Women’s Tennis Slams Competition, Taking DIII Title for the First Time

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This year’s women’s tennis team has hit the history books, slamming old records with a slew of wins in a successful run for the NCAA title and clinching the Division III title for the first time. The Cardinals have finally headed home for the summer with a 20-2 overall record, an 8-1 conference record, and a Little […]

History-Maker: Abby Horst ’19 and Women’s Lacrosse’s Journey to Perennial Success

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Abby Horst ’19 wanted to study business in undergrad. She dreamed of going to college near a big city and playing a sport; she considered hockey and cross country. Instead, she landed at Wesleyan, where she will graduate this month as an economics and environmental studies double major. She will also graduate as a four-year […]

Softball Slides to Season Close

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Softball’s season started off with sunny match-ups in Florida, yet has recently ended in chills as the team fell to last in the NESCAC West. The team finished off their regular season—their entire season, since they will not advance—last weekend with three games against Williams. The Ephs vs. Cardinals action started with two home match-ups […]

Individual Standout Performances Mark Track NESCACs

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With finals on the horizon and graduation less than a month away, spring sports are wrapping up their regular season competition, either moving forward into competitive ’CAC postseason play or packing up their equipment altogether to end their spring runs. After months of long, wintry indoor meets and now outdoor competition, track and field took their talents […]

Women’s Lax Makes History With Record Program and Conference Wins

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Women’s lax has dominated its regular season this spring, finishing with an impressive 13-2 overall record. The two losses come at the hands of formidable NESCAC foes Middlebury and Tufts, who currently reside at the number one and two spots in the conference, respectively. The Cardinals have racked up numerous dominant wins in the regular season, ending […]

Men’s 4×4 Relay Sets New School Best, Uzamere ’21 Shatters Hammer Throw Record

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The track and field teams have now reached the climax of their spring season, fully blooming into success against ’CAC competitors in meets at home and away, and even in hazy 4/20 weather. After finishing in the latter slots of the Amherst Spring Fling Meet, the teams took a jaunt to New London, Conn. to […]

Wesleyan Club Tennis Earns First Ever Trip to Nationals

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While Wesleyan varsity tennis serves it up on the national stage, club tennis swung this spring at the USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship. This trip was the club team’s first national berth in its short but eventful five-year history. Founded by Cam Arkin ’18, the team has grown from a small group of dedicated […]

“Eurydice” Adds New Perspective to an Age-Old Myth

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“Eurydice” opens on the beach. Two lovers, whom we later learn to be Eurydice and Orpheus, enter onto the sandy stage in their 50s bathing costumes and look out on the ocean. Orpheus (Alex Carroll-Cabanes ’20) sweeps his arms in a grand gesture toward birds we cannot see, and Eurydice (Naomi Okada ’20) giggles at […]

Softball Struggles in Tough NESCAC Competition

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Wesleyan softball ended its 2018 career with a nearly .500 overall record, 14-16, and a dismal 2-8 conference record. Up at bat this year, the Cardinals remain on the losing side at 9-14, and 1-5 in the NESCAC. The 2019 campaign started with the annual spring break trip to Florida as the Cardinals headed south […]

“Accepting Existence on its Own Terms”: “Eurydice” Comes to the Wesleyan Stage

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“Eurydice,” this semester’s Theater Department production, takes on the classic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice through the lens of the heroine. In content, this production shines through its different perspective on the original tale; in its production, students from all walks of Wesleyan life have joined forces to create this year’s performance. In the original myth, […]

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