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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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Boston city councilors officially sworn in amid vaccine mandate protests

Kathryn Manning, deputy city editor January 6, 2022

Boston’s newest city council members were sworn in at an outdoor ceremony at the Boston City Hall Plaza Jan. 3. The ceremony recognized all representatives elected in the Nov. 2, 2021 city election,...

Many students are struggling to adapt to in-person classes after over a year of virtual or hybrid learning.

Online learning fosters difficulties among second-year students

Katie Mogg, news staff December 20, 2021

Sanjana Shastri opened her eyes at 7:59 a.m., just one minute before her class started. During a normal school year, this would be ample cause for the hardworking and driven student to panic, but 2020...

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...

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