“Campeon de Corazon”: Finding our Team in Argentina

by Lauren Feeney Ever seen a group of girls and thought they looked basic? Ever seen 20 girls walk out of an Argentinian market wearing patterned scarves around their necks and ponytails? Well, when they are 12 pesos, it’s a VSCO girl’s dream.

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12:37:06

by Mia Thomas There are moments when it feels like everything is closing in. The ones when all the pain, fear, and failure fight so hard to creep under your skin. There I was, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, catching glimpses of land peeping over the 5-foot swells every chance I got. The…

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Out of the Darkness

by Noah Abrams My family members filed into the house, one after another, greeting each other with hugs and smiles. The house was loud, filled with laughter and conversation between cousins catching up, grandparents checking in and siblings making fun of each other. My family gathered around the…

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Second Last Chance

by Eve Goulet I remember when I was four years old, I could not believe I was being forced by my own mother to run around a muddy field with a bunch of grimy children I did not know. I thank God my mother was cruel enough to physically toss me out of the car while I was hysterically crying…

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My Purpose

by Brittany Bugalski If I could give freshman year Brittany one piece of advice, it would be to stop and appreciate more – embrace the people, the highlights, the failures and the day-to-day moments that you will never get back because this is what will shape you into the person you are now.  I was…

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Coming Full Circle

by Shelly Morris I am an NCAA Division I head coach who is lucky enough to coach at my alma mater. It is an opportunity that is only afforded to a few. A true full circle of life, that my naïve 18-year-old self would have never seen coming. I grew up in western Massachusetts, playing street hockey with my brother, who to this day…

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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…

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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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Always a Maddog

By Gabriella Gil Joining the Women’s Rugby team in the spring of 2015 felt like a puzzle piece clicking into place for me. After coming back from NU.in Dublin, I felt severely out of place on a campus that was meant to be my home for the next four years of my life. Being from…

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