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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

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Senior Jake Gigliotti prepares to make a pass to graduate student Tyler MacGregor. MacGregor secured both a run and an RBI single in the Saturday afternoon matchup against UNCW.

Huskies suffer their first series loss at Friedman Diamond since 2022

Elli Einset, news staff April 22, 2024

The Northeastern baseball team (27-10, 11-2 CAA) suffered a rough defeat in a CAA matchup on Friday, April 19 against University of North Carolina Wilmington (25-13, 9-4 CAA), or UNCW, in the first game of an anticipated weekend series.  The No. 3 Huskies knew they had their...

Marcel Hug, the mens wheelchair winner, Sisay Lemma, the mens winner, Hellen Obiri and Eden Rainbow-Cooper, the womens wheelchair winner, hold up a trophy at the champions press conference April 16. Obiri won the womens title by eight seconds, becoming the first woman to win consecutive Boston Marathon titles since Catherine Ndereba in 2004 and 2005.

History in the making: the women inspiring the next generation of runners

Sofia Garrett, sports editor April 18, 2024

“It’s one step at a time — and every step counts,” said Joan Benoit, the first Olympic Women’s Marathon champion and 1979 Boston Marathon winner. The 128th Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest-running marathon, took place April 15. The city of Boston was in full...

Katie Burke competes at a national competition in 2023. Northeastern gymnastics finished seventh at the meet. Photo courtesy Emily Gringorten.

Northeastern club gymnastics reflects on regionals win and prepares for nationals

Bailey Reynolds, news correspondent April 14, 2024

Following a historic regionals win, Northeastern’s club gymnastics team hopes to continue its momentum as it heads to Albuquerque, New Mexico for the National Association of Intercollegiate Gymnastics Clubs Nationals from April 10 to 13. The team looks to further its success...

Christopher Lenahan Jr. carries the ball down the field for Northeastern. Northeastern defeated South Carolina in overtime April 6. Photo courtesy Christian Gomez.

Northeastern men’s lacrosse comes back to upset South Carolina in overtime

Elli Einset, news staff April 11, 2024

The Northeastern Huskies (5-4) fought through the rain and cold to upset the South Carolina Gamecocks (9-3) in a 11-10 overtime victory Saturday afternoon at Carter Field.  With the Huskies and Gamecocks each leading their divisions, Continental Lacrosse Conference (CLC)...

The dance team presents its Team Performance routine at Northeastern’s annual NDA/NCA National Send-Off April 5. Last year, the Huskies finished third at nationals for their Team Performance routine.

Northeastern’s dance team sets the bar high for national stage

Sofia Garrett, deputy sports editor April 9, 2024

The Northeastern University Dance Team is a spectacle at every sports event it attends, most commonly basketball games — but in Daytona, Florida, the group hopes to prove itself as more than a halftime enjoyment. The Huskies are set to compete in the Team Performance and...

Senior catcher Gregory Bozzo scans the diamond, looking to make a play. Bozzo hit a three-RBI double in the Sunday afternoon matchup against Towson.

Huskies battle back with late-game six-run performance to claim series win over Towson

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor April 9, 2024

After a week at home, the Northeastern baseball team (24-7, 7-2 CAA) traveled to Towson over the weekend, and despite losing their nine-game winning streak Saturday afternoon, the Huskies rallied back Sunday to take the series 2-1 with a 9-4 victory. The first inning was nearly...

Northeastern womens eight focuses in at the 2022 Foot of the Charles. In 2023, the Huskies first varsity eight finished in first place (14:17.20).

Northeastern women’s rowing looks to continue last year’s hot streak

Elli Einset, news staff March 30, 2024

The Northeastern women’s rowing team is gearing up for the start of the spring season, and the Huskies are stronger and more motivated than ever as they approach their first race, the Doc Hosea Invitational, in Cherry Hill, N.J. March 30.  “You can definitely feel there's...

Carmelo Musacchia readies himself at the plate. Musacchia earned one hit in four at bats.

Huskies come out on top after back-and-forth game with Merrimack

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor March 29, 2024

After defeating cross-town rival Boston College March 19, the Northeastern baseball team (14-5) returned home to Friedman Diamond the next day, March 20, to host the Merrimack Warriors (3-15). It was the fifth time the teams had ever played each other, with Northeastern victorious...

The Huskies group together during their game against Hampton Feb. 24. Northeastern finished the season with a 12-20 overall record.

Men’s Basketball: History repeats itself in CAA tournament as another disappointing season comes to a close

Sofia Garrett, deputy sports editor March 29, 2024

In the 2022-23 season, the Northeastern men's basketball team stumbled to a 10-20 overall record and a 6-12 conference finish, ranking 11th out of the 14 teams in the CAA. The Huskies were shut down in the second round of the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship by the Delaware...

Skylar Irving handles the puck in a game against Merrimack March 2. Irving led the team in points this season with 35.

How Northeastern women’s hockey persevered through tumultuous season

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor March 29, 2024

Regroup. Restructure. Rebuild.  It felt like the end of an era when the trio of Alina Mueller, Chloé Aurard and Maureen Murphy exited the ice at the end of the 2022-23 season. People looked at the Huskies with uncertainty, wondering what would be next for the program after...

Justin Hryckowian skates next to Merrimack’s net March 13. The captain departed Northeastern at the end of his junior season after signing with the Dallas Stars.

Men’s hockey: After a season of adversity, what’s next for the Huskies?

Esha Minhas, news staff March 29, 2024

The Northeastern men's hockey season was filled with highs and lows. Consecutive losses and major injuries riddled the early part of the season, but the Huskies weren’t finished. In January, the team regrouped and began to settle into a rhythm, earning huge wins against some...

The Huskies huddle up before a game. They finished the season 10-17 overall and 5-13 in the conference.

Second-round loss in CAA tournament ends Northeastern women’s basketball season

Dylan Cohen, news staff March 24, 2024

The Northeastern women’s basketball team (10-17, 5-13 CAA) entered the postseason for the CAA tournament March 13 after its unusual regular season end, where the team forfeited three conference games. Despite its struggles this season, Northeastern was able to pick up a 66-60...