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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)

Team members had a good deal to cheer about as the squad swept the visiting Quakers in Friday's doubleheader for the first time since 2011.


Inconsistent softball sweeps Penn, sputters against Lions

April 6, 2015 1 comment

Coming off of a scoreless loss to Princeton, the softball team looked to redeem itself this weekend in a pair of Ivy League doubleheaders.


First-years shine during spring break road trip

March 30, 2015 Comments are Disabled

After a 19-day hiatus from competition due to inclement weather, the softball team embarked on an 11-game road trip over spring break.

Breaking down barriers to the IUD

Science & Research

Breaking down barriers to the IUD

March 19, 2015 Comments are Disabled

“We need to bring the sex back into birth control,” said Larry Swiader, senior director of digital media at Bedsider.

Jordin Alexander ’16 attempts a free throw at the Pizzitola Center. The guard recorded 17 points in the weekend’s home losses to the Big Green and the Crimson to conclude her standout  junior season.


Women’s basketball drops both games of season-ending homestand

March 9, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Unable to contain either opponent’s explosive offense, the women’s basketball team fell to Dartmouth and Harvard over the weekend.

Rebecca Musgrove ’17 looks for a pass. Musgrove and Brown’s other guards will have to play well against Dartmouth’s leading scorer, Fanni Szabo, who also leads the league in points per game.


Women’s basketball looks for top-four Ivy finish against Dartmouth, Harvard

March 6, 2015 Comments are Disabled

In spite of pessimistic preseason polls, the women’s basketball team will look to finish in the top half of the Ivy League standings this weekend.

Head Coach Sarah Behn goes over a game plan with the Bears. Led by the program’s best three point shooter ever, Sophie Bikofsky ’15, Brown’s season has exceeded expectations. A win over undefeated Princeton would add to Bruno’s strong campaign.


Undefeated Princeton, second-place Penn next up for women’s basketball

February 27, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The women’s basketball team looks to deliver massive upsets this weekend when it hits the road to take on the Ivy League’s top squads, Princeton and Penn.

Award-winning director Eliaichi Kimaro talked about race and identity in relation to her documentray “A Lot Like You” in a lecture sponsored by Black Heritage Series and the Brown Center for Students of Color.

Arts & Culture

Filmmaker discusses personal history, identity as queer black woman

February 25, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Kimaro did not screen her film but spoke about the varied dimensions of black identity in a lecture that formed part of the Black Heritage Series.

Women’s basketball heads to New York in search of .500 Ivy record


Women’s basketball heads to New York in search of .500 Ivy record

February 20, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Looking to reclaim the positive momentum of several weeks ago, the women’s basketball team will face Columbia and Cornell on the road this weekend.

The Bears proved unable to shake off the Tigers this weekend, who claimed an 86-58 victory Saturday to maintain their perfect record.


Women’s basketball mauled by conference rivals Tigers, Quakers

February 18, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The women’s basketball team dropped both games against conference elites Princeton and Penn over the weekend.

The five starters for Brown huddle on the court. Despite being picked to finish last in the Ivy League, the Bears have three wins in conference play so far and look to add to that tally this weekend.


Crouching Tiger, hidden Quakers: Women’s basketball to battle No. 17 Princeton

February 13, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The women’s basketball team will return home this weekend to face its toughest opponents yet in conference heavyweights Princeton and Penn.

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