When the physical prowess of Northeastern’s student-athletes and the musical prowess of the Nor’easters a cappella group combined to create a music video, the results were nothing short of breathtaking—something the audience at Blackman Auditorium experienced firsthand Tuesday night.
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Join your fellow Huskies at Blackman Auditorium for performances by the Nor’easters a cappella group and student-athletes that culminate with the premiere of a new music video sure to stir up Northeastern pride.
In the second installment of our two-part series looking at some of the big stories primed to make headlines in the new year, Northeastern experts explain that Donald Trump will put “America first,” athlete-led social activism will heat up, and franchise reboots will take over your TV.
Emily Hutchinson’s first day of classes as a student at Northeastern coincided with her father’s first day of work as associate director of corporate partnerships for the university’s athletics department. “It’s so funny how it all worked out,” Emily says. “I definitely could not have predicted this.”
While campus life will quiet down during the Thanksgiving break, some university services will remain open. Here are the hours of operation for Snell Library, the Marino Center, Dining Services, and more.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams will hit the hardwood Friday for a season-opening doubleheader against crosstown rival Boston University. In between the on-court action, make sure to stop by the “Event in the Tent” outside Matthews Arena.
Homecoming has something for everyone, from the sports fan and music aficionado to the political junkie and community-conscious humanitarian. Here is a day-by-day rundown of activities and events for the entire week.
After getting dropped by all his major sponsors, Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte signed a new endorsement deal with a little-known cough drop company. It’s a potentially low-risk, high-reward move for both the athlete and the brand, says professor Bruce Clark.
Brazilian law enforcement officials said on Thursday that the American swimmers who claimed to have been robbed at gunpoint during the Rio de Janeiro Games had fabricated the story. We asked law professor Dan Danielsen to explain where this international drama might go from here, with a particular focus on the legal consequences facing the swimmers and the tepid relationship between American and Brazilian officials.
Mobility Prescription, a personal fitness consulting firm founded by Northeastern alumnus Ryan Beauchesne, serves clients of all shapes and sizes, from first-time lifters to professional ice hockey players. “We’re mobile,” says Beauchesne. “We go directly to our clients’ homes.” This evening, he and fellow graduate Jimmy Heim will be running a fitness boot camp for members of the university community.
French gymnast Samir Ait Said broke his leg at the Rio Olympics while vaulting during the men’s preliminaries. Associate professor Sandra Shefelbine explains why bones break as well as her research into how to prevent injury.
From circular bruises, to colorful tapes, to one-arm sleeves, Olympic athletes have been sporting some unique markings and add-ons during the Rio de Janeiro Games. We asked a group of professors to explain what you’ve been seeing, with a particular focus on the science behind it.