As other students sleepily made their way to their first Monday morning classes, five members of Chicago’s rowing team, fourth years Emily Lo, Chelsea Steffen, Sasha Ostapenko, John Kohler, and third-year Emily Chen, as well as their coach, Rosemary Anderson, returned home from a four-day long journey to Paris.
Clubs: where all the cool athletes hang out.
Despite the cold and rain the Tennis Club began a yearly tradition with a strong turnout.
A pair of wins over the weekend propelled the club lacrosse team towards a winning record and hopes of a bid at the play-offs.
The U of C’s Velo Club hosted its annual Monsters of the Midway cycling race on Saturday, where over 400 competitors of all levels raced for prize money, giveaways, and simply for the fun of it.
“Whether you are a beginner who just wants to learn what Ultimate is all about, or if you are a seasoned veteran looking for a way to keep playing the sport you love, the University of Chicago Women’s team would love to have you play with us.”
This is the statement that opens the women’s Frisbee web site. But for all its friendliness and informality, women’s Frisbee is an intense and dedicated sport.
The Student Activities Fee will cover the $39,000 shortfall in funding for club sports for next year.
On the second floor of Borders, at the meeting of a local chess club, one mention of Jeremy Kane’s name turns heads. Yeah, I’m assured, the men there know him. Is he good at chess? “Oh, he’s strong,” one man says, looking back at his pieces. “Strong like Ajax.”