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A Season Well Spent

I’m not sure if I’m allowed to have nostalgia at a time like this. This is the men’s ice hockey’s story, and I am a writer, the ultimate inside-outsider. There’s an otherworldly aspect to the sport that I both understand and don’t — enough that I feel I can write something about it but just enough mystery to keep my eyes glued to what unfolds on the ice.

Baseball gets first win of the season after six straight losses

The baseball team’s first win of the season was a victory in every sense of the word. The pitching, fully commanded by two freshmen, Patrick Peterson ’18 and Sam Fichthorn ’18, left the Bucknell University Bisons scoreless through nine innings. In the final game of the Snowbird Classic in Florida, the team’s offense spread its eight runs across four separate innings, and with the exception of a single fielding error — compared to Bucknell’s five — on the very first at bat of the game, the defense seemed nearly flawless.

Softball captures two shutouts while dropping three games

It was a mixed weekend for the softball team as they traveled south to Charleston, South Carolina, for the Holy City Showdown Tournament. The team lost both games on Friday — each by a single run — against Liberty University and College of Charleston, but proceeded to shut out Loyola University Chicago and South Carolina State University on Saturday.


Moskow ’83 discusses sustainable architecture

When Keith Moskow ’83 started at the College, he dreamed of becoming a boat builder. Instead, he became the co-founder of Boston-based architecture firm Moskow Linn Architects, which focuses on sustainable architecture in New England. His work has won awards, including ones from the American Institute of Architects and the Seoul Design Olympiad.

“Still Alice” and the art of losing

“I’d rather have cancer,” Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) , a Columbia University linguistic professor and mother of three, admits as she slowly succumbs to the ravages of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 50. In “Still Alice” (2014), Howland is robbed of the two vitals that sustain her in life — words and family.

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