Husky Happenings

Services delayed this weekend for ID number change New nine-digit numbers will replace Social Security Numbers as student identifications this week, and students will not have access to business transactions and services for several days. Students will need to conduct all business, including timesheets and transferring funds to Husky Cards, by 4:30 p.m. Friday. Students who log hours later Friday or Saturday will have until 11 a.m. Tuesday to complete their timesheets. Transactions will resume Wednesday, Feb. 21 and supervisors will continue to have access to the Student Employment site to approve timesheets until Tuesday. E-mail and Blackboard services are expected to remain functional throughout the conversion. For more information about the NU ID conversion e-mail [email protected]

– Abby Zorbaugh, News Correspondent

Priority deadline for filing FAFSA March 1 The deadlines for filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are approaching For first-year and law school students the priority filing deadline is Feb. 15; for returning undergraduate, graduate and law school students the priority deadline is March 1; and for transfer students the deadline is May 1. Returning law students have until March 15. Northeastern’s FAFSA code is 002199. First-year and transfer students must also fill out the College Scholarship Service’s Profile application forms. Northeastern’s profile code is 3667. Students with questions about filling out the FAFSA can call Northeastern’s Student Financial Services at 617-373-3190 or the Federal Department of Education at 1-800-433-3243.

– Abby Zorbaugh, News Correspondent

BRC allocates $110k including a Springfest comedy night At yesterday’s meeting, the Budget Review Committee (BRC) unanimously approved 13 student groups’ funding requests, totaling more than $110,933. Some of the programs the BRC allocated funds for include $2,950 to Delta Zeta Sorority for an alcohol awareness speaker and comedy show in April; $2,830 for Student Government Association’s “Campus Invasion;” $4,480 to the Korean American Student Association for a Korean speaker in March; $35,000 to the Council for University Programs for a comedy night in April that complements their undisclosed Springfest theme; $4,725 to the Caribbean Student Organization for Caribbean Week in April; $13,577 plus the cost of the Northeastern Police Department to the NU Hellenic Association for an Easter celebration in April; $3,125 to the Latin American Student Organization for a Latino history panel discussion and a hip-hop tribute event in March; $15,915 to the Haitian Student Unity to bring Haitian band T-Vice to campus in April; and $5,630 to the Asian Student Union for Asia Night in March.

– Kate Augusto, News Staff

Bake sale to raise funds for Alternate Spring Break A bake sale will be held in the Curry Student Center Feb. 15 and Feb. 22 between 2:50 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to support students going to New Orleans through Alternative Spring Break’s “Rebuilding One Life at a Time” program to help with Hurricane Katrina Relief. For more information contact Megan Giroux at [email protected] or Christopher Sita at [email protected]

– Mary Ann Georgantopoulos, News Staff

Xhibition Kitchen hosts rice crispies treat, sushi event The Xhibition Kitchen in Stetson West is hosting two events this week. At noon on Valentine’s Day, the Xhibition kitchen aims to satisfy sugar cravings with “Kellogg’s in the Kitchen,” a rice crispies treat fest. Kellogg’s representative Mache’ Desiongco will teach students to make the traditional treats and attendees will be entered in a raffle to win Kellogg’s prizes. At 3 p.m. Thursday, AFC sushi chef Nima Lama will teach students to roll their own sushi. The cost of admission for both events is one meal from any meal plan.

– Abby Zorbaugh, News Correspondent

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