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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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US Gymnastics Board of Directors and Michigan State President Resign

US Gymnastics Board of Directors and Michigan State President Resign

By Helen Xie, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Top officials step down as Larry Nassar is sentenced to prison.

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Win or Lose, the Patriots Are Still on Top

Win or Lose, the Patriots Are Still on Top

By Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

Just a few weeks after ESPN senior writer Seth Wickersham posted an article suggesting an internal power struggle between Tom Brady, head coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft, the New England Patriots found its way back to its eighth Super Bowl since 2000. In 16 seasons, Brady has played in e...

Read It Out Loud: ‘I Agree With Eminem’

Read It Out Loud: ‘I Agree With Eminem’

By Adryan Barlia, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Eminem has now been solidified in his status as an influencer in the political war that is always brewing in relevance to our President’s actions and remarks. What Eminem now says matters and the thought of that statement sounds like words that I'd have never thought I’d say when it came to Eminem and politics.

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Last Week’s Good, Bad and Ugly

Last Week’s Good, Bad and Ugly

By Austin Day, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

Austin Day gives his thoughts on this week in professional sports.

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Commentary: Pence Should Have Stayed

Commentary: Pence Should Have Stayed

By Helen Xie, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

As a leader, much like in ethics, we ought to take the path of the greatest good. Mike Pence leaving a football game after players protested was not demonstrating good leadership.

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Commentary: Female NFL Announcer Faces Scrutiny

Commentary: Female NFL Announcer Faces Scrutiny

By Brianna Davis, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

Beth Mowins faces sexist remarks as the first woman to announce NFL Monday Night Football.

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Sponsors Drop Newton for Sexism

Sponsors Drop Newton for Sexism

By Nalani Ogawa, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

NFL player Cam Newton makes sexist remark to female reporter.

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Kneeling: Stop Making It About the Military

Kneeling: Stop Making It About the Military

By Brandon Weaver, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As a further effort to paint the NFL players as anti-American, opposers are interpreting the protest as an attack to the military. The protest, however, is not about the military. It never has been.

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