Kate Liston Staffwriter

Class of 2021


  • Club sports: CMU rugby aims for growth and fun

    Every Monday and Wednesday from 9 to 11 p.m. and every Friday from 7 to 9 p.m., rugby is happening. Founded in 2000, Carnegie Mellon’s club rugby team adores their game. The division three club team doesn’t mind the mid-afternoon games nor the late practices, because they feel the connections they build through the team outweigh the difficulties they face.

    Sports | October 16, 2017
  • Football takes first loss of season vs. Wash. & Jeff.

    On Saturday, Oct. 7, the football team set out to face Washington & Jefferson, their football rival for the day. The varsity team knew the stakes of the game and prepared extensively in hopes of beating them. Instead, Washington & Jefferson handed the Tartans their first loss of the year, bringing their record to 5–1 overall and 3–1 in Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) play.

    Sports | October 9, 2017
  • Women’s soccer ready as UAA competition begins

    As junior defender Emily Tolmer sprinted down the soccer field after a day of classes, she realized her exhaustion. After the ordeal, she sat on the benches and looked over at her similarly exhausted teammates and knew they were the reason she pushed herself so hard. The new fitness standards that the women’s soccer team implemented this fall force players to train harder — both mentally and physi...

    Sports | October 2, 2017
  • Keegan Barone spotlights academic impact of injuries

    “I kind of [look] like I just peed. I hate this!” thought sophomore hurdler Keegan Barone as she sat in her Art History class. With a leaking ice pack on top of her hip flexor, the art major pursuing an additional major in business administration was just as irritated as she was wet. As track and field member realized how much the situation was affecting her academic life, she thought about injuri...

    Sports | September 25, 2017
  • Alec Lam discusses soccer and community involvement

    Life is just like a game of soccer — or at least according to junior goalkeeper Alec Lam it is. Soccer has been a crucial part of Lam’s life from preschool to college. The opportunities he’s found through the sport have allowed him to experience personal growth and help others.

    Sports | September 18, 2017