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AfroSpectrum brings LGBTQ+ perspective to the Coalition for Northeastern Student Organizations of Color

James Lyons in a Microsoft Teams meeting with Shea Couleé, a professional drag queen who AfroSpectrum and Northeastern CUP hosted for an event in the  fall of 2020.
Julia Carlin, deputy campus editor January 24, 2021

The Coalition for Northeastern Student Organizations of Color, or CNSOC, voted unanimously to approve a petition for membership put forth by AfroSpectrum.  AfroSpectrum is a new student-led affinity...

With award season soon, here are our second wave of predictions

Natalie Duerr, news staff January 24, 2021

2020 began as an uncertain year for film. Would studios hold their releases and only leave the few films released in January and February to be nominated this award season with theatres closed? While some...

Quaraneat spreads accessibility, culture through love of food

Sisters Winnie and Karen Li share a love of food through their Instagram account, Quaraneat.
Clara McCourt, deputy lifestyle editor January 24, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, the world was gifted unlimited free time.  That’s when Winnie Li, a fourth-year health science major, began to spend her quarantined days in the kitchen....

Women’s basketball weekend against James Madison University canceled due to COVID-19 protocols

The women's basketball team was scheduled to play James Madison this weekend.
Niyati Parikh, news staff January 24, 2021

On Friday, the CAA announced that the away series between Northeastern and James Madison University will be postponed and rescheduled for a later date.  The women’s basketball 2020-2021 schedule...

Custom phrases display messages calling for social justice, allow athlete’s voices to be heard

This season, the men's basketball team have traded their usual jersey phrase to a phrase of their choice expressing their beliefs.
Sarah Olender, news staff January 23, 2021

Before games, the men’s basketball team normally wears long sleeve warm-up jerseys that say “Northeastern Basketball” or a motivational quote. The phrase changes each year, but this year the jerseys...

Kim Janey to be new Boston Mayor

Janey speaking at the opening of the Center for Smart Building Technology at Roxbury Community College in February, 2020.
Kenneal Patterson, news staff January 7, 2021

City Council President Kim Janey is in position to become the first Black person and first woman to serve as mayor of Boston.  According to Boston’s city charter, Janey’s position as council president...

Students, professors along ‘Avenue of the Arts’ redefine creativity during COVID-19

Art and music schools on Huntington Avenue, also known as the “Avenue of the Arts,” have had to adapt to changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This image features Professor Anthony De Ritis, who teaches his Music Fundamentals 1 course online via NUflex.
Sadye Herman, news correspondent December 29, 2020

A circular stage with a pool in the middle and the audience all around was what Des Bennet, a fifth-year theatre major at Northeastern University, had envisioned for her capstone production of “Metamorphoses.”...

NUPD officer present in controversial footage of BPD officers at Black Lives Matter protest

Body camera footage depicts a NUPD officer speaking with a BPD officer when an off-screen voice urges officers to pepper-spray protestors.
Kenneal Patterson, campus editor December 29, 2020

Boston Police Department, or BPD, officers are under investigation following the publication of body camera footage from a protest that spanned from May 31 to June 1. The footage was published Dec. 18...

Somerville’s Rep-Elect Erika Uyterhoeven talks her path to politics and goals in office

State Representative-Elect in Somerville, Erika Uyterhoeven hopes to bring awareness to progressive issues during her term, which starts Jan. 6.
Julie Sung, news staff December 26, 2020

In the middle of the January cold, Erika Uyterhoeven sat with the 27th Middlesex District’s former state representative Denise Provost at Somerville’s Armory Café, engaging in what would become a...

Surprises and Swimming: The Roy Coates Experience

Coach Coates (center-left) has coached Northeastern's swim and dive team for 28 years.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor December 16, 2020

With Roy Coates as head coach, walking into practice is always a surprise for Northeastern’s swimming and diving team.  One time, he brought his team on a Boston duck boat tour during practice. When...

NSCC reflects on Aoun’s email about diversity, inclusion initiatives

The logo found at BlackAtNU's website.
Petrina Danardatu, news staff November 9, 2020
Some members of the Northeastern Students of Color Caucus, or NSCC, found much to discuss about President Joseph E. Aoun’s most recent email regarding Northeastern University’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The email was sent to the Northeastern community Oct. 19, proposing initiatives that Northeastern will enact to address issues of systemic racism and discrimination, particularly against the Black community.  

Op-ed: Northeastern needs to go the extra mile in its sustainability efforts

Northeastern should become a leader in campus environmental sustainability.
Maeve Singer, contributor November 5, 2020

A couple days ago, my friend told me an unfortunate story about a man she saw getting off the T with reusable bags filled with Haymarket vegetables and fruits. As he stepped off the train, the bags spilled...

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