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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

All content by Lauren Salemo
Members of the Northeastern Dance Team pose for a group photo. Attending qualifiers camp this summer brought the team closer together and marked the start of an exciting new season. (Photo courtesy Nicole Vicino)

Qualifiers camp brings Northeastern dance team closer, paves road to nationals

Lauren Salemo, news staff
September 15, 2023

After performing on the national stage in Daytona Beach, Florida, last spring, the Northeastern dance team is aiming for another chance at a championship title. This summer at qualifiers camp, the Huskies...

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Freshman forward Jack Williams grapples for the ball with Boston Whiplashs Austin LeClaire. Northeasterns mens and womens varsity hockey teams held a scrimmage against Boston Whiplash April 1.

‘Anybody can play’: Huskies take on Boston Whiplash volt hockey team

Lauren Salemo, news staff
April 12, 2023

Although the Northeastern men’s and women’s hockey seasons came to a close in March, 12 Huskies competed in an out-of-season matchup April 1. But instead of stepping onto the ice in skates, they played...

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Mitchell huddles with her players during a game. She was named CAA Coach of the Year after her second, and final, season at Northeastern.

[Photo] Bridgette Mitchell accepts Fordham job, steps down as Northeastern head coach

April 7, 2023

Mitchell huddles with her players during a game. She was named CAA Coach of the Year after her second, and final, season at Northeastern.

Irina Znakharchuck pipes strawberry poppyseed filling into croissants at Solodko Boston, a Ukrainian bakery in Brighton. Her sister Ilona began selling pastries to friends and professors at Boston College before the sisters opened a storefront in November.

Two sisters bring the sweet taste of Ukraine to Boston

Lauren Salemo, news staff
March 31, 2023

Swirling cinnamon walnut babka, layered honey cake and poppyseed strawberry croissants are only a handful of the treats sold at Solodko Boston, a Ukrainian-inspired bakery owned and operated by sisters...

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Northeastern senior defenseman Megan Carter races the puck up the ice. Carter notched 55 blocks this season and was named to Hockey Easts First Team.

[Photo] Huskies’ luck runs out on St. Patrick’s Day

March 19, 2023

Northeastern senior defenseman Megan Carter races the puck up the ice. Carter notched 55 blocks this season and was named to Hockey East's First Team.

Customers sip coffee and enjoy baked goods while chatting with friends in Ula Café. In 2022, the owners launched a pay-it-forward program which has allowed customers to pay for vouchers that provide a free drink, pastry or meal for someone in need.

[Photo] Ula Café in Jamaica Plain emphasizes community, sustainability

March 13, 2023

Customers sip coffee and enjoy baked goods while chatting with friends in Ula Café. In 2022, the owners launched a "pay-it-forward" program which has allowed customers to pay for vouchers that provide...

The Northeastern mens hockey team takes the ice against the Providence Friars. The Huskies loss to the Friars in the Hockey East quarterfinals put an end to their season.

Northeastern falls 1-2 to Providence College in Hockey East Quarterfinals

Lauren Salemo, news staff
March 13, 2023

Sitting at No. 15 nationally, the Northeastern men’s hockey team (17-13-5, 14-7-3 HE) was only guaranteed a spot in the NCAA tournament if it won the Hockey East championship. But the Huskies were defeated...

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Senior goalie Gwyneth Philips protects the net. With her .960 save percentage and .81 goals against average, Philips leads the NCAA in goaltending.

[Photo] Huskies look ahead to program’s seventh-ever NCAA tournament

March 10, 2023

Senior goalie Gwyneth Philips protects the net. With her .960 save percentage and .81 goals against average, Philips leads the NCAA in goaltending.

Graduate student forward Alina Müller battles for the puck on a faceoff. Müller, who holds Hockey Easts all-time scoring record with 168 points, will graduate from the program this spring after five years as a Husky.

[Photo] Huskies send off seniors with shutout win over Terriers

February 19, 2023

Graduate student forward Alina Müller battles for the puck on a faceoff. Müller, who holds Hockey East's all-time scoring record with 168 points, will graduate from the program this spring after five...

Philips is flanked at net by the team’s blue line in the game against UNH Thursday night. The matchup marked the Huskies’ thirteenth straight win.

[Photo] Senior goalie Gwyneth Philips steps into big shoes to defend her team’s title

February 5, 2023

Philips is flanked at net by the team’s blue line in the game against UNH Thursday night. The matchup marked the Huskies’ thirteenth straight win.

Sophomore forward Taze Thompson skates toward the net. Thompson scored her fouth goal of the season in the recent game against UNH.

[Photo] Aurard leads Northeastern to victory with six-on-four shorthanded goal

February 5, 2023

Sophomore forward Taze Thompson skates toward the net. Thompson scored her fouth goal of the season in the recent game against UNH.

Northeastern’s women’s basketball team huddles during a game. After Sunday’s matchup against Monmouth University, the Huskies’ season record sits at 10-9.

[Photo] Women’s basketball shows fight, learns from mistakes in gritty win over Monmouth

January 30, 2023

Northeastern’s women’s basketball team huddles during a game. After Sunday’s matchup against Monmouth University, the Huskies’ season record sits at 10-9.

Senior guard Jaelyn Batts goes for a layup. Batts posted eight points in Friday’s game.

[Photo] Women’s basketball starts slow, can’t keep pace in loss to Towson

January 29, 2023

Senior guard Jaelyn Batts goes for a layup. Batts posted eight points in Friday’s game.

Freshman forward Cam Lund on ice at Frozen Fenway Jan. 7. Lund recorded two assists during the match.

Hat trick against Boston College puts Lund on the map

Lauren Salemo, news correspondent
January 11, 2023

Cam Lund’s hat trick, buzzer-beating finish and shootout goal against Boston College Nov. 11 sent Matthews Arena into a frenzy and solidified the newcomer’s name amongst Northeastern hockey fans.  Before...

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Sophomore forward Megan Putvinski slide tackles Hoftra’s Thorhildur Thorhallsdottir Nov. 5. Putvinski ended the season with seven points.

Hofstra defeats Huskies in CAA Women’s Soccer Championship with overtime goal

Lauren Salemo, news correspondent
November 13, 2022

The third-seeded Northeastern women’s soccer team (10-6-4, 5-2-2 CAA) was defeated 1-2 by eighth-seeded Hofstra University (10-7-4, 3-4-2 CAA) in the second overtime of the CAA Championship Nov. 5 in...

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