By Ally A-L. ’23 As I scrolled through Instagram one morning last week, I came across a surprising post: a video of a weight rack. Curious, I clicked, and watched as a […]
Why is Our National Anthem a Ritual Played Before Sports Games?
By Alex R. ’23 The national anthem of the United States has a history that not many people are familiar with. Originally composed by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812, […]
The NFL Rule Change Controversy
By Joe M. ’21 Heading into this year, one of the most notable changes to the rulebook was coaches’ new ability to challenge the ruling of pass interference on the field of […]
Why Are NFL Players Asking For Trades?
By Luke I. ’23 You’re one of the best football players in the world. You have money, confidence, and a stable fan base. Why would you throw that all away by getting […]
Transatlantic Fan Culture Opinion
Alex R. ’23 European fans care more than American fans about sports. This is a bold claim, so let me back it up. The average American sports fan has several allegiances to […]
Why This Woman Crashed the 1966 Boston Marathon
By Taylor Hsieh ’21 Bobbi Gibb is known as the first woman to ever complete the Boston Marathon– and she wasn’t even allowed to at the time. In 1966 America, she had […]
Why We Run
By Taylor Hsieh ’21 An ape-like man drops from a tree and lands on the steaming ground of South Africa on all fours. Lifting his nostrils in the air, he takes a […]
66 Questions with Udai P.
By: Marlena B. (’20)
It’s no secret that track is a stressful sport. Most people have likely heard their friends complaining endlessly about the races, the training and all the pain and stress that goes along with it. So why do these people come back year after year despite these challenges? How do they deal with the stress to compete successfully? I decided to interview some current track members to find out.
The National Anthem’s Start in Professional Sports
By: Marlena B. (’20) The start of this football season marks a change in a time-honored tradition of sports. For decades, “The Star Spangled Banner” has swept through countless professional sports stadiums […]