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An Eagles win is a win for the common person

An Eagles win is a win for the common person

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 4, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

There’s something inherently appealing about an underdog. David and Goliath is an almost universal tale, the story of a young boy that beat a nine-foot warrior. It’s not hard for anyone to cheer for the people that are already being counted out. If they lose, it’s less traumatic, but if they win,...

NFL under fire, burned by public

NFL under fire, burned by public

Jonah Atchison

October 5, 2014


Filed under Opinions

In recent weeks, the NFL has been rocked with various domestic abuse scandals befitting for a MTV reality TV show: A video showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice brutally assaulting his then-fiancee Janay Palmer was released and not long after that, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Pe...

Accountability needed from NFL

Accountability needed from NFL

Christian Jones

September 28, 2014


Filed under Commentary, Sports

The recent controversies that the NFL has been involved with have made the league seem far behind the times socially. With each controversy, the NFL and its players are conducting business like the 1960s. The negativity started Feb. 10 when former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam came out as bein...

A dent in the shield: NFL commissioner Goodell masks real issue of victims

A dent in the shield: NFL commissioner Goodell masks real issue of victims

Parker Asmann

September 28, 2014


Filed under Commentary, Sports

Amidst the controversy surrounding domestic violence issues involving the NFL, it’s not hard to come to think that, through the various press conferences and interviews that have been conducted, that the league and their players, along with their sponsors, are the sole parties being affected. ...

No Hope for the NFL: Overlooking Hope Solo’s domestic violence scandal

No Hope for the NFL: Overlooking Hope Solo’s domestic violence scandal

Heather Slawny

September 24, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Repeated domestic violence scandals from the NFL have recently shed light on the issue of domestic violence more strongly than ever before, and more women have gained the courage to seek help. According to The Washington Post, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has seen an astounding 84 percent ...

Superior skills masked by sexual orientation

Superior skills masked by sexual orientation

Sam Ridge

September 15, 2014


Filed under Opinions

When Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL draft, he did what most other draftees do. He kissed his significant other. Read More »...

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