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More than pigskin with Livingston

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

June 3, 2016


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Most basketball analysts agree that the greatest team to ever touch the court is the ’96 Chicago Bulls led by superstar Michael Jordan. Jordan and the Bulls set a NBA record for most wins in a regular season with an overall record of 72 wins and 10 losses. The Bulls would finish that year as NBA...

Pop-Culture in Perspective: Live action Disney films capture the magic

Pop-Culture in Perspective: Live action Disney films capture the magic

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

June 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Pop Culture in Perspective, Showcase

We grew up with the classic Disney movies that captivated both children and adults. Although Disney is without a doubt a powerhouse brand, the company has taken further steps to maximize the magic. Recently, Disney has remade many of these classics into live-action films to portray stories that are literally...

Pop Culture in Perspective: #OscarsSoWhite sparks controversy

Pop Culture in Perspective: #OscarsSoWhite sparks controversy

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2016


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Out of all the ceremonies of the extravagant award show season, the Oscars takes the cake as the most significant, as the coveted Academy Award has become the hallmark of a performer’s career since the first ceremony in 1929. But with all this year’s nominees of the acting category being white, it...

More than pigskin with Livingston

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

October 30, 2015


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Every single college football coach in the SEC ㅡ which consists of powerhouse schools such as the University of Alabama, Auburn and the University of Florida ㅡ are contracted to make over $4 million this year. These salaries raise eyebrows across the county; presidents of these universities don’t...

More than Pigskin with Livingston

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

September 11, 2015


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Most sports fans would say the more exhilarating and exciting sports to watch are the ones with male participants. Viewers prefer to watch the NBA instead of the WNBA and would rather watch men’s boxing than women’s boxing. Male sports take the spotlight away from female sports because of the often aggressive nature and fast pace associated with sports like football and basketball. However women’s sports have been gaining both prestige and viewers as recent momentous events have escalated its fan base.

Teens shamed for reaction to Zayn Malik’s departure

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

May 15, 2015


Filed under Pop Culture in Perspective

We laughed, we cried — we made one too many parodies of “What Makes You Beautiful.” But the time has finally come: the slow deterioration of the popular boy band One Direction, with the recent departure of one of its members, Zayn Malik. On March 25, Malik announced his decision to leave...

Dynasties spark fan fever

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

May 14, 2015


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All sports teams share one common goal: to become a dynasty.

Disney movies fall short in race representation

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2015


Filed under Columns, Pop Culture in Perspective

When we think of Disney movies, riveting plot lines, enticing characters and pleasant musicals are what typically comes to mind. However, with Disney being part of much of this generation’s childhood and process of growing up, the more serious issues regarding the films are often overlooked — especially...

The End of the Season

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

February 4, 2015


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Free tickets to Super Bowl Sunday? Sign me up! Every year the NFL promotes their Super Bowl sweepstakes “Together We Make Football” in commercials, promos, and online. Millions watch the Super Bowl, but every year the NFL invites a select few to come watch the Super Bowl live, all you have to do...

United States must lead fight against ISIL

United States must lead fight against ISIL

September 22, 2014


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For most of our lives, the United States was at war with the nation of Iraq, for reasons that I still to this day find unjustified. Growing up, we heard of cities like Baghdad and the corrupt leader named Saddam Hussein.

NCAA recognizes inequality in college athletics

NCAA recognizes inequality in college athletics

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

September 19, 2014


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For years Division I players across the country have stood by while colleges have reaped the rewards for the use of their names, images, and likenesses to add to their coffers. But in a game changing decision, those rules will be changing.

A tribute to Robin Williams

A tribute to Robin Williams

Natalia Gevara, Entertainment Editor

September 19, 2014


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Pop Culture in Perspective

A terrible, terrible pain was prevalent in this one man’s life, and an image of him has been painted that will never fade from our memories, and that image will hopefully help motivate us to reach out to those who are also suffering, and even if we couldn’t rescue Robin Williams’ from his own demons, it’s not entirely too late. We can learn how to save others, for his sake.

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