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Articles by Nikhil Parasher (26)


Defense of Smithwick ’12 key to football success

November 3, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week outside linebacker Daniel Smithwick ’12 leads the football team in tackles and has played a pivotal role in Bruno’s two shutouts this season.

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Fencing raises $750,000 in bid to save squad

September 7, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The fencing team has secured over $750,000 to save its varsity program from elimination and is eyeing another $200,000 in promised pledges, according to Arnold-Peter Weiss P’15, a professor of orthopedic surgery and associate dean of admissions of the Alpert Medical School.


Sailing turns few heads despite cruising to No. 1 ranking

April 18, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Though Brown’s sailing team goes unnoticed by much of the student body, the squad is on everyone’s radar in collegiate sailing circles. The women’s team is currently ranked No. 1 in the country, and the co-ed squad is ranked seventh.


Self-taught squash star makes professional playing debut

March 18, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Adrian Leanza ‘11.5, the top-ranked player on the No. 12 men’s squash team, made his professional debut at the Providence Open Tuesday.


Player becomes coach after injury

February 11, 2011 Comments are Disabled

When Marques Coleman ’12 committed to playing basketball at Brown during his senior year in high school, he pictured himself playing on the Pizzitola Center court, not coaching from its sidelines. But three years and two torn knee ligaments later, Coleman, who was a player on the men’s basketball team last season, is now an undergraduate student-assistant coach, a position rarely held in college athletics.


Fencer sets sights on Olympics

November 18, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Six years ago, Caitlin Taylor ’13 was in a wheelchair and did not know if she would ever be able to walk again. At the time, her dream was simply relearning how to walk.