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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

Alexis Algazy

Alexis Algazy, Deputy City Editor

Alexis Algazy is a second-year journalism and political science major with a public relations minor. This is her second semester serving as the deputy city editor, and she is looking forward to extending city and political coverage. This semester Alexis is doing media relations at BCG for co-op. Follow her on X @alexisalgazy for article updates.

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Healey greets attendees on the House floor. Healey shared stories about Boston residents who would be helped by accomplishments like the MassReconnect program and the proposed Affordable Homes Act.

State of the Commonwealth: Governor Healey shares priorities for Massachusetts residents

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor
January 18, 2024

Despite the icy roads and below freezing temperatures, the House Chambers at the Massachusetts State House were filled with politicians and residents gathered to hear Governor Maura Healey’s first...

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Rats make themselves at home: When will the City of Boston evict them?

Rats make themselves at home: When will the City of Boston evict them?

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor
December 14, 2023

Rats run rampant through the streets of Boston. This pest problem is not new, but Boston residents continue to grow frustrated.  Orkin’s 2023 Most Rat-Infested Cities list ranked Boston as the thirteenth...

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VIDEO: Boston District 2 Voters Discuss Importance of Local Elections

VIDEO: Boston District 2 Voters Discuss Importance of Local Elections

Annika Sunkara and Alexis Algazy
November 9, 2023

Nov. 7 was Election Day for the city of Boston, but voter turnout for municipal elections is notoriously low. Deputy city editor Alexis Algazy spoke to District 2 voters outside City Hall about the...

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Boston City Council gains new members in municipal elections

Boston City Council gains new members in municipal elections

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor
November 8, 2023

New progressive faces along with several incumbents will take their seats on the Boston City Council following the Nov. 7 municipal elections.  Three incumbent at-large city councilors, Ruthzee Louijeune,...

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Meet the Boston City Council district candidates

Meet the Boston City Council district candidates

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor
November 4, 2023

The municipal elections for the nine Boston City Council districts and four at-large positions  will take place Nov. 7. After redistricting passed a contentious city council vote in 2022, the newly mapped...

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Supporters of Henry Santana, Ruthzee Louijeune and Ben Weber pose for a photo. Santana, Louijeune and Weber gathered in Jamaica Plain Saturday to speak with their supporters and show support for each others campaigns.

Henry Santana campaigns with youth representation in mind

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor
October 31, 2023

Boston City Council’s Nov. 7 elections are just around the corner, and former director for Mayor Michelle Wu’s Office of Civic Organizing, Henry Santana, is a contender for one of the four city councilor...

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IINE volunteers at the Boston branch sort through donated backpacks for refugee and immigrant youths. The IINE was founded to support immigrants and refugees upon their arrival in New England. Photo courtesy IINE.

Immigration organization assists integration in Boston community

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor
October 10, 2023

With a substantial immigrant population, Boston is the destination for many who come to this country. The International Institute of New England, or IINE, is a nonprofit that supports immigrants and refugees...

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Golden sunlight bathes the White House. During the briefing, members of the Biden-Harris administration spoke about topics related to college students. Photo courtesy Suzy Brooks via Unsplash.

Biden-Harris administration brief student journalists on student debt, climate change, mental health support

Alexis Algazy and Kathryn Manning
September 26, 2023

Members of the Biden-Harris administration spoke to student journalists across the country Sept. 25 during The White House’s first Campus Press Briefing for the 2023-24 academic year.  Richard Sweeney,...

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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 its support to the union-hopefuls.  During the Cambridge...

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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 and exclude students from low-income families. That’s where...

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City of Boston launches postpartum support group pilot program

City of Boston launches postpartum support group pilot program

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor
May 10, 2023

Mayor Michelle Wu’s Office of Women’s Advancement has launched a pilot program to support postpartum women of color in the city of Boston.  The City of Boston hosted a listening session this past...

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Northeastern graduates celebrate as fireworks explode above Fenway Park. The stadium held over 4,600 graduates during this years ceremony.

You’re on your own kid: Undergraduates celebrate commencement in Fenway Park 

Alexis Algazy, news staff
May 9, 2023

Over 4,600 members of the graduating class of 2023 along with friends and family filled the iconic Fenway Park for Northeastern’s spring undergraduate commencement Sunday, where they heard from multiple...

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Members of 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness partake in a yoga class. The studio has offered more accessible and inclusive classes in Dorchester for years, but has decided to transition to an all-virtual format. Photo courtesy 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness.

Yoga and wellness studio in Dorchester transitions to new virtual era

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor
May 8, 2023

For six years, 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness has provided affordable services to the Dorchester community. But now, the studio is shifting to virtual space after letting go of its lease.  The studio was...

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Customers look through records at Music Research Library in Beacon Hill. Co-founders Kochura and Warf relocated the store to Boston after operating for seven years in Providence.

New Beacon Hill record store seeks to enhance, diversify Boston music scene

Alexis Algazy, news staff
April 17, 2023

After four decades without a new record store in Beacon Hill, Music Research Library is bringing a curated collection to the neighborhood.  Vasyl Kochura and Zachary Warf, the co-owners of Music Research...

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Female artists are integral to the music industry. Many of the young female artists changing the game are right here at Northeastern.

Column: Ten female artists on the rise

Alexis Algazy, news correspondent
April 7, 2023

The music industry is home to many creative female storytellers who use music as their vehicle of communication. From female artists with songs on the Billboard charts to up-and-coming artists here on...

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The exterior of the New England Aquarium sits on the Boston Harbor. Opened in 1969, many visitors have criticized the building’s appearance.

Ask The News: Why is the New England Aquarium designed like that?

Alexis Algazy, news staff
April 3, 2023

This article was produced as part of an initiative we’re calling Ask The News, in which the Northeastern community can submit questions to us and, if it seems like we can put together a story based on...

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Two members of The Possible Zone work together on a digital project. The organization has given lower-income students in Boston the opportunity to build their own entrepreneurial projects through the course of a four semester program. Photo courtesy The Possible Zone.

The Possible Zone extends opportunities to low-income Boston students with free entrepreneurship programs

Alexis Algazy, news staff
March 22, 2023

The Boston public school system has a widely impoverished student body, with almost eight in 10 students classified as low-income.  The Possible Zone, or TPZ, is a Boston-based organization that supports...

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57 Questions with Art4All President Anjali Aggarwal

57 Questions with Art4All President Anjali Aggarwal

Renée Abbott and Alexis Algazy
March 2, 2023

Learn all about Northeastern's new club Art4All and get to know president Anjali Aggarwal.  

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A 25-pound weight plate rests on a bench press in Marino Recreational Center. Alexis Algazy has discovered the mental benefits of weightlifting have become more important to her than the physical results.

Op-ed: Could weightlifting benefit student wellbeing?

Alexis Algazy, contributor
February 25, 2023

Not every gym rat is lifting weights for a chiseled physique. Weight training can be the perfect addition to a student’s routine for mental health and memory benefits. For years, I did hours upon...

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Tour guide Kelli Strong, dressed as Phylis Wheatley stands in front of the African Meeting House. African American Patriots tours are offered by the Freedom Trail throughout February.

Black History Month Freedom Trail tours highlight Black revolutionaries

Alexis Algazy, news correspondent
February 24, 2023

During February, the Freedom Trail offers the African-American Patriots tour, featuring the history of African-American revolutionaries to the public.  “I think in all of our tours we are emphasizing...

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Students walk down the aisle of tables set up by small businesses in Curry Student Center. Many businesses at the market promoted sustainability in their products.

Valentine’s market features small Northeastern businesses with sustainability in mind

Alexis Algazy, news correspondent
February 13, 2023

Students streamed into the Curry Student Center Feb. 9 to peruse and purchase from Northeastern student, staff and alumni small businesses, many placing value on sustainability, for the annual Northeastern...

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Hot Off the Press: Episode 12

Hot Off the Press: Episode 12

Renée Abbott, Jylah Bah, and Alexis Algazy
February 9, 2023

Listen in to learn more about National Girls and Women in Sports Day, the Lucy Dacus concert, gender affirming care and more. Eammon Ryan, Jake Guldin, Chanel Lebrun, Eli Curwin and Rachel Umansky-Castro...

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A pride flag hangs in the window of CatLABS in Jamaica Plain. The photography store offers a unique gender-pay-gap discount.

Photography store offers gender-pay-gap discount to counter lack of industry diversity

Alexis Algazy, news correspondent
February 7, 2023

In Jamaica Plain, one of Boston’s most diverse neighborhoods, an analog photography store promotes conversations about gender inequality. CatLABS offers a gender-pay-gap discount for non-male identifying...

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