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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.

Trump Fights With Pros

Trump Fights With Pros

By Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Trump's comments on NFL national anthem protests further demonstrate his political immaturity.

Last Week’s Good, Bad and Ugly

Last Week’s Good, Bad and Ugly

By Austin Day, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

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

NFL Kneeling for Selfish Reasons

NFL Kneeling for Selfish Reasons

By Michael Ellis, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The timing of this NFL kneeling event demonstrates the selfishness of NFL players and owners. By kneeling after President Trump’s comments, they have made protesting the national anthem about them.

Last Week’s Good, Bad and Ugly

Last Week’s Good, Bad and Ugly

By Austin Day, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Austin Day provides his outlook on this week in professional sports.

Twenty Minutes with Ta-Nehisi Coates

Twenty Minutes with Ta-Nehisi Coates

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under News, University News

The Atlantic's National Correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates sat down with WSN for a twenty minute interview.

NYU Reacts: Ezekiel Elliott

NYU Reacts: Ezekiel Elliott

By Joey Mancini, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

Joey Mancini asks NYU students what they think of the Ezekiel Elliot NFL controversy.

Patriots Should Boycott Trump

Patriots Should Boycott Trump

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It makes perfect sense to boycott visiting Trump as protest, yet players can take it a step further. Instead of merely hanging back, players should take a visit to Barack Obama — who will be setting up camp in D.C. in the near future — on the same day of the official White House trip.

October Is the Best Sports Month and Here’s Why

By Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

With the spookiest month behind us, here's a rundown of why October is the greatest month for sports.

Kaepernick Stands Up By Taking A Knee

Kaepernick Stands Up By Taking A Knee

By Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

Investigating the enigmatic Colin Kaepernick and the greater statement made by taking a knee.

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.

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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