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Huskies For Israel petition opposes HP boycott

Huskies For Israel petition opposes HP boycott

February 22, 2018

By Emily Sandstrom, news correspondent A Northeastern pro-Israel student group launched a petition opposing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement, or BDS, which currently advocates for a global boycott of Hewlett-Packard, or HP, products because of the company’s business with the Israeli government...

[UPDATED] Walsh, Council, students take climate action

[UPDATED] Walsh, Council, students take climate action

Charlie Wolfson

December 7, 2017

One day after Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the launch of Carbon Free Boston, a plan for the city to be carbon neutral by 2050, the Boston City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of plastic bags in stores Nov. 29. These two measures come as Northeastern students continue environmental acti...

Editorial: Paradise Papers should be a catalyst for change

Editorial: Paradise Papers should be a catalyst for change

The Editorial Board

November 16, 2017

It is unclear how much of the endowment is invested in EnCap or if the university currently has other offshore investments. These questions aren’t answered by the university’s statement. It is time the university takes seriously and openly addresses the requests of the activist groups on campus because, in the end, they were right about what the administration was hiding.

Faculty Senate hears presentation on student enrollment and university agenda

Faculty Senate hears presentation on student enrollment and university agenda

October 21, 2017

By Shreyanth Reddy, news correspondent Faculty Senate members discussed new facilities, campus improvements and growth in enrollment and ratings across departments at their second meeting of the academic year Oct. 4. Provost of Academic Affairs James C. Bean said the higher intake of students ...

SGA assembles first ever ‘Block pARTy’

SGA assembles first ever ‘Block pARTy’

October 19, 2017

By Drew Baldwin, news correspondent Northeastern’s first annual Block pARTy, hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA), was a celebration that exhibited student artwork, clubs and shows. Throughout the day on Tuesday, there were performances in the Curry Indoor Quad led by NU Stag...

Modern pride flag flies over Centennial

Modern pride flag flies over Centennial

October 11, 2017

By Rachel Morford, news staff A redesigned pride flag was raised above Centennial Common Oct. 2 in recognition of LGBTQA+ history month. The new flag features brown and black bands above the iconic rainbow stripes to highlight the experiences of people of color within the LGTBQA+ community and will...

SGA passes resolutions to support strike, rename Columbus Day

SGA passes resolutions to support strike, rename Columbus Day

Charlie Wolfson

October 5, 2017

Student senators passed resolutions to support Northeastern dining hall workers’ efforts toward raising salaries and to change Northeastern’s observance of Columbus day to Indigenous People’s Day at their session Monday. These resolutions, which the Northeastern Student Government Association (SG...

NU changes Title IX sexual assault hearing process

NU changes Title IX sexual assault hearing process

September 13, 2017

  By Jasmine Heyward, news staff The Northeastern Student Government Association (SGA), Office of Gender Equity and Compliance (OGEC) and the Sexual Assault Response Coalition (SARC) released a joint statement announcing changes to the university’s Title IX policy on  Aug. 31. The policy wen...

SGA executive cabinet announces Title IX changes, trayless dining

SGA executive cabinet announces Title IX changes, trayless dining

September 1, 2017

  By Jasmine Heyward, news correspondent  Northeastern’s Student Government Association (SGA) announced fall policy changes including changes to the Title IX hearing process and trayless dining at its summer 2 senate meeting on Aug. 14. After more than three years of campaigning by student advoca...

Editorial: Students deserve transparency from SGA, administration

Editorial: Students deserve transparency from SGA, administration

March 30, 2017

  Student Government Association (SGA) elections this year were contentious and dramatic. They entered the spotlight in a way that most of us at The Huntington News haven’t seen in our time at Northeastern. Though election results have now been released, it is far from time to stop paying a...

Aoun speaks to SGA senate about leadership

Aoun speaks to SGA senate about leadership

Kaitlyn Budion

March 29, 2017

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke to the Student Government Association (SGA) about leadership and community at its senate meeting Monday. During his address in the Curry Student Center, Aoun wished luck to both the Suchira + Paulina and ReNUal campaigns for SGA student body president and exec...

Student government race marred by controversial campaign conduct

Student government race marred by controversial campaign conduct

March 22, 2017

By Olivia Arnold, James Duffy, Ryan Grewal and Rowan Walrath, news staff With voting for the leaders of Student Government Association (SGA) scheduled to end Thursday, the Suchira + Paulina ticket faces charges of libelous campaigning, while the ReNUal slate confronts criticism over its social media usage...