The stickmen of 2002
Going into the 2002 season, men's lacrosse coach Dave
Pietramala viewed the Blue Jays as a big unknown. The team
had lost 11 players--five of them starters and
All-Americans--to graduation, including the core of a
talented defense that had guided Hopkins to last year's NCAA
Division I quarterfinals. The starting-goalkeeper job, while
not vacant, also was up for grabs.
More so than in previous years, Pietramala
says, the preseason became a casting call for both the
starting squad and for the coveted playing time.
Anger's bad for young men's
Young men who quickly react to stress with anger are at
three times the normal risk of developing premature heart
disease, according to a Johns Hopkins study of more than
Additionally, such men--who said they
expressed or concealed their anger, became irritable or
engaged in gripe sessions--were five times more likely than
their calmer counterparts to have an early heart attack even
without a family history of heart disease. Results are
published in the April 22 issue of the Archives of
Sausages & snowballs
With the beckoning smells of onion-slathered sausages and
gooey cheesesteaks wafting over the Homewood campus on
Friday, who could possibly have wanted to stay indoors for
The crisp spring weather and clear blue
skies staged a perfect opening day for the student-run
Spring Fair, an annual three-day event that typically draws
100,000 fun-seekers from nearby neighborhoods and beyond.
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