The Huntington News

Men’s hockey comes back to win season opener at Union

Men’s hockey comes back to win season opener at Union

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

October 11, 2019

Northeastern men's hockey notched a 2-1 comeback victory on the road to open the 2019-20 season at Union College. Senior goalie Craig Pantano saved 18 of 19 shots in his first game with Northeastern, and senior fourth-liner Grant Jozefek scored the winner in the third. NU rebounded after a shaky first...

Local vape shops take hit from Baker’s ban

Local vape shops take hit from Baker’s ban

Ingrid Angulo, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

Massachusetts’ temporary ban on the sale of all vaping products is the strictest in the nation. Its severity is causing new problems for local businesses and raising concerns about its effectiveness in addressing public health. Gov. Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency Sept. 24 in response to...

Swipe2Care falls short of addressing student hunger

Swipe2Care falls short of addressing student hunger

Maya Homan, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

Every fall, students flock to the 29 colleges and universities in Boston alone. For most of the year, undergraduate and graduate students make up 20 percent of the city’s population, totaling over 138,000. Every fall, nearly half of students nationwide struggle with food insecurity, meaning they will no...

Women’s hockey shuts out Union in season opener

Women’s hockey shuts out Union in season opener

Jordan Baron, sports editor

October 5, 2019

Northeastern women’s hockey started their season off strong on Friday night as they dismantled the Union College Dutchwomen, 5-0. The Huskies (1-0) are coming off a 2018-19 season for the history books, as they finished with a 27-6-5 record and made it to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament....

Boston spotlights the Latinx community during Hispanic Heritage Month

Boston spotlights the Latinx community during Hispanic Heritage Month

Elena Plumb, news correspondent

October 3, 2019

Last Saturday, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the city council welcomed Boston’s Latinx community to Harambee Park for the fourth annual Latino Coffee Hour, an afternoon of sunshine, chatter and culture in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.   What is Hispanic Heritage Month?  Hispanic Heritage Month is...

Yang pitches economic plan and outsider perspective at Cambridge rally

Yang pitches economic plan and outsider perspective at Cambridge rally

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

September 17, 2019

Andrew Yang took the stage at Cambridge Common Monday night, speaking to hundreds of supporters on signature topics for the Democratic presidential candidate such as his lack of a political background, his interest in math and a promise of a universal basic income to each American. For about 40 minutes, he spoke to a crowd of mostly college students and young professionals about “trickle-up economics...

Faculty organizers express tentative hope for unionization

Faculty organizers express tentative hope for unionization

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor

May 2, 2019

Full-time, non-tenure track faculty organizers announced April 23 that they will continue their unionization effort despite recent petition withdrawal. Advocates say unionization would solve major issues for faculty like those experienced by Rafael Ubal. When Ubal started teaching at Northeastern i...

Students cite lack of SGA transparency for no confidence votes

Students cite lack of SGA transparency for no confidence votes

Isaac Stephens, news staff

April 18, 2019

For every three students who voted for the Brown-Nobile slate in this year’s Student Government Association election, two students voted no confidence. Earlier this semester, the Student Government Association, or SGA, added an official abstain ballot option to give students a choice apart fro...

Husky Startup Challenge sees increased diversity

Husky Startup Challenge sees increased diversity

Nick Swindell, news staff

April 17, 2019

The Husky Startup Challenge, or HSC, held a Demo Day last week, where student-founded entrepreneurial ventures competed for cash prizes. The April 9 event featured over two dozen ventures, ranging from engineering solutions to nostalgia-inducing care packages known as MoodBoxes, in the Curry Student Cen...

NU students and alumni conquer their first Boston Marathon

NU students and alumni conquer their first Boston Marathon

Samantha Barry, news staff

April 17, 2019

When Marathon Monday began, it looked like it was going to be a cloudy, rainy race, but as runners took off, the skies cleared and the weather completely turned around.

New co-op system removes application constraints

New co-op system removes application constraints

Maria Lovato, campus editor

April 9, 2019

Co-op employers are receiving more applications than ever before and students are submitting applications to jobs that were previously restricted to specific colleges. Katherine Ziemer, the acting senior vice provost for undergraduate education and experiential learning, said this is due to a recent ch...

Cornell upsets Northeastern in NCAAs, ending best-ever season

Cornell upsets Northeastern in NCAAs, ending best-ever season

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 30, 2019

Northeastern’s two-trophy season came to an end Saturday, as the Beanpot and Hockey East champions fell to Cornell, 5-1 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The Huskies (27-11-1) battled the Big Red (21-10-4) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday. The winner would g...