The Huntington News

Engineering clubs pushed out by renovations, with little explanation

Engineering clubs pushed out by renovations, with little explanation

Corey Dockser, multimedia manager

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

Baja Society of American Engineers Northeastern received an email from the College of Engineering on June 30 stating that they had to vacate their lab space in the basement of Richards Hall. A week later, they set up in the basement of Gainsboro Garage, struggling to continue their work with limited space a...

Local artist creates a game about gentrification

Local artist creates a game about gentrification

Corey Dockser

November 12, 2018


Filed under City

“Congratulations, you get to stay in an Airbnb in Gentriville, USA. Move on over to the other side of the board,” said Tory Bullock, director of the Gentrification Game. Suddenly, police sirens blare over the speakers. “Oh, looks like the police have been called. That sucks, man! You lose two t...

City of Boston pays tribute to victims of 9/11 attacks

City of Boston pays tribute to victims of 9/11 attacks

Corey Dockser

September 20, 2018


Filed under City

Susan L. White walked slowly to the podium, careful not to trip on the feet of the mourners sitting beside her. Gingerly, she lifted a sheet of paper and began to read off the names, one by one. “Peter M. Goodrich, Douglas A. Gowell, Andrew Curry Green…” Her voice was slow and deliberate,...

Society of Professional Journalists chapter opens at Northeastern

Society of Professional Journalists chapter opens at Northeastern

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Journalism students looking for professional resources and connections can now join the new Northeastern chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Northeastern’s chapter is one of three in Boston for the Society of Professional Journalists, or SPJ, which ...

Students bake challah to raise funds for charity

Students bake challah to raise funds for charity

Corey Dockser

January 25, 2018


Filed under Campus

The mood was festive at Northeastern’s Hillel House Jan. 18, where students gathered to bake challah bread for a charitable cause. The event, called Challah for Hunger, was hosted by Northeastern University Hillel to raise money for two anti-hunger charities. The first, MAZON, is a Jewish anti-hung...

Online game helps researchers create treatment for agricultural toxin

Online game helps researchers create treatment for agricultural toxin

Corey Dockser

October 25, 2017


Filed under Campus

Researchers are using a crowdsourcing video game to face a poisonous substance that cannot be treated in a cost-effective manner. Foldit is a free online game run by Northeastern University and the University of Washington, first released to the public in 2008. Players are tasked with folding prot...

End-of-life chatbot aims to comfort terminally ill patients

End-of-life chatbot aims to comfort terminally ill patients

Corey Dockser

October 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

Dying carries more burdens than the just the emotional baggage people tend to associate it with. In addition to coming to terms with their deaths, the terminally ill must make important legal decisions, involving issues such as health care and what to do with their property. To facilitate this process, a N...

HOWL announces vote on dining workers’ strike, rallies in Curry

HOWL announces vote on dining workers’ strike, rallies in Curry

Corey Dockser

September 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

After years of campaigning for better benefits and pay, UNITE HERE Local 26, the union representing Northeastern’s dining hall workers, announced Wednesday night they will hold a vote Oct. 4 to determine whether the union will strike. Students, faculty, union representatives and dining hall workers...

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Corey Dockser