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Evan J. Zepfel

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Harvard MLB Round-Up

As pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training for another baseball season, a former Harvard player will be among ...

Andre the Giant
Men's Basketball

Class of 2010 Update

In Harvard’s 79-73 loss to Connecticut last year, Jeremy Lin ’10 had a career night, scoring 30 points, grabbing nine ...


Athlete Defends College Sports

Newsweek political commentator Ben Adler wrote an article on Sept. 22, “The Case against College Athletic Recruiting,” that criticizes American colleges for wasting time, money, and admissions slots on athletes. But what Adler doesn’t realize is that recruiting and college athletics as a whole are so much more than just pure economics.


Ups And Downs Of A Life Aquatic

Playing 32 minutes of water polo is a lot. Add on eleven minutes of gut-wrenching sudden-death overtime, and it begins to seem like an eternity.

Rouches Roulette

Baseball’s Ivy Title Hopes Dashed with Losses in Hanover

The Harvard baseball team travelled to Dartmouth yesterday, needing a sweep of the two-game doubleheader to capture its first Rolfe Division title since 2006. Instead, it was the Big Green that got to bring out the brooms.

Student Groups

Students Create a Wigwam in Yard

In honor of the 360th anniversary of the Harvard Charter of 1650, the Native Americans at Harvard College celebrated the completion of an Indian hut at a ceremony in Harvard Yard yesterday.

Swinging Sam

Strong Efforts Ensure Sweep

Just a day after surrendering 17 runs to Brown, the Harvard pitching staff stepped up its game and allowed only two in a rescheduled doubleheader Monday at O’Donnell Field.

Harvard Baseball vs. Penn  (Apr. 11, 2010)

Harvard Comes From Behind and Keeps Momentum in Sweep of Penn

The Harvard baseball team’s bats came alive in a two-game sweep of Gehrig Division leader Penn (12-13, 3-3 Ivy) at home on Saturday.


Statistics Say You’re Stressed Out

The most stressful part about Harvard is getting in, right? Wrong. On its list of the 50 Most Stressful Colleges, The Daily Beast—an online news site—ranked Harvard fifth, behind Stanford, Columbia, MIT, and Penn. The schools were ranked based on a hodgepodge of disparate categories: cost, competitiveness, acceptance rate, crime on campus, and the ranking of their engineering programs.


Crimson Splits With Princeton in Opener

Baseball earned a narrow split during its first day of Ivy play at Princeton, losing a heartbreaker in extra innings before bouncing back to take the nightcap.

Jason and the Argonauts
Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lax Keeps it Classy

Despite its loss to Duke last Friday night, coach John Tillman is still proud of his No. 14 men’s lacrosse team. He’s proud of the way his team plays on the field, but also of the way the athletes conduct themselves on the north side of the Charles.


Blue Devils Loom Large

Tonight under the lights at Harvard Stadium, the No. 14 Harvard men’s lacrosse team looks to close out its non-league schedule with a win against No. 7 Duke.


Fencing Does Not Disappoint at Regionals

After an impressive performance at the NCAA Northeast Fencing Regionals, Harvard fencers put the team in a good position for next week’s NCAA fencing championships.

Qwest Complete
Men's Squash

In Final Collegiate Match, West Wins National Title

In his last match as a collegiate squash player, Colin West finally accomplished a goal he had been working toward for four years.

West Point

West Pumped Up For Tournament

Although West’s most formidable competition has withdrawn, he still faces a tough road on his quest to win his first individual national championship.