While campus life will quiet down during the Thanksgiving break, some university services will remain open. Here are the hours of operation for Snell Library, the Marino Center, Dining Services, and more.
To get in the holiday spirit before Thanksgiving, first-year students from Smith and Kennedy halls wrote 84 thank-you cards to faculty and staff, who they said deserve recognition and appreciation for all their hard work.
Northeastern staff member Rachel Spiller will host four international students at her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Thanksgiving—a new tradition she and her family have welcomed in recent years. “The setting and the food might be different, but the sense of family and warmth is universal,” she said.
While thoughts of turkey feasts, quality time with loved ones, and backyard football are no doubt the priority this week, here’s a rundown of university services’ hours of operation in case they are needed.
Madeline Heising, the food blogger and self-proclaimed “collegiate vegan,” plans to fill her Thanksgiving dinner plate with heaping portions of green beans, maple roasted carrots, and candied cranberries. Oven-roasted turkey—the iconic symbol of the holiday feast—will be conspicuously absent.
On Tuesday, Northeastern’s International Student and Scholar Institute cooked up a traditional Thanksgiving meal for students, faculty, and staff, who also learned about the holiday’s history and culture.
There are certain things most Americans expect to encounter on Thursday: Turkey. Mashed potatoes. A lazy afternoon. Too many lagers. A belly ache. A nod toward the things we’re thankful […]
With Thanksgiving set for tomorrow, ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’ are just around the corner. Given the current economic uncertainty, will consumers still turn out in droves to take advantage of the holiday sales and one-day deals? We asked Fleura Bardhi, associate professor of marketing in the College of Business Administration, to examine how consumers and retailers will approach Black Friday shopping and promotions this year.
The university will host a series of events — from meals to movie nights — for students to share the holiday on campus and abroad.
Campus may feel rather empty this weekend, with scores of students flocking back home for the Thanksgiving long weekend. But if you’re staying around campus, there are still plenty of ways to make the most of the holiday, thanks to a full slate of activities sponsored by Student Affairs.