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Rising student population impacts Boston religious centers

Rising student population impacts Boston religious centers

Charlie Wolfson

April 18, 2018


Filed under City

Father Philip Dabney moved to Mission Hill well after the tidal wave of college students began sweeping into the neighborhood. Dabney, a priest at the grand Catholic basilica on Tremont Street known locally as the Mission Church, has been living in the Hill for nine years. Though many of the rowhouses th...

Political clubs debate immigration

Political clubs debate immigration

Charlie Wolfson

April 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

For a night, the national debate on immigration was crammed into an International Village classroom. Northeastern University College Democrats and Northeastern University College Republicans sparred for more than an hour in a debate moderated by the Northeastern Debate Society, resulting in a 2-1...

Thousands converge in Boston for ‘March for Our Lives’

Thousands converge in Boston for ‘March for Our Lives’

Charlie Wolfson and Katie McCreedy

March 24, 2018


Filed under City

Students, teachers, parents and other concerned citizens gathered in the thousands on Boston Common Saturday to protest gun violence and call for new gun restrictions nationwide. Protesters convened early Saturday morning at Madison Park Vocational Technical High School in Roxbury, then marched togethe...

Boston high schoolers want change following Parkland

Boston high schoolers want change following Parkland

Charlie Wolfson and Katie McCreedy

March 2, 2018


Filed under City

The call to action from the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has reverberated not just in the national news media, but inside Boston high schools as well. High school students around the Greater Boston area are planning walkouts, and many intend to participate in the March for Our Lives Marc...

Huskies strive toward their next goal: a CAA Tournament win

Huskies strive toward their next goal: a CAA Tournament win

Charlie Wolfson

March 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Northeastern men’s basketball team has accomplished the first of its overarching goals for the season — a CAA regular season title — largely thanks to its season-ending, seven-game winning streak. They’ll have to run their streak to 10, though, to check the next box: a CAA Tournament cham...

Northeastern wraps up CAA two-seed on ‘Begley Night’

Northeastern wraps up CAA two-seed on ‘Begley Night’

Charlie Wolfson

February 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

It was senior night — check that, Devon Begley night — at Matthews Arena Thursday as Northeastern honored its lone fourth-year player, the 6-foot-4-inch guard out of Pearland, Texas. It was a pair of second-years, though, that left the biggest marks on the scoreboard that rested at 80-75, Northeast...

Bolden Brace becomes a leader off the bench

Bolden Brace becomes a leader off the bench

Charlie Wolfson

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Nearly a year ago, Bolden Brace asserted himself as a talented scorer in the CAA. On Feb. 23, 2017, in a game on the road at Elon, the first-year dropped 40 points, including a school-record 10 three-pointers. He flashed that scoring touch in several other games last year and finished with a res...

NU students help plan Boston March for Our Lives

NU students help plan Boston March for Our Lives

Charlie Wolfson and Katie McCreedy

February 21, 2018


Filed under City

A group of seven Northeastern students sat around a table in Curry Student Center Tuesday night to help plan a march. They all wanted to respond to the Feb. 14 school shooting that took place in Parkland, Florida, by getting Northeastern students involved in Boston’s March for Our Lives. On Mar...

Meet Ashley Demirali, the DogHouse’s most devoted member

Meet Ashley Demirali, the DogHouse’s most devoted member

Charlie Wolfson

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Her name is Ashley Demirali, but many Northeastern students know her as the hockey fan who can always be found in the middle of the DogHouse, wearing a Northeastern flag as a cape and a backward NU cap. Demirali, a DogHouse leader, has become a fixture at men’s hockey games during her time at Northe...

Pusica beats buzzer, gives NU crucial CAA win

Pusica beats buzzer, gives NU crucial CAA win

Charlie Wolfson

February 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

Vasa Pusica has had plenty of MVP moments for Northeastern this season. He regularly records 20-point games, he usually plays almost all of the game and the offense runs through him on most every possession. The last two of his 19 points Saturday were perhaps his finest, and most important, of the year...

NU keeps pace in CAA with win over Drexel

NU keeps pace in CAA with win over Drexel

Charlie Wolfson

February 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

Northeastern coach Bill Coen told his team to attack the paint Thursday, and attack the paint they did. Eleven of their first 13 made field goals were layups, and their center tandem of Anthony Green and Tomas Murphy combined for 24 points and nine rebounds. NU (18-9, 11-4) topped seventh-place Drex...

Chinatown receives long-awaited public library

Chinatown receives long-awaited public library

February 14, 2018


Filed under City

By Cole Albert, news correspondent The Boston Public Library’s Chinatown branch is only one week old, but it has already become a center for the community. Opening day had been a long time coming for residents, who have not had a library since the original building on Tyler Street was torn down ...

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