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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

All content by Sofia Sawchuk
Gwyneth Philips looks down the ice. The fifth-year netminder and assistant captain put up 45 saves against Boston College Saturday afternoon.

[Photo] Blue line blasts past BC as Philips backstops Northeastern to crucial conference victory

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor
February 21, 2024

Gwyneth Philips looks down the ice. The fifth-year netminder and assistant captain put up 45 saves against Boston College Saturday afternoon.

Cameron Whitehead watched the puck float past his net. The freshman goaltender made 33 saves in the Beanpot title game against BU.

[Photo] Another thrilling come-from-behind win seals Northeastern’s second straight Beanpot sweep

Amelia Ballingall and Sofia Garrett
February 13, 2024

Cameron Whitehead watched the puck float past his net. The freshman goaltender made 33 saves in the Beanpot title game against BU.

A student fan screams, reacting to in-game action. Many fans, especially those near the front of the DogHouse, emoted, chanted and poked their heads over the railings when voicing their feelings and thoughts throughout the game.

The spirit of the DogHouse: experiencing gameday in Northeastern hockey’s fan section

Sofia Sawchuk, photo staff
February 12, 2024

A fan takes a deep breath and closes their eyes: It’s gameday at Matthews Arena. The slapping sound of pucks rings off the boards while the crisp smell of ice fills the air. Northeastern’s Pep Band...

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A student fan in the DogHouse holds up a sign that reads “B.O.N.G.” during a Northeastern power play. The DogHouse crafted signs like these to engage the section, with fans following the play by spelling out words one letter at a time and finishing with a phrase, in this case “Light the Lamp.”

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A student fan in the DogHouse holds up a sign that reads “B.O.N.G.” during a Northeastern power play. The DogHouse crafted signs like these to engage the section, with fans following the play by spelling...

A DogHouse member chants passionately at the action on the ice at Matthews Arena. The DogHouse often shouted the word sieve at opposing goaltenders, indicating they allowed too many goals into the net.

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A DogHouse member chants passionately at the action on the ice at Matthews Arena. The DogHouse often shouted the word "sieve" at opposing goaltenders, indicating they allowed too many goals into the net.

A fan bows down in response to Northeastern’s freshman goalie, Cameron Whitehead, executing a successful save. Fans bowed to illustrate their support — with Paws even joining in on the action by bowing down to Whitehead during home game player introductions.

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A fan bows down in response to Northeastern’s freshman goalie, Cameron Whitehead, executing a successful save. Fans bowed to illustrate their support — with Paws even joining in on the action by bowing...

A Northeastern student cheers on the Huskies from her seat in the DogHouse. Fans in the section have not only attended the men’s home hockey games this season so far, but the women’s home hockey games as well.

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A Northeastern student cheers on the Huskies from her seat in the DogHouse. Fans in the section have not only attended the men’s home hockey games this season so far, but the women’s home hockey games...

The DogHouse waves at the Northeastern men’s hockey players in appreciation as they exit the ice after a shutout win. When exiting, the players tipped their sticks to acknowledge the fans and thanked them for their passion and support.

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The DogHouse waves at the Northeastern men’s hockey players in appreciation as they exit the ice after a shutout win. When exiting, the players tipped their sticks to acknowledge the fans and thanked...

DogHouse fans point and taunt at the opposing team’s goalie. Being located behind the crease gave the DogHouse access to yelling at the opposing goalie — and ample ability to persistently say things to the like “You suck.”

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DogHouse fans point and taunt at the opposing team’s goalie. Being located behind the crease gave the DogHouse access to yelling at the opposing goalie — and ample ability to persistently say things...

A Matthews Arena spotlight catches fans reacting to quick play happening on the ice below. Between the play on the ice, the images on the jumbotron and section antics, DogHouse fans always find a way to keep busy during the game.

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A Matthews Arena spotlight catches fans reacting to quick play happening on the ice below. Between the play on the ice, the images on the jumbotron and section antics, DogHouse fans always find a way to...

A phone captures Northeastern’s mascot, Paws, posing for a selfie with DogHouse fans. While the energy was already high in the section, Paws making a visit got the fans even more hyped and excited.

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A phone captures Northeastern’s mascot, Paws, posing for a selfie with DogHouse fans. While the energy was already high in the section, Paws making a visit got the fans even more hyped and excited.

Northeastern hockey players battle Stonehill College players against the boards in efforts to obtain the puck. When looking down from the DogHouse near the center of the balcony, fans were able to see this view of the game.

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Northeastern hockey players battle Stonehill College players against the boards in efforts to obtain the puck. When looking down from the DogHouse near the center of the balcony, fans were able to see...

A fan holds up a whiteboard emphasizing the Northeastern’s domination over its opponent. The section frequently used antics like this in other games as a way to heckle other teams and boost morale.

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A fan holds up a whiteboard emphasizing the Northeastern’s domination over its opponent. The section frequently used antics like this in other games as a way to heckle other teams and boost morale.

A student in the DogHouse holds a sign that reads “S-A-t-A-N” during a Northeastern power play. Like the “B.O.N.G.” sign, this increased the energy in the section.

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A student in the DogHouse holds a sign that reads “S-A-t-A-N” during a Northeastern power play. Like the “B.O.N.G.” sign, this increased the energy in the section.

The ice is quiet as Cameron Whitehead prepares for the next stretch of play. Whitehead joined the Huskies as a freshman at the beginning of the 2023-24 season and has since started 25 of 26 games.

[Photo] Championship Preview: Northeastern and BU set to go head-to-head in 71st Beanpot final

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor
February 12, 2024

The ice is quiet as Cameron Whitehead prepares for the next stretch of play. Whitehead joined the Huskies as a freshman at the beginning of the 2023-24 season and has since started 25 of 26 games.

Gunnarwolfe Fontaine looks for the puck. Fontaine scored the game-winning goal in Monday nights competition.

[Photo] ‘O Captain My Captain’ : Justin Hryckowian leads the way to Huskies’ sixth-straight Beanpot final

Amelia Ballingall and Sofia Garrett
February 6, 2024

Gunnarwolfe Fontaine looks for the puck. Fontaine scored the game-winning goal in Monday night's competition.

Cameron Whitehead watches the puck skitter just wide of his net. Whitehead started 24 games so far this season and accumulated a .911 save percentage.

[Photo] Men’s hockey looks to extend hot streak into Beanpot tournament

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor
February 5, 2024

Cameron Whitehead watches the puck skitter just wide of his net. Whitehead started 24 games so far this season and accumulated a .911 save percentage.

Jackson Dorrington shoves a BU player away from the puck. The sophomore defender scored his fifth goal of the season against the Terriers.

[Photo] Down go the Terriers: Northeastern wins in overtime against No. 3 Boston University

Esha Minhas, news staff
February 1, 2024

Jackson Dorrington shoves a BU player away from the puck. The sophomore defender scored his fifth goal of the season against the Terriers.

Senior forward Gunnarwolfe Fontaine protects the puck from the University of Vermont Catamounts Jan. 12. Read more here.

[Photo] Photos of the month: January

Photo Staff
February 1, 2024

Senior forward Gunnarwolfe Fontaine protects the puck from the University of Vermont Catamounts Jan. 12. Read more here.

Fontaine looks up-ice in a game against Bentley. The senior forward was named assistant captain ahead of the 2023-24 season.

[Photo] Even after 100 games, Gunnarwolfe Fontaine is still on his A-game

Sarah Popeck, news staff
January 28, 2024

Fontaine looks up-ice in a game against Bentley. The senior forward was named assistant captain ahead of the 2023-24 season.

Graduate student forward Liam Walsh prepares for a faceoff. The Huskies maintained strong possession of the puck in their second match against Vermont on Saturday.

[Photo] Northeastern splits series with Vermont as Beanpot approaches

Esha Minhas, news staff
January 17, 2024

Graduate student forward Liam Walsh prepares for a faceoff. The Huskies maintained strong possession of the puck in their second match against Vermont on Saturday.

Peyton Anderson controls the puck in a matchup against Penn State. She tallied 11 goals and nine assists for the 2022-23 season.

[Photo] Peyton Anderson: A bright light on and off the ice

Mikayla Tsai, news correspondent
January 16, 2024

Peyton Anderson controls the puck in a matchup against Penn State. She tallied 11 goals and nine assists for the 2022-23 season.

Skylar Irving takes a faceoff in a game against Penn State. Irving tallied an assist in that season-opening matchup.

[Photo] Northeastern women’s hockey charts upward trajectory heading into 2024

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor
December 31, 2023

Skylar Irving takes a faceoff in a game against Penn State. Irving tallied an assist in that season-opening matchup.

Pito Walton races against BCs Cutter Gauthier in Matthews Arena. Northeastern fell in the home ice game 3-1.

[Photo] Against all odds, Northeastern men’s hockey splits series with No. 1 Boston College

Esha Minhas
December 11, 2023

Pito Walton races against BC's Cutter Gauthier in Matthews Arena. Northeastern fell in the home ice game 3-1.

The Huskies huddle up between points. Northeastern finished this season with an 11-14 overall, 9-9 CAA record.

[Photo] What does the future of Northeastern volleyball look like as six key seniors say their goodbyes?

Esha Minhas, news staff
December 1, 2023

The Huskies huddle up between points. Northeastern finished this season with an 11-14 overall, 9-9 CAA record.

Molly Griffin skates up the boards into Northeasterns offensive zone. Northeastern put up two power play goals against UVM Tuesday night.

[Photo] Pair of Husky power play goals not enough to top No. 15 UVM

Amelia Ballingall
November 22, 2023

Molly Griffin skates up the boards into Northeastern's offensive zone. Northeastern put up two power play goals against UVM Tuesday night.

Graduate student outside hitter Julianna Truscott sets up to serve the ball. Truscott was one of six graduating Huskies celebrated in Sundays senior day match.

[Photo] Northeastern volleyball ends their regular season with back-to-back 3-0 losses to Towson

Esha Minhas, news staff
November 14, 2023

Graduate student outside hitter Julianna Truscott sets up to serve the ball. Truscott was one of six graduating Huskies celebrated in Sunday's senior day match.

Graduate student defenseman Pito Walton chases the puck around the boards. Walton has four points (two goals, two assists) on the season.

[Photo] Northeastern men’s hockey handed fifth-straight loss by Providence

Esha Minhas, news staff
November 14, 2023

Graduate student defenseman Pito Walton chases the puck around the boards. Walton has four points (two goals, two assists) on the season.

Northeastern captain Megan Carter brings the puck along the boards in a game against the University of Connecticut. Northeastern lost two straight games to the other Hockey East Huskies over the weekend.

[Photo] Women’s hockey falls flat with shutout loss in Husky vs. Husky battle

Amelia Ballingall, deputy sports editor
November 5, 2023

Northeastern captain Megan Carter brings the puck along the boards in a game against the University of Connecticut. Northeastern lost two straight games to the other Hockey East Huskies over the weekend....

Graduate students Anabel Zier and Inbal Peleg put up a joint block. They were part of the group of six senior members of the team honored at the end of the season.

[Photo] Huskies win in straight sets on Saturday but face a rough five-set loss on Sunday against Charleston

Esha Minhas, news staff
November 5, 2023

Graduate students Anabel Zier and Inbal Peleg put up a joint block. They were part of the group of six senior members of the team honored at the end of the season.

Students run across the street in their underwear. The route spanned 1.9 miles.

[Photo] Students shake off clothes, rain for Northeastern’s 17th annual Underwear Run

Jarriah Cockhren, news correspondent
November 2, 2023

Students run across the street in their underwear. The route spanned 1.9 miles.

Graduate student forward Peyton Anderson brings the puck up the ice in a game earlier this season. Anderson tallied her first-ever hat trick in Saturday’s game against Holy Cross.

[Photo] Anderson hat trick leads Huskies to revenge game victory over Holy Cross

Amelia Ballingall, deputy sports editor
November 2, 2023

Graduate student forward Peyton Anderson brings the puck up the ice in a game earlier this season. Anderson tallied her first-ever hat trick in Saturday’s game against Holy Cross.

A light within the crypt’s open tomb illuminates the historic coffins found inside, with a coffin most likely for a child propped up against an assumed adult coffin in the bottom left corner. The open tomb was available for pictures and viewing.

Beneath the steeple: A glimpse into the crypt of Boston’s oldest standing church

Sofia Sawchuk, photo staff
October 31, 2023

Underneath the historic Old North Church in the North End lies a crypt home to an estimated 1,100 individuals laid to rest. When the crypt opened in 1732, it acted as an active burial location for Old...

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A sign made by a protestor demanding a ceasefire. Signs like these were written on posters and cardboard boxes to call for action to be taken.

[Photo] Second rally organized by Huskies for a Free Palestine draws hundreds of students, community members

Sonel Cutler, campus editor
October 23, 2023

A sign made by a protestor demanding a ceasefire. Signs like these were written on posters and cardboard boxes to call for action to be taken.

The Huskies huddle in between points. After its initial loss to Hofstra Sept. 23, Northeastern has gone on a three-game run.

[Photo] After a rough loss Saturday, the Huskies win 3-0 over Hofstra on Sunday

Esha Minhas, news staff
October 2, 2023

The Huskies huddle in between points. After its initial loss to Hofstra Sept. 23, Northeastern has gone on a three-game run.

Dattagupta addresses the immense impact of Kandula’s passing on the Northeastern community. His words called for solidarity particularly throughout the Indian and South Asian diaspora.

[Photo] ‘More than just a tragedy’: NU community gathers to celebrate the life of graduate student Jaahnavi Kandula

Lily Webber, news staff
September 20, 2023

Dattagupta addresses the immense impact of Kandula’s passing on the Northeastern community. His words called for solidarity particularly throughout the Indian and South Asian diaspora.