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Guilford students share their thoughts on unvaccinated NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers

Rodrigo Gudino de Grote, Staff Writer November 20, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of life, including sports. Professional sports were able to resume play thanks to strict COVID protocols which ensured the safety of participants. However,...

Nickell Robey-Coleman collides with Tommylee Lewis. This collision was the start of an offseason discussion which lead to the review being put in place.

NFL pass interference rule stirs controversy

Carter Davis, Staff Writer December 20, 2019

Before the 2019 NFL season, the pass interference review rule was officially established, which has caused a lot of conflict around the league. The final rule means that pass interference reviews are granted...

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NFL needs reform to protect its players

Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer November 2, 2018

Ever since my dad taught me how to throw a football when I was seven years old, I have loved the sport of football. I spend most of my Sundays watching football and I believe it is a beautiful game when...

Nike boycotters miss point of peaceful protest

Nike boycotters miss point of peaceful protest

Lana Heltzel, Executive Copy Editor September 21, 2018

There’s five pairs of shoes in there, I’m going to let them all burn,” Twitter user AlterAtYeshiva says over a tinny recording of the national anthem as he shoves his Nike sneakers into a fire pit....

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Players kneeling is not a sign of disrespect

Shania Lao, Staff Writer October 27, 2017

“I am not going to stand up and show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” said San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick on Aug. 26, 2016. “To me, this...

NFL players kneel during the National Anthem as a form of protest against police brutality.There were many teams that particpated in this protest. // Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Readers are responsible for choosing what they read

Jayraj Jonnalagadda and Nathan Park October 6, 2017

NFL players protest police brutality. The new Travel Ban. Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane devastation. The world’s stories in the past week has overwhelmed readers. When people check on the weekly news,...

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National Football League players take a knee to highlight racial justice in the US

Courtney Cubberley and Lila Karp October 6, 2017

All eyes were on Colin Kaepernick as he took a knee during the national anthem at a 2016 preseason game. Kaepernick, then the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, chose to take a knee in order to highlight...

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Guilford College News in Brief

October 6, 2017

NFL Controversy Campus Discussion On Thursday, Sept. 28, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Brothers Doing Positive hosted a campus dialogue centered around the recent NFL controversy....

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Social media gives way for effective protests in the US

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor September 15, 2017

How different would our newspapers and news networks be if Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the other modern modes of online communication were taken away? The age of social media has given power to individuals...

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