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Transfixed by Politics

Transfixed by Politics

Sam Cleasby and Kevin Cullen

November 14, 2019

The year is 1936. The world is in political turmoil and the Summer Olympics are being held in Nazi Germany. Jesse Owens stands poised on the highest pedestal, four medals around his neck, accompanying the national anthem with a solute. His performance was a direct affront to Hitler’s attempt to have a...

Film Favorites

Film Favorites

Kevin Cullen, Elif Turgut, and Sofie Vogel

November 12, 2019

Remember the Titans (2000) This movie is based on a true story of how Coach Herman Boone, the football coach of Williams High School in Virginia, tries to integrate a racially divided team. In Virginia, high school football is a way of life. The closer the team gets toward playoffs, the more int...

Broken Superstar

Broken Superstar

Ya'el Sarig and Vijay Homan

September 30, 2019

When Antonio Brown went on live TV to show off the damage from his cryotherapy-session-from-hell – his feet were blistered, peeling and frostbitten, an utterly unappealing sight for unsuspecting HBO viewers — it would have been fair to assume that that would have been the lowlight of his month. N...

Behind-the-Scenes: Viking Tries Slip n Slide Kickball

Behind-the-Scenes: Viking Tries Slip n Slide Kickball

Sam Cleasby, Kevin Cullen

September 30, 2019

https://youtu.be/cy7Wl03D93U

Let Them Cry

Let Them Cry

Ya'el Sarig, Editor in Chief

May 18, 2019

I probably won't be the first to say it, but I’ll say it nonetheless: I’m sick of the Crying Jordan meme. As an avid sports fan, saying that feels like blasphemy, even to me. The picture – originally taken from Michael Jordan’s speech during his Hall of Fame inauguration in 2009 – practically exploded across the sports stratosphere, an impressive feat considering ten years ago, social media’s presence was considerably more limited. Considering also, then, that this is the ten-year anniversary of that speech, it seems timely to revisit it.

D1 Deception

D1 Deception

Ya'el Sarig and Zach Phillips

March 27, 2019

As if bound together, eight people move as one: symmetrically straining against the footplates, forcing the blade of each oar through the shimmering, cold water. Quick hands! Eyes in the boat! Nervous newcomers grunt as the coxswain’s voice pierces the still morning. The sun hasn’t even risen, and ...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

David Hickey, Photo Editor

March 23, 2019

After trailing 4-2 going into the bottom of the 6th inning, the Varsity Softball team scored 12 runs to mercy rule Gunn 14-4.

Final Word: Tech Takeover

Nathan Ellisen and Wes Walters

February 11, 2019

With two minutes left in the fourth quarter of the NFC championship game, Nickell Robey-Coleman laid out Saints wide receiver Tommy-Lee Lewis but no penalty was called. Thousands of people swarmed social media, stating this was one of the worst missed calls in NFL history, and that the league must c...

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