The Huntington News

Aerin Frankel’s athletic journey leads to national recognition

Aerin Frankel’s athletic journey leads to national recognition

Paige Stern, news staff

December 4, 2019

Aerin Frankel’s life and education seemed to revolve around hockey.  When she played amongst the top ranked hockey players in the country in the U22 Tournament this past summer, it was clear that her dedication paid off.  Growing up in Briarcliff, New York, Frankel always liked to play knee hockey with h...

Nahant residents obtain temporary stipulated order, Northeastern stops work on land

Nahant residents obtain temporary stipulated order, Northeastern stops work on land

Isaac Stephens, deputy campus editor

November 19, 2019

Late last week, Northeastern notified the Massachusetts Environmental Protection Act Office, or MEPA, of its intent to resume testing at East Point, Nahant, in preparation for the construction of its Coastal Sustainability Institute. Yesterday, a judge issued an order temporarily barring Northeaster...

Nearly 40 student groups join Coalition for Student Representation on the Board

Nearly 40 student groups join Coalition for Student Representation on the Board

Kelly Garrity, news correspondent

November 13, 2019

In the most recent Student Government Association elections, a referendum question asking if Northeastern should allow undergraduate student representatives to serve on its Board of Trustees received overwhelming support, garnering approval from 91 percent of the 6,174 students who voted on the question. The Northeastern University Coalition for Student ...

Rabbits and cats and dogs, oh my: Life on campus with a support animal 

Rabbits and cats and dogs, oh my: Life on campus with a support animal 

Kelly Thomas, news correspondent

November 6, 2019

Spend some time on campus and you’ll discover that Northeastern’s residence halls are home not only to students, but also to a community of pets who blend into the hustle and bustle of campus life and are an integral part of their owners’ lives. The Disability Resource Center, or DRC, allows students to reque...

Alina Mueller: Skating from the Olympics to Northeastern University

Alina Mueller: Skating from the Olympics to Northeastern University

Kelly Chan, news correspondent

October 31, 2019

A two-time Olympian — who was the youngest medalist in the 2014 Sochi Olympics and deemed “Best Forward” in 2018 at PyeongChang — currently walks the halls of Northeastern University as a sophomore, taking on the next hockey season. Alina Mueller, a 21-year-old native of Winterthur, Switzerland,...

NU professor Liz Bucar seeks to expand awareness and knowledge of religion in daily life

NU professor Liz Bucar seeks to expand awareness and knowledge of religion in daily life

Pavithra Rajesh, news correspondent

October 30, 2019

It only takes three minutes of chatting with Elizabeth Bucar, a religious ethicist who studies sexuality and gender in Islamic and Christian communities, to understand her passion for what she does.  “I have the best job in the world,” said Bucar, who works as a professor of philosophy and r...

Cory Booker advocates for unity, cooperation among Americans on campaign trail

Cory Booker advocates for unity, cooperation among Americans on campaign trail

Nadine El-Bawab, deputy campus editor

October 30, 2019

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., made an appearance at local Fenway bar Game On! to pitch unity and activism in his bid for the presidency on Monday, Oct. 21 during a grassroots campaign event. The junior Senator spoke for nearly 30 minutes about his hopes for the country, arguing that Democratic candidates sh...

NU students express concern over increased security measures

NU students express concern over increased security measures

Deanna Schwartz, campus editor

October 16, 2019

For some, it’s an annoyance. For others, it’s a choice that discriminates against homeless Bostonians and closes Northeastern off from the community.  On Oct. 9, students received an email announcing the university would be increasing security efforts by making more on-campus areas accessible ...

Men’s hockey beats No. 4 UMass to open Hockey East play

Men’s hockey beats No. 4 UMass to open Hockey East play

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

October 15, 2019

A three-minute span in the second period was all it took to turn the game upside down Tuesday night. After a lackluster first period, Northeastern seized on one dominant shift and minutes later, a penalty shot to grab a stunning 2-0 lead over fourth-ranked UMass-Amherst. Craig Pantano, the team's new...

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...

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 2, 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...