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The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

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One week later: scenes from the Centennial Common encampment

One week later: scenes from the Centennial Common encampment

On the morning of April 25, about 30 student protesters set up on tarps in Centennial Common, linked arms and began chanting pro-Palestinian slogans. What started as a small group of demonstrators quickly...

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Students socialize after the sun sets as handmade protest signs hang from chairs. Power to the Common was shut off around 6:50 p.m.

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Students socialize after the sun sets as handmade protest signs hang from chairs. Power to the Common was shut off around 6:50 p.m.

A pro-Israel student stands in the encampment while wrapped in the flag of Israel. Pro-Israel students entered the encampment to converse with protesters at around 6:15 p.m.

[Photo] Encampment live updates: Centennial reopened, furniture put in for commencement weekend

news staff
April 28, 2024

A pro-Israel student stands in the encampment while wrapped in the flag of Israel. Pro-Israel students entered the encampment to converse with protesters at around 6:15 p.m.

A protester surrounded by signs and Adirondack chairs sits in the encampment. Renata Nyul stated that the power was shut off out of safety concerns for demonstrators.

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A protester surrounded by signs and Adirondack chairs sits in the encampment. Renata Nyul stated that the power was shut off out of safety concerns for demonstrators.

Protesters gather around the encampment as night falls. Power to Centennial Common was shut off around 6:50 p.m.

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Protesters gather around the encampment as night falls. Power to Centennial Common was shut off around 6:50 p.m.

Two visitors climb the Grand Staircase at the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building in awe. Over 2 million people visited the Boston Public Library’s 25 locations in 2023.

Libraries beyond Snell: 3 spaces for final studies

Curtis DeSmith, photo correspondent
April 15, 2024

With finals season in full swing and Northeastern’s Snell Library partially closed down for renovations, it can be difficult for students to find a quiet place to study for exams without worrying about...

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A student silently works among the bookshelves of the Law Library. The school’s database made some library contents available digitally.

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A student silently works among the bookshelves of the Law Library. The school’s database made some library contents available digitally.

Empty desks fill the Law Library’s second floor. Users on the Northeastern Reddit page described it as “secretive” or “silent” in past years.

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Empty desks fill the Law Library’s second floor. Users on the Northeastern Reddit page described it as “secretive” or “silent” in past years.

The Law Library’s lobby features a display of library selections. Several displayed books showcased the library’s range of subjects, from criminal justice to international trade.

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The Law Library’s lobby features a display of library selections. Several displayed books showcased the library’s range of subjects, from criminal justice to international trade.

The entrance to the Law Library stands just off Forsyth Street. Huskies of all colleges visited the library this semester, with varied hours of operation day to day.

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The entrance to the Law Library stands just off Forsyth Street. Huskies of all colleges visited the library this semester, with varied hours of operation day to day.

A portrait of Dowse hangs among his collection of literature. Dowse’s major contributions to the Historical Society led to the library’s naming in his honor.

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A portrait of Dowse hangs among his collection of literature. Dowse’s major contributions to the Historical Society led to the library’s naming in his honor.

A book on conchology sits open on display in the Dowse Library. Various historical texts, like John Adams’ private diary entries, could be viewed at the MHS.

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A book on conchology sits open on display in the Dowse Library. Various historical texts, like John Adams’ private diary entries, could be viewed at the MHS.

The MHS’ reading room, which is available for use upon request. The library was founded in 1791 and academics have been using it since.

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The MHS’ reading room, which is available for use upon request. The library was founded in 1791 and academics have been using it since.

A “Movies & Music” display hangs in the BPL Central Library. DVDs and CDs were once only available in physical copies, but are now accessible via streaming online.

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A “Movies & Music” display hangs in the BPL Central Library. DVDs and CDs were once only available in physical copies, but are now accessible via streaming online.

Bookshelves of all genres at the BPL Central Library located on Boylston Street. The BPL digitized and made selections of its collections available to explore online.

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Bookshelves of all genres at the BPL Central Library located on Boylston Street. The BPL digitized and made selections of its collections available to explore online.

Scholars work in the World Languages section of the BPL Central Library. Factors such as demographic information and anticipated future demand guided the selection of language books at the library.

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Scholars work in the World Languages section of the BPL Central Library. Factors such as demographic information and anticipated future demand guided the selection of language books at the library.

Bostonians work respectfully among one another in Bates Hall of the BPL McKim Building. While dozens occupied the hall, the volume remained at a peaceful level.

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Bostonians work respectfully among one another in Bates Hall of the BPL McKim Building. While dozens occupied the hall, the volume remained at a peaceful level.

A tour group stands on the front steps of the BPL in Copley Square. During one of the library’s scheduled tours, participants viewed the building’s art and architecture.

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A tour group stands on the front steps of the BPL in Copley Square. During one of the library’s scheduled tours, participants viewed the building’s art and architecture.

A student holds up a sign during a NUSLSJP pro-Palestine demonstration in Cabot Quad Nov. 16. Many at the rally held handmade cardboard signs. Almost two dozen Northeastern faculty and staff members signed a letter announcing the formation of a NFSJP group.

[Photo] Northeastern professors, staff form Faculty for Justice in Palestine chapter

Emily Spatz, campus editor
April 5, 2024

A student holds up a sign during a NUSLSJP pro-Palestine demonstration in Cabot Quad Nov. 16. Many at the rally held handmade cardboard signs. Almost two dozen Northeastern faculty and staff members signed...

Two people at the rally hold a banner reading CEASEFIRE / END THE OCCUPATION while a speaker leads a chant. The chants echoed off of the buildings on Huntington Avenue.

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Two people at the rally hold a banner reading "CEASEFIRE / END THE OCCUPATION" while a speaker leads a chant. The chants echoed off of the buildings on Huntington Avenue.