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The Northeastern University womens soccer team

Hate does not stop Katherine Marchesseault, Huskies

Peyton Doyle and Vitoria Poejo September 23, 2021

Freshman defender Katherine Marchesseault has already established herself as a mainstay in the starting XI of Northeastern’s women’s soccer team. Marchesseault is the only member of her class to start...

First years, wearing matching Northeastern shirts and coordinating, light-up bracelets, watch the convocation ceremony. At key moments in the ceremony, the bracelets lit up in various colors.

Northeastern kicks off semester with Convocation, Fall Fest

Marta Hill, campus editor September 7, 2021

Monday marked a return to a relatively normal semester with two landmark events of Welcome Week and the beginning of the semester — the President’s Convocation and Fall Fest.  The two convocation...

Q&A: President Aoun discusses returning to Northeastern, diversity issues

Q&A: President Aoun discusses returning to Northeastern, diversity issues

Matt Yan and Rachel Erwin August 27, 2021

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke with The News in an hour-long, in-person conversation Wednesday about returning to in-person activities amid rising cases of the Delta variant and progress regarding...

Boston City Hall

Acting Mayor Kim Janey announces indoor mask mandate for Boston

Sarah Barber, deputy city editor August 20, 2021

Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced Friday that face coverings will be required in all indoor public settings beginning Aug. 27, per public order from the Boston Public Health Commission. The mandate requires...

Northeastern announced Aug. 11 the reinstatement of an indoor mask mandate, effective when students move in to university housing or Sept. 6.

Northeastern reinstates indoor mask mandate for fall term

Marta Hill, campus editor August 11, 2021

In an email to all students sent Wednesday, Northeastern updated its masking protocols for all global campuses and reminded students of the vaccination requirement for fall term. This update reverses a...

Students, faculty and staff will be required to test once a week, regardless of vaccination status.

Northeastern announces new fall COVID-19 testing requirements

Mihiro Shimano, managing editor July 13, 2021

Starting Sept. 6, faculty, staff, students and vendor employees will be required to test once per week if they are on campus at least one day a week, according to an email from Northeastern Tuesday morning....

Northeastern announced June 9 that fully vaccinated people will no longer be required to participate in regular COVID-19 testing or complete a daily wellness check. The changes go into effect June 18.

Northeastern loosens testing requirements for summer term

Clara McCourt, news staff June 9, 2021

In a university-wide email sent June 9, Northeastern announced new testing requirements for the summer 2021 terms, effective June 18. According to the university, the requirements are based on recent Centers...

Masks are no longer required in indoor settings on Bostons campus for vaccinated individuals.

Northeastern updates mask protocols, changes density restrictions in buildings

Kelly Chan and Matt Yan May 19, 2021

In a university-wide email sent Wednesday, Northeastern updated its protocols on mask-wearing and social distancing for fully vaccinated individuals on campus, effective May 29. This aligns with the city...

Northeastern held their in-person graduation ceremony for students Saturday at Fenway Park.

Northeastern hosts in-person commencement at Fenway Park for class of 2021

Kelly Garrity and Mihiro Shimano May 8, 2021

In a school year unlike any other in Northeastern history, an in-person college graduation ceremony seemed out of the question. However, on Saturday, May 8, Northeastern’s class of 2021 got just that:...

A group of classical musicians perform in front a large sculpture of the numbers 2021

A unique ending: Graduating seniors reflect on NU and pandemic experiences

May 8, 2021

For graduating seniors, a year of hybrid learning in a pandemic brought new challenges and experiences to an already packed college career. As they get ready to enter the next phases of their lives, The...

Northeastern announced April 6 that all students will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination by the start of the fall semester Sept. 8.

Northeastern sets COVID-19 vaccine requirement for fall semester

Marta Hill, deputy campus editor April 6, 2021

Almost a month after announcing the intent to return for a normal fall semester, Northeastern announced a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. All students must receive the vaccination by the first day of...

NEU SpeakOut highlights a culture of sexual assault within Greek life

NEU SpeakOut highlights a culture of sexual assault within Greek life

Julia Carlin, deputy campus editor April 1, 2021

Content Warning: This story discusses sexual assault and rape. When crossing through the doorway of a fraternity house on Mission Hill, many Northeastern students surrender themselves to the reality...

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