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Topic: Ivy League

Some saw the Ivy League's cancellations—announced on Nov. 12 for the winter season and Feb. 18 for the spring season—as unnecessarily early.

Sports

Brown’s winter athletes reflect on a lost season amid NCAA winter championships

March 25, 2021 0 comments

Across the NCAA, winter seasons are coming to a close — and though the season has been anything but typical, an element of normalcy has returned for most conferences.

Seniors react to Ivy League’s fifth year sports eligibility waiver

Sports

Seniors react to Ivy League’s fifth year sports eligibility waiver

February 28, 2021 0 comments

Women’s track and field runner Samantha Valentine ’21 had already committed to another university for graduate school when the Ivy League announced Feb. 11 that it would offer graduating fourth-year athletes the opportunity to compete as graduate students at their current institution in the 2021-22 season. 

Reaching Ivy League Phase Four, which would permit athletes to participate in limited levels of local competition, will depend on public health conditions and the campus-wide restrictions specific to each Ivy League institution.

News, Sports, University News

Ivy League will not hold athletic competitions for spring season

February 18, 2021 0 comments

The Ivy League will not hold any competitions or championships for the spring season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statement released Thursday.  There may be opportunities for local non-conference competition later in the season if public health conditions allow. 

The Ivy League Council of Presidents waived Ivy rules for the upcoming academic year to allow fourth-year seniors future eligibility.

News, Sports, University News

Ivy League to allow for fifth year of varsity sport eligibility in midst of pandemic

February 11, 2021 0 comments

The Ivy League will allow fourth-year senior student-athletes, who may have lost playing time due to COVID-19-related cancellations in their final year of sports eligibility, to continue playing their varsity sport for the 2021-22 season if they are accepted to and enroll as a graduate student at their current …

Coaches prepare to move to Ivy League Phase One of athletic participation

News, Sports

Coaches prepare to move to Ivy League Phase One of athletic participation

February 1, 2021 0 comments

The Department of Athletics is planning to move into phase one of the Ivy League’s COVID-19 restrictions surrounding athletic activity on Thursday, according to a head coaches meeting held Monday morning with Interim Athletics Director Colin Sullivan. The University, which will make the ultimate decision on whether Brown will step […]

Wrenn GS: Sex, Smut and Streakers

Columns, Opinions

Wrenn GS: Sex, Smut and Streakers

January 27, 2021 0 comments

“Brown University, by everyone’s definition is the Ivy League brothel,” once reported the Dartmouth Review in 1986. But does Brown really stack up to this lofty reputation? And, are our hallowed, time-honored traditions safe from the puritanical tyranny of University Hall? Respectively: yes and no.

The statement expressed the teams’ confidence that they can safely conduct spring competition, noting the “plethora of COVID-19 resources” available to Ivy League students.

Sports

Lacrosse teams call for opportunity to compete in spring season

January 24, 2021 0 comments

The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams released a joint statement Thursday afternoon requesting that the Ivy League allow them to compete this spring.

Pipatjarasgit ’22: In Defense of the Brown Women’s Golf Team

Op-eds, Opinions

Pipatjarasgit ’22: In Defense of the Brown Women’s Golf Team

October 4, 2020 3 comments

On Sept. 27, 2020, an op-ed by Brendan Ryan was published in The Brown Daily Herald criticizing the recently demoted Brown women’s golf team. In it, Ryan claims that the team was transitioned to club status because of its lack of competitiveness and diversity.

Champa P’21: An Open Letter from a Parent to President Paxson on her Excellence in Athletics Initiative

Op-eds, Opinions

Champa P’21: An Open Letter from a Parent to President Paxson on her Excellence in Athletics Initiative

July 11, 2020 2 comments

President Paxson, there will be no winners in this dispute. During an intense and ongoing public debate, you have succeeded in destroying the athletic careers of the members of eight of Brown’s varsity teams.

Ivy League cancels all fall sports competition

News, Sports, University News

Ivy League cancels all fall sports competition

July 8, 2020 0 comments

The Ivy League canceled all fall athletic competition, according to an announcement released Wednesday afternoon. Winter sports will not begin until after Jan. 1.