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Born to run

Diego Rivas, E’16, grew up in a family of run­ners. But he didn’t pick up the sport until he enrolled at North­eastern. On Monday, he’ll com­pete in his first Boston Marathon, ded­i­cating his run to his marathoning friends in Boston and to the vic­tims of the 2013 bomb­ings. “For me,” he says, “it will be an honor.”

A tough, resilient crew

The women’s rowing team has set its sights on win­ning a third con­sec­u­tive Colo­nial Ath­letic Asso­ci­a­tion title this spring and improving its per­for­mance in the NCAA cham­pi­onship. We asked head coach Joe Wil­helm to talk about the Huskies’ prepa­ra­tion for the spring season and the team’s defining characteristics.