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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

Nick Swindell, Web Manager

Nick is a third-year computer science and economics major who has written for the campus and city sections of The News in the past. He works for The News as the deputy campus editor and is passionate about writing and promoting journalism on campus. This spring, he will also be working with the MIT Digital Currency Initiative to research Bitcoin-associated technology. Nick also enjoys running and reading, and once competed at the world championships of cup stacking.

He can be reached at [email protected].

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Northeastern has postponed the start of next semester and canceled spring break.

Live updates: Northeastern and COVID-19

This story will be updated continually as new information comes from the university and elsewhere that pertains to Northeastern students. 4:45 p.m. June 11: Northeastern details NUflex program All classrooms...

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Stephen Flynn is a professor of political science and the founding director of the GRI.

Global Resilience Institute seeks interdisciplinary resilience solutions

Nick Swindell, news correspondent
November 20, 2019
The work the GRI does is not only to find solutions on how to respond to disruptions, but also to build long-term resistance and preparation. 
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Student presenters share their ventures with attendees on April 9.

Husky Startup Challenge sees increased diversity

Nick Swindell, news staff
April 17, 2019

The Husky Startup Challenge, or HSC, held a Demo Day last week, where student-founded entrepreneurial ventures competed for cash prizes. The April 9 event featured over two dozen ventures, ranging from...

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Adama Dieng spoke at the first event of the Holocaust and Genocide Awareness week April 1.

Awareness Committee remembers the Holocaust and Rwandan genocide

Nick Swindell, news staff
April 10, 2019
Attendees commemorated the Holocaust and other genocides during the Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week.
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Student volunteers in Ecuador help dig out a pool in order to fit a water tank.

Students pursue diverse range of Spring Break opportunities

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor
March 18, 2019
NU students spend time abroad and across the US volunteering while high schoolers filled Curry Ballroom for a marine science symposium.
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David Blei, a professor of statistics and computer science at Columbia University, presents his research at NU.

Columbia professor presents ‘The Blessings of Multiple Causes’ at NU

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor
February 27, 2019
David Blei presented work in probabilistic machine learning designed to connect domain knowledge to real world data.
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Miracle Olatunji introduces the documentary Murder in Mobile.

Alum who uncovered 1948 hate crime featured in new documentary

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor
January 30, 2019
Chelsea Schmitz uncovered the 1948 case of Rayfield Davis, a black man killed in a racially-motivated attack. Schmitz discovered that the perpetrator was alive and never indicted for his crime.
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Due to a burst water pipe, students living in IV had to evacuate to Renaissance Park on Jan. 22.

Burst pipe causes flooding in International Village

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor
January 22, 2019
International Village residents were disrupted by flooding and shut down elevators early in the morning on Jan. 22.
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Dozens of students wait in line to enter the Cabot Center and take part in the winter involvement fair.

Winter involvement fair fails to accommodate students, second fair scheduled

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor
January 17, 2019
A second winter involvement fair will take place Jan. 27th in order to accommodate students who were not able to attend the original event.
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Northeastern establishes the Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences.

College of Computer and Information Sciences named for Amin Khoury

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor
January 16, 2019
Northeastern University is now home to one of the first named colleges of computer and information science in the country.
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NU community offers different opinions on midterm outcome

NU community offers different opinions on midterm outcome

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor
December 5, 2018
The 2018 midterm elections took place Nov. 6. Northeastern students and faculty were split on what to take away from the elections, but all tended to agree that the results hold strong ramifications for the future.
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NU Jewish community responds to Pittsburgh shooting

NU Jewish community responds to Pittsburgh shooting

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor
November 29, 2018
The university's vigil for the victims of the Tree of Life shooting proved polarizing. While some spoke positively of the event, others felt that Jewish voices on campus on were not heard in the event's planning.
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Warren Elizabeth

Candidates for U.S. Senate face off in debate

Nick Swindell
November 5, 2018
U.S. Senate candidates Elizabeth Warren and Geoff Diehl debated at the end of October, discussing key issues of Trump, immigration and gun rights.
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Warren Elizabeth

Senate candidates make final push before upcoming elections

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor
November 1, 2018
As elections draw near MA candidates compete for a spot in the US Senate, with incumbent Elizabeth Warren facing challengers Geoff Diehl and Shiva Ayyadurai.
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Cyber security event enables safe data disposal

Cyber security event enables safe data disposal

Nick Swindell
October 24, 2018
Data Destruction Day allowed members of the Northeastern community to erase sensitive information from old electronics and paper.
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NU energy conference highlights industry advances

NU energy conference highlights industry advances

Nick Swindell
October 10, 2018
George P. Sakellaris, president of Ameresco, along with other leaders in energy economics speak at Northeastern's fourth annual Energy Conference.
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ContiNUe students housed in Midtown Hotel

ContiNUe students housed in Midtown Hotel

Nick Swindell, deputy campus editor
September 20, 2018
Northeastern houses a new group of students at The Midtown Hotel on Huntington Ave.
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