The Huntington News

Volleyball slumps early

September 24, 2002


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By Ari Strait The defending America East champion Northeastern volleyball team continued its preseason struggles over the weekend, dropping all three matches the team played during the Valparaiso Invitational in Valparaiso, Indiana. The string of losses against Valparaiso University, Fairfield University...

Boston Marathon, eat your heart out

September 24, 2002


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By Jasmine Gonzalez Regardless of the near 90 degree weather, the summer sun still brings out the desire to be outdoors. Despite the scorching heat, students often take advantage of the heat to head outside for that highly anticipated, if infrequent, run. Make sure to keep well hydrated in the heat...

O’Brien named new AD

September 24, 2002


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Just over two months ago, Northeastern athletics was forced into a crossroads when former Director of Athletics Ian McCaw packed his bags and headed to UMass Amherst to become their new AD. After a little more than a month of searching, the NU athletics department decided on Temple University Director...

Wendy’s a big success

September 24, 2002


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By Bradley Rosenberg Wendy herself attended the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Curry Student Center on Sept. 20. The red-haired, freckle faced youngster was happy to attend the event. "It's Wendy-ful!" Northeastern student are also optimistic about the change. "When I saw the construction this...

Groovy Groovy; Jazzy Jazzy

September 24, 2002


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By Freddie Zamora The John Coltrane Memorial Concert took place on Saturday, Sept. 21, marking the event's 25th year in Blackman Auditorium on Northeastern's campus. The concert featured a number of musicians paying tribute to the late jazz icon through performances of some of his most famous songs....

Speakers tell frosh the future begins now

September 24, 2002


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The speeches delivered to the freshman class on September 17th seemed to foreshadow things to come in Northeastern's future. The Student Government President, Provost, two Presidential Scholars and the President himself addressed the class of '07 at the President's Convocation. As university...

Prescription Drugs: Use and Abuse

September 24, 2002


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By Chirag Rabari An estimated nine million people aged 12 and over used prescription drugs nonmedically in 1999, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. About four million of those could be considered current users, meaning they had used prescription drugs for nonmedical reasons within the...

Housing getting hostel

September 24, 2002


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The Northeastern "housing crisis" has gotten out of hand. While most freshmen this year came to campus with the usual woes about dorm size and roommate situations, believe it or not others were even less fortunate. Students living in the Hostelling International youth hostel arrived to less than...

When an upset isn’t really an upset

September 24, 2002


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Believe it or not, I am a college student. Those that know me think I say some outlandish things, but I didn't pay off anyone to get in here. That being said, let's do some grammar homework. Upset ... what is the meaning of the word upset? Well, according to dictionary.com, an upset is... 1.The act of upset...

A reminder: it could cost you $1K

September 24, 2002


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On October 4, 2002 full-time undergraduate students in the state of Massachusetts could be forced to pay $1,089. Beginning this year all students must waive health insurance offered by the state. This waiver was always required, but Northeastern only asked students to waive the offer once in their...

Radiation Proof Pants

September 24, 2002


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We are supposedly living in the age of technology. Soon the phrase "clothes make the man" will apply to how we live our lives as well. The Levi Strauss company will be introducing pants with an "anti-radiation" cell phone pocket to the European market, according to Carrie Finn, an assistant in the...

Northeastern still needs improvement

September 24, 2002


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The recent ranking of Northeastern University as the number one school in the nation for Academic Programs: Internships/Co-ops by U.S. News and World Report is a great step in the direction of achieving President Freeland's goal of reaching the top 100 universities of the nation. In order to attain...