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Among other Boston schools, Harvard and BU have both committed to divesting from fossil fuels. NU has yet to announce any plans to do the same.

Northeastern falls behind local universities in fossil fuel divestment plans

Leah Cussen, news correspondent November 19, 2021

In September, Boston University and Harvard University announced their plans to divest from the fossil fuel industry. Northeastern University has no plan to divest, despite receiving pressure from the...

Students gather in Matthews Arena to see Homecoming Headliners Ali Wong and Jonathan van Ness. Courtesy of CUP and Kyle Daudelin Photography.

2021 Homecoming Headliners foster connection among Huskies

Katie Mogg, deputy lifestyle editor November 13, 2021

In-person homecoming events are back and better than ever. Northeastern’s Council for University Programs, or CUP, invited comedians Ali Wong, Jonathan Van Ness and Sheng Wang to tell their best jokes...

The student section in the womens game against Holy Cross

Northeastern Women’s Hockey: Dominant, but where are the fans?

Khalin Kapoor, news correspondent November 9, 2021

At the historic Matthews Arena Oct. 24, the Northeastern women’s hockey team dominated the Holy Cross Crusaders to the tune of a 3-1 victory. While the play on the ice was electric, the atmosphere was...

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Massachusetts’ first ever LGBTQ+ 5K race Road of Rainbows strives to focus on inclusivity through athletics

Cathy Ching, news correspondent October 27, 2021

On Halloween, Boston Common will once again be swarmed with runners, supporters and performers — this time, dressed up in costumes. This is the first year of Road of Rainbows, Massachusetts’ first...

The Northeastern University womens soccer team

Hate does not stop Katherine Marchesseault, Huskies

Peyton Doyle and Vitoria Poejo September 23, 2021

Freshman defender Katherine Marchesseault has already established herself as a mainstay in the starting XI of Northeastern’s women’s soccer team. Marchesseault is the only member of her class to start...

Convocation and orientation were safe, community-building experiences for first-years amid partying concerns.

‘Northeastern TikTok’ reflects first-year struggles, party culture problems

Clara McCourt, lifestyle editor September 17, 2021

Northeastern first-years have taken to TikTok to mount their frustrations about the school’s party culture and social scene 一 and they’re racking up thousands of views. Feeling a lack of party culture,...

Athletic director Jim Madigan in Matthews Arena.

Q&A: Jim Madigan hopes to maintain academic, athletic excellence as Athletic Director

Peyton Doyle and Vitoria Poejo September 17, 2021

Jim Madigan has been involved with Northeastern University for 40 years, first as a player for the men’s ice hockey team in the early 1980s, then later serving as an assistant coach, academic administrator...

Jim Madigan will become the new director of athletics after coaching mens 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 Northeasterns 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 Bostons 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...

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