Eli, the Alpha Manning

February 27, 2017, by Sam Wachsberger, Contributing Writer. 1 Comment

Before I state my case, allow me to make a few preliminary concessions: You will not find anyone outside of the bowels of the Lincoln Tunnel that shares my opinion. Pure numbers work against me, and the slings of my argument aim for the heart, not the head. Yet, I hold with conviction that Eli […]

Men’s Squash Wins Division At Nationals, Women’s Follows Up With Consolation Victory

February 27, 2017, by Sam Prescott, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Men’s and women’s squash both ended their team-based schedule on strong notes at the College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championships, highlighted by the men’s 3-0 weekend and Conroy Cup victory. The men’s win in the Conroy Cup, which is awarded yearly to the winner of the event’s “D” division, was Wesleyan’s first since 1992 and […]

Claudia Schatz ’19 Gives Her Thoughts on Track Team

February 27, 2017, by Tom Hanes, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

From Friday, Feb. 24 to Saturday, Feb. 25, three Wesleyan athletes competed at the Open New England Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, Mass. Cardinal results were less impressive due to the increased talent in the field. Jenny Aguiar ’19 placed eighth in the finals of the 400-meter dash with a time of 59.07, […]

Campus Reacts to Athletes Visiting White House, Trump

February 24, 2017, by Cormac Chester, Sam Prescott, Assistant Sports Editor, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

After The New England Patriots’ Feb. 5 Super Bowl victory, six members of the team have announced that they will not be accompanying the team on its traditional congratulatory White House visit. Meanwhile, star quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady called their choice into question, arguing the opportunity is “a privilege.” The Argus talked […]

Men’s Track Takes Third at New England Indoor Championships, Women’s in 15th

February 24, 2017, by Tom Hanes, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The Cardinals competed at the New England Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship on Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18, where the women’s team came in 15th out of 29 teams and the men’s team came in 3rd out of 26. The meet was held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the same […]

Men’s Puck Clinches Little Three Title & 7th Seed in NESCAC Playoffs

February 24, 2017, by Andrew Jacobs, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

With the hopes of securing an opening-round playoff matchup at Spurrier-Snyder Rink, the Cardinals headed into the weekend needing a clean sweep of NESCAC rival Trinity to ensure they began the playoffs on home ice. The No. 12-ranked Bantams would be no easy opposition, and the Cardinals knew they’d have to come out firing on […]

Wrestling Rides Five Match Win Streak Into Northeast Regionals

February 23, 2017, by Cam Arkin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The Argus sat down with Carter Armendarez ’18 and Aaron Cranston ’20 this week to talk about the team’s five-match winning streak, Devon Carrillo ’18’s undefeated season so far, and the squad’s rising national ranking. They both laughed with beaming smiles, bragged about how untouchable Carrillo is, and how great the rest of the team […]

Men’s Swim & Dive Shatters Six Team Records at NESCAC Championships

February 20, 2017, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The men’s swimming and diving team competed in the NESCAC Championship meet this past weekend, hosted at the Wesleyan Natatorium. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, they could only muster a ninth place finish out of 11 teams, capping a tough regular season where they finished below .500 in dual meets. Williams won its 15th consecutive men’s championship at the […]

Hot Takes with Hogan: Pelicans Steal DeMarcus Cousins from Kings

February 20, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Late Sunday night, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired All-Star forward DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for rookie shooting guard Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway (who will be waived), Tyreke Evans, a first-round pick, and a second-round pick. Below are five initial takeaways on the blockbuster deal. That’s it? Sacramento had been so hesitant […]

Women’s Puck Salutes Senior Class, Advances to NESCAC Quarterfinals

February 20, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

The women’s ice hockey team squared off against tough Little Three rival Amherst at Spurrier-Snyder Rink on Saturday, Feb. 18. Prior to the game, players, coaches, and fans honored this year’s class of seven seniors:  Rachel Aronow, Jess Brennan, Sam Curran, Abby Rutt, Ellery Sarosi, and Hailey Sholty. The game began with a stalemate, as the first and most of the second […]

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