The Longest Table, a two-hour event where participants were given the opportunity to discuss a variety of topics, share their past experiences, and present visions for the future, was held by the Gephardt Institute for Civic Engagement on Mudd Field this past Wednesday. The event was the brainchild of Civic Cafe graduate assistant Eric Jones […]
Last week’s event speaks to a greater theme in Vivek’s campaign: campaigning on one thing while displaying the exact opposite.
An old sports gambling adage states the following: “Good teams win, great teams cover.” While the sports betting craze has yet to make its way to Division III Women’s Soccer, the Washington University Bears would have certainly covered the spread this weekend. The squad is off to a 2-0 start after a trip to Kentucky, beating Centre College by a 2-0 margin on Sunday and routing Piedmont College in an 8-0 drubbing on Monday afternoon.
May is the best time of year for an NBA fan, with the playoffs entering full swing. It seems as if nearly every night, a number of the game’s biggest stars are decking it out on the National stage. Here are four takeaways from all of the NBA.
The Washington University baseball team was looking for revenge as it prepared for last weekend’s series against Emory. Last season, the team was swept by the UAA champions, but this year the Bears have been like a completely different team. As the squad headed off to Atlanta to face the first-place Eagles, spirits were high — on the field, everything was clicking. A strong performance would not only take the division lead but more importantly, put the Bears in a good position for an at-large playoff bid. Postseason baseball was within reach.
This year, the Bears’ turnaround has been dramatic — going from 3-13 in the UAA to 9-3 through their first 12 games this year. Captain Hunter Goldberg says the team’s improvement can be felt in the team’s attitude as much as in the box score.
WashU has been the top dogs as of late, winning nine of their last thirteen games. They currently sit at second in the UAA but have the best composite record of any team in the conference. Their 21-8 record is a dramatic turnaround from their 12-24 finish last year.
The team went up against ROTC programs with more than 30 times their number of cadets. Mounting a Cinderella run to the championship, they defeated the Fighting Irish on their home court.
The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) announces its selections for the Baseball Hall of Fame. One staff writer gives his picks for the ballot.
In a game with 12 lead changes, nine ties, and neither team able to go ahead by more than seven points, the Bears lost the Lopata classic at the buzzer to Pomona-Pitzer.
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