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Without virtual commencement, students fill the void with at-home celebrations

Angela Bersani poses for graduation photos in her yard on May 1

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

May 12, 2020

Students celebrated at home with cakes, photos and Zoom calls.

Congress allocated $14 billion in relief money to colleges. Here’s how it impacts Northeastern

Congress allocated $14 billion in relief money to colleges. Here’s how it impacts Northeastern

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

April 14, 2020

Northeastern was allotted more than $11 million by the CARES Act. Half must go to emergency financial aid grants for students.

The loss of a possible national title, two iconic NU leaders

Seniors Codie Cross, Matti Hartman and Paige Capistran holding their third straight Hockey East Championship trophy.

George Barker, sports editor

March 23, 2020

Today should have been special. In fact, every single day of the past two weeks should have been life changing for the Northeastern women’s hockey team. In the end it was, but for the wrong reason. Today could have been a day of celebration for a recently crowned national champion. Instead, the...

Column: A tragic end to a historic Husky year

Alina Mueller, Skylar Fontaine and Dave Flint celebrate together, before Flint was doused with water.

George Barker, sports editor

March 14, 2020

It had to be done, but that doesn’t make it any less crushing.  Sports is often our escape from reality when reality is particularly stressful, scary or frustrating. For perhaps the first time of our lifetimes, that escape is completely shutdown. The NBA was the first domino to fall, after Utah ...

Northeastern moves classes online due to COVID-19 outbreak

Northeastern moves classes online due to COVID-19 outbreak

Deanna Schwartz, campus editor

March 11, 2020

All Northeastern classes will be moved online as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Northeastern announced Wednesday afternoon in an email to all students. The transition will begin Thursday morning, and it is unclear when and if in-person classes will resume. “Today I am announcing that, be...

Student EMTs provide medical detail at events, promote education

A major aspect of the NUEMS mission is the education of its members and the larger community.

Mary Bancroft, news correspondent

February 26, 2020

The Northeastern University Emergency Medical Services club, or NUEMS, provides medical detail at campus events and hosts numerous educational programs, but they are looking to do more.  The group is in the process of starting new initiatives, such as obtaining an ambulance through collaboration ...

Work and Family Mobility Act approved by Transportation Committee

Hunger strikers line the floor of the State House with signs protesting the 15-year wait to legalize driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.

Nicholas Stolte, news correspondent

February 13, 2020

The Massachusetts Transportation Committee favorably reported the Work and Family Mobility Act, which would allow undocumented immigrants to receive driver’s licenses, to the state Senate after a vote Feb. 5. The bill was voted on during a hunger strike organized in support of it by immigrant rights organization Movimiento Cosecha. The strike sta...

A first and a last Beanpot: A dream come true for McDonough and Picking

Freshman forward Aidan McDonough,  a Massachusetts native, celebrates a dream come true after winning the Beanpot and earning four points.

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

February 13, 2020

The two Huskies have dreamt about this moment since they were young. Both from Massachusetts, the Beanpot was a tournament any young hockey player could only dream of winning. And they did it. Senior forward John Picking is no rookie to a Beanpot win, he won his first in his sophomore year and an...

At long last, a Beanpot victory for the seniors

Megan Carter skates with the puck as her bench looks on.

Kelly Chan, news staff

February 13, 2020

Northeastern’s name has finally been engraved on the Women’s Beanpot trophy for the first time since their last tournament victory in 2013. Only four players on the team — seniors Andrea Renner, Codie Cross, Paige Capistran and Matti Hartman — had ever played in a Beanpot championship prior to...

MFA drawing event aims to increase art accessibility

People attend the MFA for the

Sasha Shrestha, news correspondent

January 30, 2020

While 20 people silently sketched out the live model in the gallery of the Museum of Fine Arts, Elsa Zhao was not sketching hers as others were. Instead, she decided to sketch one of the Rococo-style portraits in the Ann and William Elfers Gallery. The gallery holds magnificent works like Claude-Nicola...

Hundreds in Boston protest US involvement in Middle East

Bostonians gathered near the Common Jan 25. to condemn U.S. involvement in Iran and Iraq.

Nicholas Stolte, news correspondent

January 30, 2020

Over 400 people rallied in Boston Common Saturday as part of an event to denounce U.S. actions in Iran and Iraq, including an airstrike which killed Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani and sanctions against Iran.  Soleimani was "plotting sinister attacks on diplomats and American military personnel," President Donald J. Trump said in a speech following the Jan. 3 airstrike, al...

Katy Knoll brings auto racing drive from family to the ice

Knoll sits just outside the crease during an NU power play against BU.

Paige Stern, news staff

January 29, 2020

Northeastern University women’s hockey player Katy Knoll has made incredible strides for a player her age. But for the promising athlete, it’s the passing down of traditions and passions through her family that has made her who she is today. Knoll, 19, grew up in Amherst, New York, like her father....