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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The entrance to the student media suites in Curry Student Center. Tastemakers, Council for University Programs, N.U. Science, N.U. T.V., Live Music Association and Spectrum Literary Arts Magazine received an email from the Center for Student Involvement Jan. 22 that they would need to vacate their spaces by the end of the semester.

University to displace six clubs from offices in Curry ahead of summer renovations

Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff February 26, 2024

Six clubs with offices on the second floor of Curry Student Center will be forced to find new spaces by the end of the semester after a university announcement outlined plans to renovate the floor to create...

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Max Chapnick poses for a headshot. Chapnick discovered approximately 20 previously undiscovered works that Louisa May Alcott may have written under pseudonyms.

Northeastern instructor uncovers dozens of possible Louisa May Alcott works, finds new pseudonym for first time in decades

Lily Cooper, news correspondent February 23, 2024

While doing research for his doctorate in English and American Literature, Northeastern postdoctoral teaching associate Max Chapnick came across “The Phantom,” a story attributed to writer E.H. Gould....

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Kevin Dave, the police officer who struck Kandula in his cruiser in January 2023. Photo courtesy Lucy Parsons Labs.

Seattle police officer who fatally struck Northeastern graduate student will not face charges, prosecutors say

Juliette Piovoso, deputy campus editor February 22, 2024

Prosecutors will not pursue felony charges against the Seattle police officer who hit and killed Northeastern graduate student Jaahnavi Kandula with a police cruiser while on duty due to a lack of evidence,...

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Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun makes a statement in 2020. In his annual address to faculty senate, Aoun spoke for the first time about the universitys response to the expected demographic cliff of students applying to college.

Northeastern received largest number of applications of any private university in 2023, Aoun says in annual address to faculty senate

Ethan Wayne, news staff February 20, 2024

In President Joseph E. Aoun’s annual address to the faculty senate Feb. 14, he gave his impression of the landscape of higher education, including where he sees the Northeastern brand and system headed...

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The exterior of Snell Library. Northeastern announced in an email to students Friday afternoon that the second floor of Snell will close Feb. 20 for renovations, while the basement level will reopen the same day.

Second floor of Snell Library to close for renovations, basement to reopen with books

Laura Emde, news staff February 17, 2024

The second floor of Snell Library will close Feb. 20 for renovations, Dean of the Library Dan Cohen announced in an email to students Friday afternoon. The basement level will reopen the same day and house...

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Ell Hall stands behind Krentzman Quadrangle. Northeasten University was ranked 53rd in U.S. News & World Reports 2024 best college rankings.

Northeastern indicates it will not divest endowment holdings, sever ties with companies that do business with Israeli military

Emily Spatz, campus editor February 16, 2024

Northeastern indicated on Wednesday it is rejecting student demands to divest and sever ties with companies that do business with the Israeli military.  In an updated FAQ article on the school-run...

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Spectrums editorial board poses for a photo. The magazine was recently recognized as Superior in the REALM competition. Photo courtesy Spectrum Magazine.

Spectrum Literary Arts Magazine receives national award for students’ creativity

Annika Geiben Lynn, news correspondent February 14, 2024

Northeastern is home to over 400 clubs and on-campus organizations, but one in particular is growing quickly and getting nationally recognized for its quality of creative work. Spectrum Literary Arts...

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Celebrating Boston’s love stories

Celebrating Boston’s love stories

In honor of Valentine's Day, The News' projects team set out to collect love stories around Boston. Nine couples shared the stories of how they met and what makes their love special. Check out each story...

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Captain Justin Hryckowian hoists the Beanpot trophy over his head. Northeastern defeated BU 4-3 in overtime in the 71st Beanpot tournament.

Another thrilling come-from-behind win seals Northeastern’s second straight Beanpot sweep

Amelia Ballingall and Sofia Garrett February 13, 2024

History is bound to repeat itself.  Northeastern and Boston University take it to a 4-3 overtime finish, senior forward Gunnarwolfe Fontaine scores a game-winning overtime goal, the Huskies claim a...

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A student dressed in a penguin costume blocks a midair snowball. Northeastern canceled classes scheduled for Feb. 13 in anticipation of a snow storm.

University cancels Tuesday classes in anticipation of nor’easter, Boston declares snow emergency

Emily Spatz, campus editor February 12, 2024

Northeastern canceled all classes on its Massachusetts campuses scheduled for Tuesday after the National Weather Service predicted a snowstorm would impact New England Tuesday morning. The cancellation...

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Cameron Whitehead blocks away a shot from Boston University. The Huskies defeated the Terriers 4-3 in overtime Jan. 30.

Championship Preview: Northeastern and BU set to go head-to-head in 71st Beanpot final

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor February 12, 2024

The 71st men’s Beanpot championship is bound to be a fierce competition. It’s the sixth year in a row Northeastern and Boston University have faced each other in a Beanpot game, and the two teams combined...

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Students marching with HFP walk up the ISEC Pedestrian Bridge stairs while holding a Palestinian flag. HFP organized a walkout Feb. 8 that started in Snell Quad and progressed to EXP, where students attempted to deliver a letter to President Joseph E. Aoun.

Developing: Northeastern community responds to Israel-Hamas War

Sonel Cutler, Eli Curwin, and Emily Spatz February 9, 2024

On Oct. 7, Hamas — an Islamic, Palestinian nationalist militant group — carried out an unprecedented attack on Israel, reportedly killing over 1,200 people and taking 230 hostages. Since the attacks,...

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