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Nubian Summer Drive-in like a ‘breath of fresh air’ in time of crisis

Cars parked in front of the screen at the Nubian Summer Drive-in.
Julia Carlin, news correspondent September 30, 2020

Every Saturday evening throughout her childhood, Dianne Wilkerson’s mother would give her and her seven siblings a bath and pile them into the family station wagon, packed with blankets and popcorn for ...

Restaurant MIDA built on love for pasta, generosity

Douglass Williams started MIDA in 2016 and is known as a
Kenneal Patterson, news staff September 27, 2020

One of Food and Wine Magazine’s Best New Chefs in America operates a restaurant only 10 minutes from the heart of Northeastern’s campus. Douglass Williams, also known as a “pasta wizard,” has survived...

Thousands protest over Breonna Taylor’s case, march for systemic change

Protestors march through the Boston streets on Friday evening.
Kenneal Patterson, news staff September 27, 2020

More than 1,000 protestors swarmed downtown Boston Friday following a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to indict just one of three officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor on charges of reckless...

Build for Black Lives uses tech skills for social change

Build for Black Lives uses tech skills for social change
Jayden Khatib, deputy city editor September 8, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic and a national reckoning regarding racial discrimination, a group of students started Build for Black Lives, an organization that connects students willing to work pro bono with...

America’s college town prepares for students’ return in age of COVID-19

Kelly Chan and Avery Bleichfeld August 27, 2020

Graphic by: Avery Bleichfeld The News analyzed the reopening plans of 31 colleges and universities in the Greater Boston area. Scroll over a dot to see that schools plans to bring students back —...

Northeastern students’ energy behind Markey in Senate primary race

Sen. Ed Markey speaks at Northeastern in 2017 for the opening of ISEC.
Isaac Stephens, news staff August 19, 2020

The Democratic Senate primary race between incumbent Sen. Edward J. Markey and Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III is intensifying as the two Democrats near the Sept. 1 election, and by many accounts, it is too...

Northeastern confident in housing plan despite city and faculty opposition

Northeastern filed a proposal with the city to use 149 rooms in the Midtown Hotel as student housing.
Jayden Khatib, deputy city editor August 9, 2020

With the ongoing effort to maintain physical distancing for the fall, housing at Northeastern will look very different next semester. Vice President and Chief of Campus Planning and Development Kathy...

The Urban Grape launches new wine studies award for students of color

TJ and Hadley Douglas pictured in front of a wine rack at The Urban Grape
Matt Yan, news staff August 4, 2020
At The Urban Grape, a wine, beer and spirits store in the South End, wine instills a sense of community. In co-owners TJ and Hadley Douglas’ latest endeavor, The Urban Grape Wine Studies Award for Students of Color, they seek to diversify their community and amplify the voices of people of color both at their store and in the wine industry.

Most entering Mass. must quarantine or produce negative test, Gov. Baker says

Students entering Massachusetts from all but eight states must quarantine for 14 days or produce a negative COVID-19 test.
Charlie Wolfson, news staff July 24, 2020

Effective Aug. 1, people entering Massachusetts from most states will be required to quarantine for 14 days or produce a negative COVID-19 test result. The COVID-19 Travel Order from Gov. Charlie Baker’s...

SchnelleCares masks sewn for a larger purpose, serves local Black community

A group of hand-sewn, custom masks from SchnelleCares.
Matt Yan, news staff July 15, 2020
With the continued rise of COVID-19, masks remain an essential part of everyday life. For Schnelle Shelby of SchnelleCares, her hand-sewn, custom masks enable her to give back to her community. 

Lucy Ethiopian Café sees continued support amid Black Lives Matter movement

A dish served at Lucy Ethiopian Café.
Matt Yan, news staff July 8, 2020

At Lucy Ethiopian Café, food acts as cross-cultural dialogue: a way to connect customers to a culture and cuisine that may be unfamiliar to them. As Black Lives Matter protests continue across the country,...

Harvard classes all online for 2020-21 academic year

Harvard will house up to 40 percent of its undergraduates this fall.
Charlie Wolfson, news staff July 6, 2020

Harvard University announced Monday that all instruction will be online for the 2020-21 academic year. The Cambridge-based private school will bring up to 40 percent of its undergraduates back to its campus...

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