Steven Hirsch

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Bears continue record-breaking season at Rose-Hulman

Two more runners posted school records to help the Washington University men’s track & field team capture second place at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Engineer Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The men’s and women’s teams both took second in the 12-team meet.

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Jackson sets school record to start indoor track season

The Washington University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams began their 2011 campaign with an impressive start on Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Double Dual Meet in Terre Haute, Ind. Out of three schools for both the men and women, each team placed second, an encouraging beginning to their seasons.

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Bears run well at Division III Regional Championships

The Washington University men’s and women’s cross country teams both put on solid performances on Saturday at the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional Championships in Rock Island, Ill. Both teams persevered through the cold weather, with the men’s team finishing fourth and the women’s team finishing second.

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Books and Basketball: Teaching kids how to win, both on and off the court

When senior Paul Johannet received a grant from the Community Service Office in the fall of 2008 to help start an organization that would help kids in the local area with their academic studies, he never imagined it would grow into the program it has become today.
Books and Basketball, a non-profit organization that travels to several schools around the local St. Louis area to help tutor and play recreational games with students, has become extremely popular within the Washington University community.

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Bears make history at UAA Championships in New York

For Washington University’s men’s and women’s cross country teams, Saturday marked a momentous day in each team’s history.

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Bears Run a Solid Effort Before UAA’s

One week before the University Athletic Association championships, the Washington University’s men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished in fourth place at the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Open.

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Playing soccer for a cause

Shortly before Jeff LaBoskey arrived at Washington University for his freshman year in Sept. 2001, he was informed that his sister had been diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer known as Ewing’s Sarcoma. Less than a year later, she sadly passed away. When it occurred to LaBoskey that there was, and still is, very little research being done in the field of cancer that caused this tragedy, he decided that he wanted to make a difference and started the Sunbeam Center.

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Volleyball’s 2010 title defense: So far, so good

Despite losing players to graduation and injury, the volleyball team has picked up right where it left off last year, going undefeated at 14-0 so far and maintaining the top spot in the American Volleyball Coaches Association national poll. The Red and Green show no signs of slowing down any time soon.

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