The Huntington News

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


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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


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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


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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. While most enjoyed not running through soaking wet streets, some would have preferred it to the sticky conditions they got. “I w...

NU baseball gives back, bonds through 19 Ways

NU baseball gives back, bonds through 19 Ways

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

April 11, 2019


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Attendees of Northeastern baseball games may have noticed a small furry friend amid the crowd of red and black-clad fans. The dog, Fenway, belongs to Liam McGourty, who matched with NU through a non-profit group called Team IMPACT, which connects college teams with children facing chronic illnesses. F...

New co-op system removes application constraints

New co-op system removes application constraints

Maria Lovato, campus editor

April 9, 2019


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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


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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...

After a lifetime on the ice, Davies is a leader at NU

After a lifetime on the ice, Davies is a leader at NU

Samuel Kim, news correspondent

March 29, 2019


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When he was one, or perhaps two, Jeremy Davies put on ice skates for the first time. He can’t remember exactly when — ice hockey has always been a part of his life. The Montreal native remembers growing up and watching his hometown team, the Canadiens, play on TV. His father was an avid hocke...

‘Mr. Bright Lights’ Madden prepares for biggest stage yet

‘Mr. Bright Lights’ Madden prepares for biggest stage yet

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 29, 2019


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Tyler Madden is by no means a man devoid of confidence. The freshman forward, dubbed “Mr. Bright Lights” by the Northeastern faithful after his overtime goal and subsequent press conference against Boston University in the Beanpot, is coming off a regular season that saw him unanimously named...

Huskies top BC to win Hockey East championship

Huskies top BC to win Hockey East championship

Sofie Kato, deputy sports editor

March 23, 2019


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For the third time in the team’s history and the second time in four years, Northeastern won the Hockey East championship Saturday night at TD Garden with a 3-2 win over Boston College. Senior forward Brandon Hawkins scored two first-period goals and sophomore goalie Cayden Primeau held strong towa...

Kansas demolishes Northeastern in NCAAs

Kansas demolishes Northeastern in NCAAs

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 21, 2019


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The Huskies were blown out in their opening-round NCAA Tournament game Thursday, as the Kansas Jayhawks tore the game open in the second half and ran away with the 87-53 win. The story of the game for Northeastern was the ineffectiveness of star point guard Vasa Pusica. In his final collegiate game, the sen...

Occeus’ return from injury sparks tournament run

Occeus’ return from injury sparks tournament run

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 19, 2019


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Shawn Occeus’ habit of matching up with the opponent’s top scoring threat, and often coming out on top, goes back to his high school playing days at Grandview Prep in Boca Raton, Florida. His junior year, his first year at Grandview, was a challenge because he wasn’t used to coming off the bench. H...

Huskies marvel at NCAA bid, reflect on journey to this point

Huskies marvel at NCAA bid, reflect on journey to this point

Charlie Wolfson, editor-in-chief

March 18, 2019


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They knew they were headed for the big dance late Tuesday night when they won the CAA championship and an automatic bid. But for these players, who grew up watching this tournament and came so very close last year, the reality didn’t set in until they saw “Northeastern” flash across the CBS bracket re...