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Women’s rowing novice 4-plus team wins national championship

Pictured from left-to-right: Dana Brecklin, Diana Montgomery, Elizabeth Dunne, Katie Ruhl, and coxswain Adele Rehkemper, members of the women’s novice 4-plus rowing team. The team recently won its second national championship in Georgia.

By Charlotte Carroll

June 2, 2014

One is bloodstained. One holds a ribbon recognizing the recent shooting at UC Santa Barbara.One came straight off a rower’s back. One has never been worn.Yet all of these elements can be found in a collection of 10 shirts that the University of Illinois’ club rowing women’s novice 4-plus team won...

Sochi Winter Olympics conclude while major LGBT issues continue

Performers in mirrored costumes form the Olympic rings under a fireworks display during the Closing Ceremony for the Winter Olympics at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 

February 25, 2014

Under Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and a symphony of fireworks, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach passed the Olympic torch to Pyongyang’s mayor, as Bely Mishka, the polar bear Olympic mascot, blew out Sochi’s Olympic flame. And with it died the Olympic furor rife with geopolitics, ...