Back to Class

In most athletic programs at most universities, athletes graduate and finish their playing career simultaneously. However, due to the popularity of five year programs at Northeastern, several athletes experience their fifth year of college away from the sport they love, despite the fact that they are still full-time students. The Red & Black sat down…

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Between the Posts

By Jacob Horowitz One finishes the year reflecting on her time at Northeastern and looking ahead to the next chapter.  The other only just began his Husky stint and hopes to continue to outperform expectations. Nathalie Nidetch and Noah Abrams, this year’s women’s and men’s starting goalies, respectively, are both coming off a strong year…

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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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Shaving Seconds

By Sara Corey As a coxswain, my principal job is to steer, so the Head of the Charles is my time to make the biggest difference in my boat’s performance by steering the shortest course possible and by keeping the rowers engaged and motivated for three miles, or about eighteen minutes. By turning at just…

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United for Silver

By Sara Corey This summer, Madison Mailey and her teammates on the Canadian Senior National Rowing Team had a choice: they could race with a poor mentality and lose, or they could unite and race to win a world championship. After winning the Under 23 World Championships for the second time, Mailey earned a spot…

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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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A Different Battle for the Miller Family

Jeremy Miller staged his comeback during the 2017-18 season after being sidelined with a knee injury, but the senior men’s basketball forward and his family are continuing to fight a different battle off of the court. If you or someone you know are willing to be screened as a donor, click here. This video was…

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Where America’s Pastime Meets America’s Future

The Huntington Avenue Grounds, costing all of $35,000 (just under $1 million in today’s dollars), opened in 1901 after owner Ban Johnson decided his new American League needed a Boston-based team to compete with the Boston Braves just a quarter mile away.

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