The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The exterior of International Village. In the past two decades, Northeastern consistently raised the prices of on-campus housing options. File photo by Marta Hill.

Living expenses at Northeastern are creeping up each year. Some students say they aren’t getting the bang for their buck.

Miles Mu, news correspondent July 4, 2024

With semesterly housing rates approaching $10,000 per semester, Northeastern dorms are more than 25% pricier than they were 20 years ago, when accounting for inflation. Off-campus housing isn’t much cheaper — a recent report ranked Northeastern the eighth most expensive...

The steak tartare dish at Yvonnes. With its intimate environment, many have chosen this establishment to be the perfect date night spot for Valentines Day.

Column: 5 restaurants perfect for Valentine’s Day dinner

Anne Zhu, news correspondent February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re scrambling for some last-minute dinner spots, look no further. Whether you’re hoping to recreate the spaghetti-and-meatball scene from “Lady and the Tramp” or simply looking to have a delicious meal with your...

Students give feedback about current meal plans at a Nov. 16 event hosted by the Dining Advisory Board. The board has collected feedback for several months to propose a revamped meal plan.

Dining advisory board plans to revamp meal plans in fall 2024

Christina McCabe, news staff November 29, 2023

After months of collecting student feedback, the Student Government Association’s Dining Advisory Board is getting ready to put a new, revamped meal plan in place for students beginning in 2024. The Dining Advisory Board, created this semester and housed under campus affairs...

Students march through campus during the No Hungry Huskies rally. Citing Northeasterns high meal plan rates, protestors demanded more affordable dining options. Photo courtesy YDSA.

YDSA orchestrates third No Hungry Huskies rally to fight against food insecurity

Christina McCabe, news staff October 2, 2023

In the middle of Centennial Common, about three dozen students gathered Sept. 21 with posters and a megaphone, ready to rally for the No Hungry Huskies campaign. As the common grew busy in the late afternoon, students began chanting into the megaphone: “What do we want? Three...

A huge crowd is seen walking down Newbury Street. Sunday’s Open Newbury Street event attracted thousands of people.

Open Newbury Street builds strength in community and local businesses

Patrick O’Neal, photo staff September 20, 2023

Every Sunday throughout the summer and fall, Newbury Street is closed to all vehicle traffic and becomes a pedestrian walkway, allowing local musicians, businesses and restaurants to turn the roadway into a lively hub for shopping, dining and entertainment.  The weekly closure,...