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

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 racial injustice and police brutality against African-Americans in the U.S. Now, in the middle of...

Let’s stop justifying racism

Julia Geaney-Moore, Guest Writer

October 22, 2016

Black citizens are 2.7 times more likely to be shot by the police than white citizens, according to the Fatal Encounters database. This is an astounding number. Each case has different circumstances, but the fact remains that police officers, the very people who are charged with protecting citizens,...

Blowout to blackout to shootout: The Baltimore Ravens prevail in Super Bowl XLVII

Blowout to blackout to shootout: The Baltimore Ravens prevail in Super Bowl XLVII

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

In their previous Super Bowl, the Baltimore Ravens ousted the Giants 34–7. A similar story loomed over Super Bowl XLVII as the record-setting Joe Flacco and the Ravens topped the San Francisco 49ers. The Superdome lights blacked out with no warning during the third quarter. After an agonizing 34-minute...