The Huntington News

High caliber freshman class hits campus

September 24, 2002


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As the leaves on the trees start to change in color, there is a buzz in the air on campus; the freshman class has arrived. Along with the buzz a phrase has been coined, they are "Freeland's class." When President Richard Freeland made his State of the University Address in the fall of 2000, he proposed...

The brawl with the bulge

September 24, 2002


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By Brad Rosenburg No one wants to have a a jiggly belly. I mean sure, Buddha-gut can be rather amusing when a portly fellow pushes his flab together to simulate a talking belly button, but besides that, fat is generally frowned upon by the American population. Unfortunately, there are times in which...

The truth about EC

September 24, 2002


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This letter is in response to the very uninformed commentary included in the August 21 edition of Northeastern News. The author, Carla Molina (a philosophy major) took it upon herself to "educate" the Northeastern community regarding the wonders of emergency contraception (EC). She feels that doctors...

Co-op de gras

September 24, 2002


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At 8:13 a.m. on Sept. 16, student groups, faculty and staff received an urgent message from President Richard Freeland. The results were in, and Northeastern was ranked number one. At the State of the University address that President Freeland gave in 2000, he announced his intention for Northeastern...

Men’s soccer runs out of gas at HC

September 24, 2002


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By Slava Didkovsky BROOKLINE - Three games in five days finally caught up to the men's soccer team. After pulling off two magnificent home victories, the Huskies (3-4-2) travelled to Worcester to take on an undefeated Holy Cross team. Despite playing well in the beginning, Northeastern suffered a...

Professors publish their work in campus exhibit

September 24, 2002


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By Steve Babcock Over the past year, Professors Jack Levin, Belle Adler and Kim Lewis have not only taught at Northeastern University, but they've also accomplished work outside of the classroom in order to further studies in each of their respective fields. Professor Jack Levin, the Director of...

America’s youth no longer politically aware

September 24, 2002


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By Afsha Bawany It's not called political activism anymore. It's called American Idolisim. This summer, I heard numerous in-depth conversations, critiques, and up to the minute analysis not about the impending war on Iraq, the "new war" currently being fought in Afghanistan, or the fear of anti-semitism...

Community mourns death of Speare RD

September 24, 2002


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Janet P. Mackie, a Residence Director in the Department of Residential Life, died on the morning of September 9, 2002. The university has not released the cause of death. To many of her colleagues in the Department of Residential Life, Mackie was more than a coworker, but also an advisor and a friend....

Backs and wideouts share wealth

September 24, 2002


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By Max Lederman This year, instead of leaving opposing defenders in his dust, L.J. McKanas has left a group of young, inexperienced players on the field. Out of the six running backs listed on Northeastern's roster coming into this season, two had never carried the ball for the Huskies, and the others...

Out with the new, in with the old

September 24, 2002


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With changing seasons comes variations in fashion and this season is no different. Part of the excitement of returning to campus is the opportunity to show off the new fall fashions. There are a lot of styles resurfacing this year. The millennium seems to be a modernized throwback period. We have...

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