The Huntington News

Northeastern alumni hold final sendoff for Punter’s

Northeastern alumni hold final sendoff for Punter’s

December 5, 2018


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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, ...

Betsy DeVos to change campus sexual assault guidelines

Betsy DeVos to change campus sexual assault guidelines

December 3, 2018


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By Maria Lovato, campus editor Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposal on Nov. 16 that rewrites the rules on how schools must handle sexual assault allegations on college campuses, giving more rights to individuals accused of sexual assault. The proposal was met with controversy, with many in the N...

Full-time non-tenure track faculty protest for right to unionize

Full-time non-tenure track faculty protest for right to unionize

Chris Butler

November 29, 2018


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Tension have risen between the Northeastern administration and the full-time non-tenure track faculty members as the administration has recently opposed the faculty’s efforts to hold an election to form a union. On Nov. 15, full-time non-tenure track faculty marched from Centennial Common to Presi...

Research study criticizes NU for lack of female leadership

Research study criticizes NU for lack of female leadership

November 29, 2018


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By Sully Barrett, news staff In a September gender parity study conducted by the Women’s Power Initiative, Northeastern University ranked 72nd out of 93 Massachusetts colleges. The study allotted points to the colleges based on factors such as the number of women in leadership roles and the distrib...

NU denounces federal memo impacting Title IX

NU denounces federal memo impacting Title IX

November 1, 2018


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By Sully Barrett, news staff A leaked Oct. 21 memo from President Donald J. Trump’s administration proposed legally defining sex as either male or female under Title IX, potentially urging universities to eliminate anti-discrimination protections for transgender and nonbinary students. The sugg...

Protest asks NU to make voluntary payments

Protest asks NU to make voluntary payments

Chris Butler

October 18, 2018


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Students, faculty and parents of the Boston Public Schools flocked to Northeastern’s campus Friday in a demonstration to request that Northeastern pay their Payment in Lieu of Taxes, or PILOT, to better fund the school system. The demonstration, organized by St. Stephen’s Youth Programs, or SSYP, a...

Husky Helper met with tepid response from students

Husky Helper met with tepid response from students

September 26, 2018


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By Rachel Powell, news correspondent A misplaced Husky Card. A malfunctioning printer. A packed schedule of student events. Northeastern students can face these issues at any moment, and the university has taken steps to ensure that students find solutions quickly and conveniently. Amazon Echos are placed...

ContiNUe students housed in Midtown Hotel

ContiNUe students housed in Midtown Hotel

September 20, 2018


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By Nicholas Swindell, news correspondent For a second semester, students checked into the Midtown Hotel, this time as part of ContiNUe, a transfer program for legacy admits. Despite the university’s initial statement that the Huntington Avenue hotel would only be used for the Spring 2018 semester as ove...

10 Coventry fire prompts relocation of students

10 Coventry fire prompts relocation of students

Chris Butler and Nicholas Hirano

September 18, 2018


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Residents of the apartment building at 10 Coventry St. evacuated Monday evening when a small kitchen fire broke out in a first floor apartment. At 6:07 p.m., the stove fire started in room 108, setting off all of the building’s fire alarms and first floor sprinklers, according to a Boston Fire Dep...

Northeastern faces student backlash over ICE contract

Northeastern faces student backlash over ICE contract

July 23, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news staff Student activists are currently pressuring the NU administration to end a $7.8 million contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a government agency that is facing significant criticism from the public after President Donald J. Trump’s immigration ...

Grad students demand election agreement

Grad students demand election agreement

April 22, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Northeastern’s graduate students demanded the university administration accept their right to form a union at a rally in Krentzman Quad Tuesday. More than 100 students from the Graduate Employees of Northeastern University – United Auto Workers, or GENU-UAW, att...

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