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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

A crowd of people gather in Harvard Square Sept. 17 to rally for more transparency involving the death of Arif Sayed Faisal. Protestors campaigned for more details such as the names of the officers involved in Faisals death.

Campaign for justice continues eight months after police killing of Arif Faisal

Yaakov Aldrich, news correspondent September 25, 2023

Eight months after Arif Sayed Faisal was killed by Cambridge police, local activists and organizers for racial equality staged the latest in a series of rallies to decry the city’s inaction and lack...

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The entrance to View Boston. The 360 degree observation deck opened June 15 in the Prudential Center.

‘View Boston’ offers 360 degree views, raises questions about ticket pricing

Sarah Pyrce, news correspondent September 22, 2023

Promising “all of Boston in one view,” View Boston’s 360 degree observation deck 52 floors up is one of the city’s highest viewpoints. Located atop the Prudential Center, View Boston offers attendees...

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A huge crowd is seen walking down Newbury Street. Sunday’s Open Newbury Street event attracted thousands of people.

Open Newbury Street builds strength in community and local businesses

Patrick O’Neal, photo staff September 20, 2023

Every Sunday throughout the summer and fall, Newbury Street is closed to all vehicle traffic and becomes a pedestrian walkway, allowing local musicians, businesses and restaurants to turn the roadway into...

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Julia Romero, a social media intern and student at Boston College, stands in front of a table full of books for sale. Hummingbird Books has sold and shipped many banned books to Families Against Books Bans and Lowcountry Pride, organizations that help provide students in Beaufort County with otherwise inaccessible books. Photo courtesy Hummingbird Books.

Hummingbird Books takes on book bans across state lines

Annie Cayer, news correspondent September 19, 2023

In the quiet nooks of libraries and behind closed school doors lives a battle that's significance is often hidden from the public eye. It's a battle over words and the fundamental elements of intellectual...

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Mission Hill frequently leases to student residents from the large cluster of nearby colleges. The push for off-campus housing left long-term residents of the neighborhood frustrated with the noise levels and disregard for others shown by some students.

Mission Hill residents grapple with college students moving to the neighborhood

Juliette Piovoso, news staff September 17, 2023

In recent years, more and more Northeastern students have flocked to Mission Hill for off-campus housing. As appealing as the idea of affordable rent and a more spacious living style is for college students...

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Boston police and Boston Public Works employees gather around the burst fire pipe that serviced the Fenway Target. Utility workers had to dig under the street in order to find and repair the source of the break.

Burst fire pipe on Boylston floods Target, forces evacuation, temporary closures

Ali Caudle, news staff September 15, 2023

A fire pipe servicing the Fenway Target at 1341 Boylston St. burst shortly before noon on Thursday, flooding multiple streets in the area and causing traffic delays ahead of a Red Sox doubleheader.  Emergency...

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A chalk message in favor of graduate students right to unionize is written on the ISEC bridge. Councilors in the Cambridge City Council expressed their support for GENU-UAW during an Aug. 7 meeting.

‘We stand behind them’; Cambridge City Council supports graduate student advocates on their quest for unionization

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor September 11, 2023

Ahead of the union certification election for Northeastern’s graduate student union scheduled for Sept. 19, the city of Cambridge expressed its support to the union-hopefuls.  During the Cambridge...

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People of all ages enjoy the festivities while performers dance in colorful feathered troupes. With the progression of Carnival traditions, more costumes have become heavily inspired by Brazilian samba costumes as opposed to more traditional thematic costumes.

50th annual Caribbean Carnival continues undeterred despite nearby shooting

Aiden Stein, photo correspondent September 8, 2023

Boston celebrated its 50th annual Caribbean Festival Aug. 26 with vendors from Massachusetts and beyond, live music and all the flavor of the Caribbean.  That morning, an unrelated shooting nearby...

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The statue of St. Anthony is marched through the feast. On Sunday, Aug. 27, the statue was marched along the Endicott, Thacher and North Margin Streets for 10 hours.

The leadership that makes St. Anthony’s Feast possible

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news staff August 29, 2023

In the heart of Boston’s North End, where the steady beat of cobblestone streets meets the powerful scent of Italian delicacies, an annual celebration like no other comes to life. Welcome to St. Anthony's...

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A woman holding a blue umbrella walks along the Northeastern T stop. Precipitation from June to mid-August in the Boston area was 17.72 inches, up from 4.42 inches in 2022.

‘It’s been a wild summer’: Boston summer is cooler, wetter than normal, brings severe weather

Marta Hill, editor-at-large August 29, 2023

When she moved to Boston nine years ago, NBC10 meteorologist Pamela Gardner figured she was leaving the tornadoes and severe weather typical for the Midwest behind her — but this summer begs to differ.  Not...

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Former students of Minds Matter Boston pose for a photo wearing apparel from the colleges they have committed to. The organization has provided low-income students with college preparation assistance and resources since 2003. Photo Courtesy Minds Matter Boston.

Organization grants accessible college preparation for low-income Boston students

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor August 26, 2023

The college process is a complex balancing act that students often need help navigating, but college preparation resources tend to be expensive and exclude students from low-income families. That’s where...

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A portrait hangs above the fireplace in the Nichols House. Located in Beacon Hill, the museum was created in order to showcase 19th and 20th century history in Boston.

Nichols House: Historic Home in Beacon Hill Brings Visitors to 19th Century Boston

Rachel Lee, news staff August 26, 2023

As one of the most historic cities in the United States, Boston has no shortage of attractions that show off how the city has shaped the country’s growth since its birth. Locals and tourists alike may...

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