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Pusica stars as Northeastern downs Harvard 77-61

Pusica stars as Northeastern downs Harvard 77-61

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

After a frenetic first half and a more balanced, all-around effort in the second half, Northeastern overcame Harvard 77-61 Thursday night at Matthews Arena. After four straight losses on the road, the Huskies were glad to be back in Boston. “It was great to get back to Matthews and play in front of ou...

Men’s basketball endures tough PK80 Invitational

Men’s basketball endures tough PK80 Invitational

Charlie Wolfson

November 28, 2017


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“For me, a loss is only a loss if you don’t learn from it,” Bill Coen said in a phone call from the airport in Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 19, awaiting his team’s flight back to Boston after a rough weekend on the road. Coen, head coach of the Northeastern men’s basketball team, likely has a b...

Ambassadors express disappointment with Trump’s foreign policy

Ambassadors express disappointment with Trump’s foreign policy

Charlie Wolfson

November 16, 2017


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More than 100 people gathered in the Snell Engineering Center Wednesday night for a panel discussion on international relations and diplomacy under President Donald J. Trump, featuring three former ambassadors who agreed Trump’s approach to foreign policy has been disappointing and has made diplomacy more dif...

Column: NHL observations six weeks in

Column: NHL observations six weeks in

November 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

We’re almost six weeks into the 2017-18 NHL season, and it’s time to take stock of what we’ve learned from the 18 or so games each team played thus far. The Devils are somehow red hot and in first place in the Metropolitan, last year’s toughest division. The Penguins are looking sluggish early...

Men’s basketball starts season 2-0 thanks to balanced offense

Men’s basketball starts season 2-0 thanks to balanced offense

Charlie Wolfson

November 13, 2017


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A young and balanced Northeastern men’s basketball team finished a 2-0 opening weekend Sunday. A 65-59 victory at Boston University on Friday and an 83-49 win in their Matthews Arena opener against Wentworth gave the Huskies two triumphs over crosstown rivals as they head out on a daunting road tri...

Huskies look to improve despite roster turnover

Huskies look to improve despite roster turnover

November 8, 2017


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A mix of intriguing strengths and looming questions await the Northeastern men’s basketball team leading up to the 2017-18 season-opener Friday at Boston University. The development of two key scorers and the arrival of a four-star recruit to help on the interior give the coaching staff plenty to w...

Column: The Astros won it all. What can we learn from how they used their budget?

Column: The Astros won it all. What can we learn from how they used their budget?

November 8, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

The Houston Astros won the first World Series title in franchise history last week, and to pinpoint the greatest recipient of credit for the victory is nearly impossible. That said, it’s a worthwhile exercise, not for the assignment or subtraction of glory, but because of the need to understand how ...

Column: MLB’s tale of two cities

Column: MLB’s tale of two cities

October 19, 2017


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One American League manager had three winning seasons in his last five and won a World Series and three division titles during that time. One National League manager had three winning seasons in his last five and has won no playoff series, has no division titles to speak of and is 3-5 in the playoffs ...

Northeastern researcher creates innovative surgical glue

Northeastern researcher creates innovative surgical glue

Charlie Wolfson

October 19, 2017


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A research team at Northeastern has played a leading role in the development of MeTro, a new surgical glue that could significantly improve how surgeons approach organ and tissue repair. Nasim Annabi, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at NU, leads the lab that has been working on the...

Column: In an NHL flooded with young stars, Sidney Crosby still reigns supreme

Column: In an NHL flooded with young stars, Sidney Crosby still reigns supreme

October 11, 2017


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A lot of things are up for debate in hockey. Who is the best goalie in the NHL? Matt Murray, Sergei Bobrovski, Henrik Lundqvist and Braden Holtby could all make a compelling pitch. Who is the best defenseman? It’s probably Erik Karlsson, but Drew Doughty, Brent Burns and a healthy Kris Letang woul...

SGA passes resolutions to support strike, rename Columbus Day

SGA passes resolutions to support strike, rename Columbus Day

Charlie Wolfson

October 4, 2017


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Student senators passed resolutions to support Northeastern dining hall workers’ efforts toward raising salaries and to change Northeastern’s observance of Columbus day to Indigenous People’s Day at their session Monday. These resolutions, which the Northeastern Student Government Association (SG...

Chafee rehashes political career

Chafee rehashes political career

Charlie Wolfson

October 4, 2017


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Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee spoke to Northeastern students, mostly political science majors, Tuesday in Renaissance Park. Chafee, who also served as a U.S. senator and ran for president as a Democrat in 2016 but has been affiliated with the Republican party and was an independent during h...

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