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Dodge Ram commercial sanitizes MLK’s legacy

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Lana Heltzel, Senior Writer

February 16, 2018

In 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a sermon preaching the importance of serving one’s community while eschewing the material possessions and advertisements that encourage envy. Entitled, “The Drum Major Instinct,” King was specifically critical of the automobile industry for propagating...

Super Bowl commercials need improvement

Super Bowl commercials need improvement

Patrick Cassidy, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

While the Philadelphia Eagles brought in their first Super Bowl win, the commercials were not as victorious. When people watch the big game, they like to be entertained. The commercials are supposed to be funny and take your mind off daily stresses. They didn’t do that this time, with a few exceptions....

Philadelphia Eagles back in the Super Bowl under backup quarterback

Philadelphia Eagles back in the Super Bowl under backup quarterback

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

February 2, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles came into the playoffs as the number one seed in the National Football Conference, but have been the underdogs the whole time. The dark horse Eagles won against the Atlanta Falcons, and they pulled out a 15-10 victory. They then faced the Minnesota Vikings, who advanced on...

Brady, Patriots look to their experience to top Philadelphia

Brady, Patriots look to their experience to top Philadelphia

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor

February 2, 2018

They say history repeats itself, and the New England Patriots will hope to have history on their side entering Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup. The last time these two teams met in the Super Bowl was Super Bowl 39 in 2005, where the Patriots survived a comeback effort to defeat the Eagles, 24-21. This...

Social media gives way for effective protests in the US

Cartoon by Christopher Perez

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 by supplying a platform to bring light to what they may see as the issues or injustices in...

Football season is back with NFL, AFC, NFC and more

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Tejas Santanam, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

The wait is finally over. With the NFL season commencing this week, people nationwide will see the return of tailgating, fantasy football and games from afternoon to night every Sunday. Of course, with 267 games from September to February, cheering on a favorite team can seem like a daunting task....

Rivalry makes Sunday’s game one to remember

Estavio Jones, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

Many will say it is a combination of the food, commercials, smack talk and the white-hot rivalry that raids television screens for the entire day. It is one of the  biggest media events of the year and with good reason, although this year’s Super Bowl was unlike the other 49. Legendary quarterback...

Panthers ready to play this Super Bowl Sunday

Patrick Cassidy & Reese Setzer, Staff Writer & Sports Editor

February 5, 2016

This is a National Football League matchup that was just waiting to come alive. On one side, you have the surging Carolina Panthers with only one loss to their name on the season. On the other side, you have a Denver Broncos team out to prove their Super Bowl worth. Both teams have come a long...