Men’s B-Ball Finishes in 5-Way Tie for First in the ‘CAC

February 12, 2018, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The Wesleyan men’s basketball team ended their regular season this past weekend with wins up in Maine against Colby and Bowdoin. This wrapped up their very successful season, where they finished the regular season with a 19-5 record overall and a 7-3 record in the NESCAC. The NESCAC is always one of the most competitive […]

Women’s Basketball Makes NESCACs, Faces Middlebury Saturday

February 12, 2018, by Rose Griffin, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

For the first time since the 2013-2014 season, the Wesleyan women’s basketball team will play in the NESCAC Championships. The Cardinals played two challenging NESCAC opponents this weekend, Colby and Bowdoin, and won one of their two games to end the regular season with a 16-7 overall record, 5-5 in conference play. They have secured […]

Swimming and Diving Prepares for NESCACs Championships

February 8, 2018, by Kelly Hogan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

As the spring semester ramps up and gets into full swing, Wesleyan’s swimming and diving season is winding down. This past weekend, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams concluded their regular seasons, both going 1-2 on the weekend as they put a bow on what has been a trying regular season. On Friday evening, […]

Assessing the NBA’s Extraordinary Rookie of the Year Race

February 8, 2018, by Sam Prescott, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

Last June’s NBA draft wasn’t projected to be especially talented, and even with tempered expectations, many of the top picks have disappointed. First overall pick Markelle Fultz has been sidelined for months, while Lonzo Ball (second overall), Josh Jackson (fourth), De’Aaron Fox (fifth), and Jonathan Isaac (sixth) have done little to move the needle for […]

Bledsoe ’18 Brings Basketball Back to Playoffs

February 8, 2018, by Rose Griffin, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Teamwork, the buzzword for teams of all ages, playing all sports, is what brought the women’s basketball team back to a winning season. At least that’s what Senior Captain Maddie Bledsoe claims, who notices how the team’s renewed commitment to be successful has impacted their season. “A big difference that I have seen throughout my […]

US Athletes Speak Out Against Nassar, Systemic Abuse

February 8, 2018, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Content warning: This article includes themes of sexual abuse and gender-based violence.  Nearly a year and a half ago, The Indianapolis Star published a story discussing sexual abuse accusations against Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar, a physician for USA Gymnastics. Now, over 150 women and girls have come forward to share their stories. These stories come from […]

Wrestling Brings Home Mixed Results Before Upcoming Senior Sunday

February 6, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

What does a perfect weekend look like? Look no further than last week: it’s only the second week of school and you get a wrestling dual on Saturday and a Super Bowl on Sunday. The hype was building all week long for Saturday’s tilt between the Little Three rivals, and Wesleyan and Williams live up […]

Olympic Preview: Everything You Need to Know Before the Games Begin

February 6, 2018, by Kelly Hogan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The 2018 Winter Olympics begin tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Opening Ceremony will not be held until 6 a.m. on Friday, but that will not prevent the fierce competition from getting underway. In total, there are 102 events with medals to be distributed. Mixed doubles in curling and a figure skating […]

Super Bowl Reaction: The World Celebrates; New England Mourns

February 6, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

What a game! Before yesterday’s Super Bowl, I kept telling myself that it was the Eagles; it was Nick Foles. The only part of the Eagles team that scared me, as a Patriots fan, was their defense. So-called experts predicted that it would be like a Giants-Patriots game where the Patriots offense would be held […]

Finding Home Away From Home: Watching the Super Bowl Abroad

February 6, 2018, by Andrew Fleming, Foreign Correspondent. Leave a Comment

The Eagles won and I couldn’t decide to stand or sit, yell or gasp, or hug the Germans. It was only me who cared. I was the only one from Philadelphia, and one of the only few from the U.S., for that matter. The rest of the faces in the old, built-over courtyard of an […]

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