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Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

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Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

December 7, 2017 0 comments

Varsity athletes use prescription painkillers nearly 3 times more than non-athletes, according to The Herald’s fall 2017 poll. While 3.1 percent of non-athletes reported using painkillers recreationally, 8.3 percent of polled athletes reported that they do. Researchers said athletes — who may overuse painkillers to cope with pressure to perform […]

Steeves ’19 registers back-to-back double-doubles

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Steeves ’19 registers back-to-back double-doubles

November 29, 2017 0 comments

The women’s basketball team (4-1, 0-0 Ivy) traveled to California to win the Pacific’s Turkey Tip-Off Tournament over the weekend.

The Nelson Center and the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society provide funding and advising to catalyze student start-ups that plan to produce entrepreneurial solutions to environmental problems.

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New initiative connects IBES, Nelson Center

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The Program for Environmental and Civic Engagement, a new initiative, brought together IBES and the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.

Libero captain Melissa Cairo ’18 recorded 28 digs in Saturday’s five-set duel against the Big Red. Following a  loss to Columbia Friday, the contest brought the 2017 season to a close.

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Volleyball push Big Red to five sets, fall short of comeback

November 12, 2017 0 comments

The volleyball team overcame a two-set deficit to force a tiebreak fifth set Saturday against Cornell but fell short of a comeback.

Outside hitter Shirin Tooloee ’18 bumps the ball in the seniors’ final home game of the season. The win against Harvard was Brown’s first after five straight losses to conference opponents.

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Volleyball defeats Crimson in 3-2 senior-day comeback

November 5, 2017 0 comments

Melissa Cairo ’18, Shirin Tooloee ’18 and Casey Tierney ’18 combined for 10 service aces to power volleyball through a comeback win.

The Bears were scoreless against the Quakers and Tigers over the weekend, continuing the team’s three week losing streak and leaving them 6-15 in the season and 1-9 in Ivy conference.

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Volleyball falls in back-to-back losses to Penn, Princeton 3-0

October 29, 2017 0 comments

The volleyball team lost three sets to zero against both Penn and Princeton over the weekend.

In a change of pace from last week’s game against the Big Green, the Bears started quick, making strong defensive and solid offensive plays in Friday’s game against the Bulldogs, earning them a first-set victory. But it was not enough to top the Elis, and Bruno fell three sets to one.

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Bruno falls to first-place Yale in four sets at home

October 22, 2017 0 comments

After surprising first-place Yale by winning the first set comfortably, the volleyball team was unable to sustain early success.

Christine Etzel ’19, goalkeeper for the women’s soccer team, ensured a victory over Harvard Saturday by recording her third shutout of the season.

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Etzel ’19 earns seventeenth career shutout in victory over Harvard

October 19, 2017 0 comments

The women’s soccer team traveled to Cambridge Saturday, taking down the Crimson 1-0 for the first time in seven seasons.

Makena Ehlert ’20 spikes a ball over the net in one of the team’s matches. This weekend, the Bears lost to the Crimson 3-1 and the Big Green 3-0, despite winning the first set against Harvard.

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Volleyball falls to Harvard, Dartmouth in away matches

October 15, 2017 0 comments

The volleyball team took two losses on the road this weekend, dropping a match 3-1 against Harvard Friday and 3-0 against Dartmouth Saturday. These defeats drop Brown (6-12, 1-6 Ivy) to last place in the Ivy League standings halfway through conference play. Though Bruno came out strong against the Crimson […]

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Volleyball ends losing streak with victory over Columbia

October 9, 2017 0 comments

The volleyball team fell one set to three against Cornell Friday but rallied the next day to break a four-game losing streak.