A look inside the Huskies’ historic turnaround

In late November, the men’s hockey team was 1–11-2. Four months later, the Huskies were cel­e­brating their first Hockey East cham­pi­onship since 1988. Here, head coach Jim Madigan reflects on Northeastern’s his­toric turn­around and looks ahead to Friday, when his club will face off against the North Dakota Fighting Hawks in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

How to correspond with a potential employer

You’ve sub­mitted an impec­cable resumé and aced the job inter­view with your dream employer. Now you have to follow up. Here are some tips for cor­re­sponding with your hiring man­ager, with insight from Susan Lof­fredo, an asso­ciate director of Northeastern’s Career Devel­op­ment department.

Northeastern students share how cancer has affected them

Thou­sands of North­eastern stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff will flock to Matthews Arena on Friday for the university’s sev­enth annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the Amer­ican Cancer Society. Here, stu­dents reflect on how cancer has affected their lives.

Students work to expand understanding of immigration

More than 180 stu­dents will be par­tic­i­pating in the Center of Com­mu­nity Service’s Alter­na­tive Spring Break pro­gram this week. One group of young human­i­tar­ians will be vol­un­teering with a Texas-​​based non­profit that was founded by labor rights activist César Chávez to help fam­i­lies fight depor­ta­tions and effect pos­i­tive social change in their community.

3Qs: How politicians are using your data to influence your vote

The cam­paign for Repub­lican pres­i­den­tial can­di­date Ted Cruz is working with a British data com­pany to develop behavior-​​based models of Amer­ican voters. As voters head to the polls today as part of Super Tuesday, we asked pro­fessor Nick Beauchamp if the prac­tice, called micro­tar­geting, is the quin­tes­sen­tial form of polit­ical per­sua­sion or simply a dirty trick played on the unwit­ting public.

3Qs: What’s next in the partisan fight to replace Scalia?

Pres­i­dent Obama intends to ful­fill his con­sti­tu­tional duty to nom­i­nate a new Supreme Court jus­tice to replace Antonin Scalia, but Senate Repub­li­cans have vowed to block his pick. We asked law pro­fessor Daniel Medwed how this polit­ical battle is likely to play out.

Northeastern’s resident assistants bring maturity, compassion to the job

The university’s res­i­dent assis­tants mon­itor the safety and well-​​being of approx­i­mately 9,000 stu­dents living on campus. In recog­ni­tion of National Res­i­dent Assis­tant Appre­ci­a­tion Day, held this week, we share some of their stories.