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  • a  carried on within the bounds of an institution or community
    most of the students participated actively in the college's intramural sports program

  • It is hard now to imagine the intramural fights that rent the Republicans in the late 1970s and early 1980s over tax policy.
  • But on Poland, his position in the intramural debate was reversed: he was the principal advocate of American caution and restraint.
  • Colin Powell once told his British counterpart, Jack Straw, that intramural squabbling in Washington kept him from traveling.
News & Articles

  • Much Ado About Nothing Is Whedon at His Best
    In Joss Whedon's The Avengers , Iron Man gets off a good burn on Thor during their intramural fight in the woods: "Shakespeare in the park?" he says. "Doth mother know you weareth her drapes?" Like any good Shakespearean pastiche, The Avengers began in media res, with a glowy cube th...
    June 18, 2013 - Broward-Palm Beach New Times
  • Recreational Sport Study Abroad group returns from Costa Rica
    The WKU Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport alongside the Intramural/Recreational Sports Department recently returned from a Study Abroad trip down to Costa Rica.
    June 17, 2013 - College Heights Herald
  • 'Monsters University' Review: Wait, Didn't We See All This in 'The Internship'?
    By Alonso Duralde LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Two charming, flawed protagonists at the end of their rope must rally together a team of misfits and win a big intramural competition to keep their career hopes alive. If you identified that as the plot of "The Internship," that would be correct, but it's also a synopsis of "Monsters University," Disney/Pixar's prequel to 2001's lightweight but ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Jay Wright in Forbes
    I could have gotten a guy off the intramural team to pass the ball,Wright said.
  • Robert Smigel in msnbc.com
    Cornell wasn't exactly a hoops haven when I was there,Smigel said. "I played intramural hoops at Cornell and I think we got as much attention as the basketball team. Which is to say no attention."
  • Ben Affleck in Monsters and Critics.com
    Ben told Parade magazine: "I felt alone. Two weeks after I got to Vermont, I called my girlfriend's room, and some guy answered the phone! Then, when I was playing an intramural basketball game, I fractured my hip. I was miserable. I was now on...

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