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The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News


The Huskies huddle before a game. Northeastern finished this season with an 11-14 overall, 9-9 CAA record.

What does the future of Northeastern volleyball look like as six key seniors say their goodbyes?

Esha Minhas, news staff December 1, 2023

Northeastern’s volleyball team finished 11-14 overall and 9-9 in conference play for the 2023-24 season. Despite clinching a CAA tournament berth by earning the final sixth seeded spot, the Huskies lost in the first round against Campbell University, 3-0.  Although the...

Graduate student outside hitter Julianna Truscott sets up to serve the ball. Truscott was one of six graduating Huskies celebrated in Sundays senior day match.

Northeastern volleyball ends their regular season with back-to-back 3-0 losses to Towson

Esha Minhas, news staff November 14, 2023

This past weekend at the Cabot Center, Northeastern's volleyball team (11-13, 7-9 CAA) suffered back-to-back 3-0 losses to Towson University (23-5, 16-2 CAA). These losses closed out Northeastern’s regular season, bringing the teams final record to 11-13, 9-9 CAA. However,...

Graduate student outside hitter Julianna Truscott serves in a game earlier this season. Truscott had her third double-double of the season, with 15 kills and 24 digs, Sunday, Oct. 29.

Huskies win in straight sets on Saturday but face a rough five-set loss on Sunday against Charleston

Esha Minhas, news staff November 5, 2023

This past weekend, the Northeastern volleyball team (10-10, 8-6 CAA) faced off against the College of Charleston (10-15, 7-7 CAA) in back-to-back matches at the Cabot Center. Northeastern won in straight sets Saturday, but lost in five sets to the Cougars Sunday.   Saturday,...

Freshman outside hitter Abby Reck leaps to hit the ball. Reck was named CAA Rookie of the Week this week for her 33 kills against Elon.

After a rough loss Saturday, the Huskies win 3-0 over Hofstra on Sunday

Esha Minhas, news staff October 2, 2023

This weekend, the Northeastern volleyball team (9-5, 5-1 CAA) faced off against Hofstra University (13-4, 3-3 CAA) in back-to-back matches at home. After a tough 3-1 loss Saturday, Northeastern rallied back and defeated Hofstra in three straight sets Sunday, ending the Pride’s...

Rachael Rollins, a former lacrosse player at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, talks with students about her experiences as a collegiate athlete and woman in power. Rollins became the first Black woman to earn the title of United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts last year.

Huskies celebrate, get educated on National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Eamonn Ryan, news staff February 4, 2023

Twenty-six years after graduating from the Northeastern School of Law and now the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Rachael Rollins knows the lessons she learned as a lacrosse player at UMass Amherst have translated to her booming professional career.  “When...

Senior libero Kayla Martin dives to hit the ball against William & Mary Nov. 12.

Huskies claim senior day victory over William & Mary

Amelia Ballingall, news staff November 21, 2022

On Nov. 13, in a Sunday afternoon match on home court, the Huskies (13-12, 10-6 CAA) defeated the College of William & Mary (11-13, 6-10 CAA) 3-1 to complete the weekend sweep over the Virginia university and close out the regular season. Northeastern defeated the Tribe 3-0...

Graduate student middle blocker Nikita Mitchell jumps to intercept a hit.

Huskies volleyball takes down Stony Brook in five-set contest

Amelia Ballingall, news staff October 26, 2022

After racking up a pair of losses at University of Charleston Oct. 15 and 16, the Northeastern University volleyball team (7-10, 4-4 CAA) came back swinging against CAA rival Stony Brook University (9-10, 4-6 CAA) in Cabot Center this weekend. The Huskies swept the two-game series,...

The Huskies celebrate a point against UNCW.

Huskies take down UNCW 3-1 in breast cancer awareness game

Amelia Ballingall, news staff October 18, 2022

The Northeastern University volleyball team (7-9,4-3 CAA) faced off against University of North Carolina at Wilmington, or UNCW, (3-14,1-7 CAA) on Solomon Court Oct. 8, defeating the Seahawks 3-1. The match raised awareness for breast cancer, with volunteers distributing free...

Senior libero and defensive specialist Kayla Martin playing against the University of Rhode Island in 2021.

Leading libero Kayla Martin reaches 1,000 digs in her collegiate career

Amelia Ballingall, news staff October 11, 2022

Kayla Martin, a senior captain libero and defensive specialist on the Northeastern University volleyball team, has been a force to be reckoned with since her freshman year. On Oct. 2, she reached a milestone, tallying her 1,000th career dig in a game against Elon University. A...

Graduate student middle blocker Nikiya Mitchell leaps up to stop Elons hit.

Huskies defeat Elon 3-1 in Hispanic Heritage Month celebration game

Amelia Ballingall, news correspondent October 3, 2022

The Northeastern volleyball team (5-8, 2-2 CAA) partnered with the Latinx Student Cultural Center to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month Saturday, Oct. 1. The first of this two-game series against Elon (5-10, 3-3 CAA) was celebrated with free food, t-shirts and El Jefe’s taco...

Northeastern womens volleyball against Towson in the spring

Women’s volleyball takes home win on Senior Day

Annah Chaya, news staff November 12, 2021

After losing with a score of 1-3 to the College of Charleston (13-10, 6-6 CAA) Nov. 6, the Northeastern women’s volleyball team (11-11, 7-5 CAA) came back with a score of 3-0 in Sunday’s game, Nov. 7, at Cabot Center.  Senior Day, an annual event where the graduating...

Northeastern volleyball will take on James Madison on Oct. 30.

Northeastern women’s volleyball sweeps Elon in weekend wins

Annah Chaya, news staff October 26, 2021

Northeastern University women’s volleyball (11-9, 7-3 CAA) took on Elon University (13-9, 8-4 CAA) for the first time this season Oct. 23 and 24 at the Cabot Center. The victory over Elon in both games sent NU into a three-game winning streak after a season filled with constant...