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Athletic director Jim Madigan in Matthews Arena.

Q&A: Jim Madigan hopes to maintain academic, athletic excellence as Athletic Director

Peyton Doyle and Vitoria Poejo September 17, 2021

Jim Madigan has been involved with Northeastern University for 40 years, first as a player for the men’s ice hockey team in the early 1980s, then later serving as an assistant coach, academic administrator...

Castor Semenya London 2012 by Tab59 from Düsseldorf, Allemagne is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

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...

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,...

Northeastern has begun hosting in-person fitness classes at Marino Recreation Center and SquashBusters in accordance with Bostons move to Step 2 of Phase 3 of the reopening plan.

Northeastern reopens in-person fitness classes

Marta Hill, deputy campus editor March 4, 2021

A little more than a month after Marino Recreation Center and SquashBusters Center opened at 25% capacity, indoor in-person fitness classes are back, according to a March 3 [email protected] article. In...

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