The Huntington News

Behrakis is open for business

September 24, 2002


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The College of Health Sciences has a new home - Behrakis Health Sciences Center, a $37 million state-of-the-art facility. Besides the aesthetic appeal of the building, which includes two three-story atriums and a glass enclosed granite staircase, Behrakis offers up-to-date resources to the health science...

Washing Machines Harboring Microbes

September 24, 2002


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Studies of common domestic areas have proven them to be veritable strongholds for bacterial growth and contamination. Noted microbiologist Charles Gerba, Ph.D. (University of Arizona) has found that even on appliances designed for cleansing, the residual presence of bacteria can be detected at particularly...

Get a rush from Greek life

September 24, 2002


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The summer has come and gone, and the NU campus is once again packed with students looking to work towards a degree that will give them a head start in life through a career. I assume that most of you students want to score high grades, experience what college life has to offer, and eventually leave...

Huskies reach .500 in a thriller

September 24, 2002


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By Kimberly Peterson The fans got their money's worth last Sunday at Parson's Field. Trailing until the end, it seemed that everytime NU tied it up, Rider University (2-5-0) would just score again. When the dust settled, however, Northeastern (3-2-2) rallied to a win as they beat the visiting team,...

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....