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The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

Quillan Anderson

Quillan Anderson, Photo Editor

Quillan Anderson is a fourth-year journalism and political science student with a minor in photojournalism and working on her MS in media advocacy. This is her second semester as photo editor at the News, and she has previously served as deputy photo editor.

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A protester holds a Palestinian flag in front of Ell Hall during a Huskies for a Free Palestine rally protesting the disciplinary charges against three students Jan. 10. In their responses to student protests, universities have tried to keep valued donors and ensure that students feel safe.

[Photo] Op-ed: Student protests matter

Robin L. Reed, contributor
February 19, 2024

A protester holds a Palestinian flag in front of Ell Hall during a Huskies for a Free Palestine rally protesting the disciplinary charges against three students Jan. 10. In their responses to student protests,...

The exterior of Snell Library. Northeastern announced in an email to students Friday afternoon that the second floor of Snell will close Feb. 20 for renovations, while the basement level will reopen the same day.

[Photo] Second floor of Snell Library to close for renovations, basement to reopen with books

Laura Emde, news staff
February 17, 2024

The exterior of Snell Library. Northeastern announced in an email to students Friday afternoon that the second floor of Snell will close Feb. 20 for renovations, while the basement level will reopen the...

A bright orange orchid glows against the black backdrop of the building’s walls. The blossoms were spread throughout the Tropical Forest zone, which features a variety of environments built for the different species of animals.

Springtime sentiments bloom at Franklin Park Zoo with orchid exhibit

Quillan Anderson, photo staff
February 15, 2024

The Orchid Adventure at Franklin Park Zoo opened Feb. 2, boasting hundreds of flowers spotted around the zoo’s Tropical Forest zone. The lively mix of flora and fauna brightened the overcast winter...

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Orchid displays line the walkways next to an indoor waterfall with a sign explaining the symbiosis between plants and animals. Fittingly, visitors were able to learn about the flowers while looking for gorillas in the indoor viewing area.

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Orchid displays line the walkways next to an indoor waterfall with a sign explaining the symbiosis between plants and animals. Fittingly, visitors were able to learn about the flowers while looking for...

Pink and orange orchids sit on display in the Tropical Forest zone. While quite a few varieties from South America are featured in the exhibit, the continent has been home to over 12,000 different species of the plant.

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Pink and orange orchids sit on display in the Tropical Forest zone. While quite a few varieties from South America are featured in the exhibit, the continent has been home to over 12,000 different species...

Spotted pink orchids add color to the otherwise monotonous structure surrounding diverse animal terrains. With hundreds of blooms, the featured orchids came in all shapes, sizes and colors.

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Spotted pink orchids add color to the otherwise monotonous structure surrounding diverse animal terrains. With hundreds of blooms, the featured orchids came in all shapes, sizes and colors.

A Madagascar sacred ibis rests in the canopy above visitors. While the Orchid Adventure spotlighted diverse florals, the animals venturing through their habitats also grabbed the attention of visitors.

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A Madagascar sacred ibis rests in the canopy above visitors. While the Orchid Adventure spotlighted diverse florals, the animals venturing through their habitats also grabbed the attention of visitors.

The giant anteatergiant anteater eats from a feeding bowl within its habitat. The animals were active during the zoo’s opening hours and excited the small children wandering around with their parents.

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The giant anteatergiant anteater eats from a feeding bowl within its habitat. The animals were active during the zoo’s opening hours and excited the small children wandering around with their parents.

Two differently colored moth orchids sprout high up on the rock walls of the exhibit. The species got its name for resembling a moth in flight, with the petals splayed like wings.

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Two differently colored moth orchids sprout high up on the rock walls of the exhibit. The species got its name for resembling a moth in flight, with the petals splayed like wings.

Yellow and pink flowers grow alongside ferns and other plant life native to Southeast Asia. The orchids were incorporated into the already existing plant life in some areas of the Tropical Forest zone, depending on their ideal environment and conditions.

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Yellow and pink flowers grow alongside ferns and other plant life native to Southeast Asia. The orchids were incorporated into the already existing plant life in some areas of the Tropical Forest zone,...

Dew drops rest on the petals of a peach-colored moth orchid. Native to Southeast Asia and Australia, the hardy species has adapted to a multitude of different climates.

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Dew drops rest on the petals of a peach-colored moth orchid. Native to Southeast Asia and Australia, the hardy species has adapted to a multitude of different climates.

A sign provides visitors with information about the West African orchids on display. Signs were placed periodically throughout the area, providing an educational experience alongside the beauty of the flowers.

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A sign provides visitors with information about the West African orchids on display. Signs were placed periodically throughout the area, providing an educational experience alongside the beauty of the...

Ring-tailed lemurs lounge on the rocks in their habitat. They curiously watched as zoo employees put the final touches on the orchid displays surrounding the viewing windows.

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Ring-tailed lemurs lounge on the rocks in their habitat. They curiously watched as zoo employees put the final touches on the orchid displays surrounding the viewing windows.

Purple flowers poke through a secluded drop-off on the side of the walking path. The orchids scattered the entire building, with blooms near the ground and high above visitors’ heads.

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Purple flowers poke through a secluded drop-off on the side of the walking path. The orchids scattered the entire building, with blooms near the ground and high above visitors’ heads.

A crowd with Palestinian flags and signs reading End all U.S. aid to Israel and Stop bombing Palestine, Yemen, Syria and Lebanon gather around a man playing a Ghanian drum. Hundreds gathered at Roxbury Crossing Sunday to protest Northeastern University and other colleges role in the Israel-Palestine war.

Hundreds gather to protest war in Gaza, allege university suppression of student speech

Quillan Anderson, news staff
February 8, 2024

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at Roxbury Crossing Sunday to protest the stifling of pro-Palestine student speech on Boston’s college campuses. The march closed parts of Tremont Street and Huntington...

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A student holds a Palestinian flag during an an emergency rally hosted by Huskies for a Free Palestine Jan. 10.

[Photo] Photos of the month: January

Photo Staff
February 1, 2024

A student holds a Palestinian flag during an an emergency rally hosted by Huskies for a Free Palestine Jan. 10.

Students rally outside of Ell Hall to protest Northeasterns disciplinary charges against students involved in a Dec. 1 sit-in organized by Huskies for a Free Palestine. According to the student group, three students had disciplinary hearings Jan. 10.

[Photo] Developing: Northeastern community responds to Israel-Hamas War

Sonel Cutler, Eli Curwin, and Emily Spatz
February 9, 2024

Students rally outside of Ell Hall to protest Northeastern's disciplinary charges against students involved in a Dec. 1 sit-in organized by Huskies for a Free Palestine. According to the student group,...

Rocky Horror cast members form a kickline.

[Photo] Full Body Cast brings fun to Frankenstein Place in ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Joseph Brant, news staff
November 9, 2023

"Rocky Horror" cast members form a kickline.

 Peters points to the crowd while singing.

[Photo] Review: Maisie Peters ends show-stopping ‘The Good Witch Tour’ at Roadrunner

Emily Chung, news staff
October 19, 2023

Peters points to the crowd while singing.

 Flag Day rocks out at the Climate Justice Jam. The event featured 10 student performers.

[Photo] Northeastern students sing for climate justice, divestment from fossil fuels

Galiah Abbud, news correspondent
October 17, 2023

Flag Day rocks out at the Climate Justice Jam. The event featured 10 student performers.

Members of the crowd record a student performance.

[Photo] LMA’s Open Mic Night fosters community, Northeastern talent

Annelise Dramm, news correspondent
October 4, 2023

Members of the crowd record a student performance.

Two attendees pose for a photo while holding up orange and yellow festival flowers.

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Two attendees pose for a photo while holding up orange and yellow festival flowers.

An attendee smiles while sitting on a friends shoulders during the Holi celebration.

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An attendee smiles while sitting on a friend's shoulders during the Holi celebration.

An attendee pours colorful powder from a cup into his hand.

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An attendee pours colorful powder from a cup into his hand.

Two students stand under a tent with golden plates to perform the traditional Holi puja.

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Two students stand under a tent with golden plates to perform the traditional Holi puja.

Attendees smile and laugh with each during the Holi celebration.

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Attendees smile and laugh with each during the Holi celebration.

Two attendees smile while being hit with green powder.

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Two attendees smile while being hit with green powder.

An attendee smiles as her face becomes covered in green powder.

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An attendee smiles as her face becomes covered in green powder.

An attendee throws purple powder into the air.

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An attendee throws purple powder into the air.

An attendee pours a packet of yellow powder into the crowd.

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An attendee pours a packet of yellow powder into the crowd.

Students dance to music and throw colored powders in the air.

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Students dance to music and throw colored powders in the air.

Students dance during a Holi celebration on Centennial Common March 19. Also known as the Festival of Colors, cups of colored pigment were handed out to throw in the air and smear on other attendees faces.

[Photo] Northeastern celebrates annual Holi festival

April 27, 2023

Students dance during a Holi celebration on Centennial Common March 19. Also known as the Festival of Colors, cups of colored pigment were handed out to throw in the air and smear on other attendees' faces.

Attendees dance to music from across India while throwing colors at each other. While some groups were made up of friends, Holi provided many an opportunity to meet new people and connect over the festivities.

[Photo] Northeastern celebrates annual Holi festival

Sundararaman Rengarajan, news correspondent
April 27, 2023

Attendees dance to music from across India while throwing colors at each other. While some groups were made up of friends, Holi provided many an opportunity to meet new people and connect over the festivities.

A decorated pole with floral decorations marks the main entrance to Snell Library. Many students have found it difficult to find a quiet and comfortable space to work in the commonly-overcrowded building.

[Photo] Op-ed: Fixing Snell Library is an impossible feat

Rachana Madhav, contributor
March 13, 2023

A decorated pole with floral decorations marks the main entrance to Snell Library. Many students have found it difficult to find a quiet and comfortable space to work in the commonly-overcrowded building.

The China Trade Gate is a paifang archway standing at the Beach Street entrance to Bostons Chinatown. The gate was gifted to the city by the government of Taiwan in 1982.

[Photo] Column: Six best Chinatown eats to try on your next trip

March 14, 2023

The China Trade Gate is a paifang archway standing at the Beach Street entrance to Boston's Chinatown. The gate was gifted to the city by the government of Taiwan in 1982.

A customer orders treats at Great Taste Bakery. The store offered a variety of baked goods such as fruit cakes, cream rolls and cupcakes decorated to look like mice.

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A customer orders treats at Great Taste Bakery. The store offered a variety of baked goods such as fruit cakes, cream rolls and cupcakes decorated to look like mice.

Cakes and buns of various flavors and shapes sit on display in Taiwan Bakery. Many bread-based treats in the bakery are packaged in plastic bags and neatly organized for an easy shopping experience.

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Cakes and buns of various flavors and shapes sit on display in Taiwan Bakery. Many bread-based treats in the bakery are packaged in plastic bags and neatly organized for an easy shopping experience.

A man walks past Ho Yuen Bakery at 54 Beach St. This establishment was built on the main strip in Bostons Chinatown.

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A man walks past Ho Yuen Bakery at 54 Beach St. This establishment was built on the main strip in Boston's Chinatown.

Egg tarts sit on display inside Ho Yuen Bakery. The stacked pastries have long been a customer favorite.

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Egg tarts sit on display inside Ho Yuen Bakery. The stacked pastries have long been a customer favorite.

Two workers bake pastries in the back kitchen of Ho Yuen Bakery. They carried trays of baked goods out to large refrigerators in the front of the store to later be stocked at the counter.

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Two workers bake pastries in the back kitchen of Ho Yuen Bakery. They carried trays of baked goods out to large refrigerators in the front of the store to later be stocked at the counter.

Beyond bread products, the bakery makes a variety of other small cakes and pastries like this vibrant lychee mousse. The mousse was made with real lychee fruit instead of artificial syrups or flavoring.

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Beyond bread products, the bakery makes a variety of other small cakes and pastries like this vibrant lychee mousse. The mousse was made with real lychee fruit instead of artificial syrups or flavoring.

Traditional-style carts bring dishes directly to tables during Saturday and Sunday lunch. Patrons pointed out dishes they wanted from each cart throughout their meal, ranging from dumplings and fried rice to sweet cakes and grass jelly.

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Traditional-style carts bring dishes directly to tables during Saturday and Sunday lunch. Patrons pointed out dishes they wanted from each cart throughout their meal, ranging from dumplings and fried rice...

Cheong fun, congee with pork and preserved eggs and pork shiu mai (left to right) at Hei La Moon Food Opera. The restaurants weekend lunch was filled with families and groups of friends enjoying a traditional dim sum experience.

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Cheong fun, congee with pork and preserved eggs and pork shiu mai (left to right) at Hei La Moon Food Opera. The restaurant's weekend lunch was filled with families and groups of friends enjoying a traditional...

Students wait in AfterHours for a Valentine’s Day show featuring binki and local band Paper Lady. The show was hosted by Green Line Records, a Northeastern student-run record label.

Artists binki and Paper Lady ‘shout out love’ on Valentine’s Day

Quillan Anderson, photo editor
February 27, 2023

In an intimate Valentine’s Day performance, lovers, friends and singles all gathered in AfterHours to listen to artists Paper Lady and binki. The event was hosted by Green Line Records, Northeastern...

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The historic ManRay club reopens, 18 years after its closure in 2005. In the ’80s and ’90s, ManRay was the hotspot for Boston and Cambridge’s alternative queer community.

[Photo] Historic ManRay reopens, brings joy to Boston’s queer community across generations

Trevor Gardemal, news correspondent
February 24, 2023

The historic ManRay club reopens, 18 years after its closure in 2005. In the ’80s and ’90s, ManRay was the hotspot for Boston and Cambridge’s alternative queer community.

Orji holds a fan and a microphone while performing “Eberechukwu’s Biafra” at Berklee Performance Center Jan. 31. The “Visionaries Collective” was formed organically while Orji worked on the project.

Berklee student artist honors Biafran heritage through music, poetry and dance

Ogbonné Mary Orji fulfilled her childhood dreams the night of Jan. 31 after several intense months of preparation and rehearsal for her passion project, “Conception: The Awakening of Ogbonné.” An...

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Demonstrators from the Party for Socialism and Liberation carry a banner with the words “The people united will stop racist police brutality” as they lead a march through Boston Common Saturday, Jan. 28. Protests continued through the weekend after videos of Tyre Nichols’ killing were made public.

Hundreds gather to protest police brutality after Tyre Nichols killing

Boston’s Party for Socialism and Liberation led protests against police brutality Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28 after videos of Tyre Nichols’ deadly encounter with Memphis police were publicly...

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Performers push through the crowd during the annual Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown’s Phillips Square Sunday, Jan. 29. 2023 marks the Year of the Rabbit in the Chinese Zodiac or the Year of the Cat for Vietnam’s Tết.

Boston hops into the Year of the Rabbit

Quillan Anderson, photo editor
February 6, 2023

For 15 days, communities around the world celebrate Lunar New Year by hanging bright red lanterns, performing lion dances and wishing loved ones wealth and prosperity over homemade meals. Starting on...

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