The Huntington News

Editorial: New housing is not enough to stop gentrification

Editorial: New housing is not enough to stop gentrification

October 10, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the last year, Northeastern renovated a community playground and built a new apartment building on the edge of campus in an effort to improve relations with its neighboring communities. But, for a city that is just as famous for its struggle with inequality as its plethora of Dunkin Donuts locations, thi...

Boston businesses endorse candidates — democratically

Boston businesses endorse candidates — democratically

September 26, 2018


Filed under City

By Rhyia Bibby, news correspondent Many Boston neighborhoods are plastered with political signs displayed in storefronts lining the streets, as midterm elections draw near. Walking through neighborhoods where political signs adorn the streets like in the North End, Mission Hill and South Boston,...

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...

Mission Hill hardware store reopens months after shooting

Mission Hill hardware store reopens months after shooting

February 21, 2018


Filed under City

By Julia Crooijmans, news staff A Mission Hill hardware store reopened six months after the loss of its beloved owner Andres “Cholo” Cruz. Cruz was fatally shot by three men attempting to rob his store, AC Hardware on Tremont Street, on July 18, 2017, a Tuesday afternoon. All three were charged with first-degree murder. Noelia Cruz, Andres Cruz’s ...

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

As Northeastern population grows, so does impact on neighborhoods

March 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Rowan Walrath, opinions editor Student housing numbers suggest Northeastern University has not created housing at the same rate at which it accepts students, according to data obtained from Off Campus Student Services. News analysis of the data, which cover the five-year span between spring 201...

Column: Think before you move off campus

Column: Think before you move off campus

March 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Alex Frandsen, editorial columnist At some point during your four or five years here at Northeastern, it is a near guarantee that you will be presented with the question: “Do you want to live off campus next year?” Oftentimes, it will be prefaced with an obligatory “God, I cannot wait to g...

SGA and NUPD plan to expand shuttle services

SGA and NUPD plan to expand shuttle services

November 13, 2014


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Alexandra Malloy, news editor With ridership of the off-campus student shuttle expanding, the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) have entered talks to expand the service to the nearly 6,300 students who live off campus. “I didn’t know th...

Northeastern students claim first place in Mission Hill Road Race

Northeastern students claim first place in Mission Hill Road Race

October 30, 2014


Filed under Campus

By Brandon Lewis, news correspondent On the morning of Oct. 18 in the Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park, runners eagerly lined up for the ninth annual Mission Hill Road Race. Some participants walked the 5K, others ran, but only Northeastern’s Peter Clarke, a junior computer engineering major, and Linds...

Editorial: On-campus housing is not Boston’s silver bullet

January 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion

In the coming weeks, Boston’s new mayor Martin J. Walsh, who took over the helm at City Hall Monday from Boston’s long-time patriarch Thomas M. Menino, is sure to present plenty of ideas to address the city’s most pressing problems. How the Walsh administration addresses Boston’s overburdened...

Northeastern donates to repair a beleaguered Little League field

April 10, 2013


Filed under City

By Todd Feathers, News Staff A light rain pattered down on the McLaughlin Playground field Wednesday night, turning the baseball diamond’s dusty infield the dark brown of a well-worn mitt. At this time last year, a drizzle like this would have had Paul Spirn and his fellow Mission Hill Little Leagu...

Editorial: IMP needs active student involvement

February 13, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Over the last few years, members of the Northeastern administration have spent considerable time and resources drafting the university’s Institutional Master Plan (IMP), the document required by the city that dictates how the university will develop its land and the surrounding neighborhoods over approximately...

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