The Huntington News

Northeastern still needs improvement

September 24, 2002

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...

Behrakis is open for business

September 24, 2002

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...