Photo courtesy of Christian Payne
Junior Zoe Heinke is seen above pitching against Dickinson on March 22. Heinke (3-3) took the loss after giving up 5 runs in two and two thirds innings in the Bears’ 7-3 loss. Heinke is one of the leaders with the bat for the Bears, and is currently batting .349 and leads the team with 17 runs batted in.

Softball squad starts steady

Although Ursinus’ softball team finished dead-last in the Centennial Conference for 2014 season, the current season is looking more hopeful.

Photo courtesy of Jon Vander Lugt
Amy Kouhout is seen above working her way past a Widener defender. The Bears won their March 18 matchup against the Pride 9-6 for their first win of the year. Kohout netted a hat trick, scoring three of the Bears’ goals.

Re-lax, don’t sweat it

With the season in full swing, the Bears’ lacrosse team is looking to take the field by storm.

Photo courtesy of Alexis Primavera
This photo, taken last fall, shows the UC Organic Farm at the end of an abundant summer season. Sydney Godbey ‘18 and Alana Lorraine ‘18 will be taking on the roles as co-directors of the farm and have many exciting plans in store for the new season.

Organic farm preps for spring season with purchase of new bee hives, crops

Ursinus students explain their plan to introduce new colonies of bees onto the farm in the coming months.

Photo courtesy of Alexis Primavera
The UC Swim team is seen performing their dance routine during last spring’s Airband competition. This year’s Airband will take place on March 28 and will feature 9 acts, which will be preformed by Greek life, sports teams, and school clubs.

Airband judging changes

The judging of the event is a major part of Airband that will see a change this year.

Photo courtesy of Anthony Barbine 
Members of the golf team are seen above.  Both teams play next at the Revolutionary Collegiate Classic on march 21 at Elkton, Md.

Golfers tee off in 2015

As spring break has ended at Ursinus, the golf team has come out of hibernation to take the green once again.

Photo courtesy of Kayla O'Mahoney 
Pictured above is Dayana Suncar '18, who was featured in Kayla O'Mahoney's photo series about micro-agressions.  O'Mahoney '18 created the photo series for her black and white film photography course last semester.

Photo series on equality sparks discussion on race

Freshman Kayla O’Mahony recently hosted an event called “Black & White Film Photography I” where photographs addressing microaggresions on campus were displayed.

Photo courtesy of Jon Vander Lugt 
Junior Tina Steffenhagen (left) is seen above celebrating with Tianna Lettieri after Steffenhagen finished on the vault on  Saturday, March 14.  Steffenhagen was named the NCGA East Gymnast of the Year.

Tops in the east

The gymnastics team has vaulted themselves to new heights all throughout the season, toppling school records along the way.

Features

Simple Servings fits students needs

Kristen Costello krcostello@ursinus.edu When Ursinus senior Cara Sulyok was diagnosed with a severe gluten allergy her sophomore year, she was worried she wouldn’t be able to eat in Wismer. After talking to Executive Chef Craig Paulus about her allergy, she learned she could still eat in the dining hall, but would have to go into […]

News

Rockin’ at the Ritz replaces Ball

Olivia Schultz olschultz@ursinus.edu On March 27, the semi-formal event formerly known as the Ball at the Bellevue will be in a new venue. On the same block the Ritz Carlton in Philadelphia will be the venue for this night filled with dancing. “The Hyatt [Bellevue] was booked for the 27th (the event is always held […]

Opinion

The sexist nature of March Madness

Allie Cook alcook@ursinus.edu “Did you fill out a bracket?” “Who do you have winning the whole thing?” “Ahh, I have one more hour to make changes to my bracket. Should I switch my picks?” These phrases and more have been commonly heard throughout the hallways the past several weeks. Understandably everyone is getting ready for […]

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