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A student fills out an Instagram story graphic supporting access to medication abortion. NU SHARE in collaboration with If/When/How relaunched a petition advocating for UHCS to provide access for medication abortions.

Student advocates launch petition for University Health and Counseling Services to provide medication abortion

Ali Caudle, projects editor October 25, 2023

Massachusetts passed legislation last year mandating all public higher education institutions to develop a medication abortion readiness plan for their students in accordance with their capabilities to provide services.  As a private institution, Northeastern is not subject...

Two students holding cereal boxes shop for drinks in Wollastons. University staff, locals, commuters and students have frequently visited Wollastons for quick purchases.

Op-ed: Wollaston’s high prices rarely justify “convenience” compared to neighboring stores

Carrie Gilmore, contributor October 16, 2023

Are Wollaston’s Market prices fair? While staring down a $7.99 pint of Ben & Jerry’s before movie night, or a $7.99 pack of string cheese after a spin class at Marino, this is a question that frequently nags Northeastern students and other shoppers. University staff,...

Charlie Sheldon, a third-year environmental studies major, casts his vote during tribal before the second challenge of season 13. Players on the losing team for challenge one had to vote to eliminate a team member.

Could you survive tribal council? A glimpse into Survivor: Northeastern

Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff October 4, 2023

Can you trust your friends? Do you really know your allies? Do you know how to survive? These are the questions that contestants have to answer for themselves in the game of “Survivor.” On a chilly moonlit night in late September, players and production staff of Survivor:...

Coming back to Boston: NU Bound students reflect on their flawed integration to Northeastern’s main campus

Coming back to Boston: NU Bound students reflect on their flawed integration to Northeastern’s main campus

Jackson Laramee, news correspondent October 2, 2023

On Sept. 6, Fenway’s MGM Music Hall opened its doors to Northeastern’s 125th class for convocation. Thousands of first-year students turned the space into a rainbow with brightly colored shirts and light-up bracelets, listening as President Joseph E. Aoun gave words of wisdom...

Students march through campus during the No Hungry Huskies rally. Citing Northeasterns high meal plan rates, protestors demanded more affordable dining options. Photo courtesy YDSA.

YDSA orchestrates third No Hungry Huskies rally to fight against food insecurity

Christina McCabe, news staff October 2, 2023

In the middle of Centennial Common, about three dozen students gathered Sept. 21 with posters and a megaphone, ready to rally for the No Hungry Huskies campaign. As the common grew busy in the late afternoon, students began chanting into the megaphone: “What do we want? Three...

Eve Gujral and Sofia Núñez perform a duet together. The So Big, So Small cabaret event hosted by NU Stage gave new members the opportunity to get involved by pairing up with a senior member of the club.

‘So Big, So Small’ proves an exhilarating performance night for NU Stage members old and new

Aya Pfeufer, news correspondent October 2, 2023

“So Big, So Small,” a cabaret event where first-year, fourth-year and fifth-year members of NU Stage came together to support one another and perform short, creative acts, was a resounding success in AfterHours Sept. 22. As NUStage members started their acts, many audience...

Protestors from Extinction Rebellion pose for a group photo in the Massachusetts State House. Activists hoped that their protest would help stop Governor Maura Healy from committing to building new fossil fuel infrastructure in the state.

Eight arrested in Extinction Rebellion anti-fossil fuel protest at Massachusetts State House

Eleanor Goudie, news corespondent October 2, 2023

Over 30 environmental activists gathered at the Massachusetts State House Sept. 18 for an Extinction Rebellion protest pressuring Governor Maura Healey to publicly commit to building no new fossil fuel infrastructure, with eight demonstrators being arrested, according to Extinction...

Participants gather in front of the Roxbury branch of the Boston Public Library before starting their routes. This event, in partnership with Heartbreak Hill Running Company, encouraged residents to explore the various locations of the BPL.

Book It Around Boston unites the community with the Boston Public Library

Kara Orsini, news correspondent September 28, 2023

Book It Around Boston garnered readers and runners alike to participate in a journey through multiple Boston Public Library, or BPL, locations across the city. On Saturday, the BPL partnered with Heartbreak Hill Running Company, a local business committed to building community...

Kellee Tsai, the new dean of Northeastern University’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities. The university announced Tsais appointment Tuesday. Photo courtesy Northeastern media relations

Northeastern taps political science scholar Kellee Tsai as new dean of CSSH

Sonel Cutler, campus editor September 27, 2023

Kellee Tsai, a political science professor and expert on China’s political economy, will lead Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities, or CSSH, the university announced Tuesday in an article on Northeastern Global News, the university’s school sponsored...

A sign advertising the Vegan Market stands outside the entrance. The market was started in 2018 as a way to bring the vegan community together in a more intimate manner.

Foodies, animal lovers flock to Somerville vegan market

Yaakov Aldrich, news correspondent September 27, 2023

Vegans from across New England converged on Somerville’s Center for Arts at the Armory community center Sept. 16 for the Vegan Market, forming a temporary community hub for foodies and animal lovers in the heart of Boston. Vendors at over 20 colorful stalls sold boutique clothing,...

Freshman forward Peyton Compton skates down the ice in her first game as a Husky. She scored the game-winning goal in her debut.

Peyton Compton steps up in collegiate debut to secure season opener win over Penn State

Amelia Ballingall, deputy sports editor September 24, 2023

Fast. Fierce. Formidable. When the Northeastern women’s hockey team (1-0-0, 0-0-0 HE) hosted the Penn State Nittany Lions (0-1-0, 0-0-0 CHA) Saturday afternoon for the first game of the season (and the pair’s first meeting in program history), the clash was electric. With...

Northeastern calls SPD body cam footage ‘callous and insensitive;’ SGA, GSG release joint statement

Northeastern calls SPD body cam footage ‘callous and insensitive;’ SGA, GSG release joint statement

Marta Hill and Emily Spatz September 14, 2023

In an email to all students, staff and faculty Thursday afternoon, Chancellor Kenneth Henderson called the remarks made in the recently released body camera footage by Seattle Police Department Officer Daniel Auderer laughing and joking about the death of Jaahnavi Kandula “callous...