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Why new NCAA transfer rules could ruin college basketball 

Although the relaxed transfer process might increase the competition between schools at the top of college basketball, the associated exodus of talent is detrimental to the whole of college basketball.

| Contributing Writer

WU hires recent alum Paige Madara as next women’s tennis coach

Madara, who played for the Bears from 2009-2013 before serving as an assistant coach from 2013-2015, will replace Kelly Stahlhuth, who resigned in July after 15 seasons leading the team.

| Associate Editor

After season comes to an abrupt end, baseball seniors depart with increased appreciation for their time as Bears

The seniors of the Washington University baseball team found out that they had played their last game of Baseball on March 12.

Josh Shapiro | Staff Reporter

Track and Field copes after NCAA cancellations derail season

Less than 24 hours before the indoor track and field national championships, the Washington University track team was doing their final preparations for the competition when texts began to roll in.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s basketball seeks to overcome previous playoff struggles in opening rounds of March Madness

This weekend, Wash. U. men’s basketball will get another chance at playoff success.

| Senior Sports Editor

Bears best conference, build momentum at UAA Championships

The men’s and women’s track teams both won the UAA Championships this weekend.

| Senior Sports Editor

St. Louis native Kristina Schmelter looks back on playoff run and the year to come

The Washington University women’s basketball team made it to the Elite Eight last season before falling to the top seed in the NCAA playoffs. I sat down with St. Louis native Kristina Schmelter, one of the team’s two seniors, to talk about her experience on the team and what she expects from the year to come.

| Senior Sports Editor

Matt’s Musings: The NCAA is full of it, the new change is not enough

On Tuesday, top NCAA brass voted to begin a process of changing the rules that currently prevent student-athletes from making money. As is always the case with the NCAA, there is a lot to unpack here.

Matt Singer | Contributing Writer

No. 3 women’s soccer locked in as 2019 season approaches

The Washington University women’s soccer team will start their season ranked third nationally in Division III Soccer, behind defending NCAA Champions Williams College and the 2018 NCAA championship runner-up, Middlebury College.

| Senior Sports Editor

The NCAA is bad, most of the time: Learning to stop worrying and love Division III

Division III, for the most part, does not have any of the pretensions of professionalism that ruin Division I. That’s not to say the people who run Wash. U. sports aren’t professional—everyone employed by the athletic department is incredibly good at their job—but there is so much less money at stake that so many of the things that ruin college sports in general are more or less gone at the Division III level.

| Staff Reporter

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