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Northeastern alumni hold final sendoff for Punter’s

Northeastern alumni hold final sendoff for Punter’s

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Nick Hirano, news staff Punter’s Pub will give its final last call this month, as the Huntington Avenue dive bar is set to close its doors two years after Northeastern purchased the property. Campus-planning documents suggest that the property could be used as part of a student housing expansion. On Saturday night, ...

Northeastern women’s hockey stays unbeaten in Hockey East with wins over

Northeastern women’s hockey stays unbeaten in Hockey East with wins over

November 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Caroline Ingram, news staff In the first of two weekend games, the Huskies faced off with Hockey East foe Providence College Friars at Matthews Arena. Both teams came out strong early with a plethora of scoring chances at both ends of the ice. Second-year goalie Aerin Frankel started in net and ...

Men’s Cross-Country Captures Second Place in Rothenberg Invitational

Men’s Cross-Country Captures Second Place in Rothenberg Invitational

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Alex Bensley, news staff The Northeastern men’s cross-country team fought their way to a second-place finish in the Rothenberg Invitational at Brown University on Friday afternoon. Only six men’s runners were sent to Brown, while the women’s team did not compete. Resting them was precauti...

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...

Freshman forward starts hot in debut season

Freshman forward starts hot in debut season

September 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Mike Puzzanghera, news correspondent  When Northeastern head coach Chris Gbandi went up to Canada in the summer of 2016 and watched then-16-year-old Ryan Massoud play, he knew Massoud was a prospect he wanted. “He was the best player on the field,” Gbandi said. “We had been after him ...

NU athletics partners with Under Armour

NU athletics partners with Under Armour

Chris Butler

April 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

Northeastern Athletics announced a multi-year, exclusive partnership with Under Armour on March 9 that will begin fall 2018. The partnership means Under Armour will provide gear and apparel to the 18 varsity sports at Northeastern, potentially including all club, recreational and intramural sports tea...

Nahant residents protest Marine Science Center expansion

Nahant residents protest Marine Science Center expansion

Chris Butler

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

Residents of Nahant, Massachusetts, traveled to Boston April 10 to deliver an open letter to Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun, urging him to rethink the university's proposed expansion of the Marine Science Center in the town’s East Point area. More than 30 Nahant residents protested the expansion by pacing ...

Huskies run: Northeastern students train for marathon

Huskies run: Northeastern students train for marathon

April 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Tom Petrini and Tori Sullivan, news staff For some Northeastern students, the biggest challenge of the spring semester will come just before finals. This year, Marathon Monday in Boston falls on April 16. It will be the 122nd running of the world’s oldest annual marathon, which ranks as one...

Roxbury residents speak out on Northeastern gentrifying Boston

Roxbury residents speak out on Northeastern gentrifying Boston

April 4, 2018


Filed under City

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 campaign kickoff meeting March 26 at Dockser Hall. Prasanna Rajasekaran, a fifth-year economics major ...

Northeastern students prefer to stay in Boston for co-op

Northeastern students prefer to stay in Boston for co-op

March 25, 2018


Filed under City

By Christian Triunfo, news staff A majority of Northeastern students choose to stay in Boston during co-op, according to the Office of Cooperative Education and Career Development. For some, it helps with housing. For others, Boston is where they want to be. Northeastern’s connections to the city are expans...

Gender vs. Housing: Room options exclude trans, non-binary students

Gender vs. Housing: Room options exclude trans, non-binary students

March 22, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor When Kate Parks applied for housing earlier this month, they found there was no all-gender housing available for their three-person roommate group. The online housing system misgendered Parks, who identifies as non-binary, telling them the options for female students ...

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