The Huntington News

An assassination on pop music

October 8, 2002


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By April Eve Jasak So have you had your fair share of Britney Spears' singles? Do you want to say "Bye Bye Bye" to all the boy bands like N'SYNC? You need a band that actually composes their own music, plays their own instruments and writes lyrics you can truly relate to? You need one of Massachusetts'...

Non-natives can vote

October 8, 2002


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We're young and apathetic. Our generation's motto might as well be "whatever." The government doesn't care about our concerns. We're misunderstood. We don't vote. It's no secret who votes in this country. The more educated, higher income, middle-aged, and older Americans drag themselves to the polls...

Media honesty needed

October 1, 2002


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Once again, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has reached crisis proportions. Yet what is truly remarkable about this conflict is the way in which it has recently been covered in the mainstream American media. On September 19th, suicide attacks on Israeli civilians--a morally indefensible act--took place,...

This defense covers all the bases

October 1, 2002


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BROOKLINE-Let's forget Northeastern's 28-17 victory over Hofstra last Saturday ever happened. Seriously, I mean that. We all should have made like Adam Walter before the game started, and allowed the banner to shroud our vision for the duration of the contest. Let's forget the fact that the team is...

What you don’t know about semester conversion

October 1, 2002


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By Amanda Lowe In the fall of 2003, Northeastern University converts from the current quarter calendar to the new semester calendar. What does this mean for students? Major adjustments will be made. With semester conversion, the rhythm of the academic year will change. The new calendar will consist...

Freshman 15 is no laughing matter

October 1, 2002


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I was disturbed and saddened by the article on weight gain entitled "The brawl with the bulge," included in the Health section of the September 25th edition of the NU News. In this article Brad Rosenberg proceeds to give 'tips' on how not to gain weight during your college years. However, all but his...

Prof. blacklisted

October 1, 2002


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By Brendan Reilly A Northeastern professor said he was harassed and "blacklisted" because of his views about the political unrest in the Middle East. Now, the question has been raised: does anti-Semitism plague Northeastern's campus? The discussion about anti-Semitism began when professors in Northeastern's...

Mary Baker Eddy Library open to public

October 1, 2002


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By Bradley Rosenberg The Christian Science Center celebrated the opening of its Mary Baker Eddy Library Saturday, September 28, and the festivities were graced with such known and respected figures as Boston Mayor Tom Menino, actor Val Kilmer, and Northeastern's own President Richard Freeland. Freeland...

Clean getaway

October 1, 2002


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By Alee Hoffman and Gerry Tuoti Hundreds of janitors, students and other members of the community gathered at the Northeastern T stop Monday afternoon and evening to protest the treatment of Boston janitors, many of whom make $39 a day and receive no medical benefits. "These are not luxuries they'...

NU’s international studies program

October 1, 2002


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By Brendan Reilly Many students chose Northeastern for its location. The hustle and bustle of Boston, Fenway Park, the Museum of Fine Arts, Quincy Market, Punter's Pub; these are just some of the things that make an NU student's Boston experience complete. But as far from home as Boston is, some ...

Cheerleaders defend world championship title

October 1, 2002


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By Nina Nocciolino Though most people's attention turns to the football team in the fall, one team that goes relatively unnoticed and is once again making a name for NU is The Northeastern Cheerleaders. Last year the team went to the National Cheerleading Competition, in Daytona Beach, FL, sponsored...

X-Country splits at Quinnipiac

October 1, 2002


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The reviews were mixed on Northeastern's performance at the Quinnipiac Invitational last Friday. The women's team (1-1) finished first in the event, dominating the field of seven clubs to the tune of 36 points. Their closest competitors in the event were Fairfield, who finished second by a whopping...