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Sophomore defenseman Taylor Guarino clashes with The Boston Pride in a race to the puck.

Huskies prove top-dog status in 3-2 preseason triumph over Boston Pride

Julia Yohe, deputy sports editor September 26, 2022

Northeastern University’s women’s ice hockey team made a roaring debut Sunday afternoon with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Pride.  The Huskies faced the Pride, a professional women’s ice hockey...

Students leaving Holmes Hall Sept. 13 evening found the building surrounded by police officers and bomb squad members following an explosion of a pelican case in Northeasterns virtual reality lab.

Students react to Holmes Hall detonation, evaluate campus safety

Rachel Erwin and Erin Fine September 26, 2022

Northeastern students’ lives have mostly returned to normal following an on-campus package detonation, but some are still questioning what exactly happened and why the administration has seemingly moved...

The corner of EXP closest to both the footbridge and ISEC, photographed June 14 while the exterior was still under construction. The project managers for the new building are hoping to have the structure weather tight this fall so focus can move to interior details.

Northeastern’s newest research building moves toward completion

Marta Hill, editor-in-chief September 8, 2022

While students have watched the construction site looming over Ruggles train station slowly come to resemble a building over the past two years, the project’s final year of construction will bring...

The monkeypox vaccine is currently only available to those who meet the CDCs eligibility requirements.

Students lack confidence in Northeastern’s plans for monkeypox outbreak

Andy He, deputy campus editor September 8, 2022

Since the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared Aug. 5 that the monkeypox outbreak is a public health emergency, Northeastern is playing a role in the observation of the spread of the disease...

Not Okay examines the addicting, if unpredictable, brevity of fame found online. Directed by Quinn Shephard, the film premiered on Hulu this summer.

Review: Hulu’s ‘Not Okay’ explores the toxicity of fame on the internet

Juliana George, deputy lifestyle editor September 7, 2022

Movies about getting too famous too fast and sacrificing integrity to get there are nothing new — but Quinn Shephard’s sophomore film “Not Okay,” which premiered on Hulu July 29, gives the genre...

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...

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