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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

Michelle Millar Fisher holds up a piece by Marilyn Pappas. Pappas talked about her work and its inspiration at the event.

The Society of Arts and Crafts aims to mold modern vision for aspiring artists

Nick Cortese, News correspondent February 24, 2024

For the first time in the organization’s storied history, the Society of Arts and Crafts, or SA+C, was welcomed at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston Feb. 1 for the third installment of CraftBoston on the...

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Members of the YLC pose for a photo during a Harbor to the Bay charity bike ride event meant to raise funds for local HIV/AIDS organizations. The YLC was founded as a community for LGBTQ+ young professionals and to raise money and awareness for causes important to the LGBTQ+ community. Photo courtesy Young Leaders Council.

Fenway Health’s Young Leaders Council ushers in new era

Gitana Savage, news staff February 22, 2024

Located on Boylston Street, the Young Leaders Council, or YLC, is an initiative striving to provide resources to LGBTQ+ young professionals in their 20s and 30s through community-building programming and...

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The entrance to Impassioned Destruction at the Old State House. The exhibit commemorated the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.

‘Impassioned Destruction’: Exploring vandalism and property destruction as means of protest

Annie Cayer, news correspondent February 15, 2024

Impassioned Destruction, an exhibit at the Old State House, utilizes unconventional art styles and vibrant colors typically not associated with the 18th century to perpetuate the subject of property destruction....

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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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Jennifer Diaz performs La Malagueña, a mariachi song by Miguel Aceves Mejía. Diaz dedicated the performance to her grandma.

Latin American Song Project challenges the classical music repertoire

Galiah Abbud, news staff February 8, 2024

In the center of a wooden stage decorated by dramatic maroon drapings, Sara Goldstein interrupted audience chatter marked by different Spanish dialects. Goldstein, the interim chair of voice at Boston...

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Massachusetts minimum wage remains stagnant in 2024, officials and coalition advocate for the future

Massachusetts minimum wage remains stagnant in 2024, officials and coalition advocate for the future

Marta Hill, editor-at-large January 29, 2024

For the first time in five years, Massachusetts’ minimum wage did not rise at the start of the new year. It stayed constant at $15 an hour.  This year marks the end of the gradual increase signed...

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VIDEO: Green Line closures force alternative travel for college students in Boston

VIDEO: Green Line closures force alternative travel for college students in Boston

Annika Sunkara, Alyssa Fell, and Galiah Abbud January 28, 2024

  On and around the Northeastern campus, many college students rely on the Green Line for transportation. However, recent and frequent closures for repairs have proved disruptive. City editor...

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Former New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. After 24 seasons and six Super Bowl titles, Belichick stepped down as head coach earlier this year. Photo courtesy Alexander Jonesi, flickr.

‘All good things have to come to an end’: Bill Belichick’s departure as Patriots’ head coach sparks mixed emotions among Bostonians

Juliette Piovoso, news staff January 23, 2024

Following a remarkable tenure spanning 24 seasons as the head coach of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick announced Jan. 11 that he will no longer be serving as coach. Belichick’s mark on the...

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Liv Duckworth, dressed as a siren, skates to “MILK OF THE SIREN” by Melanie Martinez, creating a haunting and mysterious character performance. Each participating skater had the creative freedom to choreograph and pick their own characters and songs.

Ice skating pirates enthrall audience at 401 Park ice rink

Margot Murphy, photo staff January 22, 2024

Swashbuckling pirates, enchanting mermaids and adventurous ice skating routines —  featuring famed Olympics silver medalist Nancy Kerrigan —  entertained Bostononians Jan. 14 during the Pirates of...

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A box containing two doses of Narcan. While a prescription is no longer required for someone to obtain Narcan, there is still a need for increased accessibility to the medicine.

Naloxone is over-the-counter, but its effects are yet to be felt

Annika Geiben Lynn, news correspondent January 2, 2024

The Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, authorized a 4-milligram naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray for over-the-counter sales, or OTC, in March. This was in an effort to reduce overdose deaths primarily...

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Rats make themselves at home: When will the City of Boston evict them?

Rats make themselves at home: When will the City of Boston evict them?

Alexis Algazy, deputy city editor December 14, 2023

Rats run rampant through the streets of Boston. This pest problem is not new, but Boston residents continue to grow frustrated.  Orkin’s 2023 Most Rat-Infested Cities list ranked Boston as the thirteenth...

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Audience members explore the Old South Meeting House and enjoy refreshments before the “Phillis in Boston” begins. The Old South Meeting House featured an array of historical statues who were congregants of the site, such as Phillis Wheatley seen on the far right.

Phillis in Boston narrates the struggle for Black freedom

Margot Murphy, news correspondent December 6, 2023

The lights dim dramatically as the sounds of seagulls float over the audience and Phillis Wheatley, played by Adreyanua Jean-Louis, struts down the aisle exuding power and gracefulness.  “Phillis...

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