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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

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Menstrual products for sale in the CVS on Massachusetts Avenue. Menstrual products from popular brands such as Playtex, Always and Tampax were found to contain harmful chemicals that are damaging to ones reproductive health.

[Photo] Op-ed: Awareness of toxic chemicals in menstrual products is needed now more than ever

Prachi Patel, contributor
June 8, 2024

Tampax tampons sit on a shelf in CVS. The I Am Bill was introduced in February 2023 and would require free menstrual products in all public schools, prisons and homeless shelters in Massachusetts. Tampax...

An event attendee uses puffy paint to decorate denim pieces during SARC’s Take Back the Night event April 17. Read more here.

[Photo] Photos of the month: April

Photo Staff
April 30, 2024

An event attendee uses puffy paint to decorate denim pieces during SARC’s "Take Back the Night" event April 17. Read more here.

Members of the SARC e-board pose for a photo. SARC hosted their first Take Back the Night event April 17.

[Photo] ‘Power in numbers’: Dozens show out to combat sexual violence at Northeastern’s Take Back the Night

Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff
April 20, 2024

Kelly Walsh, a third-year health science major and SARC's events co-president, shows off the bracelet they made. The event was inspired by collaborations with other colleges that SARC members have participated...

Ashleigh Chiwaya (left) and Naomi Barrant pose for a photo. The two Northeastern students and friends co-founded Nuly Root’d, which aims to roll out Black haircare product vending machines in the fall.

[Photo] Vending machine featuring haircare for Black hair is coming to campus

Heidi Ho and Kwadjo Otoo
March 18, 2024

Ashleigh Chiwaya (left) and Naomi Barrant pose for a photo. The two Northeastern students and friends co-founded Nuly Root’d, which aims to roll out Black haircare product vending machines in the fall.

Students write letters addressed to President Aoun urging the university to divest from companies that produce military weapons. The university indicated it rejected students demands to cut ties with military-industrial companies Feb. 14.

[Photo] ‘There’s nothing apolitical about $1.5 billion’: Sunrise Northeastern protests university’s investments in recent campaign

Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff
March 1, 2024

A letter reads "Dear Admin, I want you." Good said that Sunrise is more motivated than ever to be heard, following the university's statement.

Spectrum members critique a photo submission during a general meeting Jan. 25. Submissions were projected on a screen for constructive feedback, with the creators remaining anonymous.

[Photo] Spectrum Literary Arts Magazine receives national award for students’ creativity

Annika Geiben Lynn, news correspondent
February 14, 2024

Spectrum members critique a photo submission during a general meeting Jan. 25. Submissions were projected on a screen for constructive feedback, with the creators remaining anonymous.

Gift boxes of chocolate sit on a shelf.

[Photo] Column: 6 activities to get you in the holiday spirit

Alex DuBois, news correspondent
December 7, 2023

Gift boxes of chocolate sit on a shelf.

Meg Heckman (left) and Linda Henry (right) listen as Geri Denterlein, CEO of Denterlein, introduces the event. The Jack Thomas lecture series was established by Denterlein and her family to honor the legacy of Thomas.

[Photo] Boston Globe Media CEO Linda Henry talks innovation, diversity for journalism in new lecture series

Linden Burack, news correspondent
November 15, 2023

Heckman (left) and the audience listen as Henry (right) speaks. Henry discussed technological innovations and challenges for future journalism at the lecture.

Attendees take notes during speaker presentations. The panel focused on queer archives, history, how to expand access to materials and the importance of maintaining materials within the community.

[Photo] “Queer Materials in Queer Hands” panel celebrates the archival inheritance of LGBTQ+ history

Joseph Brant, news correspondent
October 23, 2023

Attendees listen to panelists. IIacqua, Soulellis, Rawson and McIntosh discussed their experiences navigating queer history as artists, activists and archivists.

Students engage with each other as they wait for their bikes to get checked by Bikes Not Bombs. Bikes Not Bombs provided free bike safety checks for Northeastern students throughout the fair.

Sustainability and Bike Fair educates students about climate justice, environmentally friendly efforts around Northeastern

Mars Poper, photo correspondent
September 30, 2023

The Sustainability and Bike Fair, hosted by the Northeastern Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub, provided an educational space to learn about sustainability efforts and opportunities on Northeastern’s...

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Students enter the fair through the Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub banner at the front of Centennial Common. The Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub hosted the Sustainability and Bike Fair in collaboration with different organizations.

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Students enter the fair through the Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub banner at the front of Centennial Common. The Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub hosted the Sustainability and Bike Fair in...

A student engages with the Northeastern Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub table. The climate justice hub co-ops attended the event and educated people on their sustainability efforts, such as the connections they create with different faculty and organizations in order to keep Northeastern sustainable.

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A student engages with the Northeastern Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub table. The climate justice hub co-ops attended the event and educated people on their sustainability efforts, such as the...

Northeastern students enjoy sandwiches together while waiting for their bikes to be checked by Bikes Not Bombs. Students mingled with and met new people at the fair.

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Northeastern students enjoy sandwiches together while waiting for their bikes to be checked by Bikes Not Bombs. Students mingled with and met new people at the fair.

An NUPD officer completes a bike registration for a Northeastern student. The NUPD registered student bikes and provided information on how to keep bikes safe.

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An NUPD officer completes a bike registration for a Northeastern student. The NUPD registered student bikes and provided information on how to keep bikes safe.

A Northeastern student speaks with a member of the university’s arboretum team. The Northeastern Arboretum assisted in sustainability efforts by educating students on the importance of sustainability through their greenspace and different plants around campus.

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A Northeastern student speaks with a member of the university’s arboretum team. The Northeastern Arboretum assisted in sustainability efforts by educating students on the importance of sustainability...

A Northeastern student engages with hosts at the Center for Cultural Engagement table. The Center for Cultural Engagement educated students on their organization and the different projects they have, such as their Empower Retreat.

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A Northeastern student engages with hosts at the Center for Cultural Engagement table. The Center for Cultural Engagement educated students on their organization and the different projects they have, such...

Bridget McClarnon, a Northeastern Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub co-op, shows off the organization’s raffle prize and education wheel of questions. Students who spun the wheel were given the chance to answer questions about sustainability on campus and learn more about sustainable efforts at Northeastern.

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Bridget McClarnon, a Northeastern Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub co-op, shows off the organization’s raffle prize and education wheel of questions. Students who spun the wheel were given the...