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Art by Avery Bleichfeld. Canopy is a new coalition of clubs focused on environmental clubs at Northeastern.

Club coalition unites sustainability efforts

Katie Mogg, news staff February 22, 2021

Northeastern University is home to numerous student-lead organizations that prioritize sustainability, environmental activism and social justice. Clubs involved in this sphere now have an opportunity to...

On Feb. 1, the SGA approved five referendum questions including per-credit tuition and a price reduction in meal plan fees.

SGA approves referenda on meal plan fee reduction, per-credit tuition

Isaac Stephens, news staff February 22, 2021

The Student Government Association, or SGA, approved five referendum questions Feb. 1 to be asked of students during the March 14 election, including a meal plan fee reduction, university MBTA discounts,...

Davis spoke to the Northeastern community Feb. 15 about racial capitalism, education, abolition movements and the role of music in liberation movements.

Angela Davis discusses how students can work toward a liberated future

Christie Ya-chi Lee, news staff February 19, 2021

Most students nationwide have only seen the name “Angela Davis” in their class readings and history textbooks. Northeastern students, however, had a chance to meet the abolitionist Feb. 15, when she...

Photo illustration by Harriet Rovniak. Since Northeastern was designated as an official vaccination site for the state of Massachusetts in December, the university has been vaccinating members of the Northeastern community.

Northeastern starts vaccinating students, staff

Desmond LeFave, news correspondent February 19, 2021

After rolling out COVID-19 vaccines to students and staff for nearly a month, Northeastern University slowed the progression of its vaccine distribution plan Jan. 26 at the behest of Massachusetts state...

Northeastern was ranked the second most liberal college in the United States for 2021 by

Northeastern’s #2 spot in a liberal colleges ranking isn’t the whole story

Lily Murphy, news staff February 13, 2021 ranked Northeastern No. 2 in its 2021 list of the most liberal colleges in the United States, but leaders of on-campus political organizations say this fails to accurately reflect the diverse...

Classes across campus are outfitted with technology — such as microphones and cameras — to assist with hybrid learning.

Virtual teaching presents challenges, learning opportunities

Lillie Hoffart, news correspondent February 12, 2021

Elisa Kodama, a third-year biology major, sat in a Shillman Hall classroom with three other students and their professor. With a few swift keystrokes, the professor invited the remaining 36 students to...

Photo by Cody OLoughlin for Northeastern University

Northeastern announces in-person plans for 2021 commencement

Ethan Wayne, breaking news editor February 12, 2021
Northeastern announced a tentative plan for 2021 commencement in an email from Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs David Madigan Feb. 11.
Photo courtesy Northeastern University Police Department

Lieutenant Michael Dwyer remembered as devoted, loving

Ethan Wayne, news staff February 5, 2021
Lieutenant Michael J. Dwyer, a veteran officer of the Northeastern University Police Department, or NUPD, who served 44 years on the force, passed away Jan. 25.
The university updated its NUflex policy for the upcoming fall 2021 semester.

University instructs faculty to encourage in-person learning for spring semester

Julia Carlin, deputy campus editor February 5, 2021

Northeastern University officials asked faculty members for help with one thing before classes started: encouraging students to attend in-person classes.  In an email sent Jan. 14, university officials...

Shalanda Baker is joining the Biden administration as deputy director for energy justice at the Department of Energy.

Northeastern professor Shalanda Baker enters new role in Biden administration

Matt Yan, news staff January 29, 2021

For Shalanda Baker, her new role as deputy director for energy justice in the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy, or DOE, isn’t just a new job. As she says, it’s a...

Northeastern presented a revised 840 Columbus Ave. design to the task force and Boston Planning and Development Agency Jan. 28, 2021.

Northeastern shrinks proposed apartment construction after critique from Boston residents

Riley Robinson, projects editor January 29, 2021

Northeastern University will reduce the size of the proposed apartment building at 840 Columbus Ave., after Roxbury residents pushed back on the original design. Previous plans said the new LightView-like...

Exercise equipment in Marino is placed six feet apart in order to maintain safety protocols.

Northeastern announces reopening of recreation facilities

Ethan Wayne, breaking news editor January 28, 2021

Northeastern University’s Campus Recreation Department announced Tuesday that Marino Recreation Center and SquashBusters Center will reopen on Feb. 1 in accordance with Boston’s safety guidelines....

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