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Northeastern students are pushing for reform and greater access to mental health resources on campus. Active Minds is an on-campus group that focuses on mental health education, advocacy and programming (top right, photo courtesy MK Moskowitz). Lean on Me offers peer-to-peer, anonymous, text-based counseling (bottom right, photo courtesy Lean on Me). UHCS, as well as Find@Northeastern and We Care are NU provided mental health resources (bottom left, photo by Kelly Thomas).

NU community creates, advocates for mental health resources

Jessica Silverman, Clara McCourt, and Marta Hill January 6, 2022
As discussions of mental health become increasingly prevalent across college campuses, Northeastern students are finding the available mental health resources limited. To inspire change in the Northeastern community,
Photo Courtesy of Ethan Wayne

No. 3 men’s hockey goes undefeated in weekend series against No. 7 Boston University

Eli Curwin, news staff December 22, 2021

Coming out of their first loss in the past six games, Northeastern University (9-4-1, 5-3-1) faced a weekend series, Nov. 19-20, against Boston University (4-8-2, 5-3-2), who they had not seen on the ice...

The deadline for completing modules one to three of the training is Dec. 31, and the deadline for completing module four is March 31, 2022. If a student, faculty or staff cannot access the trainings, they can contact Phil He at

University-wide Racial and Cultural Literacy Trainings receive mixed reactions

Marta Hill and Skye Richmond December 12, 2021

In June, Northeastern announced the university’s action plan to address the rise in hate and violence against Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans, or APIDA, communities and students. These steps highlighted...

The Northeastern Huskies will be on the road until Dec. 4.

Dogfight at Matthews Arena: Northeastern beats UConn 3-2

Vitoria Poejo and Sarah Barber November 22, 2021

Tensions were high on the ice during Saturday’s Hockey East matchup between No. 1 Northeastern  women’s hockey (11-2-1, 10-2-1 CAA) and No. 2 University of Connecticut (11-2-2, 6-2-2 CAA). It was...

The NU community gathered Nov. 11 to remember and honor nation’s service members and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the university’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program.

On Veterans Day, NU community remembers service members, celebrates ROTC program

Tracy Wai Yee Shi, news correspondent November 21, 2021

Members of the Northeastern University community gathered at the Veterans Memorial Nov. 11 to honor the nation’s servicemembers and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the university’s Reserve Officers’...

Michelle Wu is sworn in as mayor of Boston.

Boston’s new mayor Michelle Wu takes office, transition team works closely to enact change

Jennifer Suryadjaja, news correspondent November 20, 2021

Two weeks after winning the mayoral race, Michelle Wu made history as the first woman and person of color sworn in as an elected mayor of Boston.  Wu took the oath of office in City Hall, surrounded...

Graduates pose for a picture after receiving their alumni pins.

After year and a half of delays, class of 2020 celebrates commencement at Matthews Arena

Matt Yan, editor-in-chief November 13, 2021

In the historic Matthews Arena Saturday, Northeastern’s class of 2020 shifted their tassels over their graduation caps and closed a chapter of their lives as students in a long-awaited celebration delayed...

A Husky Ambassador leads a campus tour Nov. 4. Prospective students and their families are asked to attest that they dont have symptoms of COVID-19 and havent been exposed, but no proof of negative COVID-19 test or vaccination is required.

Husky Ambassadors voice concerns over vaccination policy for tours

Annie Probert, deputy campus editor November 11, 2021

Prospective students and their families visiting Northeastern’s campus for tours are not required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test or vaccination, a policy some Husky Ambassadors say makes them...

The Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion works on campus to institute diversity initiatives and identify sources of bias in the university.

Northeastern outlines required anti-racism training for all students, faculty, staff

Ethan Wayne and Kayla Shiao November 1, 2021
In a Nov. 1 email, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs David Madigan announced that Northeastern will be requiring anti-racism and cultural literacy training for all faculty, staff and students on all Northeastern campuses and explained the coming implementation.
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Massachusetts’ first ever LGBTQ+ 5K race Road of Rainbows strives to focus on inclusivity through athletics

Cathy Ching, news correspondent October 27, 2021

On Halloween, Boston Common will once again be swarmed with runners, supporters and performers — this time, dressed up in costumes. This is the first year of Road of Rainbows, Massachusetts’ first...

Northeastern celebrated its resident community resource dogs first birthday Oct. 18. The dogs name is Cooper.

Northeastern celebrates community resource dog’s first birthday

Kelly Garrity, news staff October 27, 2021

It’s not every day that Northeastern celebrates a first birthday for a staff member, but Cooper is no ordinary husky. Technically, he’s an English Golden Retriever.  Cooper is Northeastern’s...

In Salem, even the dogs would take part in Halloween festivities. Now, the city is gearing up for the spooky holidays return.

Boston, Salem mayors announce Halloween guidelines

Erin Fine, news correspondent October 26, 2021

After Halloween festivities were largely put on hold in 2020, acting Mayor Kim Janey’s office encouraged Bostonians to “enjoy the fun tricks and treats of Halloween, while taking precautions to stay...

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