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Huskies take first at New England championships

Huskies take first at New England championships

The Huskies move onto Eastern College Athletic Conference/Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America Championships at Boston University this upcoming weekend.

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Former Celtics player Chris Herren spoke to Northeastern students in Blackman Auditorium about his struggles with cocaine, oxycontin and heroin. / Photo by Alex Melagrano, photo editor

Ex-Celtic opens up about past drug abuse

Chris Herren, a Massachusetts native, spoke to 450 students about drug addiction at an event organized by the club basketball teams in partnership with NU’s chapter of the fraternity Delta Tau Delta.

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Women’s hoops honors seniors Sally, Schnare

Women’s hoops honors seniors Sally, Schnare

The win over Hofstra gave Northeastern a final record of 12-18, including 8-10 within the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).

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Brace sets record to clinch sixth seed in CAA

Brace sets record to clinch sixth seed in CAA

Freshman guard Bolden Brace sunk a school record 10 three-pointers en route to 40 points. It was just the third 40-point game in school history; the other two were accomplished by NBA veterans Jose Juan Barea in 2005 and Reggie Lewis in 1986.

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Burt, Fitzgerald lead Huskies to first wins

Burt, Fitzgerald lead Huskies to first wins

After the exhibition against the Boston Red Sox, the Huskies remained in Florida throughout the weekend, taking on North Florida four times across three days.

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Swim and dive sets records at championships

Swim and dive sets records at championships

All of the rookies who competed took home points, and seven seniors swam their last collegiate races, including captains Delaney Lanker and Jordan Domeier who placed seventh and eighth in the 200 butterfly.

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Column: MLB should walk back rule change

Column: MLB should walk back rule change

Thanks to a rule instated by MLB last week, managers can now signal from the dugout that they wish to give the batter first base. No pitch needs to be thrown. A simple wave sends him trotting down the line.

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Men’s puck drops finale

Men’s puck drops finale

The first match went into overtime, lasting a mere 12 seconds before junior forward Nolan Stevens netted the game winner. The 5-4 win secured the Huskies’ spot in the opening round of the Hockey East playoffs.

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Krizova’s heroics send Huskies to semifinals

Krizova’s heroics send Huskies to semifinals

On Saturday, both sets of Huskies decided who would be going to semi-finals the next weekend.

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Column: Universities dropping the ball on athletes’ sexual assault cases

Column: Universities dropping the ball on athletes’ sexual assault cases

The casual manner in which teams and universities handle sexual assault cases have done nothing to discourage athletes from committing similar acts in the future.

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