Criticism of Cam Newton is unwarranted

Dylan Bordonaro

February 9, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Column

Although the Carolina Panthers continued to experience growing pains in Super Bowl 50, the organization has firmly established itself as a top contender in the league, and fourth-year quarterback Cam Newton has grown to be one... Read more »

Alumni return for games with current players

Hannah Fishbein

February 9, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, Sports, Track & Field

As the spring season begins for Occidental’s student athletes, current and former players have the opportunity to connect on and off the field through the teams’ alumni games. Occidental’s track and field, ba... Read more »

Athletes of the week

Brianna Zimmerman

February 9, 2016

Filed under Basketball, Players Of The Week, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Austin LashleyAustin Lashley (sophomore) shone at the Occidental-Chapman swim meet Feb. 6 with three overall first-place finishes. He also set his in-season best time in the 100 butterfly with a mark of 52.64."My favorite part of s... Read more »

Johnson sets example on and off the court

Ryan Whalen

February 9, 2016

Filed under Basketball, Sports

For the past three years, forward Andrew Johnson (junior) has played an integral role on the Occidental men's basketball team (10-10 overall; 4-7 SCIAC). The 6-foot-5-inch team captain has acted as the cornerstone of the Tige... Read more »

NCAA should protect athletes more than profits

Dylan Bordonaro

December 2, 2015

Filed under Sports, Sports Column

As college football teams gear up for the coming postseason, the bowl games' sponsors are preparing their gifts for the players. This is a rare exception to the NCAA's amateurism policies — sponsors are permitted to give u... Read more »

Athlete of the Week

Ryan Whalen

December 2, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Players Of The Week, Sports

Jay MillerGuard Jay Miller (junior) had a productive Thanksgiving break, leading the Occidental men's basketball team (4-1 overall) to victories over West Coast Baptist (82-49) and Sarah Lawrence University (83-52). Miller acted as ... Read more »

Rising Stars

Margaret Su

December 2, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Jeevin Sandhu How did you get started playing basketball? When I was young, my mom encouraged me to play all types of sports. So I grew up playing football, soccer, baseball and basketball. But as I grew older, she wa... Read more »

Ronda Rousey will fight again

Frida Gurewitz

December 2, 2015

Filed under Sports

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey stepped out Saturday, Nov. 14 to fight Holly “The Preacher's Daughter” Holm in Melbourne, Australia in UFC 193 to defend her UFC Women's Bantamweight title. Rousey, who has risen to... Read more »