Month: May 2002

Playoff-bound: Baseball slaughters Jeffs to earn NESCAC tourney berth

The elements have always been a factor for the brave athletes of the northern Berkshires. Such was true for baseball (24-11, 8-4 in the NESCAC) last week, which was forced to play six games from May 2 through May 5.

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The meritocratic generation

One year ago, David Brooks, noted social commentator, wrote an article in The Atlantic entitled “The Organization Kid.” This article struck a strong chord with me.

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Kunzel named new MCC faculty director

Regina Kunzel, associate professor of history and chair of the American Studies program, will assume the duties of academic director of the Multicultural Center (MCC).

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Bergeron takes first step towards majors with spot in Cape League

Ask your average Boston Red Sox fan if he would don a New York Yankees jersey if it meant a ticket to the major leagues, and chances are he’d say something bad about Roger Clemens, remind himself that 1918 wasn’t that long ago, and say some word ending with ‘er’ or ‘ar’ in that really cool accent immortalized by Good Will Hunting.

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Four boats medal at New Englands

With 350 meters remaining, men’s varsity crew began to sprint toward the finish line, trailing by seven seats to the College of the Holy Cross. Victory seemed out of reach.

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Jeffs end women’s lax season in NESCAC tourney semi-final

Women’s lacrosse ended its season with a 9-4 record overall and a 6-4 record in the NESCAC after falling to Amherst (12-2, 7-1 in the NESCAC) 17-8 in the NESCAC semifinals on Saturday at Middlebury.

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Nude World Order: They can handle the truth

First of all, let me say this - Paul Pierce stole Earl Monroe’s nickname.

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Golf cleans up at Little Threes

It’s official: the members of the golf team can begin packing their bags for Lincoln, Neb. and the annual NCAA Men’s Div. III Golf Championships. The event will be held at the Firethorn Country Club May 12-16.

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WWRFC falls in final contest

Saturday was a beautiful day in the Purple Valley, clouded only by the ugly girls in black jerseys from “amHerst” who descended upon Cole Field. The Williams Womens Rugby-Football Club (WWRFC) came out prepared to slaughter.

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White Dawgs down Amherst

There were ups. There were downs. There were four lead changes in all. But, at the conclusion of the emotional roller coaster that was the Williams-Amherst rugby match, the White Dawgs emerged victorious, 45-26.

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