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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...

DelPonte announces resignation as head softball coach

Danielle DelPonte, the head coach for the women’s softball team since 2016, announced her resignation in December 2019 to pursue other career options, according to a press release by Brandeis Athletics.  “[DelPonte’s] departure is certainly… Read More...

Swimming and diving splits against Trinity

After returning from a training trip down in Florida, the Brandeis swimming and diving teams came back to campus to host a competition last weekend against the Trinity College Bantams (CT) to open up their… Read More...

Team IMPACT player signs with men’s basketball

Just before winter break, the Brandeis men’s basketball team added another player to the roster for the season. The team boosted their squad with the addition of Jack Dollar, an 11-year-old native of Newton, Massachusetts… Read More...

More than just looks: the cycle of body shaming in female sports

For athletes everywhere, us included, when we lace up our shoes and put on our uniforms, all we have in our mind is one thing: performing. Within this umbrella term of “performance” falls all the… Read More...

Fencing hosts invitational, celebrates seniors

This past weekend, in between Thanksgiving celebrations and the start of finals season, the Brandeis fencing team hosted their annual invitational to close out their 2019 season. The meet included competitors from Cornell University, St.… Read More...

Fencing shines at opening conference meet of the season

Both the men’s and women’s Brandeis fencing teams headed down to Providence, Rhode Island over the weekend to compete at Brown University in the first of two Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) meets. As a whole,… Read More...

Men’s basketball bounces back big against Rivier

Basketball season is back, as the Brandeis University men’s basketball team opened up the 2019-2020 season against the 16th-ranked Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Engineers. The Judges are coming off a turn around year where they… Read More...
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