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

Freshman forward Aidan McDonough,  a Massachusetts native, celebrates a dream come true after winning the Beanpot and earning four points.
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...

At long last, a Beanpot victory for the seniors

Megan Carter skates with the puck as her bench looks on.
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,...

MFA drawing event aims to increase art accessibility

People attend the MFA for the
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...

Hundreds in Boston protest US involvement in Middle East

Bostonians gathered near the Common Jan 25. to condemn U.S. involvement in Iran and Iraq.
Nicholas Stolte, news correspondent January 29, 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...

Katy Knoll brings auto racing drive from family to the ice

Knoll sits just outside the crease during an NU power play against BU.
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...

Nahant residents obtain temporary stipulated order, Northeastern stops work on land

Nahant residents fear the construction of the 55,000-square-foot research facility would fundamentally alter the character of the town.
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...

Nearly 40 student groups join Coalition for Student Representation on the Board

Northeastern has postponed the start of next semester and canceled spring break.
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...

Rabbits and cats and dogs, oh my: Life on campus with a support animal 

Amy Hayward and her dog Forrest play outside of ISEC.
Kelly Thomas, news correspondent November 6, 2019

Spend some time on campus and you’ll discover that Northeastern’s residence halls are home not only to students, but also to a community of pets who blend into the hustle and bustle of campus life...

Alina Mueller: Skating from the Olympics to Northeastern University

Alina Mueller, a two-time Olympian and star of the Northeastern women's hockey team, has 15 points through the first six games of the season.
Kelly Chan, news correspondent October 31, 2019

A two-time Olympian — who was the youngest medalist in the 2014 Sochi Olympics and deemed “Best Forward” in 2018 at PyeongChang — currently walks the halls of Northeastern University as a sophomore,...

NU professor Liz Bucar seeks to expand awareness and knowledge of religion in daily life

Bucar teaches courses in religion, ethics, comparative religious studies and culture studies.
Pavithra Rajesh, news correspondent October 30, 2019

It only takes three minutes of chatting with Elizabeth Bucar, a religious ethicist who studies sexuality and gender in Islamic and Christian communities, to understand her passion for what she does.  “I...

Cory Booker advocates for unity, cooperation among Americans on campaign trail

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. at a campaign event at local Fenway bar Game On!
Nadine El-Bawab, deputy campus editor October 30, 2019

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., made an appearance at local Fenway bar Game On! to pitch unity and activism in his bid for the presidency on Monday, Oct. 21 during a grassroots campaign event. The junior...

NU students express concern over increased security measures

These kind of locking mechanisms are being added to more doors around campus.
Deanna Schwartz, campus editor October 16, 2019

For some, it’s an annoyance. For others, it’s a choice that discriminates against homeless Bostonians and closes Northeastern off from the community.  On Oct. 9, students received an email announcing...

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