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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

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Paws stretches out in front of Krentzman Quadrangle.

Who is Paws? The team behind the energetic mascot

Sarah Popeck, news correspondent December 3, 2022

Paws isn’t just a one-man show — at Northeastern, the mascot team is composed of students who wear the suit and others who accompany them during games, acting as their right-hand man. Paws has been seen alongside the Northeastern University Police Department dog Cooper, in...

Many Northeastern students have received scam emails, like this one, claiming to offer high paying part-time jobs. New security measures have been introduced to make it more difficult for other users to log into someones Northeastern account.

Surge of scam emails prompts security concerns, new protection measures

Katherine Mailly, news staff November 14, 2022

Northeastern students have been seeing an increase in scam emails appearing in their school emails, which some say have been harder to spot due to the similarities to legitimate university emails. Following the scams, all Northeastern emails will be receiving an upgrade intended...

After the Mills-Northeastern merger was finalized this July, the historically womens college officially became Mills College at Northeastern University. The first cohort of and NU Bound students have entered the Oakland, California campus. Photo courtesy of Carlie Chin.

Students share experiences as first, NU Bound class enters Mills College at Northeastern

Grace Comer, campus editor October 27, 2022

Following a contentious and litigious merger, the first class of and NU Bound students have joined the returning Mills College students in Oakland, California, at Mills College at Northeastern University.  Although the merger was finalized in July, some students say...

Lincoln Mosca, the youngest member of the Northeastern men’s soccer team, participates in the team’s pre-game pep talk. Mosca partnered with the team through Team Impact.

Men’s soccer embraces 7-year-old hype man Lincoln Mosca

Ali Caudle, news staff October 26, 2022

As the Northeastern men’s soccer team warmed up for its Oct. 8 game against Monmouth University at Parsons Field, one special team member, Lincoln Mosca, snacked on crackers as his mother helped put his spine brace on.  When the team spotted Lincoln, they ran over to the...

The Huskies face off against Boston College in their game Tuesday evening.

No. 12/14 Northeastern comes away with tie after close contest with crosstown rival Boston College

Ariana Ottrando, news staff October 21, 2022

Following its first loss of the season Saturday against Providence College, the Northeastern men’s hockey team (3-1-1, 2-1-0 HE) brought the heat Tuesday in Matthews Arena against conference rival Boston College (1-1-1, 1-0-0 HE) in a non-conference matchup. After the tight...

The Huskies rally before a match.

Undefeated Huskies outplay Warriors 4-1, increasing record to 6-0

Julia Yohe, deputy sports editor October 20, 2022

After a 5-0 shutout Friday, the Northeastern women’s ice hockey team beat Merrimack College 4-1 Saturday afternoon, earning its third consecutive series sweep of the season. Last year, the teams met four times, the Huskies the victors of each match despite the Warriors’...

Sophomore forward Justin Hryckowian races to protect the puck from Providence College.

No. 7/8 Northeastern Huskies breaks three-game winning streak in close battle with No. 15 Providence

Ariana Ottrando, news staff October 18, 2022

On Saturday, the Northeastern men's ice hockey team (3-1-0, 2-1-0 HE) faced its first loss of the season against Providence College (3-0-0, 1-0-0 HE). Coming off a sweep against the University of Vermont, Northeastern fell short in a 2-1 game with the Friars during its second...

The Marine Science Center has been at the center of controversy in Nahant since Feb. 2018, when the expansion was first announced. Protests began in early 2018, and some residents continue their strong opposition now, more than five years later.

Northeastern scores major win in Nahant Superior Court, residents divided on outcome

Grace Comer, campus editor October 11, 2022

Last month Northeastern won a major victory against the small Massachusetts town of Nahant in its case to expand the Marine Science Center that has been in the works for over five years. In a Sept. 20 ruling, Massachusetts Superior Court Justice Jeffrey Karp sided with the university...

Junior forward Gunnarwolfe Fontaine battles against the University of Vermont Saturday at Matthews Arena.

Huskies sweep cats into the bag as Northeastern shuts out UVM 5-0

Eli Curwin, news staff October 10, 2022

The Northeastern men’s hockey team (3-0-0, 2-0-0 HE) defeated the University of Vermont Catamounts (0-4-0, 0-4-0 HE) 5-0 Oct. 8. Led by senior forward and captain Aidan McDonough’s four points, sophomore forward Justin Hryckowian’s two goals and a record-tying shutout performance...

Senior forward Matt DeMelis faces off against UVM.

No. 8 Northeastern Huskies crush the Catamounts 5-2 in first game of home series

Ariana Ottrando, news staff October 8, 2022

The Northeastern University men's hockey team (2-0-0, 1-0-0 HE) secured its first conference win of the season Friday in the first game of the weekend's home series versus the University of Vermont (0-3-0, 0-3-0 HE). The game follows the Huskies' first win of the season in...

Sam Colangelo, drafted in 2020 by the Anaheim Ducks, on ice at the 2022 Beanpot Semifinals against Boston College.

Inside the draft: how athletes launch their professional sports careers

Amelia Ballingall, news staff October 6, 2022

Each year, the major sports leagues in North America get their choice of the best eligible young players of their sport. Both the National Hockey League, NHL, and Major League Baseball, MLB, carried out their drafts July 2022, with multiple teams picking up Northeastern athletes.  Although...

Senior forward Katy Knoll faces off against LIU.

Husky fish fry: Northeastern smokes LIU in opening weekend series

Julia Yohe, deputy sports editor October 5, 2022

The Northeastern University women’s ice hockey team (2-0-0) opened its 2022-23 season this weekend, sweeping Long Island University (0-4-0), or LIU, in a two-game series. The Huskies beat the Sharks 3-1 Friday, Sept. 30 and 10-1 Saturday, Oct. 1. The series followed a surprising...