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Arjun Madan

Arjun Madan has 9 articles published.

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NBA playoff overview

This year’s NBA playoffs are underway, with the finals around the corner in less than a month. The first round has just finished with the Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors, New Orleans Pelicans, Toronto Raptors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers, and Boston Celtics advancing to the semifinals. Only two of the Round 1 matchups… Keep Reading

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3 days, 146,845 dollars richer

$146,845 from 1,829 donors will soon be flowing into Swarthmore’s athletic program after the successful “Garnet Challenge.” From the 2nd to the 5th of April this year, Swarthmore hosted a donation campaign aimed at raising interest and money in the school’s athletic department. According to the Garnet Challenge’s website, the motivation behind the campaign was… Keep Reading

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Swarthmore men’s golf travels to (not so) sunny Florida

When someone brings up “spring break trip to Florida,” beaches, parties, and sunny weather tend to come to mind. Well, over spring break this year, the men’s golf team did exactly that, a spring break trip to Florida, but without the beaches, parties, and even, at times, without the sun. Departing on Sunday, March 11,… Keep Reading

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Examining the NHL’s Olympic ban

The Winter Olympics bring together the world’s best athletes on one grand stage. Big names in winter sports from around the world to compete for what is arguably the most prestigious athletic honor: an Olympic gold medal. This year, however, the National Hockey League has decided to strip hockey players in the league of any… Keep Reading

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The Eagles rocky road to Super Bowl LII

Following a 38-7 sweep of the Minnesota Vikings, the Philadelphia Eagles have gained a chance to end the team’s 57-year championship drought. All they have to do is defeat Tom Brady and the Patriots. For the most part, however, the past several seasons have been rocky for the Birds. The team entered 2012 with high… Keep Reading

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Swarthmore Women’s Volleyball makes history

After an outstanding performance against the 12th-ranked Johns Hopkins, the Swarthmore Volleyball team has clinched a spot in the NCAA quarterfinals; the team ventures to Grand Rapids, Mi. today to play its quarterfinal match against Wittenberg University, the tournament’s current number one seed. Swarthmore Volleyball had already set a school record by gaining its first-ever… Keep Reading

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U.S. men’s national soccer teams fails to qualify for World Cup

For the first time in 31 years, the United States Men’s National Soccer Team failed to qualify for the World Cup after its poor performance in the Confederation of North, Central, American and Caribbean Association of Football (CONCACAF) qualifying hexagonal. To the disappointment of many U.S. fans, Tim Howard, Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey, Omar Gonzalez,… Keep Reading

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