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On the Super Bowl: Boycott Not Necessarily a Good Political Tool

On the Super Bowl: Boycott Not Necessarily a Good Political Tool

By Julia Leschi, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NFL's Super Bowl LLI ratings were the lowest ratings for a Super Bowl in nine years; however Shaun King's call for a boycott cannot be deemed a success.

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National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

By Matthew Perry, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Beyond its implication that law enforcement is opposed to calls for justice, the request for cops to abandon protesters is also deeply troubling due to its fascist elements.

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The Sports Kid Column: Adam Jones, Colin Kaepernick and Moral Licensing

The Sports Kid Column: Adam Jones, Colin Kaepernick and Moral Licensing

By Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

September 16, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

It's not the desire to stay the same that's keeping us from increasing diversity and morality in sports. It's the false idea that we've come so far already.

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Discussions of Intersectionality Are Lacking In Sports

Discussions of Intersectionality Are Lacking In Sports

By Manas Malik, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Religion adds a new level of abstraction to an already unpalatable discussion about racial tension.

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Kaepernick Embodies Sports’ Double Standards

Kaepernick Embodies Sports’ Double Standards

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

This isn’t the first, nor the last time that an athlete of color, or one of a similarly afflicted minority group will use their platform to raise their voice against injustice.

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