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September’s can’t-miss campus events

As the new school year gets underway, North­eastern will be abuzz with campus events—from entre­pre­neurial oppor­tu­ni­ties to cooking demon­stra­tions and ath­letics events—that you won’t want to miss.

Men’s soccer is confident, expects to be one of CAA’s top teams

The men’s soccer team has proven pre­season prog­nos­ti­ca­tions wrong before. This year the Huskies look for more of the same, as head coach Brian Ain­scough and his squad have their sights set on a CAA cham­pi­onship and NCAA berth.

Internet reacts to unflattering Brady sketch

A court­room ren­dering of New Eng­land Patriots quar­ter­back Tom Brady received some unex­pected atten­tion online Wednesday. Here, law pro­fessor Daniel Medwed explains why these drawings—though not always flattering—are an impor­tant part of court proceedings.

3Qs: Brady ‘Deflategate’ suspension upheld. What’s next?

The NFL on Tuesday upheld Patriots quar­ter­back Tom Brady’s four-​​game “Deflate­gate” sus­pen­sion. School of Law pro­fessor Roger Abrams talks about what could come next on the legal land­scape, and pre­dicts “the begin­ning of the end” of Roger Goodell’s tenure as NFL commissioner.

For women in sports, ‘inclusion is the name of the game’

Jus­tine Siegal, director of sports part­ner­ships at Northeastern’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society, says plenty of women have the skills to coach men’s pro­fes­sional sports teams. They just need the opportunity.

Two humanitarians bring hope to promising students in Kenya

Chelsey Gold­berg, SSH’16, and Alexa Arm­strong, S’16, spent 10 days in Kenya, where they doled out school sup­plies to stu­dious kids and made life-​​changing dona­tions to the par­tic­u­larly needy. “I can’t believe you’re here,” one 14 year-​​old girl told Goldberg.

3Qs: Women’s World Cup success is ‘inspiring a nation’

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s vic­tory in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup is an expe­ri­ence the players and fans will not soon forget. We asked North­eastern women’s soccer head coach Tracey Leone, who has 29 inter­na­tional appear­ances under her belt, what it’s like playing for the red, white, and blue.

Alumna launches hockey league to provide new opportunities for female players

Rec­og­nizing that women’s hockey is stronger than ever, North­eastern alumna Dani Rylan, MS’12, founded the first-​​ever paid pro­fes­sional women’s hockey league in North America.

When poor communication leads to crisis

Poor com­mu­ni­ca­tion can be a source of crisis for any orga­ni­za­tion, but sports orga­ni­za­tions are espe­cially vul­ner­able because of their vis­i­bility, says Alan Zaremba, asso­ciate pro­fessor and asso­ciate dean for under­grad­uate pro­grams in the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design.