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Student-Athletes Differ on Anthem Protests

Student-Athletes Differ on Anthem Protests

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

October 18, 2017

Members of the college community have differing views about athletes kneeling during the national anthem at sports events. Athletes in the Nati...

Is a New Football Tradition Forming?

Is a New Football Tradition Forming?

October 4, 2017

Dominic Augustine A new post-game football culture is starting to take hold. While tailgates, those celebrations of food and drink  before football games, are the n...

‘Heartbreaking’ Injury Ushers in New Quarterback

‘Heartbreaking’ Injury Ushers in New Quarterback

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

October 1, 2017

Sophomore quarterback Brady Williams is having his debut after an unfortunate turn for the football team’s senior quarterback. Williams, who...

Donald Stacknick is New Assistant Athletics Director

Donald Stacknick is New Assistant Athletics Director

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

September 19, 2017

The university is welcoming Donald Stacknick, Laplume Township, as Assistant Athletics Director. Donald...

Football Competitions Aimed at Win

Kenneth Grady, Reporter

September 19, 2017

Football players hope competitions last spring will convert into wins this season and in the future. Players broke into eight different teams to according to a drafting process created by senior players. Teams competed, one against the other. Each week, until every team had played. The one with the best record at the end...

Women’s Lacrosse Gets New Head Coach

Women’s Lacrosse Gets New Head Coach

Zoe Laporte, Reporter

March 6, 2017

With an all-new coaching staff and a huge roster, the women’s lacrosse team is working to achieve an...

Juwan Petties-Jackson

Juwan Petties-Jackson

February 12, 2017

Juwan Petties-Jackson Sport: Track and Field Major: Psychology Year: Senior Hometown: Somerville,...

What is behind Women’s B-Ball’s Big Season?

What is behind Women’s B-Ball’s Big Season?

Zoe LaPorte, Reporter

January 31, 2017

The women’s basketball team has already won four more games than they did the in previous two seasons...

“Agree to Disagree, but I’m Probably Right”: Baseball: America’s Pastime

“Agree to Disagree, but I’m Probably Right”: Baseball: America’s Pastime

December 13, 2016

Baseball is an incredible sport. It is the best sport. Although many fans find baseball uninteresting...

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right”- Designated Hitter: Hit or Miss?

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right”- Designated Hitter: Hit or Miss?

Parker Abate, Columnist

November 16, 2016

The designated hitter in baseball is defined by Baseball Reference as “a player in the batting order to...

New Women’s Basketball Coach Plans to ‘Leave a Mark’

New Women’s Basketball Coach Plans to ‘Leave a Mark’

Melanie Quintanilla, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2016

The women’s basketball team will be led by a new head coach, Jason Rhine. Rhine received his undergraduate...

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right” : Why do We Love Sports?

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right” : Why do We Love Sports?

Parker Abate, Columnist

October 30, 2016

I sat and watched Game 2 of the American League Championship Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and...

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