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President Joseph E. Aoun speaks to the class of 2027. This years convocation was held at the MGM Music Hall for the first time.

Northeastern celebrates 125th incoming class with first-ever convocation at MGM Music Hall

Lily Webber, news correspondent September 9, 2023

Northeastern’s 2023-24 academic year officially began Wednesday, Sept. 6, as the university’s 125th class was welcomed to the school’s flagship Boston campus at the President's Convocation at MGM Music Hall. President Joseph E. Aoun, along with university and student...

The Huskies celebrate as graduate student first baseman Tyler MacGregor runs home. MacGregor tallied one run, two hits, and one RBI in the Huskies win over William & Mary.

Northeastern starts CAA tournament strong with win against William & Mary

Sarah Popeck, news staff May 24, 2023

After giving up a series to the William & Mary Tribe (32-24, 15-16 CAA) earlier this month, the Huskies (42-12, 21-10 CAA) redeemed themselves with a 6-0 win to start the CAA Championship on a high note Wednesday afternoon. Northeastern brought out freshman right-hander...

Priscilla Edwards stands on the court at Clemson University. Edwards is taking her talent from the Tigers to the Huskies upon being named Northeasterns womens basketball head coach Thursday afternoon.

Huskies name Priscilla Edwards as new women’s basketball coach

Eamonn Ryan, news staff April 20, 2023

After almost two weeks of sailing with no navigator, Northeastern women’s basketball has hired its newest skipper. Thursday afternoon, Northeastern announced that Priscilla Edwards, a former assistant coach at Clemson University, would be taking over the Huskies’ head...

Freshman forward Jack Williams grapples for the ball with Boston Whiplashs Austin LeClaire. Northeasterns mens and womens varsity hockey teams held a scrimmage against Boston Whiplash April 1.

‘Anybody can play’: Huskies take on Boston Whiplash volt hockey team

Lauren Salemo, news staff April 12, 2023

Although the Northeastern men’s and women’s hockey seasons came to a close in March, 12 Huskies competed in an out-of-season matchup April 1. But instead of stepping onto the ice in skates, they played in power wheelchairs. At Marino Recreation Center, six players from...

The exterior of the New England Aquarium sits on the Boston Harbor. Opened in 1969, many visitors have criticized the building’s appearance.

Ask The News: Why is the New England Aquarium designed like that?

Alexis Algazy, news staff April 3, 2023

This article was produced as part of an initiative we’re calling Ask The News, in which the Northeastern community can submit questions to us and, if it seems like we can put together a story based on it, we look into the answers. This article was written in response to the...

Graduate student forward and captain Alina Müller scores the equalizer in the Hockey East tournament championship against Providence College. Northeastern defeated the Friars 4-1 to take home the trophy.

Northeastern keeps the crown — Huskies win sixth straight Hockey East tournament championship

Amelia Ballingall, deputy sports editor March 6, 2023

After winning the Beanpot and the Hockey East regular season title, Northeastern had just one more goal on its checklist — winning the Hockey East tournament for the sixth consecutive year. The Huskies had dominated Merrimack College and Boston College during the first two...

The Northeastern womens hockey team gathers for a photo after winning its 18th Beanpot. The Huskies defeated Boston College 2-1 on Valentines Day to claim the title.

A Valentine’s Day date with victory: Northeastern women’s hockey completes Beanpot sweep

Amelia Ballingall, deputy sports editor February 15, 2023

On Tuesday night, Northeastern (28-2-1, 22-2-1 HE) got the best Valentine it could’ve asked for — a Beanpot trophy. After easily defeating the Boston University Terriers (11-17-3, 9-13-3 HE) last week in the semifinal, the Huskies returned to Boston College’s Conte Forum...

Captain and senior forward Aidan McDonough hoists the trophy above the Husky celebration. Thanks to a shootout goal from McDonough, Northeastern mens hockey secured its eighth Beanpot title Monday night.

Northeastern reclaims keys to Beantown in historic Beanpot shootout win over Harvard

Julia Yohe and Amelia Ballingall February 14, 2023

A sea of red and black shook TD Garden Monday night at the 70th Beanpot championship game, with thousands of fans flooding the stands to watch Northeastern and Harvard battle for the trophy for the first time in history.  In Monday’s long-awaited matchup, the Huskies found...

Dr. Meredith Clark moderates a discussion between Dr. Kevin Quashie and Dr. Salamishah Tillet during the final panel of the symposium. The second annual bell hooks symposium was hosted by Northeastern’s Africana Studies program.

Annual bell hooks symposium explores “Black Feminism, Black Freedom”

Jesica Bak and Lula Fox February 10, 2023

In a commemorative start to Black History Month, Northeastern’s Africana Studies program hosted its second annual bell hooks symposium Feb. 3, themed ‘Black Feminism, Black Freedom.’  The program held its first bell hooks symposium last year — two months after hooks,...

The Huskies pile on junior goalie Devon Levi after Monday nights game. With the win, Northeastern will head to the title game against Harvard Monday, Feb. 13.

Huskies prove revenge is best served in a pot, bea(n)ting BU 3-1

Julia Yohe and Eli Curwin February 8, 2023

The odds were not in their favor. The Huskies (14-10-3, 11-5-2 HE), ranked 20th nationally, started the season slowly, to put it lightly. From Nov. 15 to Jan. 1, Northeastern went 1-6, with supposed star goalie Devon Levi letting in a woeful 29 goals over eight games — he...

The Huskies celebrate a goal against the Crusaders Friday night. Northeasterns 4-0 win secured a fourth consecutive Hockey East title for the team.

Müller breaks Hockey East all-time scoring record to send Huskies to fourth straight division title

Amelia Ballingall, deputy sports editor January 29, 2023

The Huskies brought the heat Friday night when they hosted the Holy Cross Crusaders for their third matchup of the season. The Huskies have won the last 11 games against the Crusaders and Friday night was no different, as Northeastern shut out its visitors 4-0 to claim its 12th...

The Northeastern Huskies celebrate during a game at Fenway Park. The team won the Frozen Fenway matchup 4-1 over the University of Connecticut.

Northeastern knocks it out of the park in 4-1 Frozen Fenway victory against UConn

Annah Chaya and Eli Curwin January 9, 2023

The Northeastern men’s hockey team (9-9-3,7-4-2 HE) triumphantly rounded the bases Jan. 7, defeating the No. 9/10 University of Connecticut Huskies (13-5-3,8-4-2 HE) 4-1. The two Huskies faced off in Boston’s historic Fenway Park, participating in the fifth iteration of the...