Inside job: the transformation of Matthews Arena

The changeover crew has two hours to turn the hockey rink at North­eastern University’s century-​​old arena into a bas­ket­ball court for the Huskies’ reg­ular season finale. Can it be done? Here’s the story of the people and the sci­ence behind the job.

First Pages author recounts experiences in India

Katherine Boo, the award-​​winning author who penned Behind the Beau­tiful Fore­vers, spoke to Northeastern’s 116th entering class Tuesday night about the people, places, and inequal­i­ties in Mumbai that inspired her first non-​​fiction book.