The Huntington News

Freeland speaks of NU’s rank

October 8, 2002

By Stephanie Vosk President Richard Freeland delivered his annual State of the University Address on Monday, highlighting the progress made by Northeastern in the U.S. World News and Report standings, but also admitting there is a long road ahead. Highlights of his speech included the university's go...

Strokin’ it at the Pavillion

October 8, 2002

By Alee Hoffman October 2 was a special evening for New England hipsters. With Chuck Taylors, messed-up hair, and the signature tight T-shirt, rock enthusiasts throughout the region proclaimed their love for The Strokes, as they kicked off the first leg of their Wykyd Sceptre Tour. The venue is a...

Field hockey takes two on the road

October 8, 2002

By Jon Litchfield The Northeastern field hockey team topped Brown University 3-0 on Sunday to improve their record to 9-2 (1-0 America East). NU, ranked 11th nationally, remained perfect at Sweeney Field, improving their home record to 5-0, while dropping the Bears to a 2-6 record. "I think it was...

Red Light Special

October 8, 2002

By Tim Croes The Red Line may not be as accessible to Northeastern University students as the Green Line and the Orange Line, but it has many amenities to offer. The easiest way to switch aboard the Red Line is to take either the Green Line to Park Street or the Orange Line to Downtown Crossing....

Rallies not needed at NU

October 8, 2002

The Northeastern Progressive Student Alliance (NUPSA) which is showing its support in the "justice for janitors" cause is not seeing the big picture. While many students continue to support a cause which on the surface seems to be a noble one, they still are missing the point. During President Richard...

Right to toke

October 8, 2002

Adam McDermott's two-part report on marijuana was timely, informative and should serve to promote debate about marijuana at Northeastern and in society. In my 10 years as a member of the NU community, as a graduate student, sociology instructor (including a dozen sections of Drugs ' Society), and Ph.D....

Scholarships provide financial relief

October 8, 2002

By Nicole Haley Erin Burns and Joshua Good filled out the same simple one page form from student financial services and got back $5,000 between the two of them. For several Northeastern students struggling to pay tuition, scholarships are essential but not always so easy to find. Burns and Good were...

Janitors reach interim agreement

October 8, 2002

By Gerry Tuoti On Friday, October 4, striking janitors reached an interim agreement with six cleaning contractors. Janitors at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 254 headquarters at 11 Beacon St. were encouraged by the interim agreement. In the headquarters' reception area, surrounded...

Street Styles features Erica Bush; freshman with style

October 8, 2002

By Margarita Neplokh So, what's new in the fashion world you say? What's everyone wearing on campus? What's new in college dressing that incites interests in others around you? The Northeastern News has been watching and scooping out the supremely stylish dressers on campus. They not only look good,...

Pour some sugar on me

October 8, 2002

By Kat Noel How did you feel the first time you heard the bass dropped in a song and an artist just flowed with rhymes from the top of their head? Where were you when you heard that perfect verse over a tight beat? The real question is: when did you fall in love with hip hop? In the film "Brown Sugar,"...

Pass the microphone

October 8, 2002

Every year the president of Northeastern University, along with administrators and the chair of the faculty senate, addresses the campus community. This year was no different. President Richard Freeland, Larry Mucciolo, Ahmed Abdelal and Robert Lowndes commented on the progress that the university...

Getting hammered clarified

October 8, 2002

Get Hammered? What? Getting wasted, getting blinded, or maybe even getting clobbered. But getting Hammered? What is it about this term that is creating such a buzz on campus? After Mohammed Abdulla's story appeared in the NU News last week, I thought it was about time you got back on your rocker and...