Sister act, take two

Kate and Alyssa Carlson led their high school field hockey team to back-​​to-​​back state cham­pi­onships. Will they dupli­cate their suc­cess at Northeastern?


A case for ‘not playing it safe’

The world is a source of learning and enlight­en­ment and you cannot ignore it,” North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun told mem­bers of the Stu­dent Gov­ern­ment Asso­ci­a­tion on Wednesday evening.

President Aoun Meets with Student Government Association

Racial divisions in Obama’s America

Obama’s pres­i­dency has polar­ized the public’s views on race, say North­eastern pro­fes­sors Amílcar Bar­reto and Richard D. O’Bryant, whose new book explores this issue from a range of perspectives.


The same, but different

Haley and Jenny Sin­clair, fra­ternal twins on the women’s soccer squad, are aggres­sive yet intel­li­gent young ath­letes, first-​​year Huskies who put team before truculence.

Soccer Twins Haley and Jenny Sinclair

Mandela’s life, local ties celebrated

Civic leaders, activists, and human­i­tar­ians con­vened in the Blackman Audi­to­rium on Thursday after­noon to honor the life and legacy of Nelson Man­dela, the former South African pres­i­dent and anti-​​apartheid icon who passed away last month.


Hockey star shoots for gold in Sochi

2013 was the best year of my life,” says Kendall Coyne, a sharp­shooting for­ward for North­eastern hockey. Can she top it by helping Team USA win gold at the Olympics for the first time since 1998?