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COMMENTARY: Cubs to win World Series in 6 games

Jacob Rogers & Amanda Gonzalez

October 24, 2016

Last year we predicted that the New York Mets would win the World Series in seven games. They lost in five to the Kansas City Royals.But this year, we have two totally different teams competing for the championship: the Chicago ...

MLB invites members to feminist book club

Neta Bomani

October 3, 2016

St. Edward’s University’s first ever feminist book club, Anonymous No More, made its debut in the Student Life lounge and is aimed to explore feminism in literature.According to the Multicultural Leadership Board (MLB), mem...

COMMENTARY: Why Cuban-American José Fernández’s life matters now outside of baseball

Amanda González

September 25, 2016

On Sunday morning, the sports world learned of Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández's death. The 24-year-old baseball player died in a boating accident on the same waters he had braved multiple times when trying to defect Cuba a decade ago.One of his last posts on Twitter says, “If you were gi...

COMMENTARY: Sports leagues should give athletes voices by amending shoe policies

Amanda Gonzalez

September 11, 2016

In this country, successful professional athletes are under a very public spotlight and are idolized by young kids. Teams and leagues proudly boast on social media when their athletes are serving their communities – just as lo...

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