The Huntington News

Editorial: New housing is not enough to stop gentrification

Editorial: New housing is not enough to stop gentrification

The Editorial Board October 10, 2018
As students of Northeastern, we need to advocate that the university pave the way for Boston to actively decrease gentrification, both by increasing affordable housing and public funding.
LightView event promotes new student apartments

LightView event promotes new student apartments

Chris Butler and Nick Hirano September 12, 2018

Hundreds of students lined up along Columbus Avenue Saturday to celebrate the opening of the new LightView Apartments leasing office. The kickoff event included live music, free food and a $10,000 scholarship...

Student activism meets dead ends

Student activism meets dead ends

April 19, 2018

By Glenn Billman and Derek Schuster, news staff Inside President Joseph E. Aoun’s Beacon Street brownstone, board members, donors and senior administrators celebrate 2016 with a holiday party. Outside,...

Roxbury residents speak out on Northeastern gentrifying Boston

Roxbury residents speak out on Northeastern gentrifying Boston

April 4, 2018

By Sam Cronin, news staff Conversations ranged from Northeastern’s role in gentrifying nearby neighborhoods to Boston’s history of housing displacement at the Northeastern Housing Justice Coalition...

SGA slates debate campaign issues

SGA slates debate campaign issues

March 22, 2018

By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff The two slates running for student government president and executive vice president debated campaign issues including diversity in student government, mental health resources...

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Students allege leased properties not maintained

February 15, 2018

By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff  At almost 3 a.m. every night, Jake Lopez, a second-year communication studies major, hears something scurrying in the floorboards above his bed. He reaches his hand up...

N.U.in students housed in Midtown Hotel

N.U.in students housed in Midtown Hotel

February 1, 2018

By Hugh Shirley and Claire Wallace, news staff As a result of Northeastern University’s ongoing housing shortage, approximately 60 N.U.in students moved into the Midtown Hotel on Huntington Avenue...

Walsh promotes anti-homelessness initiative

Walsh promotes anti-homelessness initiative

January 25, 2018

By Ava Sasani, news staff Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the launch of the Boston’s Way Home Fund to reduce homelessness during his second inaugural address earlier this month. The fund will enhance...

Transfer students face housing challenges

Transfer students face housing challenges

January 18, 2018

By Isabelle Hahn, news correspondent An academic oasis surrounded by Boston’s bustling city life, Northeastern University’s campus gives students the atmosphere of academia and a taste of city tempo....

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