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Nick Eilerson

Fraternities in Limbo

At about 2:15 a.m. March 1, 2011, a first-year College student arrived at Martha Jefferson Hospital seizing and foaming at the mouth.


Although Chuck Norris gives it a run for its money, no single force is more destructive than time.

Close to home

At the core of my love for sports lie the VCU Rams. My impressionable four-year-old mind was irrevocably jolted in the winter of 1992, when I strode through one of those swinging grey doors inside the Richmond Coliseum.

Absurdity is reality

In the world of sports, some things just aren't supposed to happen. Lionel Messi is not supposed to miss an open shot on goal.

A historic loss

Achieving the impossible Bill James, the baseball guru known for creating sabermetrics, developed a formula that attempts to determine when a basketball game is "statistically over." He wanted to find out when a lead was safe, or at what point the outcome was certain regardless of future events.

Learning boosts health

A study published Monday by online journal BMC Public Health found that people with more years of higher education, especially women, experienced lower blood pressure readings for decades afterward.

Cavs aim to knock off Orange

[caption id="attachment_41630" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Junior attackmen Chris Bocket leads the Cavaliers into the hostile Carrier Dome with 15 goals.

Holding the roof down

If you had asked a Virginia fan a few months ago which senior would help Mustapha Farrakhan carry the team to a Senior Night victory, the answer would have been simple - Mike Scott.

Cavs stifle Keydets

[caption id="attachment_41421" align="alignleft" width="276" caption="By recording a win against VMI, senior Adam Ghitelman became the all-time winningest goalkeeper in program history with 41 victories.

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