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Rebecca’s Café to close permanently

Rebecca's Café, a beloved campus eatery, is closing permanently.
Deanna Schwartz, managing editor August 19, 2020
Rebecca's will be replaced with a dining facility operated by Chartwells.

6 takeaways from The News’ interview with President Aoun

President Aoun spoke with Huntington News editors via Microsoft Teams Tuesday.
Charlie Wolfson and Deanna Schwartz August 18, 2020
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke with The News in an hour-long video call Aug. 18. Here are six key takeaways from the interview.

Q&A: President Aoun discusses Northeastern’s diversity goals with The News

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun.
Kelly Chan, Deanna Schwartz, and George Barker August 18, 2020
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke with The News in an hour-long video call Tuesday about his anti-racism and diversity goals for the university.

Q&A: President Aoun discusses reopening Northeastern

President Aoun wears a mask created by Northeastern student Naomi Silver.
Kelly Chan, Deanna Schwartz, and George Barker August 18, 2020
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke with The News in an hour-long video call Tuesday about Northeastern’s plans to reopen for the fall 2020 semester.

Q&A: Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs on fall student life

Madeleine Estabrook, senior vice chancellor for student affairs.
Deanna Schwartz and George Barker August 11, 2020

Madeleine Estabrook, senior vice chancellor for student affairs, discussed details of fall student life and safety regulations in a video call with The News Monday. Estabrook answered questions about...

NU assembles advisory board to improve NUPD’s relationship with students, surrounding community

NU assembles advisory board to improve NUPD's relationship with students, surrounding community
Mihiro Shimano, news staff August 9, 2020

On June 15, President Joseph E. Aoun announced the formation of an advisory board for the Northeastern University Police Department, or NUPD, following the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests against...

Students react to Northeastern changes in tuition, financial aid

The university has increased tuition at an average annual rate of 4.3 percent from 2015 to 2019. During the same period, room and board charges grew at an average annual rate of 3.5 percent and 4.1 percent, respectively.
Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor August 4, 2020
Students have expressed frustration with administration regarding the tuition increase. However, the university stated that this financial aid investment is more ambitious than in the past.

City Councilor calls for NU, BU to switch to all-virtual learning for fall

City Councilor Kenzie Bok called for Northeastern and BU to reverse their plans for in-person learning this fall.
Charlie Wolfson, news staff August 4, 2020
City Councilor Kenzie Bok called for Northeastern and BU to reverse plans for in-person learning this fall.

Northeastern to use part of Symphony Hall for fall dining

cohen wing
Deanna Schwartz, managing editor July 28, 2020
Northeastern is leasing the Cohen Wing of Boston's Symphony Hall for "student dining, 'grab ‘n go' meal distribution, and student collaboration."

COVID-19 creates ‘opportunities and challenges’ for Northeastern admissions, says NU’s VP of Enrollment Management

“The pandemic gives us a lot of challenges and a lot of opportunities to serve the students and to also think about engaging and supporting students' needs differently,” Northeastern’s Vice President of Enrollment Management Sundar Kumarasamy said.
Deanna Schwartz, managing editor July 23, 2020
Northeastern’s Vice President of Enrollment Management said the university is exploring different ways to allow Northeastern applicants to “engage, experience and express their abilities, talents and aspirations.”

Trump administration rescinds order barring international students

Northeastern joined a lawsuit filed by Harvard and MIT against the order.
Charlie Wolfson, news staff July 14, 2020
The Trump Administration on Tuesday rescinded its recent order that would have barred international students from residing in the United States while taking only online classes, according to multiple reports.

Q&A: Deans James Hackney and Uta Poiger discuss Diversity and Inclusion Council

Dean Uta Poiger of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and Dean James Hackney of the School of Law
Kelly Chan, Brittany Mendez, and Jayden Khatib July 10, 2020
The co-chairs of Northeastern’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, Dean James Hackney of the School of Law and Dean Uta Poiger of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, discussed the council’s work in addressing racism and embracing diversity over a call with The News.
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