From the Mayor of Huntington Avenue election to a celebrated appearance by Amy Poehler to the sweet joys of victory for the basketball programs, Northeastern’s Homecoming 2016 was one not to be forgotten.
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.
Northeastern’s student chapter of Best Buddies International counts more than 40 young humanitarians who volunteer to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Alex Linden, BHS’17, and Melissa Jacques, S’17, are two of those humanitarians. On Friday, they’ll help host Northeastern’s inaugural “Special Spirit” basketball game.
Northeastern University staff photographer Matthew Modoono joined the men’s basketball team on its journey from Boston to Pittsburgh, where the Huskies faced Notre Dame in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
The quirks, customs, and quasi-secrets of five Northeastern basketball players.
Basketball, like life, is unpredictable, a game in which the underdog has the potential to become the star—if only for one series, one game, one play. Caleb Donnelly, the walk-on guard for the Northeastern University men’s basketball team, is a prime example.
D’Amore-McKim School of Business professor Robert Lieb has written a book detailing the history of the American Basketball League, a short-lived pro basketball league in the 1960s that looked to disrupt the basketball establishment.