The Huntington News

The loss of a possible national title, two iconic NU leaders

The loss of a possible national title, two iconic NU leaders

George Barker, sports editor

March 23, 2020

Today should have been special. In fact, every single day of the past two weeks should have been life changing for the Northeastern women’s hockey team. In the end it was, but for the wrong reason. Today could have been a day of celebration for a recently crowned national champion. Instead, the...

Column: A tragic end to a historic Husky year

Column: A tragic end to a historic Husky year

George Barker, sports editor

March 14, 2020

It had to be done, but that doesn’t make it any less crushing.  Sports is often our escape from reality when reality is particularly stressful, scary or frustrating. For perhaps the first time of our lifetimes, that escape is completely shutdown. The NBA was the first domino to fall, after Utah ...

Northeastern moves classes online due to COVID-19 outbreak

Northeastern moves classes online due to COVID-19 outbreak

Deanna Schwartz, campus editor

March 11, 2020

All Northeastern classes will be moved online as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Northeastern announced Wednesday afternoon in an email to all students. The transition will begin Thursday morning, and it is unclear when and if in-person classes will resume. “Today I am announcing that, be...

Student EMTs provide medical detail at events, promote education

Student EMTs provide medical detail at events, promote education

Mary Bancroft, news correspondent

February 26, 2020

The Northeastern University Emergency Medical Services club, or NUEMS, provides medical detail at campus events and hosts numerous educational programs, but they are looking to do more.  The group is in the process of starting new initiatives, such as obtaining an ambulance through collaboration ...

Work and Family Mobility Act approved by Transportation Committee

Work and Family Mobility Act approved by Transportation Committee

Nicholas Stolte, news correspondent

February 13, 2020

The Massachusetts Transportation Committee favorably reported the Work and Family Mobility Act, which would allow undocumented immigrants to receive driver’s licenses, to the state Senate after a vote Feb. 5. The bill was voted on during a hunger strike organized in support of it by immigrant rights organization Movimiento Cosecha. The strike sta...

A first and a last Beanpot: A dream come true for McDonough and Picking

A first and a last Beanpot: A dream come true for McDonough and Picking

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

February 13, 2020

The two Huskies have dreamt about this moment since they were young. Both from Massachusetts, the Beanpot was a tournament any young hockey player could only dream of winning. And they did it. Senior forward John Picking is no rookie to a Beanpot win, he won his first in his sophomore year and an...

At long last, a Beanpot victory for the seniors

At long last, a Beanpot victory for the seniors

Kelly Chan, news staff

February 13, 2020

Northeastern’s name has finally been engraved on the Women’s Beanpot trophy for the first time since their last tournament victory in 2013. Only four players on the team — seniors Andrea Renner, Codie Cross, Paige Capistran and Matti Hartman — had ever played in a Beanpot championship prior to...

MFA drawing event aims to increase art accessibility

MFA drawing event aims to increase art accessibility

Sasha Shrestha, news correspondent

January 30, 2020

While 20 people silently sketched out the live model in the gallery of the Museum of Fine Arts, Elsa Zhao was not sketching hers as others were. Instead, she decided to sketch one of the Rococo-style portraits in the Ann and William Elfers Gallery. The gallery holds magnificent works like Claude-Nicola...

Hundreds in Boston protest US involvement in Middle East

Hundreds in Boston protest US involvement in Middle East

Nicholas Stolte, news correspondent

January 30, 2020

Over 400 people rallied in Boston Common Saturday as part of an event to denounce U.S. actions in Iran and Iraq, including an airstrike which killed Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani and sanctions against Iran.  Soleimani was "plotting sinister attacks on diplomats and American military personnel," President Donald J. Trump said in a speech following the Jan. 3 airstrike, al...

Katy Knoll brings auto racing drive from family to the ice

Katy Knoll brings auto racing drive from family to the ice

Paige Stern, news staff

January 29, 2020

Northeastern University women’s hockey player Katy Knoll has made incredible strides for a player her age. But for the promising athlete, it’s the passing down of traditions and passions through her family that has made her who she is today. Knoll, 19, grew up in Amherst, New York, like her father....

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 ...