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Taneil Ruffin

Sports Editor

Taneil Ruffin is currently a Sports Editor for the Herald, having previously served as a Senior Staff Writer for the section. The suburban Philadelphia native is a senior concentrating in history. If not at the Herald, Taneil can be found in the OMAC perfecting her midrange jumper or in the Rock making Spotify playlists that exclusively feature One Direction and Fetty Wap.

Articles by Taneil Ruffin (50)

Justin Massey ’18 powers past his defenders to score a lay-up. Massey led the Bears with 12 points in the game against Providence College.


Men’s basketball struggles to contain Providence’s offensive onslaught

November 23, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Before Saturday evening’s meeting, the Bears had upset Providence to win two of the teams’ last three games

Shannon Frost ’16 prepares to serve the volleyball to her opponents. The outside hitter recorded a double-double in her final collegiate contest.


Fierce competition spoils season-ending homestand for volleyball team

November 16, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The competition within Ivy League volleyball proved to be incredibly stiff this season. Going into the final weekend of conference play, four of the Ancient Eight’s teams had viable chances of securing the conference title. Bruno (10-16, 4-10 Ivy) did not, but faced off against two of these teams, falling […]

Junot Díaz chose not to speak from the lectern during his talk Saturday, moving across the stage addressing student questions.

University News

Junot Díaz talks racism, activism in academia

November 16, 2015 7 comments

The distinguished writer spoke about the use of academia to achieve social justice and the relationship between scholarship and social activism Saturday.


Double team: Masseys look to take on Ivy League together

November 13, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Perhaps the most striking addition to this year’s team looks exactly like one of his teammates.

Sports Roundup: Nov. 2, 2015


Sports Roundup: Nov. 2, 2015

November 2, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The 2015 season has provided a testament to the dominance of the volleyball team at the net.

The Ivy League rewarded Johnny Pena ’17 with a spot on its weekly honor roll after the sophomore rolled over Cornell for a 44-24 Brown victory.


Athlete of the week: Pena ’17 runs right past Cornell in four-touchdown effort

October 30, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Saturday afternoon, Johnny Pena ’17 put himself in rarefied air.

The volleyball team celebrates on the court Friday evening. The squad had a lot to be happy about, as the Bears beat Yale for the first time since 2005.


Well-balanced attack upsets historically dominant Yale

October 26, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Coming off a pair of hard-fought games against Ivy League opponents Princeton and Penn, the women’s volleyball team began the second half of the Ivy season.

Yahel Murvitz-Lahav ’17 is a member of the Israeli National Water Polo team. Last year, he was the second-highest scoring player on the team, and he leads the team with 24 goals so far this season.


Athlete of the week: Murvitz-Lahav ’17 leads Bears over Dartmouth, Harvard to claim Ivy title

October 23, 2015 Comments are Disabled

With an undefeated conference record and just three losses overall, the men’s water polo team traveled to Princeton to participate in the Ivy Championships.

Emma Thygesen ’17 led the Bears with 10 kills against Dartmouth this weekend. She also had 29 total attempts.


Women’s volleyball remains optimistic despite losses to Crimson, Big Green

October 12, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Unable to stifle the momentum of either of its opponents, the volleyball team could not defeat conference foes Harvard and Dartmouth over the weekend.

Alex Jette ’17, who has made a seamless transition from electrifying All-Ivy punt returner to wide receiver, scored two touchdowns against URI.

University News

Athlete of the week: Jette ’17 scores game-winning touchdown

October 9, 2015 Comments are Disabled

After struggling to generate enough offense in its first two games, the football team was finally able to notch its first victory of the season Saturday against the University of Rhode Island. The game marked the 100th meeting between the Bears and their Ocean State rivals, with the winner claiming […]

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