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Northeastern is one of first universities to begin COVID-19 vaccinations
Northeastern is one of first universities to begin COVID-19 vaccinations
Skye Richmond, breaking news editor • January 5, 2021

Northeastern received 200 doses of the Moderna vaccine from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to administer to Phase One individuals. About 100...

Art and music schools on Huntington Avenue, also known as the “Avenue of the Arts,” have had to adapt to changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This image features Professor Anthony De Ritis, who teaches his Music Fundamentals 1 course online via NUflex.
Students, professors along 'Avenue of the Arts' redefine creativity during COVID-19
Sadye Herman, news correspondent • December 29, 2020

A circular stage with a pool in the middle and the audience all around was what Des Bennet, a fifth-year theatre major at Northeastern University,...

An entrance to the UHCS building on Forsyth Street.
'Protecting the pack': students call on administration to strengthen mental health services
Elena Plumb, news correspondent • December 2, 2020

Northeastern has decorated the Boston campus with lawn signs and murals touting its COVID-19 response mantra, “Protect the Pack,” but students...

Because the current circumstances are keeping students in Boston for the holiday, students are finding ways to celebrate with their friends and roommates.
Students opt to stay on campus for Thanksgiving with rising COVID-19 cases
Maggie Scales, news correspondent • November 26, 2020

While she would normally celebrate holidays in Bahrain with her family, Kirthi Padmanabhan, like many other Northeastern students, remains on...

Northeastern shares travel guidance for Thanksgiving break
Northeastern shares travel guidance for Thanksgiving break
Lucy Gavin, deputy campus editor • November 16, 2020
Northeastern announced that the university is updating its guidance and requirements for Thanksgiving break in an email to students Monday.
Cabot, once a facility where varsity, club and intramural sports could occur, has been the home of a massive testing operation this semester.
Northeastern testing data signals increased COVID-19 spread
Avery Bleichfeld, managing editor • November 8, 2020

COVID-19 testing data released by Northeastern University indicated that Thursday, for the fourth day in a row, the university’s seven-day...

Stetson West was one of two dining halls closed as a result of the positive test results.
Four Stetson East dining hall workers test positive for COVID-19
George Barker, campus editor • November 5, 2020

In the last 10 days, four dining hall workers from Levine Marketplace, commonly known as Stetson East, tested positive for COVID-19, according...

The university updated its guidelines after the state issued a stay at home advisory.
Northeastern updates COVID-19 guidelines after Massachusetts stay-at-home advisory
Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor • November 4, 2020
In an email to students Nov. 4, Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Learning Ken Henderson gave an update regarding the new safety measures imposed by the Massachusetts government to address the spiking number of COVID-19 cases in the state. 
Faculty senate, pictured meeting last semester, raised concerns that this new policy change would disproportionately impact women and people of color, directly contradicting the university’s diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Spring semester teaching policy raises diversity, childcare concerns for faculty, graduate students
Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor • October 30, 2020

As a working parent, communication studies professor Brooke Foucault Welles has spent the fall semester learning to balance teaching her courses...

Not only do students risk spreading COVID-19 to their hometowns, but following Thanksgiving break, an influx of people may return to Boston with the virus after catching it at home.
Students weigh travel risks as Thanksgiving approaches and cases soar nationwide
Charlie Wolfson, news staff • October 30, 2020
Later this month, thousands of students, faculty and staff will likely leave the relatively controlled ecosystem of Northeastern for the Thanksgiving holiday. This semester, Thanksgiving presents Northeastern with one of its biggest challenges yet.