Players of the week

Players of the week

March 24, 2015

Small women’s golf team rebuilds

Emily Shugerman

March 24, 2015

Filed under Golf, Sports

The women’s golf team may be small, but their membership spans the globe. The four players on the Tiger team come from around the world: Kara Alam (sophomore) is from Pakistan, Hana Mizuno (junior) is... Read more »

Borland’s early retirement reflects football’s risks

Joe Siegal

March 24, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Column

Former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland retired last week after a promising rookie season, citing his fears of long-term health problems that could be brought on by head injuries. Borland gave up a likely... Read more »

Barbell club makes gains in the weight room

Melina Devoney

March 24, 2015

Filed under On campus, Sports

The newly-formed Occidental Barbell Club is off to a strong start. On March 20, a group of students congregated outside Alumni Gymnasium—the facility in which non-varsity athletes are usually confined—in anticipation... Read more »

Players of the week

Taylor-Anne Esparza

March 18, 2015

Filed under Sports

Beebe Finch SandersThe Occidental women's lacrosse team took to the road last week and earned two victories in Colorado. Co-captain and midfielder Beebe Finch Sanders (senior) led the Tigers to wins in both of... Read more »

NFL should fully guarantee contracts

Joe Siegal

March 18, 2015

Filed under Sports, Sports Column

During what has been an undeniably wild NFL offseason, paying particular attention to the guaranteed value of player contracts being given out around the league highlights the relative failure of the National Football League... Read more »