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Students came together with dining hall workers and the UNITE HERE Local 26 union April 22 to march for contracts that provide livable wages, affordable healthcare and improved working conditions.

Students, dining hall workers stand in solidarity, call for better working conditions

Alexa Grayson, news staff May 11, 2022

Northeastern students and dining hall workers have recently reformed the HOWL coalition to advocate for a new contract that provides better working conditions and benefits for the dining staff. As the...

Dining hall employees and HOWL members spoke to a crowd of a few hundred protesters gathered on Centennial Common to support a better contract for the dining hall workers during an April 16 rally.

Hundreds of students, workers attend rally for Northeastern dining workers in Centennial Common

Erin Fine, news staff April 26, 2022

Students from over 60 student organizations joined with Huskies Organizing with Labor and Northeastern food service workers April 16 in Centennial Common to advocate for a better contract for the workers....

This past application cycle saw more than 90,000 applications to Northeastern, with the acceptance rate dropping to 6.7% for fall 2022.

Northeastern acceptance rate drops to 6.7%

Kate Armanini, news staff April 21, 2022

For the class of 2026, Northeastern was more selective than ever.  Of the record-large pool of 90,989 applicants, only 6,179 were admitted, or about 6.7%, Northeastern spokesperson Shannon Nargi wrote...

At the April 4 full body senate meeting, members of the executive board including current president Casey Buttke, addressed this years tumultuous election cycle.

SGA officers express regret at meeting following tumultuous contested election

Sonel Cutler and Grace Comer April 15, 2022

In speeches to the Student Government Association, or SGA, at an April 4 full body senate meeting, leadership addressed the tumultuous election cycle for the Spring 2022 election. The election, which...

Northeasterns Ukrainian Culture Club hosted a vigil April 7 to commemorate the lives lost in the war. At the opening of the vigil, candles were arranged at the Krentzman Quad in the form of the tryzub, Ukraines coat of arms. Photo courtesy of Terenia Hankewycz.

Ukrainian students ask Northeastern for support during the war at home

Alexis Zacharakos, news correspondent April 12, 2022

On March 4, 13 students affiliated with the Ukrainian Cultural Club and Russian Speaking Club at Northeastern University signed an email to administrators across the university, asking for help and support...

Springfest 2022 will offer in-person concerts, guest speakers and carnival activities for the first time since 2019. CUP executive board members hope the week of festivities will offer a sense of community and school spirit. Courtesy of CUP.

Springfest 2022 to offer live concert experience, feel-good energy

Katie Mogg, lifestyle editor March 12, 2022

Springfest, a week-long series of on-campus events for undergraduate students organized by Northeastern’s Council for University Programs, or CUP, will offer several programs from March 27 to April 2....

Lights have draped trees along Commonwealth Avenue Mall every winter. for 20 years. Matthew Sidman, current president of Committee to Light the Commonwealth Avenue Mall, continues Ted and Joan Cutler’s legacy to keep them on. Photo credit Harriet Rovniak.

The Commonwealth Avenue Mall stays bright every winter through community efforts

Jennifer Suryadjaja, city editor March 10, 2022

For over 20 years, the Commonwealth Avenue Mall, or the Mall, has been lit up every winter. But the bright lights have prompted a mix of opinions from the public, from charming to controversial.  After...

Individuals gathered at the Ruggles Station Rotary to attend the Massachusetts Say No march for bodily autonomy Saturday, criticizing the state’s COVID-19 mask and vaccine restrictions. Photo credits to Ethan Wayne.

Local citizens protest COVID-19 vaccine mandate as mask mandate eases

Jennifer Suryadjaja, city editor March 5, 2022

About 100 individuals attended the Massachusetts Say No march for bodily autonomy Saturday, starting at the Ruggles Station Rotary on Forsyth Street. The group criticized the state’s COVID-19 mask and...

Roxbury’s historic Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building is taking on a new role as a high-capacity COVID-19 testing center.Photo credit to Kathryn Manning.

Bruce C. Bolling Building COVID-19 testing center opens in Roxbury

Kathryn Manning, deputy city editor February 2, 2022

Roxbury’s historic Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building is taking on a new role as a high-capacity COVID-19 testing center. Amid complaints of long wait times and lines of residents standing in the cold...

‘The game has changed’: A Q&A with Chancellor Henderson

‘The game has changed’: A Q&A with Chancellor Henderson

Avery Bleichfeld and Marta Hill January 28, 2022

Ken Henderson, Northeastern chancellor and senior vice president for learning, spoke with The News in a 30-minute, virtual conversation Wednesday about the closure of wellness housing, the university’s...

Emerald-colored lights wrap around the trees at Charlesgate Park as part of the “Lights in the Necklace” installation. Photo courtesy to Randall Albright.

Emerald Necklace Conservancy, Charlesgate Alliance advocate for parks, greenspaces to bridge communities

Katie Mogg, news staff January 28, 2022

Starting Feb. 1, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, a nonprofit organization working to improve and restore Boston’s landscaping, will hold their second annual “Lights in the Necklace” installation....

The COVID-19 pandemic created a drastic need for telehealth platforms such as BetterHelp.

BetterHelp redefines teletherapy, raises issues among students

Clara McCourt, managing editor January 6, 2022

When Olga Prifti decided to cut off contact with her therapist, a woman she had never met in person, there were complications. It started when Prifti, a fourth-year bioengineering major, was having...

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