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The NCAA previously ruled that fall student athletes would be eligible to play for an additional year, presenting senior athletes with a difficult decision.

Seniors discuss thoughts on extra year of NCAA eligibility

October 8, 2020 0 comments

In light of the cancellation of many fall athletic seasons and all Ivy League fall sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCAA granted fall student-athletes an additional year of athletic eligibility.

Water Polo Head Coach Felix Mercado discusses mental health, implementing new technology and his work on the USA Water Polo Racial Equity & Reform Task Force in an interview with The Herald.

Felix Mercado talks water polo team culture during canceled season

October 1, 2020 0 comments

Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Head Coach Felix Mercado is in his 14th season of coaching for the Bears. Under his direction, Bruno has posted four 20-win seasons in the last six years across the two water polo teams. Brown’s water polo teams have also appeared in the national rankings in both 2018 and 2020.

Head Football Coach James Perry ‘00 shares how the Brown football team is coping with challenges brought on by the pandemic, from coaching without a field to virtual recruitment.

James Perry ’00 discusses how Brown football has adapted during COVID-19

September 24, 2020 0 comments

Head Football Coach James Perry ’00 has won two Ivy League Championships with the Bears, first as a player in 1999 and again as a quarterbacks coach in 2008.

Athletic Department gets involved with Brown’s COVID-19 response

COVID-19 Updates

Athletic Department gets involved with Brown’s COVID-19 response

September 21, 2020 0 comments

Instead of fighting for wins on their season records, this fall, Brown’s Athletic Department staff are helping the University fight COVID-19.

The women’s fencing squad was reinstated to varsity status last Thursday, but the men’s team remains a club team.

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Student-athletes share reactions to reinstatement of women’s equestrian and fencing teams

September 20, 2020 0 comments

The recent announcement that the University would reinstate the women’s equestrian and fencing teams to varsity status served as a relief from a disappointing year for the student-athletes on these squads.

Brown agrees to reinstate women’s equestrian, women’s fencing in proposed settlement

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Brown agrees to reinstate women’s equestrian, women’s fencing in proposed settlement

September 17, 2020 0 comments

The University announced today that it has agreed to reinstate both the women’s equestrian team and the women’s fencing team to varsity status after both teams had been moved to club status in May.

Jordan Mann ’15, who walked on to the men’s track and field team while at Brown, has maintained an intense training schedule during COVID-19. In his spare time he has worked to become fluent in Japanese.

Brown alums with Olympic aspirations remain committed to their dreams

September 17, 2020 0 comments

For three Brown alums, the Olympics had never been closer to reality — until the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on their long-awaited dreams.

After reinstating the men’s varsity track, field and cross country teams, the University has been defending its compliance with Title IX.

News, University News

In new court filing, ACLU claims Brown breached Title IX agreement ‘and it continues to do so with every day that passes’

September 9, 2020 1 comment

In a brief filed Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island rebutted the University’s Sept. 2 court filing defending Brown’s compliance with Title IX regulations, which hold the University to standards set by the 1998 Cohen v. Brown University lawsuit. 

Brown denies allegation of noncompliance to Title IX commitment in new court filing

Brown denies allegation of noncompliance to Title IX commitment in new court filing

September 2, 2020 4 comments

In a new court filing Wednesday, the University denied claims that Brown has faltered in its commitment to Title IX compliance under regulations agreed upon in the 1998 Cohen v. Brown ruling.

Internal emails between Paxson, key administrators reveal desire to ‘get us out of’ 1998 Title IX consent decree

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Internal emails between Paxson, key administrators reveal desire to ‘get us out of’ 1998 Title IX consent decree

August 27, 2020 22 comments

Emails between University administrators released today reveal internal strategies regarding Title IX compliance and the recent demotion of several varsity teams.