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.”
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.
The team pushed and pulled its way to a dominating victory in the International Powerlifting Federation’s inaugural University Powerlifting World Cup, which was held in Belarus last week. “I couldn’t be more proud of how the team performed,” said club captain Kelsey McCarthy. “It shows how hard we trained and how committed we were.”
Seven members of Northeastern’s powerlifting club will showcase their strength, determination, and no-quit attitude at the inaugural University Powerlifting World Cup in Belarus next week. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and I’m looking forward to representing the U.S.,” says Binglei Zhou, a second-year powerlifter on the team who holds the country’s collegiate deadlifting record.
Summitt, who won eight national titles as head coach of the Tennessee women’s basketball team, died Tuesday. Here, Northeastern faculty and staff reflect on the life and legacy of Division 1 college basketball’s winningest coach.
Student-athletes face a unique set of stressors that can work to compromise their overall well-being, according to Peter Ward, PhD’19. After conducting a comprehensive literature review of the 2010 NCAA GOALS […]
In late November, the men’s hockey team was 1–11-2. Four months later, the Huskies were celebrating their first Hockey East championship since 1988. Here, head coach Jim Madigan reflects on Northeastern’s historic turnaround and looks ahead to Friday, when his club will face off against the North Dakota Fighting Hawks in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
“Our goal is to win 30 games, make the tournament, and win the conference championship,” said head coach Mike Glavine, whose team will open the home portion of its schedule on Friday afternoon against the University of Buffalo.
In the first installment of our series on how to keep your New Year’s resolutions, Northeastern alumna Sarah Gaines, the founder of Fit University, offers up five pointers for building a fitter physique in 2016.
The Huskies have high expectations for the new season, which will begin on Saturday night at Matthews Arena. As head coach Jim Madigan put it, “We want to win Hockey East, win the Beanpot, and then get to the national championship.”
The field hockey team will begin the 2015 campaign on Saturday against the University of Connecticut, the defending national champion. Here’s a preview of what you can expect from the Red and Black, last year’s CAA regular season champion.