editor May 16, 2022

At Friday’s commencement, thousands of Northeastern graduates heard from a selection of guest speakers during the two-hour undergraduate ceremony before officially receiving their diplomas from President...

Every year, graduating Northeastern students hear from speakers, including fellow students, Northeastern alumni and other inspirational individuals, during their commencement ceremony.

NPR reporter, Chobani CEO to deliver commencement speeches at Fenway Park

Renée Abbott, news staff May 13, 2022

Fenway Park will host thousands of students at the commencement ceremony May 13, as well as two notable speakers. Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder and CEO of Fortune 500 company Chobani Yogurt will be delivering...

Students came together with dining hall workers and the UNITE HERE Local 26 union April 22 to march for contracts that provide livable wages, affordable healthcare and improved working conditions.

Students, dining hall workers stand in solidarity, call for better working conditions

Alexa Grayson, news staff May 11, 2022

Northeastern students and dining hall workers have recently reformed the HOWL coalition to advocate for a new contract that provides better working conditions and benefits for the dining staff. As the...

Members of the TEDxNortheasternU team set up stage in the auditorium of ISEC.

‘Solve for {Y}’: Annual TEDxNortheasternU conference returns to campus

Grace Comer, campus editor May 6, 2022

Resilience and rebuilding were strong motifs at this year’s annual TEDxNortheasternU conference April 30, marking the first in-person meeting since before the COVID-19 pandemic.  Speakers from the...

Dining hall employees and HOWL members spoke to a crowd of a few hundred protesters gathered on Centennial Common to support a better contract for the dining hall workers during an April 16 rally.

Hundreds of students, workers attend rally for Northeastern dining workers in Centennial Common

Erin Fine, news staff April 26, 2022

Students from over 60 student organizations joined with Huskies Organizing with Labor and Northeastern food service workers April 16 in Centennial Common to advocate for a better contract for the workers....

Members of the student organization Active Minds regularly work with the rest of the student body to help address their concerns about mental health resources on campus. Photo courtesy of MK Moskowitz.

Active Minds looks to the future regarding students’ mental health

Michelle Zinger, news correspondent April 21, 2022

Mental health is a recurring subject of dialogue at Northeastern, and students recently had the opportunity to share their concerns directly with the university through a new survey, created by the student...

This past application cycle saw more than 90,000 applications to Northeastern, with the acceptance rate dropping to 6.7% for fall 2022.

Northeastern acceptance rate drops to 6.7%

Kate Armanini, news staff April 21, 2022

For the class of 2026, Northeastern was more selective than ever.  Of the record-large pool of 90,989 applicants, only 6,179 were admitted, or about 6.7%, Northeastern spokesperson Shannon Nargi wrote...

TPD and NUPD responded to reports of shots fired Monday evening in Ruggles Station.

Man injured after shots fired at Ruggles Station 

Kayla Shiao, news staff April 18, 2022

Monday evening, MBTA Transit Police, or TPD, responded to a report of shots fired at the Ruggles Station lower busway after a radio call at 6:19 p.m., according to a news release. Northeastern University...

At the April 4 full body senate meeting, members of the executive board including current president Casey Buttke, addressed this years tumultuous election cycle.

SGA officers express regret at meeting following tumultuous contested election

Sonel Cutler and Grace Comer April 15, 2022

In speeches to the Student Government Association, or SGA, at an April 4 full body senate meeting, leadership addressed the tumultuous election cycle for the Spring 2022 election. The election, which...

Sheraton employees and union representatives from Bostons Local 26 sat in on a March 23 City Council meeting, where councilors unanimously passed a resolution opposing the conversion of hotel rooms into permanent dormitories. Photo courtesy of UNITE HERE Local 26.

Sheraton hotel workers, Northeastern students petition against creation of residence halls in Sheraton Hotel

Grace Comer, campus editor April 15, 2022

Northeastern students joined together with Sheraton hotel employees to create a petition in protest of the creation of permanent dormitories in the Sheraton Boston Hotel, a move that could result in the...

Northeasterns Ukrainian Culture Club hosted a vigil April 7 to commemorate the lives lost in the war. At the opening of the vigil, candles were arranged at the Krentzman Quad in the form of the tryzub, Ukraines coat of arms. Photo courtesy of Terenia Hankewycz.

Ukrainian students ask Northeastern for support during the war at home

Alexis Zacharakos, news correspondent April 12, 2022

On March 4, 13 students affiliated with the Ukrainian Cultural Club and Russian Speaking Club at Northeastern University signed an email to administrators across the university, asking for help and support...

At the March 30 Open Classroom event, panelists discussed ways the Northeastern and other urban institutions can support the communities around them. Photo courtesy of Hoai Quach.

Myra Kraft Open Classroom speakers advise investment in local communities to combat economic injustice

Isabella Ratto, news correspondent April 12, 2022

The sixth installment of the Spring 2022 Myra Kraft Open Classroom speaker series, put on by Northeastern’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the Social Impact Lab, was held on Wednesday,...

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