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The Hidden Opponent: student-athletes and stigma surrounding mental health

When someone sprains an ankle or breaks their wrist, it is visible to the naked eye, with players and trainers working towards rehabilitation in an effort to return that athlete to the field as soon… Read More...

Professional sports organizations boycott in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement

As Representative John Lewis once reminded us, we must “never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble.” That is exactly what professional athletes across various sports have been… Read More...

Student-athletes react to fall sports seasons cancellations

As the coronavirus continues to affect millions of people across the globe, many collegiate athletes in the United States have had to cope with the fact that there will be an extremely limited, if any,… Read More...

Student-athletes react to season cancellations

As college students around the country are continuing to adjust to being at home and continuing their learning online, thousands of student athletes across the country are also coping with another reality: the cancellation of… Read More...

A day in the life of a Brandeis athlete: Eric D’Aguanno ’20

This column attempts to highlight a variety of student-athletes, striving to unearth what the hectic life of a Brandeis athlete exactly entails. With this in mind, such a collection of stories will serve as a… Read More...

Track and field send two to national meet

Two Judges from Brandeis University will head down to Guilford College for the 2020 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships in Winston-Salem, NC this upcoming weekend, taking on the country’s finest track competition.… Read More...

Fencing competes at Duke, Beanpot and NEIFC Championships as Shealy heads to Jr. Olympics

The Brandeis Fencing squads began a three tournament run at the Duke University Invitational in Durham, NC at the beginning of the month. The men posted a 1-4 record, defeating the Johns Hopkins University and… Read More...

The Black Mamba, the Girl Dad and Kobe Bryant’s eternal legacy

After 20 seasons spent playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA), the ball stopped bouncing for five-time NBA champion, 17 time NBA All-Star, two-time NBA Finals MVP and Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Average… Read More...

Fencing holds winning record at NFC meet, Shortall and Lin win honors

The Brandeis fencing teams headed over to nearby Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA this past weekend to compete in the second Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) tournament of the season. Both the men and the… Read More...

Fencing holds record of 2-3 at Philadelphia Invitational, Morales wins multiple honors

The Brandeis University fencing squads headed south this past weekend to compete in the University of Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Invitational. After the tournament, the men’s and women’s teams both defeated two of their opponents, and fell… Read More...
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