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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...

NY Knows

NY Knows

Zach Phillips, Design Director

September 25, 2018

In the past, only on rare occasions did public companies take stances on controversial issues. Why risk losing clientele, loyal customers who represent nearly every social and religious persuasion, to advance an opinion held by company? Is it appropriate for a company to have political views? Can th...

Football Fall-Off

Football Fall-Off

Cole Sotnick and Ryan Strathearn

May 22, 2018

It’s a Friday night, the lights beam down onto the football field, the stands are full, and the students are cheering. As a program that has been built on winning teams that have went on to produce players in college and the NFL, you would think that all talented athletes would want to be a part of...

World Cup Predictions

Matan Ziv, Jared Wulbrun, Eric Aboytes

May 22, 2018

The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, and it will be one of the most exciting tournaments yet. Many nations’ squads feature many new faces from 2014, and younger players are looking to make names for themselves. Senior Staff Writers Matan Ziv Jared Wulbrun and Eric Aboytes outline our predictions...

2017 NBA Lottery Redraft

Jason Shorin and Nathan Seto

May 21, 2018

76ers: Donovan Mitchell A tough decision here between Mitchell and Tatum, but Mitchell gets the nod as he has already established himself as the focal point of an offense and a star in the league. Adding him to the likes of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid in Philadelphia would be extremely scary as...

Showboating in Sports

Nathan Ellisen and Max Jung Goldberg

January 16, 2018

In May of 2017, Roger Goodell and the NFL changed their policy on celebrations, thus allowing players to express themselves and have more fun playing the game they love. However, just this year, after the institution of these new rules, plenty of excessive celebration penalties and fines have been i...

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