Virtual Arms Race

by Tyler Dolph On a hot and humid Saturday in July of last year, Matt Lucido left his Brooklyn Airbnb and began to make his way towards the Barclays Center. The 20,000 seat arena was sold out ahead of the afternoon’s big matchup, so naturally he wanted to get there early.   He talked some…

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A Family Dance

by Adam Doucette The day is finally here. A chance at redemption. After a year of working and waiting, the Northeastern men’s basketball team has fought its way back to the CAA basketball championship game. Tomas Murphy, Northeastern’s sophomore forward from Rhode Island, is ready. After a heartbreaking loss in the CAA championship game last…

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Todo Sacrificio Tiene Su Recompensa

By Gerardo Milano Making a life change is difficult, sometimes scary, especially when you’re saying goodbye to your family and friends. Hard to believe, but that is the cost of pursuing your dreams — dreams that push you outside of your comfort zone and demand the best of you. Continuing my soccer career abroad was…

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Owning It

By Mel Weber and Adam Gostomelsky Tramaine Shaw sits up in her office chair, located in a narrow hallway on the first floor of Cabot, and leans forward. “You know, I always joke with my athletes, I don’t know if I could have ever coached myself.” It’s an ironic statement coming from the 2015-2016 Northeastern…

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Year on the Sidelines

By Becca Gaddy When Katie Rolfe tore her ACL and meniscus this past summer, there was only one clear option for her to choose from. With a six to nine month recovery, she knew she would have to redshirt her sophomore volleyball season. Amidst the excitement of signing to play a sport at the collegiate…

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Good Nerves

By Elizabeth Klemm Nationals. I was going to Nationals. I had talked about it for years and now it was finally here – almost. Just one more week and I would be driving nine hours across cornfields from suburban New Jersey to middle of nowhere Michigan for my first national championships, the 2018 US Collegiate Figure…

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Team Over Records

By Gabrielle Eyl When you think of the greatest moment in sports history, what do you think of? Exact statistics like Mike Eruzione’s goal in the third period against the Soviet Union during the infamous 1980 “Miracle on Ice” hockey game? Or do you think of grander collective victories such as the inspiration that gold…

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Always More to Score

By Hannah Rosenblatt I love practice. Growing up in the small town of Lincoln, Massachusetts, Saturday mornings since preschool revolved around early morning rec soccer and t-ball. Throughout my elementary and middle school years, I was always one of the smallest girls on the field, which forced me to find different ways to break defenses…

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Over In An Instant

By Mackenzie Hagist During my four years at Northeastern, I can confidently say that travel and meet days are among some of my favorites. From the moment I pack my bag to travel, to the second the last relay is over I am always overflowing with emotions. There’s something about getting up, putting on a…

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No Breathing

By Elizabeth Klemm   For 22.29 seconds in February, third year swimmer Megan Clark held her breath, hoping to become the first Northeastern swimmer to ever qualify for the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.   Her efforts were good enough to make the cut. For the first time since 2004, Northeastern would have an athlete…

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