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Hogwarts on Huntington

No, the brooms don’t fly. And if you want to get really tech­nical about it, they’re actu­ally spare lacrosse sticks. But that hasn’t stopped stu­dents from joining Northeastern’s intra­mural quid­ditch … read more »

At home on the pitch

Northeastern’s tight-​​knit rugby club won the East Coast Rugby Con­fer­ence 7s tour­na­ment last month in Ames­bury, Mass., securing an auto­matic bid to the USA Rugby 7s Col­le­giate National Cham­pi­onships on Nov. 29–30 in Col­lege Sta­tion, Texas.

Thrilling weekend for Northeastern athletics

The men’s bas­ket­ball team won its season opener on a dra­matic last-​​second shot and the men’s soccer team cap­tured its first-​​ever Colo­nial Ath­letic Asso­ci­a­tion con­fer­ence title, sending the club to the NCAA tournament.

3Qs: Lance Armstrong and the ethics of sport

Ronald San­dler, asso­ciate pro­fessor of phi­los­ophy and director of the university’s Ethics Insti­tute, exam­ines the doping alle­ga­tions against the cyclist and why the case has res­onated so strongly with the public.