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Elizabeth Scholl

Elizabeth Scholl, Deputy Photo Editor

Elizabeth Scholl is a second-year pharmaceutical sciences major with a minor in business administration. She currently serves as one of the deputy photo editors for The News. Her favorite events to photograph include sports, concerts and anything The News needs last minute.

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Sean O’Reilly smiles and outstretches his arms while running the marathon. O’Reilly had a finish time of 2:28:21.

Sole stories: 22 moments from the Boston Marathon

This Marathon Monday, Boston welcomed thousands of participants and spectators for the 128th Boston Marathon. Participants battled the heat and the course, but received support from family, friends, strangers...

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Joseph Anderson lies on the ground, catching his breath after completing the marathon. Participants received blankets, water, snacks and a spot in the shade to rest post-race.

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Joseph Anderson lies on the ground, catching his breath after completing the marathon. Participants received blankets, water, snacks and a spot in the shade to rest post-race.

Two runners embrace each other by Copley Square. Streets such as Beacon Street and Boylston Street were blocked off for the marathon.

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Two runners embrace each other by Copley Square. Streets such as Beacon Street and Boylston Street were blocked off for the marathon.

A crowd watches as runners enter the final stretch of the Boston Marathon in front of the Boston Public Library. Fifteen participants in the marathon ran to raise money for the Boston Public Library.

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A crowd watches as runners enter the final stretch of the Boston Marathon in front of the Boston Public Library. Fifteen participants in the marathon ran to raise money for the Boston Public Library.

A participant snaps a photo of their marathon medal. The Boston Marathon mascot, a unicorn nicknamed Spike, could be found on the medallion and inspired runners to be as elusive as a unicorn.

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A participant snaps a photo of their marathon medal. The Boston Marathon mascot, a unicorn nicknamed Spike, could be found on the medallion and inspired runners to be as elusive as a unicorn.

Buze Diriba (left) and Senbere Teferi race toward the finish line. Both runners finished in the top five in the womens race.

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Buze Diriba (left) and Senbere Teferi race toward the finish line. Both runners finished in the top five in the women's race.

 Wrapping themselves in Heatsheets Blankets, a group of runners walk to stretch in an open area. The blankets were designed to maintain body temperatures in cold weather and reflect warm heat in hot weather.

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Wrapping themselves in Heatsheets Blankets, a group of runners walk to stretch in an open area. The blankets were designed to maintain body temperatures in cold weather and reflect warm heat in hot weather.

Double amputee runner Marko Cheseto Lemtukei runs down Boylston Street. He completed the marathon with a 2:46:45 finish time.

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Double amputee runner Marko Cheseto Lemtukei runs down Boylston Street. He completed the marathon with a 2:46:45 finish time.

Hundreds of runners race toward the finish line on Boylston Street. Almost 30,000 athletes participated in this year’s marathon.

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Hundreds of runners race toward the finish line on Boylston Street. Almost 30,000 athletes participated in this year’s marathon.

Sara Hall runs in the Boston Marathon as spectators watch. Hall finished 15th in the Marathon on her 41st birthday while raising funds for women in Ethiopia.

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Sara Hall runs in the Boston Marathon as spectators watch. Hall finished 15th in the Marathon on her 41st birthday while raising funds for women in Ethiopia.

A member of the crowd holds up a sign that reads, “Run Ryan Run! #1.” Many spectators made signs to support their family and friends who were running in the marathon.

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A member of the crowd holds up a sign that reads, “Run Ryan Run! #1.” Many spectators made signs to support their family and friends who were running in the marathon.

David Weir makes his way down Boylston Street as spectators clap.Various para athletics divisions made the marathon accessible for more competitors.

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David Weir makes his way down Boylston Street as spectators clap.Various para athletics divisions made the marathon accessible for more competitors.

Marathon volunteers hand out bags of snacks and water bottles to runners. Around 9,000 volunteers help make the marathon run smoothly each year.

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Marathon volunteers hand out bags of snacks and water bottles to runners. Around 9,000 volunteers help make the marathon run smoothly each year.

Johnboy Smith races past cheering spectators. Athletes with disabilities competed in the
 para athletics divisions during the Boston Marathon.

[Photo] Boston Marathon paves path for accessibility for para athletes

Alexis Algazy and Amelia Ballingall
April 15, 2024

Madison de Rozario passes a cheering audience. The Boston Marathon was the first major world race to add a wheelchair division.

White Hall in August 2023. The first-year residence hall was shut down last summer for renovations that included asbestos removal.

[Photo] Northeastern says it assumes asbestos is present in older campus buildings, raising concerns from faculty

Lily Cooper, news correspondent
April 11, 2024

White Hall in August 2023. The first-year residence hall was shut down last summer for renovations that included asbestos removal.

The Boston College Dynamics, a co-ed a cappella group at Boston College, performs. 10 a cappella groups from Northeast colleges and universities performed at the ICCA Semifinal March 23.

[Photo] ICCA Semifinal features spellbinding performances, student camaraderie

Heidi Ho, news staff
March 31, 2024

A member of The Boston College Dynamics sings while standing in front of other group members.

Members of The Boston College Dynamics perform during the ICCA Semifinal March 23. Read morehere.

[Photo] Photos of the month: March

Photo Staff
March 31, 2024

Members of The Boston College Dynamics perform during the ICCA Semifinal March 23. Read morehere.

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).

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

Elli Einset, news staff
March 30, 2024

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

The John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. Beau Christopher Benson pleaded guilty to sharing and viewing child pornography through Zoom chat rooms Thursday and faces a minimum of five years in federal prison.

[Photo] Former Northeastern admissions counselor pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Emily Spatz, campus editor
March 22, 2024

The John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. Beau Christopher Benson pleaded guilty to sharing and viewing child pornography through Zoom chat rooms Thursday and faces a minimum of five years in federal...

The exterior of 716 Columbus Ave. Northeastern proposed a plan Jan. 4 to renovate several floors of the building, including improvements to the basement and the first, second, fourth and fifth floors.

[Photo] Northeastern plan to renovate 716 Columbus Ave. approved by Boston development board

Val O’Neill, deputy campus editor
March 18, 2024

The exterior of 716 Columbus Ave. Northeastern proposed a plan Jan. 4 to renovate several floors of the building, including improvements to the basement and the first, second, fourth and fifth floors.

The front of the NUPD building at 716 Columbus Ave. An unarmed robbery occurred near campus Tuesday night.

[Photo] Northeastern police investigating unarmed robbery near campus Tuesday night

Kristina DaPonte, news staff
March 13, 2024

The front of the NUPD building at 716 Columbus Ave. An unarmed robbery occurred near campus Tuesday night.

Junior forward Taze Thompson races for the puck during a game against UNH Jan. 19. Read more here.

[Photo] Photos of the month: January

Photo Staff
February 1, 2024

Junior forward Taze Thompson races for the puck during a game against UNH Jan. 19. Read more here.

Jules Constantinople protects the puck from a pursuing UNH player. Northeastern beat the Wildcats 2-1 in Fridays game.

[Photo] First-minute tallies lift No. 15 Northeastern over Wildcats

Amelia Ballingall, sports editor
January 22, 2024

Jules Constantinople protects the puck from a pursuing UNH player. Northeastern beat the Wildcats 2-1 in Friday's game.

Graduate student worker Niki Thomas leads a voting party on the day of the union election in late September. Thomas is one of the members of GENU-UAWs recently-announced bargaining committee.

[Photo] Northeastern graduate student union announces first bargaining committee

Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff
December 1, 2023

Graduate student worker Niki Thomas leads a voting party on the day of the union election in late September. Thomas is one of the members of GENU-UAW's recently-announced bargaining committee.

Three people enjoy German beer and pretzels in the spirit of Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest was originally established as a public festival in the early 1800s in Germany.

44th annual Oktoberfest brings German culture to Harvard Square

Elizabeth Scholl, deputy photo editor
October 20, 2023

Prosit!  Harvard Square transformed into a hub for food, drinks and celebration as the 44th annual Harvard Square Oktoberfest kicked off Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. With the overlap of HONK! Festival’s parade...

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Several people throughout the day stopped to chat with him, giving or receiving advice.

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Several people throughout the day stopped to chat with him, giving or receiving advice.

Quarkbällchen is fried in hot oil before being dusted with powdered sugar. These fried dough balls were served by Das Sweet Treat, a German sweet treats vendor.

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Quarkbällchen is fried in hot oil before being dusted with powdered sugar. These fried dough balls were served by Das Sweet Treat, a German sweet treats vendor.

A woman poses for a photo in front of a banner reading “Love from #Harvard Square.” Harvard Square’s Oktoberfest takes place annually on the Sunday of Indigenous People’s Day weekend.

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A woman poses for a photo in front of a banner reading “Love from #Harvard Square.” Harvard Square’s Oktoberfest takes place annually on the Sunday of Indigenous People’s Day weekend.

Cate Great,a street performer, balances on a set of boards and pipes as she prepares to juggle knives. She was trained at the Quebec Circus School.

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Cate Great,a street performer, balances on a set of boards and pipes as she prepares to juggle knives. She was trained at the Quebec Circus School.

Botanical cocktail mixes for sale sit on display at Demo Bar’s booth. Demo Bar opened this March, offering cocktail mixes, classes and consultations.

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Botanical cocktail mixes for sale sit on display at Demo Bar’s booth. Demo Bar opened this March, offering cocktail mixes, classes and consultations.

Sofia Long, a senior butterfly/freestyle swimmer on the black squad, competes in the 100-yard butterfly. Long was named one of three captains for the 2023-24 season by head coach Roy Coates.

Intrasquad meet strengthens bonds between the team, alumni

Elizabeth Scholl, deputy photo editor
October 16, 2023

The Northeastern swimming and diving team met Sept. 23 for its Black vs. Red Intrasquad Meet at the Cabot Center’s Barletta Natatorium during the Northeastern Swimming and Diving Alumni Weekend to ramp...

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Peterson rallies her teams support before competing in the 100-yard freestyle. Peterson achieved a career-best time of 1:07.14 in the women’s 100-yard IM at a meet against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oct. 22, 2022.

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Peterson rallies her team's support before competing in the 100-yard freestyle. Peterson achieved a career-best time of 1:07.14 in the women’s 100-yard IM at a meet against the Massachusetts Institute...

Junior diver Erin Murphy arches back for a backward dive on the 1-meter board. Murphy received the 2023 CAA Women’s Diver of the Year award.

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Junior diver Erin Murphy arches back for a backward dive on the 1-meter board. Murphy received the 2023 CAA Women’s Diver of the Year award.

Daphne Peterson, a junior freestyle swimmer, competes in the 100-yard butterfly while the red team cheers from the sidelines. Peterson was placed on the CAA Commissioners Honor Roll for Fall 2022.

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Daphne Peterson, a junior freestyle swimmer, competes in the 100-yard butterfly while the red team cheers from the sidelines. Peterson was placed on the CAA Commissioner's Honor Roll for Fall 2022.

(Left to right) Coco Fraser, a senior breaststroke/IM swimmer, Bendall, Linell, Marcela Scaramuzza, a sophomore breaststroke/butterfly swimmer and Joyce Wu, a freshman breaststroke swimmer, dive into the water for the 50-yard breaststroke. The meet offered a chance for newer team members to showcase their abilities alongside older members.

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(Left to right) Coco Fraser, a senior breaststroke/IM swimmer, Bendall, Linell, Marcela Scaramuzza, a sophomore breaststroke/butterfly swimmer and Joyce Wu, a freshman breaststroke swimmer, dive into the...

 Junior Nicole Linell, sophomore Elisabeth Bendall and alumnus David Govoni (1993-1996) compete in the 100-yard IM finals. On Sept. 23, Bendall and Linell both competed in breaststroke for the women’s swimming and diving team

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Junior Nicole Linell, sophomore Elisabeth Bendall and alumnus David Govoni (1993-1996) compete in the 100-yard IM finals. On Sept. 23, Bendall and Linell both competed in breaststroke for the women’s...

(Right to left) Kotoko Blair, a sophomore freestyle swimmer, Francesca Arciniegas, a junior butterfly/IM swimmer, Lena Wang, a senior breaststroke swimmer and Anna Verlander, a sophomore backstroke/freestyle swimmer, dive into the 100-yard IM. While swimming the IM, they performed four separate styles; backstroke, butterfly, freestyle and breaststroke.

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(Right to left) Kotoko Blair, a sophomore freestyle swimmer, Francesca Arciniegas, a junior butterfly/IM swimmer, Lena Wang, a senior breaststroke swimmer and Anna Verlander, a sophomore backstroke/freestyle...

Students hold signs promoting the union vote. Graduate students were seeking increased wage and benefits in response to Bostons rising cost of living.

[Photo] Northeastern graduate student workers overwhelmingly win union certification after 8-year delay

Zoe MacDiarmid and Joseph Brant
September 21, 2023

Chalk promoting the grad union election is written on the Snell Engineering wall. GENU-UAW held an election from Tuesday, Sept. 19 to Thursday, Sept. 21.

Messages appear on the ISEC bridge directing graduate workers towards the Robinson Quad, where voting occurs this week. The vote, years in the making, will determine whether graduate workers will be represented by a union.

[Photo] Voting begins for graduate workers union; pro-union chalking on ISEC bridge erased

Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff
September 19, 2023

Messages appear on the ISEC bridge directing graduate workers towards the Robinson Quad, where voting occurs this week. The vote, years in the making, will determine whether graduate workers will be represented...

Customers enjoy drinks and food in Phinista. The French Vietnamese cafe has created a comfortable sit-down environment where many people choose to catch up with friends and family.

[Photo] Column: 6 Boston coffee shops to try out this semester

Emily Chung, news staff
September 5, 2023

Customers enjoy drinks and food in Phinista. The French Vietnamese cafe has created a comfortable sit-down environment where many people choose to catch up with friends and family.

The front of the NUPD building at 716 Columbus Ave. An unarmed robbery occurred near campus Tuesday night.

[Photo] NLRB grants NUPD sergeants and sergeant detectives a union vote despite university opposition

Emily Spatz, deputy campus editor
August 31, 2023

A police cruiser is parked along Columbus Avenue. In February, 14 employees in the bargaining unit signed a petition to hold a representation election.

The statue of St. Anthony is marched through the feast. On Sunday, Aug. 27, the statue was marched along the Endicott, Thacher and North Margin Streets for 10 hours.

[Photo] The leadership that makes St. Anthony’s Feast possible

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news staff
August 29, 2023

Confetti fills the air above the statue of St. Anthony while a woman waves from a window above

A woman holding a blue umbrella walks along the Northeastern T stop. Precipitation from June to mid-August in the Boston area was 17.72 inches, up from 4.42 inches in 2022.

[Photo] ‘It’s been a wild summer’: Boston summer is cooler, wetter than normal, brings severe weather

Marta Hill, editor-at-large
August 29, 2023

A man wearing a rain jacket and carrying an umbrella crosses Columbus Avenue. With the increased precipitation this summer, many cites saw storm drain issues and increased flood risks.

The gated entrance to White Hall stands at 21 Forsyth St. The residence hall has been shut down indefinitely after structural engineers found water damage to the buildings interior and exterior brick.

[Photo] BREAKING: Discovery of ‘significant water damage’ forces shutdown of White Hall; first-year students reassigned housing

Sonel Cutler, campus editor
August 21, 2023

The gated entrance to White Hall stands at 21 Forsyth St. The residence hall has been shut down indefinitely after structural engineers found water damage to the building's interior and exterior brick....

A participant yells in excitement while holding up a rainbow umbrella. After a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19, people filled the streets with excitement for Pride June 11.

Boston Pride parade returns in full color after three-year hiatus

Elizabeth Scholl, deputy photo editor
June 18, 2023

This year’s Pride parade was the first since 2019, filling Boston’s streets with excitement and anticipation. Formerly organized by Boston Pride, the organization dissolved in 2021 after criticism...

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Two women smile while holding bubble guns at the Pride Festival. The festival included local LGBTQ+ pop up shops and organizations, food and musical performances.

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Two women smile while holding bubble guns at the Pride Festival. The festival included local LGBTQ+ pop up shops and organizations, food and musical performances.

Two people watch the parade while draped in a trans pride flag at Boston Common. Massachusetts is considered one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly states, having received the ranking of “Working Toward Innovative Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign.

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Two people watch the parade while draped in a trans pride flag at Boston Common. Massachusetts is considered one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly states, having received the ranking of “Working Toward Innovative...

A large crowd congregates during the Pride Festival at Boston Common. The Festival ran from noon to 6 p.m.

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A large crowd congregates during the Pride Festival at Boston Common. The Festival ran from noon to 6 p.m.

A Converse employee holds a sign that says, “Proud to be Queer.” Converse gave out rainbow shoelaces to spectators during the parade.

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A Converse employee holds a sign that says, “Proud to be Queer.” Converse gave out rainbow shoelaces to spectators during the parade.

The New England Pride Color Guard, or NECG, performs a routine. The NECG was founded to represent the marching arts within the LGBTQ+ communities in New England, and performed at various Pride events across the Northeast.

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The New England Pride Color Guard, or NECG, performs a routine. The NECG was founded to represent the marching arts within the LGBTQ+ communities in New England, and performed at various Pride events across...

A person holds a sign that says, “Bathrooms are for Everybody!” Boston’s Pride Parade happened against the backdrop of multiple states passing anti-trans legislation.

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A person holds a sign that says, “Bathrooms are for Everybody!” Boston’s Pride Parade happened against the backdrop of multiple states passing anti-trans legislation.

A woman smiles while holding a progress pride flag and the Boston Medical Center “Proud to Be” banner. The Boston Medical Center’s GenderCare Center provides gender-affirming care and other services to the community.

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A woman smiles while holding a progress pride flag and the Boston Medical Center “Proud to Be” banner. The Boston Medical Center’s GenderCare Center provides gender-affirming care and other services...

A National Park Service member waves a pride flag. The National Park Service preserves and dedicates several places to LGBTQ+ heritage, including Boston’s National Historical Park.

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A National Park Service member waves a pride flag. The National Park Service preserves and dedicates several places to LGBTQ+ heritage, including Boston’s National Historical Park.

Spectators cheer for the parade participants. The parade route started at Copley Square on Boylston Street and ended on Charles Street between Boston Common and the Public Garden.

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Spectators cheer for the parade participants. The parade route started at Copley Square on Boylston Street and ended on Charles Street between Boston Common and the Public Garden.

A person dressed as their fursona, a mountain goat, greets spectors. The Pride Parade offered an opportunity for various subcultures within the LGBTQ+ community to celebrate pride together.

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A person dressed as their fursona, a mountain goat, greets spectors. The Pride Parade offered an opportunity for various subcultures within the LGBTQ+ community to celebrate pride together.

A member of the Freedom Trail Marching Band plays a trumpet with the progress pride flag attached. The Freedom Trail Marching Band also performed at Fenway Health’s AIDS Walk June 5.

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A member of the Freedom Trail Marching Band plays a trumpet with the progress pride flag attached. The Freedom Trail Marching Band also performed at Fenway Health’s AIDS Walk June 5.

A child with a rainbow ribbon sits atop an adult’s shoulders. The parade and audiences were filled with families celebrating Pride together.

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A child with a rainbow ribbon sits atop an adult’s shoulders. The parade and audiences were filled with families celebrating Pride together.

A runner passes a crowd during the 127th Boston Marathon. The event took place April 17.

[Photo] Athletes overcome difficulties to flourish in 127th Boston Marathon

Amelia Ballingall, deputy sports editor
May 10, 2023

A runner receives a hug after completing the Boston Marathon. The 26.2 mile track stretches through eastern Massachusetts from Hopkinton to Boston.

Two people hold a “Boston Strong” sign while running. The “Boston Strong” slogan emerged following the 2013 bombing, symbolizing the city coming together in the aftermath.

Joy, community fill streets 10 years after Boston Marathon bombing

Elizabeth Scholl, photo staff
April 23, 2023

Despite the fog, chilly temperatures and rain, participants pushed ahead in the 127th Boston Marathon. This year’s marathon marked 10 years since the marathon bombing, which killed three victims and...

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A woman waves to friends and family as they cheer her on from the sidelines. Thousands of people turned out to watch the approximately 30,000 participants on Patriot’s Day.

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A woman waves to friends and family as they cheer her on from the sidelines. Thousands of people turned out to watch the approximately 30,000 participants on Patriot’s Day.

A man smiles as spectators wave the Philippine flag and ring cowbells in the background. Approximately 120 countries were represented in this year’s marathon.

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A man smiles as spectators wave the Philippine flag and ring cowbells in the background. Approximately 120 countries were represented in this year’s marathon.

A runner smiles and gives a thumbs up as a volunteer takes his picture in front of the finish line. #BostonMarathon was one of several hashtags used to share content surrounding the race online.

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A runner smiles and gives a thumbs up as a volunteer takes his picture in front of the finish line. #BostonMarathon was one of several hashtags used to share content surrounding the race online.

A man wearing a Tufts Marathon Team jersey exclaims as he spots family and friends on the sidelines. The Tufts Marathon Team is part of the official charity program, where select non-profit organizations receive invitational entries and runners must raise a minimum of $5,000 to participate.

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A man wearing a Tufts Marathon Team jersey exclaims as he spots family and friends on the sidelines. The Tufts Marathon Team is part of the official charity program, where select non-profit organizations...

A runner embraces a loved one after crossing the finish line, seen in the background. The finish line was staffed with medical volunteers and people guiding participants to where they were receiving medals, blankets and greeting their friends and families.

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A runner embraces a loved one after crossing the finish line, seen in the background. The finish line was staffed with medical volunteers and people guiding participants to where they were receiving medals,...

Wrapped in branded foil blankets, participants laugh in relief and joy after successfully finishing the marathon. Foil blankets were used to prevent excessive heat loss following high exertion by reflecting and trapping body heat.

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Wrapped in branded foil blankets, participants laugh in relief and joy after successfully finishing the marathon. Foil blankets were used to prevent excessive heat loss following high exertion by reflecting...

Hellen Obiri runs past cheering spectators on Boylston Street in the final stretch of the marathon. Obiri’s win marked her second ever marathon run, following the New York City Marathon last November.

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Hellen Obiri runs past cheering spectators on Boylston Street in the final stretch of the marathon. Obiri’s win marked her second ever marathon run, following the New York City Marathon last November.

Emelia Perry heads towards the finish line on Boylston Street. The Boston Marathon was held on Patriot’s Day, a tradition that has been in place since the very first marathon.

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Emelia Perry heads towards the finish line on Boylston Street. The Boston Marathon was held on Patriot’s Day, a tradition that has been in place since the very first marathon.

A child holds a sign that reads, “Final Mile 25.2” to mark the last mile of the Boston Marathon. The entire route was 26.2 miles long, spanning from Hopkinton to Copley Square.

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A child holds a sign that reads, “Final Mile 25.2” to mark the last mile of the Boston Marathon. The entire route was 26.2 miles long, spanning from Hopkinton to Copley Square.