1920 Massachusettts state legislature authorizes Northeastern to grant bachelor's degrees in civil, chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering. 1921 Department of Student Activities established. The Senate, honor society of the School of Engineering, organized. 1922 Northeastern College renamed Northeastern University. The College of Business Administration opens. School of Law and School of Commerce and Finance admit women. Northeastern holds its first "Night at the Pops" event on May 24, 1922. 1923 Degree-granting power extended, with exceptions of medical and dental degrees, A.B., and B.S. 1925 Sigma Society, honor society of the College of Business Administration, organized. 1926 Automobile school closes. "Husky" chosen as Northeastern's mascot, King Husky I crowned. 1929 The University purchases land on Huntington Avenue. First year of hockey as a varsity sport.