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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

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A huge crowd is seen walking down Newbury Street. Sunday’s Open Newbury Street event attracted thousands of people.
Open Newbury Street builds strength in community and local businesses
Patrick O’Neal, photo staff • September 20, 2023

Every Sunday throughout the summer and fall, Newbury Street is closed to all vehicle traffic and becomes a pedestrian walkway, allowing local...

Julia Romero, a social media intern and student at Boston College, stands in front of a table full of books for sale. Hummingbird Books has sold and shipped many banned books to Families Against Books Bans and Lowcountry Pride, organizations that help provide students in Beaufort County with otherwise inaccessible books. Photo courtesy Hummingbird Books.
Hummingbird Books takes on book bans across state lines
Annie Cayer, news correspondent • September 19, 2023

In the quiet nooks of libraries and behind closed school doors lives a battle that's significance is often hidden from the public eye. It's a...

Mission Hill frequently leases to student residents from the large cluster of nearby colleges. The push for off-campus housing left long-term residents of the neighborhood frustrated with the noise levels and disregard for others shown by some students.
Mission Hill residents grapple with college students moving to the neighborhood
Juliette Piovoso, news staff • September 17, 2023

In recent years, more and more Northeastern students have flocked to Mission Hill for off-campus housing. As appealing as the idea of affordable...

Boston police and Boston Public Works employees gather around the burst fire pipe that serviced the Fenway Target. Utility workers had to dig under the street in order to find and repair the source of the break.
Burst fire pipe on Boylston floods Target, forces evacuation, temporary closures
Ali Caudle, news staff • September 15, 2023

A fire pipe servicing the Fenway Target at 1341 Boylston St. burst shortly before noon on Thursday, flooding multiple streets in the area and...

A chalk message in favor of graduate students right to unionize is written on the ISEC bridge. Councilors in the Cambridge City Council expressed their support for GENU-UAW during an Aug. 7 meeting.
‘We stand behind them’; Cambridge City Council supports graduate student advocates on their quest for unionization
Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor • September 11, 2023

Ahead of the union certification election for Northeastern’s graduate student union scheduled for Sept. 19, the city of Cambridge expressed...

People of all ages enjoy the festivities while performers dance in colorful feathered troupes. With the progression of Carnival traditions, more costumes have become heavily inspired by Brazilian samba costumes as opposed to more traditional thematic costumes.
50th annual Caribbean Carnival continues undeterred despite nearby shooting
Aiden Stein, photo correspondent • September 8, 2023

Boston celebrated its 50th annual Caribbean Festival Aug. 26 with vendors from Massachusetts and beyond, live music and all the flavor of the...

The statue of St. Anthony is marched through the feast. On Sunday, Aug. 27, the statue was marched along the Endicott, Thacher and North Margin Streets for 10 hours.
The leadership that makes St. Anthony’s Feast possible
Rachel Umansky-Castro, news staff • August 29, 2023

In the heart of Boston’s North End, where the steady beat of cobblestone streets meets the powerful scent of Italian delicacies, an annual...

A woman holding a blue umbrella walks along the Northeastern T stop. Precipitation from June to mid-August in the Boston area was 17.72 inches, up from 4.42 inches in 2022.
‘It’s been a wild summer’: Boston summer is cooler, wetter than normal, brings severe weather
Marta Hill, editor-at-large • August 29, 2023

When she moved to Boston nine years ago, NBC10 meteorologist Pamela Gardner figured she was leaving the tornadoes and severe weather typical...

Former students of Minds Matter Boston pose for a photo wearing apparel from the colleges they have committed to. The organization has provided low-income students with college preparation assistance and resources since 2003. Photo Courtesy Minds Matter Boston.
Organization grants accessible college preparation for low-income Boston students
Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor • August 26, 2023

The college process is a complex balancing act that students often need help navigating, but college preparation resources tend to be expensive...

A portrait hangs above the fireplace in the Nichols House. Located in Beacon Hill, the museum was created in order to showcase 19th and 20th century history in Boston.
Nichols House: Historic Home in Beacon Hill Brings Visitors to 19th Century Boston
Rachel Lee, news staff • August 26, 2023

As one of the most historic cities in the United States, Boston has no shortage of attractions that show off how the city has shaped the country’s...

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