Steven Tydings


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Brown softball coach accused of bullying

Brown softball coach Katie Flynn has been accused of bullying players, leading to poor player retention, according to the Brown Daily Herald.

The Daily Herald spoke with multiple players who said that Flynn had made remarks about players' weights and appearances, including a particularly disparaging quote about one player whose parents were hosting the team on the west coast.

“She lives a block away from an ice cream shop?


Drexel sends acceptance letters to rejected students

It wasn't a great week for Penn's next-door neighbor.

Drexel sent out 495 congratulations emails to students it had rejected, when the University meant to send the emails only as a follow-up to accepted students.

The nearly 500 students had been either rejected or had sent incomplete applications, according to the Associated Press.


Florida frat accused of spitting on veterans

This new incident won't be helping fraternities in the public eye.

The University of Florida chapter of Zeta Beta Tau is currently being investigated for spitting on veterans and urinating on American flags.






Ivy League basketball dealing with significant player outflow

The Ivy League has long had a rule that a player cannot play at the school after graduating, prompting players like Columbia's Alex Rosenberg to withdraw from school to remain eligible. And this year, the Ancient Eight is dealing with a significant outflow of players with remaining eligibility.




Future of Columbia spring concert in doubt

While Penn students prepare for Spring Fling in two weeks, Columbia may be bracing for the elimination of their spring concert in future years.

Columbia's deans have threatened to cancel future Bacchanals, the University's spring concert, if students misbehave at this year's concert, which took place on Saturday.


Penn basketball announces coaching staff

Penn basketball officially has its new basketball coaching staff ... and it’s pretty similar to the old staff.

New head coach Steve Donahue kept assistants Ira Bowman and Nat Graham on the bench for the Red and Blue while adding Villanova alum Joe Mihalich Jr.


Carrying a teammate on your back

Before Penn basketball practice starts, it is every man for himself. 

Each player begins warming up, doing what each needs to do in order to feel ‘ready’ for the next two hours.



Princeton grad Ted Cruz announces candidacy for President

Donald Trump isn't the only Ivy League grad taking a look at the White House for 2016.

Princeton undergrad and Harvard Law graduate Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for President this week, becoming the first major Republican candidate to officially reveal his 2016 intentions.



'50 Shades of Grey' assault thrown out by judge

The Illinois student who was accused of sexually assaulting someone while re-enacting "50 Shades of Grey" has been cleared after a judge threw the case out.

Mohammad Hossain, a student at Illinois-Chicago, was arrested in February for a "50 Shades of Grey" style assault but the judge in the case found no probable cause.

The accuser testified for over 90 minutes while describing her encounter, which she said began as consensual.






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