The Huntington News

Campus Notes

October 1, 2002


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Information provided from Northeastern's Media Relations office at [email protected] This summer's teen employment rate hit a 37-year low, according to a report from the National League of Cities (NLC) Institute for Youth, Education and Families that was prepared by the Center for Labor Market Studies...

A look at Ireland abroad

October 1, 2002


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By Justin Arnold Last year during the fall quarter, I went to Ireland as part of Northeastern's study abroad program. I was slightly nervous before I went.

…and the Huskies win again

October 1, 2002


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By Ari Strait A far cry from the back-to-back five game losing streaks that recently plagued the Northeastern volleyball team, the Huskies (6-10) swept through each of their last two matches, beating both the Holy Cross Crusaders (4-11) and the St. Peter's Peahens (1-11), three games to none. The...

Getting defensive at NU

October 1, 2002


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By Joe Goldberg War is ugly business. It's also big business. If I mentioned how much money our government spends on weaponry, many readers would feel quite nauseous. Sure, there are just wars to be fought, and a strong defense is important to preserve our democracy, but defense spending should be based...

Doggy-Style

October 1, 2002


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BROOKLINE - If all had gone according to plan on Saturday afternoon, the Northeastern cheerleaders would've held their banner high, proud, and firm as the 10th-ranked Husky football team triumphantly blasted through the thin paper wall and out onto the field. What occurred, however, was a sign of...

Crime Log

October 1, 2002


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Tell me you still publish the crime log!

Middle East conflicts come to campus

October 1, 2002


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By Justin Arnold and Gerry Tuoti As tensions between Iraq and the United States mount, a war between the two countries is increasingly likely. Opening another front in the war on terrorism may have many serious effects on people throughout the world. Though this would take place several thousand...

Off the Orange Line

October 1, 2002


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By Alexandra Gallant and April Eve Jasak Look inside your wallet. Find a couple dollar bills and your ATM card, right? The McDonald's dollar menu doesn't seem too appetizing and you've been to the dollar store a few times too many. Honestly, how much food past the expiration date can you really consume...

Hammered gets high on life, low on booze

October 1, 2002


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By Mohammed Abdulla Underage drinking and parties are quite common throughout many colleges within the United States. Even Northeastern students have been known to go out, get drunk and party. Now, a new organization formed by students dares to say, 'Get Hammered'. However, it is not what you might...

Arafat in a pickle

October 1, 2002


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As last week commemorates the two-year anniversary of relentless Palestinian terror, Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat finds himself in a precarious and yet refreshingly ironic situation. Concealed in the fa

Field hockey splits, learns on the fly

October 1, 2002


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By Eric Creamer The Northeastern field hockey team may be dominant, but they had to lose to someone. The No.9 Huskies traveled to North Carolina this weekend and lost a heartbreaker to 13th-ranked Duke, 3-2. The loss came two days after they cruised past Appalachian State, 5-1, to finish their early...

Ford Hall Forum opens fall season

October 1, 2002


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By Steve Babcock The Ford Hall Forum kicked off the fall lecture series with its first lecture titled "Ethically Challenged: Can Capitalism Survive its Own Excesses." The lecture was held at the Old South Meeting House in downtown Boston on Thursday, Sept. 26. Emmy award winner and PBS Newshour...