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Zach Kram has written 71 articles.

Seven students arrested at Students Against Peabody protest

May 02, 2014 | Zach Kram and Emily Schienvar

Seven Students Against Peabody protesters have been released after being arrested at the group’s final planned protest Friday morning. The students were arrested and charged with trespassing and disturbing the peace after attempting to cross a police line blocking entrance to the Knight Center.

Track & field completes final tune-up before UAA Championships

April 21, 2014 | Zach Kram

A well-rounded team effort helped both the men’s and women’s sides of Washington University’s track-and-field team to second-place finishes in Friday’s Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Twilight Meet. Wash. U.’s men scored 136 points, edging out Greenville College (127) for second place behind Rose-Hulman (159). The women (162.

A personal run-in with SHS, suicide and a whole lot of confusion

April 03, 2014 | Zach Kram

“I’m trying not to kill myself.” I was walking toward a staircase in the Danforth University Center Monday afternoon when a middle-aged black man missing his two front teeth and wearing a typical black Missouri Tigers sweatshirt asked me to talk to him.

Tony La Russa named commencement speaker

March 31, 2014 | Zach Kram

Retired St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has been named the 2014 commencement address speaker, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the senior class toast Monday. La Russa is the third-winningest manager in Major League Baseball history and led the Cardinals to two World Series championships in his 16 seasons with the club.

Slumping baseball Bears slide further below .500

March 24, 2014 | Zach Kram

Washington University’s baseball season is in trouble. Nearly halfway through the 2014 schedule and after yet another losing weekend, the Bears’ record sits at a middling 7-10.

Washington University spring sports by the numbers

March 20, 2014 | Zach Kram

As Washington University’s swimming-and-diving team completes its season at the Division III national championships this weekend, we wave goodbye to the winter sports scene and turn our attention to the spring season. While you were off in the warm weather enjoying your spring break, Wash. U.

Men’s and women’s basketball upset in second round of tournament

March 08, 2014 | Zach Kram

It was a disappointing two hours for Washington University basketball as both the No. 2 men’s team and No. 5 women’s team lost in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament Friday night. Both teams were favored to advance, but slow starts and foul trouble in the front court plagued both teams. The men fell 83-75 at home against No.

Men’s basketball hosts Wilmington Friday

March 06, 2014 | Zach Kram

For just the second time in program history, the No. 2 Washington University’s men’s basketball team finished the season with an undefeated record in University Athletic Association play. The Bears enter the NCAA Division III tournament on an 18-game winning streak (23-2 overall) with six of those wins coming by four points or fewer.

Women’s basketball opens tournament in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

March 06, 2014 | Zach Kram

Washington University’s women’s basketball team has been ranked in the top six in Division III since the preseason and enters the NCAA tournament with a 23-2 record. The Bears rolled to a 13-1 record in University Athletic Association play, winning the conference for the first time since 2009-10 when the team won the national title.

Baseball aims to return to NCAA tournament

February 20, 2014 | Zach Kram

The still-melting piles of snow around campus might suggest a different story, but baseball season is back in full swing. Washington University’s baseball team will start its season Saturday in Memphis, Tenn.

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