Alumna launches hockey league to provide new opportunities for female players

Rec­og­nizing that women’s hockey is stronger than ever, North­eastern alumna Dani Rylan, MS’12, founded the first-​​ever paid pro­fes­sional women’s hockey league in North America.

Ice Cream Social
On June 30, just before 8 p.m., the world will receive a "bonus second," with the addition of one tick of the clock. Here, Northeastern’s new science writer extols the virtues of the “leap second.”
Fireworks over Boston

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Closed jail cells in a famous penitentiary

3Qs: The death penalty’s constitutionality

Could cap­ital pun­ish­ment one day be banned in the U.S.? We posed that ques­tion to North­eastern law pro­fessor Michael Melt­sner, who assessed the Supreme Court’s cap­ital pun­ish­ment ruling Monday.

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IDEA’s Pitch-​​a-​​thon

Some of the top ven­tures devel­oped through IDEA, North­eastern University’s student-​​run ven­ture accel­er­ator, were on hand at IDEA’s 2015 Pitch-​​a-​​thon on Wednesday night where they had just five min­utes to pitch their busi­ness. Video by Shirin Mozaffari/​Northeastern University

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Pretty in pink

A stu­dent car­rying a pink umbrella to block the sun walks past the Bar­letta Nata­to­rium. Photo by Matthew Modoono/​Northeastern University

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