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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

Kate Armanini

Kate Armanini, Editor-At-Large

Kate Armanini is a second-year journalism and political science major with a minor in Spanish. She's currently on co-op at The Boston Globe on the city/express desk. Kate is from San Francisco and has been writing for The News since fall 2021.
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A sign welcoming visitors to Mission Hill. Margaret “Maggie” Van Scoy was chosen to be a liaison for the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services in July 2022 for the neighborhoods of Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill and Fenway-Kenmore.

[Photo] Get to know your local leaders: Q&A with Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill, Fenway-Kenmore liaison Margaret Van Scoy

April 20, 2024

A sign welcoming visitors to Mission Hill. Margaret “Maggie” Van Scoy was chosen to be a liaison for the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services in July 2022 for the neighborhoods of Back Bay, Beacon...

Northeastern students rush through Ruggles Station on a Sunday afternoon. Those who venture downstairs to the Orange Line will hear Frank Oglesby announcing each stop.

As the MBTA shifts to text-to-speech announcements, it’s the end of an era for Frank Oglesby’s voice

Kate Armanini, city editor
December 6, 2022

Across Boston, there’s one voice echoing throughout public transportation. As it announces each stop, it’s deep, resonant — even comforting, to some  —  and it belongs to Frank Oglesby. Oglesby,...

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James Smith, left, explains the course to participants gathered at the starting line. Every Saturday, the Jamaica Pond parkrun draws dozens of runners, walkers and joggers. Photo by Kate Armanini.

Jamaica Pond parkrun fosters local, global communities

Kate Armanini, city editor
October 26, 2022

Minutes before 9 a.m., over 150 runners waited at the starting line of the weekly Jamaica Pond parkrun Oct. 15. James Smith, this week’s run director, addressed the eager crowd. “Any first timers?...

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Several political organizations on campus hosted a voter registration drive in Centennial Common Oct. 12.  Northeastern students have mixed feelings regarding the upcoming gubernatorial election.

[Photo] Northeastern students weigh in on the governor’s race

Eli Curwin, news staff
October 25, 2022

Several political organizations on campus hosted a voter registration drive in Centennial Common Oct. 12. Northeastern students have mixed feelings regarding the upcoming gubernatorial election.

The tutu could function as a community greenspace, with interconnected walkways and places for other water recreation activities.
Photo courtesy of Louiza Wise.

NU researchers develop Emerald Tutu to protect Boston’s coast

Kate Armanini, city editor
September 7, 2022

One Northeastern professor has a plan to beautify and protect Boston’s shoreline from rising sea levels: a series of public walkways, built upon artificial marshes designed to prevent flooding.  Julia...

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Mission Hill is a popular location for students looking for off-campus housing, but this can cause tension with local long-time residents.

NU students allege police misconduct when breaking up parties at Mission Hill

Kate Armanini, news staff
May 26, 2022

Multiple Northeastern students have voiced complaints against a detective in the Boston Police Department, or BPD, alleging misconduct when breaking up student gatherings on Mission Hill.  The allegations,...

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This past application cycle saw more than 90,000 applications to Northeastern, with the acceptance rate dropping to 6.7% for fall 2022.

Northeastern acceptance rate drops to 6.7%

Kate Armanini, news staff
April 21, 2022

For the class of 2026, Northeastern was more selective than ever.  Of the record-large pool of 90,989 applicants, only 6,179 were admitted, or about 6.7%, Northeastern spokesperson Shannon Nargi wrote...

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Books greet customers at the Trident Booksellers, along with its full-service cafe. Photo credit Kate Armanini.

Trident Booksellers & Cafe provides community on Newbury street

Kate Armanini, news staff
March 8, 2022

Every day dozens of people from various backgrounds come together inside Trident Booksellers & Cafe on Newbury Street, all united by one thing: their love of books. “It’s comfortable, warm and...

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Kelly Thomas stands at the center of South End Burying Ground. Thomas is responsible for the preservation of 15 other cemeteries throughout Boston. Photo credit Kate Armanini.

The woman behind Boston’s burying grounds keeps stories alive

Kate Armanini, news correspondent
February 25, 2022

The South End Burying Ground is hidden in plain sight. A cinder block wall obscures it from the busy road passing by. Inside, there are only 20 gravemarkers, spread out over an acre of yellowing grass. But...

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Domenic Espositos January exhibit at Piano Craft Gallery features 35 pieces raising awareness for substance use disorders. Photo courtesy of Roberta Tsang.

NU alum uses art for advocacy at local gallery

Kate Armanini, news correspondent
February 2, 2022

In Domenic Esposito’s exhibit, a faceless, hooded figure looms in each piece. In one painting, a wall of hoods face forward. In another, a series of them approach the foreground until a bronze statue...

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After almost 200 years, the Oyster House boasts the title of America’s oldest continuously operating restaurant. Photo courtesy of Joseph Milano.

Despite pandemic, Union Oyster House stands strong

Kate Armanini, news correspondent
December 1, 2021

Nestled alongside the Freedom Trail, the Union Oyster House sits just as it did 195 years ago. After nearly two centuries, the historic restaurant has endured a lot. The biggest test for the Boston staple,...

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