Northeastern middler invents drinking game app

By Brenda Maguire, News Correspondent It’s Saturday night. A movie has been chosen and the drinks have been made. The only thing left to do: Pick a drinking game. Middler business entrepreneurship major Sean Casto can help. His pop culture-infused drinking game iPhone application, Drink TV, debuted on iTunes Jan. 28. “I figured it wouldContinue reading “Northeastern middler invents drinking game app”

Beanpot Story

On Monday night the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins skated to a 4-0 win against the Albany Devils at Boardwalk Hall. Although they were playing a division rival, some players had a different hockey event on their mind. With players from Northeastern University, Boston College and Boston University, almost half the team was keeping track of theContinue reading “Beanpot Story”

MIT shows off 150 years of innovation

By Brenda Maguire, News Correspondent Musical stairs feel like they would lead to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, or maybe Pee-wee’s Playhouse. But these musical stairs lead to the MIT 150 Exhibition at the university’s museum. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is celebrating 150 years at the MIT Museum with an exhibit in the Thomas Peterson ’57Continue reading “MIT shows off 150 years of innovation”

Briere on a Roll

By Brenda Maguire For Danny Briere is on a roll. In nine games, Briere has scored six goals, including one in Tuesday’s 6-3 victory over his former team, the Buffalo Sabres. Briere also registered his second assist of the season Tuesday, on a goal scored by Jeff Carter in the third period. He isContinue reading “Briere on a Roll”

Flyers Honor Ashbee and Family

By Brenda Maguire For Before Tuesday night’s game, the Flyers honored Barry Ashbee by presenting the Ashbee banner that was in the Spectrum to Barry’s wife, Donna Ashbee. The ceremony began with a video tribute to Ashbee, featuring pictures and video, set to David Cook’s, “Time of my Life.” The video also included Ashbee’sContinue reading “Flyers Honor Ashbee and Family”

The DogHouse

When James van Riemsdyk’s skate touched the ice of Northeastern University’s Matthews Arena, the entire upper bowl, dressed in red for the “We Want Blood” theme, hollered and booed in his direction. Throughout the game, Northeastern’s fierce fan section, the DogHouse, booed every time the blade of van Riemsdyk’s stick touched the puck. He scoredContinue reading “The DogHouse”