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Shorthanded men’s basketball earns dominant wins over Bucknell, Eastern Michigan

Shorthanded men’s basketball earns dominant wins over Bucknell, Eastern Michigan

Seamus McAvoy

December 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

The Northeastern men’s basketball team cruised to a 96-78 victory over the Bucknell Bison in their first action since wrapping up play in the Gildan Charleston Classic, aided by five double-digit scorers and a career-high tying 21-point performance from sophomore forward Tomas Murphy. Junior guard ...

Boston ban on plastic bags to go into effect

Boston ban on plastic bags to go into effect

Avery Bleichfeld, News Staff

December 5, 2018


Filed under City, Featured Content

Boston stores are using up their plastic bags as the city is set to join Cambridge and Brookline in banning single-use plastic bags. A city ordinance passed in December 2017 will go into effect Dec. 14; It will eliminate the use of all single-use plastic bags and will mandate that stores offer comp...

Boston celebrates the holiday season with tree lighting at the Common

Boston celebrates the holiday season with tree lighting at the Common

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle

Thousands gathered on Boston Common Thursday, Nov. 29, to watch the lighting of the City of Boston’s official 2018 Christmas tree, along with musical performances and fireworks. This year marked the 77th annual tree lighting and the 47th year that Nova Scotia has donated a tree to the city as t...

Faculty Senate grills CIO on NU’s IT woes

Faculty Senate grills CIO on NU’s IT woes

Nick Hirano, news staff

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

Northeastern’s top information technology executive met with the Faculty Senate Nov. 28 to discuss his priorities for updating and improving the university’s technology infrastructure. Faculty members bemoaned the school’s outdated phone system and cumbersome online tools during the forum. Cole...

Review: Twenty One Pilots try new style

Review: Twenty One Pilots try new style

November 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle, Reviews

By Seamus McAvoy, news staff A flaming car joined Josh Dun and Tyler Joseph, the musical duo comprising Twenty One Pilots on stage to kick off their set on Friday, Oct. 26 at TD Garden. On tour for their new album, Dun and Joseph underpin their live performance with their more popular older work, c...

Steve Carell talks complex fatherhood of “Beautiful Boy” at red carpet event

Steve Carell talks complex fatherhood of “Beautiful Boy” at red carpet event

October 24, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle

By Sully Barrett, news correspondent Steve Carell joined reporters at the AMC Boston Common Thursday night for a photo-op and brief interviews discussing his new independent film, “Beautiful Boy.” The movie, based on the memoirs by David Sheff and his son Nic, follows the disintegrating rel...

Distilled Harmony competes at ICCA Semifinals

Distilled Harmony competes at ICCA Semifinals

March 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle

By Samuel Kim, deputy lifestyle editor  The sound of a cappella performances filled Boston Symphony Hall Sunday afternoon as 10 groups from the Northeast participated in a semifinal competition. Distilled Harmony was the sole group that represented Northeastern at the semifinals for the Internatio...

Northeastern wins first Beanpot since 1988

Northeastern wins first Beanpot since 1988

Charlie Wolfson and Calli Remillard

February 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

A 30-year drought faced off against 30 Beanpot titles Monday night. A present-day power met its historical tormenter. For the first time since 1988, Northeastern fans watched their team claim the Beanpot championship just after 10 p.m. Monday. TD Garden was electric all night, with chants from both fan sect...

SASS provides support, helps student-athletes reach academic goals

SASS provides support, helps student-athletes reach academic goals

January 23, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

By John Hagerty, deputy sports editor Northeastern student-athletes earned a cumulative GPA of 3.226 during the fall 2017 semester, the 20th semester in a row they have exceeded a 3.0. The NCAA’s most recent annual report lists NU’s graduation success rate at 91 percent, placing it 4 percent higher than the national average. Behind this success, there...

Kiss108’s Jingle Ball 2017

Kiss108’s Jingle Ball 2017

January 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Photo Galleries

  Photos by Lauren Scornavacca and Alex Melagrano

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