The Huntington News

Incoming public school closings and renovations stir controversy

Incoming public school closings and renovations stir controversy

November 28, 2018


Filed under City

By Rhyia Bibby, news correspondent After decades, the city of Boston plans to renovate twelve public schools and close three. On October 26, Boston Public Schools released the second phase of its 10-year, $1 billion plan, BuildBPS. The BuildBPS master plan is the first long-term renovation p...

Snell Library

Snell Library

May 20, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Of Northeastern’s four university libraries, Snell is the largest and most heavily utilized by students. It was built in 1990 and was designed by a Cambridge-based firm, The Architect’s Collaborative. It is named after George Snell, an alumnus of 1941, and his wife Lorraine Snell. According to...

Government Center MBTA station to close for two years

February 13, 2014


Filed under City

By Caitlin Walsh, News Staff After much anticipation, a start date was finally put on the two-year closure of the Government Center T station. On March 22, 2014, Government Center station, which is the 13th busiest station according to the MBTA , will close while undergoing serious renovations as p...

Students meet with Snell Library staff to discuss library renovations

November 7, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Stephanie Eisemann, News Correspondent  The Snell Library staff held a town hall meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss the recent renovations of the library facilities, as well as possibilities for future developments and expansions. “We’ve done a lot of renovation over the last few...

Students respond to Snell, dining hall renovation process

May 22, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Erica Moser, News Staff The view upon entering Snell Library has shifted from tables and computers to floor-to-ceiling panels, which emit the ligneous smell of construction. In International Village, the dining hall doors are locked but bear a poster advertising “new and exciting expansions.”...

Changes discussed for Snell Library

January 24, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Mary Whitfill, News Staff In a question and answer forum hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA) on Wednesday night, Northeastern students gathered with university library, technology and facilities personnel to discuss changes coming to Snell Library, as well as other university-wide...

Editorial: University should disclose cost of renovations

September 28, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Northeastern has been renovating a great deal of buildings  around campus recently. The new Curry Student Center, high-tech library facilities on the second floor, and the renovation of classroom and research spaces have enhanced the nature of the school not only in the eyes of students and faculty,...

Summer renovations touch many areas across campus

September 20, 2012


Filed under Campus

By Todd Feathers, News Staff On the heels of another record-breaking year for applications, this summer included a frenzied push by Northeastern officials to renovate some of the university’s most popular academic facilities. From the new Digital Media Commons on the second floor of Snell...

Student Center food court revamped

September 13, 2012


Filed under Campus

By Todd Feathers, News Staff Take The News poll about the new food court here. After a summer of frenzied gutting and reconstruction, the renovated Curry Student Center has reopened its doors to a host of new eateries and appreciative students. The renovations include new seating, a new i...

Exercise room to open in old Nutrition One space

August 1, 2012


Filed under Campus

By Zack Sampson, News Staff The Marino Center will expand this fall when a new cycling and fitness training area called Revolutionz fills the street-level space vacated in 2011 by Nutrition One. “The space will have indoor cycling classes accompanied by music, lights and virtual ride technology ...

University plans renovations, upgrades for summer

May 23, 2012


Filed under Campus

Construction workers will renovate and upgrade several key spaces at Northeastern this summer, including Speare Hall and the Curry Student Center. In Speare, crews will remodel restrooms and lounges and bring in new furniture, university spokeswoman Renata Nyul said in an email to The News. She did...

Husky Happenings

April 12, 2012


Filed under Campus

Cafeteria workers to vote on union Northeastern Chartwells employees will vote today to decide whether or not they will join the Local 26 union. Workers announced their intent to form a union March 14 in a rally, presenting the university administration with a petition signed by 293 employees – mo...

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