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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

Gitana Savage, Deputy City Editor

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WRBB News Episode 10: The International Women’s Day Breakfast

WRBB News Episode 10: The International Women’s Day Breakfast

Gitana Savage and Annika Sunkara
April 2, 2024

In episode 10 of WRBB News, co-hosts Bela Omoeva and Grace Sawin speak with The News about a recent story. Staff writer Gitana Savage shares how hundreds of women united for the annual International Women's...

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Attendees pose for a photo at the 26th Annual International Womens Day Breakfast. The breakfasts theme was breaking barriers and building bridges.

Hundreds gather for 26th annual Boston Area International Women’s Day Breakfast

Gitana Savage, news staff
March 12, 2024

On March 8, representatives from dozens of Boston-area feminist organizations and hundreds of attendees packed the Linda K. Paresky Conference Center at Simmons University to celebrate International Women’s...

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Members of the YLC pose for a photo during a Harbor to the Bay charity bike ride event meant to raise funds for local HIV/AIDS organizations. The YLC was founded as a community for LGBTQ+ young professionals and to raise money and awareness for causes important to the LGBTQ+ community. Photo courtesy Young Leaders Council.

Fenway Health’s Young Leaders Council ushers in new era

Gitana Savage, news staff
February 22, 2024

Located on Boylston Street, the Young Leaders Council, or YLC, is an initiative striving to provide resources to LGBTQ+ young professionals in their 20s and 30s through community-building programming and...

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WRBB News Episode 5: AI in Academics and Students Serving Jury Duty

WRBB News Episode 5: AI in Academics and Students Serving Jury Duty

In the fifth episode of WRBB News, co-hosts Bela Omoeva and Grace Sawin speak with The News about two recent stories. Staff writer Zoe MacDiarmid dissects the ambiguity of Northeastern's policies on students'...

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Massachusetts jury duty leaves students choosing between civil service and their education

Massachusetts jury duty leaves students choosing between civil service and their education

Gitana Savage, news staff
January 17, 2024

In Massachusetts, there are only four requirements for a person to be eligible for jury duty: They must be a United States citizen, legal adult, “resident of or live in Massachusetts for more than 50%...

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A rendering of the new Columbus Avenue entrance to Ruggles Station. Phase two designs have been completed with construction expected to begin in the spring of 2024. Photo courtesy MBTA.

MBTA unveils the design for Ruggles improvement project phase II

Gitana Savage, news correspondent
November 14, 2023

Ruggles Station, located in the heart of Northeastern’s campus, services many bus routes, the Orange Line and the MBTA Commuter Rail, making it a primary stop for many Massachusetts residents and one...

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Tourists walk along the Salem streets. The influx of tourists in October has disrupted many locals lives.

Salem’s ‘Haunted Happenings’ brings hundreds of thousands of dollars to the city and disruption to locals’ lives

Gitana Savage, news correspondent
October 27, 2023

Attracting nearly one million visitors every Halloween season, Salem, Massachusetts is notorious for its Halloween-themed offerings and witchy history. During October, Salem’s streets are flooded with...

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Linda Wells poses for a photo. Wells founded Linda Wellness Warrior in 2013. Photo courtesy Erwins Cazeau, Linda Wellness Warrior.

Linda Wells brings accessibility to wellness

Gitana Savage, news corespondent
October 6, 2023

Linda Wells, founder of Linda Wellness Warrior, grew up surrounded by entrepreneurs. Her father has been self-employed for 43 years. Her grandfather owned a bar in Mattapan, a fish market in Dorchester...

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