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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

Parade volunteers pop confetti cannons over lion dancers as a barrage of firecrackers dissipate. Along with confetti, red paper lanterns and soft lights decorated Chinatown’s streets.

Chinatown comes alive with Year of the Dragon Parade

Margot Murphy, photo staff February 24, 2024

Bostonians and tourists alike gathered in Chinatown Feb. 18 to watch the annual Lunar New Year parade, featuring lion dances by the Wam Lum Kung Fu Boston Lion Dance Team. The Chinese calendar designates...

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A couple sifts through Legos looking for blue pieces. They were committed to making a monochrome project to present at the Big Build.

Couples build upon their relationships at LEGO’s Valentine’s Day Adult Night

Tanisha Gaikwad, photo staff February 20, 2024

Boston’s LEGO Discovery Center hosted hundreds of couples Wednesday for Valentine’s Day as they celebrated love through games, food, drinks and, of course, Legos. The 18-and-over event opened its...

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A bright orange orchid glows against the black backdrop of the building’s walls. The blossoms were spread throughout the Tropical Forest zone, which features a variety of environments built for the different species of animals.

Springtime sentiments bloom at Franklin Park Zoo with orchid exhibit

Quillan Anderson, photo staff February 15, 2024

The Orchid Adventure at Franklin Park Zoo opened Feb. 2, boasting hundreds of flowers spotted around the zoo’s Tropical Forest zone. The lively mix of flora and fauna brightened the overcast winter...

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The First Run Through, led by Mashimo, plays its last set. Mashimo fell in love with African American music while studying at Berklee and finds purpose in supporting fellow musicians at Wally’s. “Being a part of the history of this place has significant meaning to me,” Mashimo said. “It’s a great pleasure, and Im doing it for the community here.”

Wally’s Jazz Club walls continue to witness emerging young talent

Aiden Stein, photo correspondent February 14, 2024

Tucked between brownstones on Massachusetts Avenue sits the nearly 80-year-old Wally’s Cafe Jazz Club. Though the independent venue is one of the last of its kind, Wally’s seems to have no problem...

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A student fan screams, reacting to in-game action. Many fans, especially those near the front of the DogHouse, emoted, chanted and poked their heads over the railings when voicing their feelings and thoughts throughout the game.

The spirit of the DogHouse: experiencing gameday in Northeastern hockey’s fan section

Sofia Sawchuk, photo staff February 12, 2024

A fan takes a deep breath and closes their eyes: It’s gameday at Matthews Arena. The slapping sound of pucks rings off the boards while the crisp smell of ice fills the air. Northeastern’s Pep Band...

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Milo, a 12-week-old puppy, poses on top of a coffee squeaky toy. Milo served as one of the co-captains of Everett Wag Time.

Park-9 Puppy Bowl brings football fans, puppies together for good cause

Jessica Xing, photo editor February 12, 2024

While every Saturday at Park-9 Dog Bar sees hundreds of four-legged visitors, there were some special guests Feb. 3. In anticipation for the Super Bowl, numerous puppies took part in the bar’s fur-st...

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A  Blackbird Doughnuts employee hands out samples of triple chocolate donut holes. Many visitors were too excited to wait and began trying their treats while they went down the row of businesses.

13th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival sweetens Harvard Square visitors’ weekends

Jessica Xing, photo editor January 31, 2024

Hundreds of visitors lined up on Brattle Street Saturday afternoon for the first day of the 13th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival. Hosted by the Harvard Square Business Association, the festival...

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Meech Bold (right) performs with a friend. The artists’ stage presence raised the audience’s energy as the night went on.

Boston fans come together to celebrate, enjoy ‘90s hip-hop

Tanisha Gaikwad, photo staff January 31, 2024

Hip-hop fans flocked to the Media Arts Center at Roxbury Community College Jan. 20 to attend the indoor music festival “Live From the Tape Deck: A Celebration of 90s Hip Hop.” Hosted by Beats and...

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Liv Duckworth, dressed as a siren, skates to “MILK OF THE SIREN” by Melanie Martinez, creating a haunting and mysterious character performance. Each participating skater had the creative freedom to choreograph and pick their own characters and songs.

Ice skating pirates enthrall audience at 401 Park ice rink

Margot Murphy, photo staff January 22, 2024

Swashbuckling pirates, enchanting mermaids and adventurous ice skating routines —  featuring famed Olympics silver medalist Nancy Kerrigan —  entertained Bostononians Jan. 14 during the Pirates of...

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Ruby Grove performs one of their original songs. Nilles and Lamour founded the band in 2022.

Love Illumination pays homage to love, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Darin Zullo, deputy photo editor January 15, 2024

Sounds of funk, soul, R&B and indie rock filled The Square Root in Roslindale Sunday night for Love Illumination, an evening of music dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. and the justice he advocated...

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An S Ferrante player changes the direction of the game by diverting the ball toward the opposing goal. In some forms of broomball, players modified brooms using scissors and duct tape to fit their individual playing styles.

Broomball sweeps Northeastern student body in intramural fun, tournaments

Margot Murphy, photo staff November 30, 2023

When a person first hears of the sport “broomball,” they may imagine a knock-off Quidditch match. But rather than flying around a field, broomball takes place on ice and is an enjoyable pastime for...

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Two women walk under an archway that says “Kiss Me.” Decorations such as wreaths, Christmas trees and string lights contributed to the holiday atmosphere.

Snowport market brings holiday cheer to Boston, supports small businesses

Jessica Xing, photo editor November 15, 2023

Hundreds flocked to Seaport Saturday for the fifth annual Snowport Holiday Market. With four entrances, the lines for Snowport wrapped around the block. While some decided the wait wasn’t worth it,...

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