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Transgender athletes call for equal representation, lack of exclusion in athletics

Grace Gilson , news correspondent September 2, 2021

Content warning: This article mentions suicidal ideation.  Efforts by legislators to bar transgender, or trans, individuals from public spaces are ramping up across the country, and with the recent...

Former Mens Hockey head coach, Jim Madigan will be Northeasterns new athletic director.

Northeastern athletics adapt to NCAA’s NIL rule changes

Peyton Doyle, deputy sports editor August 28, 2021

In June, Northeastern University athletic director Jeff Konya parted ways with the school, marking the end of a 10-year relationship where Northeastern claimed over a dozen CAA championships across its...

Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris and Mirai Nagasu answer questions in a virtual Q&A

Ashlyn Harris, other olympians offer advice to student-athletes in intimate Q&A

Vitoria Poejo, sports editor June 30, 2021

With the 2020 Olympics just under a month away, the Northeastern’s Council for University Programs, or CUP, hosted a virtual Q&A June 18 with Olympians Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris and Mirai Nagasu.  Harris...

Jim Madigan will become the new director of athletics after coaching mens hockey for ten years at Northeastern.

Northeastern names Jim Madigan as new director of athletics

Vitoria Poejo, sports editor June 17, 2021

Northeastern men’s hockey coach Jim Madigan was named the new director of athletics in a tweet released Thursday. This news comes after Jeff Konya, who held the directorship since Jan. 10, 2011, departed...

Northeastern Mens Basketball team

Northeastern receives low Athlete Equality Index score, aims for change

Sarah Barber, news staff May 12, 2021

On April 1, Athlete Ally released its set of Athlete Equality Index, or AEI, scores, a system that rates Division 1 colleges around the country on its resources for and inclusion of LGBTQ+ student athletes....

Bridgette Mitchell will be the seventh head coach in Northeastern Womens Basketball history.

Bridgette Mitchell named NU women’s basketball head coach

Vitoria Poejo, sports editor April 20, 2021

Former Duke University basketball forward Bridgette Mitchell has been named head coach of the Northeastern women’s basketball program, according to an April 17 Northeastern Athletics brief.  The change...

Rose Kaefer rejoices with her teammates at a game against UMass Lowell

NU women’s soccer boasts freshman class like no other

Peyton Doyle, news staff April 18, 2021

Entering college is not easy and being a student-athlete is even harder. Throw a pandemic on top of that, and it is nearly impossible.  Five freshmen, Allie Vazquez, Bianca Resca, Eleanor Fisher, Gaby...

Senior forward Chelsea Domond dribbles past the Drexel Dragons in a game earlier this season.

Huskies’ resilient season ended in semifinal

Peyton Doyle, news staff April 18, 2021

The Northeastern Huskies women’s soccer team (5-5-1, 3-1-0 CAA) were 45 minutes away from their first CAA Championship game since 2017, Thursday night. The UNCW Seahawks (7-2-0, 4-0-0 CAA), however,...

Senior Swedish swimmer Matilda Weiler is one of the approximately 100 international student-athletes in the Northeastern athletics program.

International student-athletes navigate the American athletic dream

Mihiro Shimano, sports editor April 16, 2021

For Swedish senior swimmer Matilda Weiler, it was an easy choice to decide to pursue swimming in college in the United States. From the get-go, she was enrolled in an athletic high school in her hometown...

Senior guard Stella Clark reached her second 1000th point mark in her basketball career as she ended her final season with the Huskies.

Stella Clark ends her career as a Husky with the ultimate achievement

Niyati Parikh, news staff April 14, 2021

Scoring 1,000 points once is an astonishing accolade but to do it twice during one’s basketball career is monumental, and senior guard Stella Clark ended her Northeastern career with an extra cherry...

The Northeastern Huskies against the Drexel Dragons in spring, 2021

Huskies storm back to douse the Dragons

Peyton Doyle, news staff April 11, 2021

The Northeastern Huskies women’s soccer team (5-4-1, 3-1-0 CAA) saw their playoff hopes dimmed after giving up an early goal to the Drexel Dragons (3-3-1, 1-1-1 CAA) Sunday afternoon at Parsons Field....

Former Northeastern track and field coach Steve Waithe was arrested in Chicago, Illinois Wednesday morning.

Former Northeastern track and field coach arrested on offenses of wire fraud and cyberstalking

Mihiro Shimano and Eamonn Ryan April 7, 2021

Steve Waithe, a former track and field coach at Northeastern from October 2018 to February 2019, was arrested Wednesday morning on offenses of wire fraud and cyberstalking NU female track and field student-athletes....

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