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Research study criticizes NU for lack of female leadership

Research study criticizes NU for lack of female leadership

November 29, 2018


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By Sully Barrett, news staff In a September gender parity study conducted by the Women’s Power Initiative, Northeastern University ranked 72nd out of 93 Massachusetts colleges. The study allotted points to the colleges based on factors such as the number of women in leadership roles and the distrib...

Dire climate change report evokes concern among NU community

Dire climate change report evokes concern among NU community

November 7, 2018


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By Alison Booth, news correspondent The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, recently released a report detailing a dramatic increase of global warming. The report’s implications and level of media coverage concerned some members of the Northeastern community. “It sounds really ...

Photo Gallery | The Wombats at House of Blues

Photo Gallery | The Wombats at House of Blues

October 30, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

Photos by Brian Bae The Wombats performed at the House of Blues Oct. 24 to promote their new album "Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life," their fourth album and first in three years since "Glitterbug." The three person English band rocked the House of Blues in a lively set consisting o...

Northeastern students strip for Annual Underwear Run

Northeastern students strip for Annual Underwear Run

October 24, 2018


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By Aanchal Dharmani, news correspondent Thousands of Northeastern students stripped down to their underwear Friday night and ran through the city to participate in what has become an annual tradition for the university. Northeastern’s Annual Underwear Run, in its 13th year, serves as an way for stu...

North End residents hold on to heritage as community changes

North End residents hold on to heritage as community changes

October 4, 2018


Filed under City

By Tessa Witter, news correspondent On Hanover Street in the North End, the heady smells of pasta, pastries and sauces lead many into restaurants and cafes with Italian flags, friendly chatter and music. Tourists pose, take pictures and point at historical sites.  Locals pass them as they go about their...

New SGA program targets food insecurity

New SGA program targets food insecurity

October 4, 2018


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By José Da Silva, news correspondent Swipe2Care, a new initiative pushed forward by the Student Government Association, attempts to help students struggling with meal plan affordability through a meal swipe donation system. The initiative, which the university administration approved this fall, is a coll...

Renovated playground brings differing opinions

Renovated playground brings differing opinions

October 4, 2018


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By Avery Bleichfeld, news correspondent Community members, students and government officials traveled to Columbus Ave. on Sept. 14 to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated William E. Carter Playground. Mayor Martin J. Walsh proposed the project to transform Carter Playground. The constructio...

Boston businesses endorse candidates — democratically

Boston businesses endorse candidates — democratically

September 26, 2018


Filed under City

By Rhyia Bibby, news correspondent Many Boston neighborhoods are plastered with political signs displayed in storefronts lining the streets, as midterm elections draw near. Walking through neighborhoods where political signs adorn the streets like in the North End, Mission Hill and South Boston,...

Baseball loses to Harvard in Beanpot championship

Baseball loses to Harvard in Beanpot championship

April 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Jenna Majeski, news staff Northeastern baseball’s Beanpot drought will continue for another year, as the team took a tough loss to Harvard University Tuesday at Friedman Diamond. The Huskies, who last won the tournament in 2013, lost 8-6. The Huskies started the game strong, taking a 6-0 ...

Women’s hockey coach Dave Flint reflects on historic season

Women’s hockey coach Dave Flint reflects on historic season

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Caroline Ingram, news staff The Northeastern women’s hockey team captured its first-ever Hockey East title a few weeks ago, beating the University of Connecticut 2-1. It was the program’s fourth time in the championship game since the tournament was introduced in 2003. The title gave the Huskies ...

Relay for Life brings Boston together to fight cancer

Relay for Life brings Boston together to fight cancer

March 28, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor When Emma Codman went to her first Relay for Life, the event didn’t have the personal significance it does now. That would come a year later, when her mother was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer, which she later died from. Now Codman dedicates her partici...

Huskies’ season ends with loss to Michigan

Huskies’ season ends with loss to Michigan

March 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Calli Remillard, sports editor With hopes of turning their postseason around following a 3-2 overtime loss against Providence College in the Hockey East semifinals, the Northeastern Huskies headed out to Worcester, Massachusetts, for the first round of the NCAA tournament to face off against th...

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