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Incoming class of the coronavirus: 20 first-years on starting college during a pandemic

Olivia Fernandez, an incoming first-year student from Colorado.
Deanna Schwartz, managing editor July 7, 2020

Editor's note: Since this article's publication, Northeastern has canceled the N.U.in England program. Northeastern’s incoming first-years are in a unique position. Their senior spring was cut short...

Release of SGA statement reveals tensions among leadership

SGA President Christopher Brown and Executive Vice President Gabby Nobile
Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor June 17, 2020

Updated at 10:15 am June 18th to include additional responses from SGA President Chris Brown in response to claims made in the article Updated at 8:15 pm June 19th to include statements from James Lyons,...

Northeastern shares additional NUflex details on cleaning, visas, sports in Tuesday town hall

Northeastern shares additional NUflex details on cleaning, visas, sports in Tuesday town hall
Sarah Olender, news staff June 16, 2020

In a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday, both Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Madeleine Estabrook and Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Learning Ken Henderson told students that safety...

Northeastern announces ‘NUflex’ hybrid learning model for fall

The NUflex model will allow students to choose how they take their classes.
Ingrid Angulo and Deanna Schwartz June 5, 2020

After much uncertainty regarding the fall semester, Northeastern University announced its learning plan for the fall semester, a hybrid learning model titled NUflex. In an email to the Northeastern...

Activist groups form coalition to advocate for safe reopening

Activist groups form coalition to advocate for safe reopening
Deanna Schwartz, managing editor June 1, 2020

In his May 8 letter to the Northeastern community, President Joseph E. Aoun made his plan for the fall semester clear: “It is our intention to reopen our campuses this fall and offer on-site instruction...

Without virtual commencement, students fill the void with at-home celebrations

Angela Bersani poses for graduation photos in her yard on May 1
Charlie Wolfson, news staff May 12, 2020
Students celebrated at home with cakes, photos and Zoom calls.

Congress allocated $14 billion in relief money to colleges. Here’s how it impacts Northeastern

Congress allocated $14 billion in relief money to colleges. Here’s how it impacts Northeastern
Charlie Wolfson, news staff April 14, 2020
Northeastern was allotted more than $11 million by the CARES Act. Half must go to emergency financial aid grants for students.

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

Seniors Codie Cross, Matti Hartman and Paige Capistran hold their third straight Hockey East Championship trophy.
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...

Column: A tragic end to a historic Husky year

Alina Mueller, Skylar Fontaine and Dave Flint celebrate together, before Flint was doused with water.
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...

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,...

Student EMTs provide medical detail at events, promote education

A major aspect of the NUEMS mission is the education of its members and the larger community.
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...

Work and Family Mobility Act approved by Transportation Committee

Hunger strikers line the floor of the State House with signs protesting the 15-year wait to legalize driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.
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...

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