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Jim Madigan will become the new director of athletics after coaching men's hockey for ten years at Northeastern.

Northeastern names Jim Madigan as new director of athletics

Vitoria Poejo, sports editor June 17, 2021

Northeastern men’s hockey coach Jim Madigan was named the new director of athletics in a tweet released Thursday. This news comes after Jeff Konya, who held the directorship since Jan. 10, 2011, departed...

Northeastern announced June 9 that fully vaccinated people will no longer be required to participate in regular COVID-19 testing or complete a daily wellness check. The changes go into effect June 18.

Northeastern loosens testing requirements for summer term

Clara McCourt, news staff June 9, 2021

In a university-wide email sent June 9, Northeastern announced new testing requirements for the summer 2021 terms, effective June 18. According to the university, the requirements are based on recent Centers...

In a university-wide email, Northeastern laid out progress in supporting APIDA students on campus.

Northeastern announces new initiatives to support APIDA students

Ethan Wayne and Gwen Egan June 3, 2021

In a university-wide email sent June 3, Northeastern detailed progress toward addressing aggression directed at Asian Pacific Islander Desi American, or APIDA, communities and students.    “We...

Residents of Nahant voted 'yes' to eminent domain on Saturday at the annual town meeting, a setback to Northeastern's expansion plans for the Marine Science Center.

Nahant votes ‘yes’ for eminent domain at town meeting

Mihiro Shimano, managing editor May 17, 2021

Residents of Nahant, Massachusetts voted yes to eminent domain Saturday at the 2021 annual town meeting, authorizing the Board of Selectmen to utilize eminent domain as a tool in future negotiations with...

Masks are no longer required in indoor settings on Boston's campus for vaccinated individuals.

Memo to faculty says “NUflex’s use will continue into future terms”

Isaac Stephens, news staff April 12, 2021

A Northeastern academic department indicated last week that “NUflex’s use will continue into future terms” in a memo attached to a survey for Information and Technology Services asking some faculty...

Former Northeastern track and field coach Steve Waithe was arrested in Chicago, Illinois Wednesday morning.

Former Northeastern track and field coach arrested on offenses of wire fraud and cyberstalking

Mihiro Shimano and Eamonn Ryan April 7, 2021

Steve Waithe, a former track and field coach at Northeastern from October 2018 to February 2019, was arrested Wednesday morning on offenses of wire fraud and cyberstalking NU female track and field student-athletes....

NEU SpeakOut highlights a culture of sexual assault within Greek life

NEU SpeakOut highlights a culture of sexual assault within Greek life

Julia Carlin, deputy campus editor April 1, 2021

Content Warning: This story discusses sexual assault and rape. When crossing through the doorway of a fraternity house on Mission Hill, many Northeastern students surrender themselves to the reality...

The Huskies narrowly win in overtime 1-0 against Towson Saturday afternoon.

Kayla McCauley saves the season in OT

Peyton Doyle, news staff March 28, 2021

The Northeastern women’s soccer team (4-3-1, 2-1 CAA) is three-quarters of the way through its conference schedule after its 1-0 victory over the Towson Tigers (1-3-2, 1-2 CAA) Saturday evening. Coming...

Signs around campus inform students of how to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Northeastern COVID-19 cases on the rise

Skye Richmond, breaking news editor March 28, 2021

Over the past week, Northeastern’s Boston campus has seen a steep rise in COVID-19 cases. As of March 27, the seven-day average positive test rate was 0.40%, more than double what it was a week ago....

Casey Buttke was elected SGA president last week.

Uncontested Buttke-Galinkin SGA slate elected with 86% support

Isaac Stephens and Annie Probert March 28, 2021

The Buttke-Galinkin slate, which ran uncontested, captured an overwhelming 86% of the vote in this year’s Student Government Association election. Casey Buttke and Izzy Galinkin will respectively serve...

Linda May and Frances McDormand in the film

Celebrate Women’s History Month with films directed by and starring women

Natalie Duerr, news staff March 17, 2021

In 93 years of the Academy Awards, only ONE woman has won best director and only seven have been nominated. In 2021, the Academy recognized more than one woman in the best director category for the first...

The Helpsy clothing donation bins in Jamaica Plains offer community members another way — aside from thrift stores and landfills — to dispose of their old clothes.

Helpsy’s clothing donation bins save the environment, taxpayer money

Sydney Steinberg, news correspondent March 16, 2021

Founded in 2017 by three childhood best friends, Helpsy aims to keep textiles out of landfills in order to reduce carbon footprints. Last winter, Helpsy won a competition hosted by the city of Boston in...

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