NESCAC cancels competitions for winter sports

Varsity teams will not compete this winter, President Maud S. Mandel and Athletic Director Lisa Melendy announced in an all-campus email this afternoon, half an hour after the presidents of the 11 NESCAC institutions released a unanimous decision to cancel competitions within the conference.

Mike Greenman ’18 reflects on working inside NBA bubble

“They were looking for a couple extra people to fill in the last five or six slots, because they didn’t have enough people, and they asked me if I would be interested, and I didn’t really think twice about it,” Greenman said. “I was like, ‘Yeah absolutely!’”

Checkmate, quarantine: Chess Club thrives in the Zoom era

A Wednesday night of wistful longing–Blue-black in Autumnal bliss.Here you hear a voice of calling”come play chess!”, and that is this:Chess club tonight from 9 — 10:30 @ Eco cafe, everyone welcome, no experience necessary! Newcomers/beginners/people who want to learn how to play especially encouraged to come!

To be or not to be an Eph: How the pandemic changed the plans of first-year student-athletes

After a summer of deliberation, James Hemmer ’24, left, and Sunny Hu ’24, right, decided to join their respective teams on campus this fall, while many other first-year student-athletes opted to enroll remotely. (Photo courtesy of James Hemmer and Sunny Hu.)

Back in the summer of 2019, when James Hemmer ’24 first heard from football head coach Mark Raymond, Hemmer was deciding whether he wanted to play lacrosse or football in college.

Ephs are coming back, but fall athletes will not compete. Here’s what you should know.

The physical education and athletics department convene to deliver an outline of the College’s athletics reopening policy for next fall. (Photo courtesy of Williams College on Youtube.)

As the College releases more details about the fall’s reopening, it has announced that fall athletics will not take place, that athletes will lose their season’s eligibility if they choose to enroll remotely, while the status of winter sports remains undetermined.