The Huntington News

Huskies marvel at NCAA bid, reflect on journey to this point

Huskies marvel at NCAA bid, reflect on journey to this point

Charlie Wolfson, editor-in-chief

March 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

They knew they were headed for the big dance late Tuesday night when they won the CAA championship and an automatic bid. But for these players, who grew up watching this tournament and came so very close last year, the reality didn’t set in until they saw “Northeastern” flash across the CBS bracket re...

Loss to Cornell ends best season for women’s hockey

Loss to Cornell ends best season for women’s hockey

Charlie Wolfson, editor-in-chief

March 16, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Northeastern’s best season in program history ended abruptly in the NCAA quarterfinal Saturday afternoon when Cornell came into Matthews Arena and pulled out a 3-2 win in overtime to advance to the semi-final. Cornell (24-5-6) stuffed Northeastern’s (27-6-5) offense at even strength for almost the...

Boston Calling may be losing local roots as it keeps growing

Boston Calling may be losing local roots as it keeps growing

Riana Buchman, news correspondent

March 13, 2019


Filed under City, Featured Content

To the joy of some and dismay of others, the 10th Boston Calling Music Festival, which will be held from May 24 to May 26, boasts Twenty One Pilots, Tame Impala and Travis Scott as its headliners. The festival, which started as a showcase of local artists, will also feature smaller acts from the area, inc...

NU COE dean appointed provost of Tufts

NU COE dean appointed provost of Tufts

Avery Bleichfeld, news staff

March 13, 2019


Filed under Featured Content

Nadine Aubry, dean of the College of Engineering since 2012, has been appointed the new provost of Tufts University. The assignment officially begins on July 1. Bárbara Brizuela, the dean of academic affairs for the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts and chair of their search committee, wrote ...

Huskies punch NCAA ticket with win over Hofstra

Huskies punch NCAA ticket with win over Hofstra

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

The Huskies are going dancing for the first time since 2015 after they beat Hofstra 82-74 in the CAA championship game Tuesday to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Vasa Pusica, their standout senior guard and the driving force of the team, scored a team-high 21 points, went 7-12 from 3-poi...

Anderson wins Hockey East for Huskies in OT

Anderson wins Hockey East for Huskies in OT

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 10, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

For the second straight year, the Northeastern Huskies are Hockey East champions after Kasidy Anderson scored in overtime to beat Boston College, 3-2 Sunday in Providence, Rhode Island. NU (27-5-5) and BC (26-11-1) faced off for the fifth time this season in the Hockey East title game. The teams sp...

Northeastern’s Pitch, Please! wins a cappella quarters

Northeastern’s Pitch, Please! wins a cappella quarters

Christopher Kelly, news correspondent

February 20, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle

Northeastern's all-female a capella group Pitch, Please! took first place at the 2019 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, or ICCA, Northeast Quarterfinal at Berklee College of Music on Saturday. They competed alongside Northeastern’s Distilled Harmony, which placed third, and ...

NU ultimate grows with ‘spirit’ on the field

NU ultimate grows with ‘spirit’ on the field

Joe Lantow, news correspondent

February 20, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

At first glance, ultimate Frisbee seems like any other sport. Two teams of seven players line up on a field, each intending to score a point by getting the ball, or in this case, the disc, into the other team’s end zone. But look closely at any match, and it’s clear ultimate is missing a key compo...

LightView towers over Roxbury, bringing mixed reactions

LightView towers over Roxbury, bringing mixed reactions

Laura Rodriguez, news correspondent

February 20, 2019


Filed under City, Featured Content

Northeastern University is among the first to start Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s “Housing A Changing City: Boston 2030” initiative with the recent construction of LightView, a new residence hall near campus. The high-rise housing development, built in partnership with American Campus Communitie...

NU outlasts BC to win second consecutive Beanpot

NU outlasts BC to win second consecutive Beanpot

Marisa Goolgasian, news staff

February 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

The DogHouse, spanning about 10 sections of TD Garden’s balcony, erupted as Northeastern captain Eric Williams triumphantly hoisted the iconic Beanpot trophy into the air for the second year Monday night. The Huskies beat Boston College, 4-2, for their second consecutive tournament win and sixth overal...

Primeau vs. Oettinger: A goalie battle of quality vs. quantity

Primeau vs. Oettinger: A goalie battle of quality vs. quantity

Mike Puzzanghera and Sofie Kato

February 5, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

As chants of “Oettinger! Oettinger! Oettinger, you suck!” rang down from the DogHouse Monday evening, one had to ask: Does he? NU fans already know just how good their sophomore goalie Cayden Primeau has been since joining the team last season. Affectionately dubbed “Uncle Primeau” by the...

Huskies take down BU in Beanpot rematch

Huskies take down BU in Beanpot rematch

Marisa Goolgasian, news staff

February 5, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

A crowd of 12,413 cheered in TD Garden on Monday night as the Huskies faced the Boston University Terriers in this year’s Beanpot semi-final. As defending champion, Northeastern was determined to keep the title they fought so hard for last season when they became the first NU team in 30 years to win ...