A New Day Job

Most of America had changed the channel two days ago, but a couple of televisions in Massachusetts were still glued into the process on day three of the 2018 MLB Draft. Round by round goes by. Then, a name quickly flashed across the television screen, and a lifelong dream had come true for two Northeastern…

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Captain From the Depths

Every younger sibling, at one point in her life, has done something just like her older sibling. Whether it’s the product of an internal desire to follow in her footsteps or the result of a willingness to alleviate the pressures of a busy schedule, siblings will engage in similar activity for one reason or another.…

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One Team, Many Languages

When Gerardo Milano arrived in Boston to begin his college career at Northeastern, he didn’t know a word of English. Inspired by his older brother, Riccardo, who was playing soccer for Division I St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York, Milano made the move to Boston from his native Caracas, Venezuela. He enrolled in a…

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Triple Threat

It’s a trio that doesn’t make too much sense: a big burly senior from New Jersey with hockey in his blood, a tattooed hometown kid with everything to prove and an undersized, former healthy scratch from the home of hockey. Sure, they were all NHL draft picks, but none of them were selected prior to…

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Unfinished Business

After Mike Glavine announced the Huskies’ 2018 season schedule, he sat back and watched his phone screen light up as the calls, text messages and social media posts began to pour in. “Are you crazy?” asked family, friends and fans. “Playing this schedule?” With full weekend series scheduled against major powers Missouri, No. 17 Auburn…

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Beasts of the East: Hockey Seniors Lead Women to First Conference Championship

“They’ve accomplished a lot,” lauded Flint. “Between the seven [seniors], they played 950 games, notched 192 goals, 294 assists, 83 wins, and they’ve won the first-ever Hockey East Championship for Northeastern.”

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Kayla Cappuzzo: Leader of the Pack

“When someone throws something my way and tells me I can’t do it, I am that person that will do everything to prove to them that I can,” Cappuzzo said.

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Shawn Occeus: Lockdown

“For me it’s just about basketball,” he said. “It doesn’t matter if you’re starting, if you’re off the bench or if you’re the last person on the bench. It’s just about how you can impact your team and what can you do in that role for you team […] For me, it was just about keeping it basketball and just letting my love for the game determining how hard I played.”

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13 Years in the Making

“When Coach Madigan called me up, it changed everything,“ Jordan said. “Before that, I didn’t really care about hockey anymore. Once he called me up it all changed, something in me changed – a spark.” 

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A Boy, His Dog and His Favorite Baseball Team

Huskies and golden retrievers may not always get along, especially in the world of collegiate athletics. But when it comes to helping out a teammate, the Northeastern Huskies baseball team was more than willing to welcome a different breed aboard.

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