Mapes has decided to withdraw from the remainder of her classes and re-enroll next spring, allowing her to play a full senior season in the Purple Valley.
COVID-19 has changed nearly every facet of college life since campuses across the country closed in March, and athletics have been no exception. Over the past month, the recruitment process of the Class of 2025 in particular has been significantly altered as colleges grapple with limits to visitations and competitions.
The Last Dance, ESPN’s 10-part documentary on Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, premiered on Sunday night. The series is directed by Jason Hehir ’98.
Remote physical education (PE) classes began this week, in an effort to allow seniors still in need of PE credit to fulfill their requirements and to provide other students with a healthy option for exercise amidst social distancing. The athletics department announced in March in an all-student email that it will continue to offer five PE classes in digital form.
Strava, FaceTime, Skype, jogging, bodyweight. The College’s athletes are keeping up team dynamics and staying fit during the pandemic over social media and with modified workouts.
In light of recent events, everyone is searching for ways to combat stress, and exercising is one such tried and true method. Unfortunately, traditional methods of staying fit are severely limited, with gyms closing indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Joey Lye ’09, who has been on the Canadian National softball team for the last 10 years, had plans to retire professional playing and fully commit to her duties as head softball coach at Bucknell after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. But with the 2020 Olympics now scheduled for 2021, she now has to keep her cleats on for another year and adjust her employment plans.
Eph alpine skier Maddie Dekko ’21, ranked second in the Eastern Division this winter, returned after the NCAA Championships announced their cancellation. A day after the College announced
its mid-semester move to remote learning on March 13, the NCAA issued a
cancellation of all winter season NCAA Championships, squashing the postseason
hopes of Div.
When you think of a librarian, the descriptors helpful, soft spoken and elusive come to mind. All of these words certainly describe former Head Librarian David Pilachowski. Unbeknownst to most students, however, Pilachowski feels just as much at home on an ice rink as he does in the stacks of Sawyer.
Less than 24 hours after topping Albright in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, women’s basketball (20–8, 6–4 in the NESCAC) defeated Ithaca (23–6) 69-61 on Saturday to advance to the Sweet Sixteen. This marks the women’s first NCAA appearance since 2015.