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Jacob Brady

Jacob Brady has 19 articles published.

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Men’s and Women’s lacrosse fight to finish strong

Spring is in the air (though the weather forecast might disagree), and that means it’s time for lacrosse here at Swarthmore. The women’s lacrosse team has surged out to a 9-3 record behind a high-powered attack and stingy defense. It has been the junior class blazing the way for the Garnet this year. Tess Wild… Keep Reading

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Villanova wins national championship for the second time in three years

Last time around, it took a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Kris Jenkins to secure Villanova the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship over North Carolina in 2016. This time, the Wildcats thoroughly dominated the Michigan Wolverines to win their second championship in three years and secure Greater Philadelphia its second major championship of the calendar year.… Keep Reading

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Garnet fall in first ever trip to the Elite Eight

For the second consecutive season, Garnet men’s basketball qualified for the NCAA tournament and made the most of it this year with a deep run to the Elite Eight, the national quarterfinals. After convincing road wins over New England College and Wesleyan University while on the road at Wesleyan, the Garnet triumphantly returned to Tarble… Keep Reading

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Garnet fall to Hopkins in the conference final

This past weekend saw the Garnet take to the Tarble Pavilion court for likely the last time this season as they played host to the Centennial Conference Championship tournament. They ultimately fell in a bitterly contested final at the hands of Johns Hopkins. Action began on Friday evening as Johns Hopkins played Franklin and Marshall… Keep Reading

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The Eagles win it all

Usually when a quarterback passes for over 500 yards, shattering his own Super Bowl record in the process, you expect his team to win. Alas, it was not to be for the Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady on Sunday night, as the Philadelphia Eagles secured their first world championship in team history. Defense was at… Keep Reading

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Reflection on the 2016 election

When I tell people that I’m a conservative, their first assumption tends to be “Oh, he voted for Trump.” Now sometimes they do give me the courtesy of asking first, and my answer is always a) I couldn’t vote in the 2016 election as I was not yet of voting age, and b) I wouldn’t… Keep Reading

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College football playoff preview

The calendars have been flipped to November. The final third of the college football season is here. As the dust settles and a clearer picture of the state of many teams emerges, it seems apt to look forward to the College Football Playoffs and who will be crowned as the national champion. The Contenders: There’s… Keep Reading

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MLB Postseason Preview

October is here, and with it comes the MLB playoffs, one of the most exciting times of the year. Last year saw an instant classic play out in the World Series as the Cubs rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win the World Series in extra innings in Game 7 and shattered a 108-year streak… Keep Reading

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