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The Last Game

The Last Game

Michael Cullen, Columnist
March 11
Filed under Columns, Last Word

If you take close look at the helmet of a member of the 2010 Palo Alto Vikings football team, you will get a glimpse into the life of a warrior who by day hammers out essays and math worksheets, and by night hammers opposing players to the turf. A helmet that started off in August as a smooth, spotless,...

All-Star Games

All-Star Games

Michael Cullen, Columnist
March 11
Filed under Columns, Last Word

As I sat on my couch with a bag of hydrogenated snack food and a tall glass of chocolate milk, I stared at the TV, puzzled. Julius Peppers, ferocious defensive end for the Chicago Bears, was lining up in his stance and bursting off the line of scrimmage as usual, but instead of rounding the corner...

For What It’s Worth

Sam Greene, Copy-Editor
October 19
Filed under Columns, Last Word

In a split-second, I sealed my fate, signed away my soccer career and regained those precious hours each week that I had religiously devoted to soccer for the past decade. For nearly four days beforehand, I had been training at the University Of California San Diego's recruiting camp alongside a team...

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