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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...

Former Northeastern track and field coach Steve Waithe was arrested in Chicago, Illinois Wednesday morning.

Former Northeastern track and field coach arrested on offenses of wire fraud and cyberstalking

Mihiro Shimano and Eamonn Ryan April 7, 2021

Steve Waithe, a former track and field coach at Northeastern from October 2018 to February 2019, was arrested Wednesday morning on offenses of wire fraud and cyberstalking NU female track and field student-athletes....

NEU SpeakOut highlights a culture of sexual assault within Greek life

NEU SpeakOut highlights a culture of sexual assault within Greek life

Julia Carlin, deputy campus editor April 1, 2021

Content Warning: This story discusses sexual assault and rape. When crossing through the doorway of a fraternity house on Mission Hill, many Northeastern students surrender themselves to the reality...

The Huskies narrowly win in overtime 1-0 against Towson Saturday afternoon.

Kayla McCauley saves the season in OT

Peyton Doyle, news staff March 28, 2021

The Northeastern women’s soccer team (4-3-1, 2-1 CAA) is three-quarters of the way through its conference schedule after its 1-0 victory over the Towson Tigers (1-3-2, 1-2 CAA) Saturday evening. Coming...

Signs around campus inform students of how to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Northeastern COVID-19 cases on the rise

Skye Richmond, breaking news editor March 28, 2021

Over the past week, Northeastern’s Boston campus has seen a steep rise in COVID-19 cases. As of March 27, the seven-day average positive test rate was 0.40%, more than double what it was a week ago....

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