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March Madness Preview and bracket how-to

March Madness Preview and bracket how-to

April 10, 2018

The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament has basketball teams all throughout the United States tearing up the court to get a spot. The annual single-elimination tournament has become known ...

Main Campus March Madness Bars

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

April 3, 2018

Filed under Sports

The March Madness Tournament teams were announced on Selection Sunday. The next steps for fans are to fill out the brackets and choose one of the many drinking spots to watch the games. Don’t wait until the last minute to choose a spot, the first game is March 13! The following bars on the Northside of Chicago will be airing the g...

Pay the Players: NCAA makes millions off of broke college athletes

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

March 27, 2018

Filed under Opinions

With millions of people across the U.S tuning in for March Madness, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will pull in a big profit and keep most of the revenue from their student-athletes who put in the most work. NCAA covers a lot of student-athlete expenses but should also pay their players as well. NCAA ...

Best Bars for March Madness near NEIU

March 13, 2018

The March Madness Tournament teams were announced on Selection Sunday. The next steps for fans are to...

Pay to press play

Pay to press play

December 6, 2016

  There are roughly 380,000 NCAA student athletes at over 1,000 colleges and universities. Whil...

Pom Pom: Spirit Group or Sport?

Pom Pom: Spirit Group or Sport?

March 15, 2016

According to the Journal of Physical Activity and Health, in 2007 there were 8,477 dance injuries treated...

Major College Sports Continue to Drop the Ball on Rape Allegations

Hailey G. Boyle, Arts and Life Editor

March 10, 2015

Filed under NCAA, Sports

Rasheed Sulaimon of Duke University has become the latest college athlete to be accused of sexual assault. He was dismissed from the team earlier this year, but if history shows us anything, he will walk away uncharged. Sulaimon was dismissed from the team in January, but an article published on March 2 in The Duke Chronicle,...

The Contradiction of Major College Athletics

The Contradiction of Major College Athletics

April 29, 2014

  Northwestern football players asked for a chunk of the multi-billion dollar pie. Kentucky basketball...

UConn Fights the Odds

UConn Fights the Odds

April 15, 2014

  “Bittersweet, bittersweet.” Those were Shabazz Napier ‘s words after the March Madness...

President Steinberg’s final address to the university

Duncan Macnab, Writer

September 26, 2006

Filed under News

"We learn from you as you will learn from us," opened University President Salme Steinberg in her final address to Northeastern's community. In her speech, she summarized what she has accomplished in her 12-year stay as president. Her speech focused on the accomplishments of the Jewel Box series and the Presidential Lecture...

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