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What Are the Women Wearing?

What Are the Women Wearing?

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor May 2, 2021

Throughout the past five years, the WNBA has undergone a serious revolution. It’s not just that their prominence has risen, or that their draft picks have  gotten increasingly more impressive and...

The Cardinal Rule: Know Thy Enemy

The Cardinal Rule: Know Thy Enemy

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor April 28, 2021

Stanford is a powerhouse. Known as the ivy of the west coast, with a stunning campus and astronomical post-graduation clout, it is easy to understand why the draw to Stanford is so big for student athletes....

Farewell to Field Hockey

Farewell to Field Hockey

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor April 28, 2021

When you first pick up a sport as a young kid, it’s probably because your parents need a break. Twice a week, for an hour or so, you are someone else’s responsibility. It’s something to do after...

It’s Not a Summer Bod, It's Just Your Bod

It’s Not a Summer Bod, It’s Just Your Bod

Penelope Gardner, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

When you were a baby, with nothing but instincts to survive, you cried to be fed and ate until you were full and your parents couldn't make you eat a drop more. This summer, instead of starving yourself...

Whose Bubble Is Bigger?

Whose Bubble Is Bigger?

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor April 1, 2021

After a year-long hiatus, the biggest tournament in the NCAA is back. Teams have put in countless hours to see time on a court. They have given themselves the opportunity to potentially hoist the most...

Indianapolis, Upset City

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor April 1, 2021

One of the best parts of March Madness every year is the Cinderella team that always emerges. You might remember VCU’s run to the Final Four in 2011 as an 11 seed or Loyola-Chicago’s trip to the Final...

Ramble On, Sister Jean

Ramble On, Sister Jean

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor April 1, 2021

Loyola-Chicago has a secret weapon. It is not their experienced coach, Porter Moser. It is not their nation-leading defense. It is not even their offensive leader. In fact, it is not a person who is listed...

President Mark Emmert Out of the NCAA?

President Mark Emmert Out of the NCAA?

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor March 24, 2021

While the NCAA is a not-for-profit association of member institutions, it’s no secret that the March Madness tournament brings in billions of dollars every year. The redistribution model is built so...

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The Bills are Buzzing

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor February 26, 2021

Chaifetz Arena is always busy. Athletes hustle in and out of the VIP entrance, headed for rehab or running to lift. Players run down the hallway to grab items from their respective locker rooms. Coaches...

Streaming Services Taking Over Sports

Streaming Services Taking Over Sports

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor February 25, 2021

Today’s world of entertainment has become one of streaming services, with new companies popping up to undermine cable companies everywhere. Fewer and fewer people are keeping cable and moving to individual...

Mental Health on the Mind

Mental Health on the Mind

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

The cancellation of both spring and fall sports in 2020 was devastating to not only the budget of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), but to the athletes and coaches that spend their...

1958 St. Louis Hawks

The NBA in St. Louis

John Lewis, Contributor November 12, 2020

Let me take you way back to 1955 when the NBA was nowhere near as popular as it is today. Ticket sales were low, jerseys were made out of cotton and the three-point shot didn’t even exist. At this point...

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