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Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

June 15, 2016


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By Olivia Arnold and Isaac Feldberg, news staff Bailey Putnam, a rising junior at Northeastern University widely admired for his good-natured sense of humor, sharp wit and insatiable passion for journalism, died by suicide  on Thursday, June 9. He was 21. Putnam, of Weymouth, was pursuing a degree in media ...

Caleb Donnelly earns academic honors

Caleb Donnelly earns academic honors

April 6, 2016


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By Bailey Putnam, sports editor Following a senior campaign in which he knocked down 41 3-pointers and averaged a career-high 4.6 points per game, Northeastern guard Caleb Donnelly was named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Tuesday, April 5...

Men’s hockey rolls past Colgate in Ireland

Men’s hockey rolls past Colgate in Ireland

December 2, 2015


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By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor After struggling against the top-ranked Providence College Friars, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team got its bearings overseas during Thanksgiving break. The team dropped a heartbreaker overtime decision to No. 4 University of Massachusetts (UMass...

Notre Dame sneaks past Northeastern men’s hockey

Notre Dame sneaks past Northeastern men’s hockey

November 18, 2015


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By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor In a futile display of resilience, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team battled through multi-goal deficits two nights in a row in South Bend, Ind., resulting in a one-goal loss on Thursday and a come-from-behind tie on Friday against the No. 18 Univ...

BU sweeps men’s hockey

BU sweeps men’s hockey

November 11, 2015


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By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor In a battle with cross-town rival Boston University (BU), the Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team came up short this weekend, losing a back-and-forth affair on Friday at Agganis Arena. They fell to the Terriers again the following night at home, ...

Hockey ties Vermont in OT

Hockey ties Vermont in OT

November 4, 2015


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By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor After suffering a frustrating Thursday night loss to the University of Vermont (UVM), the Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team battled in Burlington to pick up its first point since the season-opener with a 3-3 tie on Saturday. The Huskies (1-5-1...

Minnesota blanks hockey

Minnesota blanks hockey

October 28, 2015


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By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor A weekend trip to the Midwest region proved to be unfruitful for the Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team, as the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers swept the Huskies in a two-game series at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis. No. 19 Minnesota blanke...

Bentley completes sweep of hockey in weekend series

Bentley completes sweep of hockey in weekend series

October 21, 2015


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By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor Unable to feed off a season-opening win over Colgate University, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team faltered in a home-and-home series with Bentley University (2-2) over the weekend. The Huskies dropped a 3-2 Friday night decision at home b...

Stevens brothers score in NU victory

Stevens brothers score in NU victory

October 14, 2015


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By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor The Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team accomplished in its opening weekend what it failed to do for eight straight games last year: earn its first win. The Huskies surged past No. 20 Colgate University in the season-opener at Matthews Arena on Saturda...

Six freshmen score in hockey exhibition game

Six freshmen score in hockey exhibition game

October 7, 2015


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By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor The Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team outmuscled Simon Frasier University (SFU) 10-2 in exhibition action at Matthews Arena Sunday afternoon. Six freshmen scored for the Huskies, including forward Jason Cotton, who scored three goals to notch a ...

Women’s hockey opens season with 9-5 win

Women’s hockey opens season with 9-5 win

September 30, 2015


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By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor After tying St. Lawrence University in the season-opener in Canton, N.Y. on Saturday night, the Northeastern University women’s hockey team (1-0-1) skated past the Saints, 9-5, in a rematch the following night. Three Huskies earned weekly Women’s Hockey E...

Park renovation neglects D1 teams

Park renovation neglects D1 teams

September 16, 2015


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By Bailey Putnam, deputy sports editor Northeastern University (NU) did something this May that it hasn’t done in almost two decades: made a commitment to begin working on a brand- new athletic complex. The $26 million Carter Playground project, a joint effort with the City of Boston, is th...

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