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Racially diverse media struggles to balance message and viewer comfort

Collin Mims

April 9, 2018

The ABC show “Black-ish” is in its fourth season as of the time of writing, but that doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily here to stay, at least not on ABC. Over the weekend, rumors have risen that Kenya Barris, the creator ...

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...

COMMENTARY: Could the new face of the $20 bill impact certain team names?

Amanda Gonzalez

April 25, 2016

By 2020, the $20 bill will have a new face, as anti-slavery heroine Harriet Tubman will replace U.S. President Andrew Jackson, who is widely remembered for spearheading the relocation of Native American tribes in the “Trail ...

Commentary: Toughen up: Sports teams need to stop focusing on business liabilities

Amanda Gonzalez

February 29, 2016

It’s been said time and time again that this modern era of sports is getting softer and softer.Despite being the thrill of the game, the National Hockey League has less fights now than ever. Same for the National Football Le...

Christmas break boasts a slew of amazing movies for views of all tastes

Jacob Sanchez

November 30, 2015

It's the most wonderful time of the year. We have all-nighters, projects and who can forget about the stacks and stacks of papers you have to finish before next week. But it's all worth it for what awaits us after next Friday:...

Dallas Cowboys should do the right thing: Get rid of Greg Hardy

Jacob Rogers & Amanda Gonzalez

November 9, 2015

Yet another problem with the National Football League came to light this past week with the photo publishing of Nicole Holder, injured and bruised by the hands of then boyfriend and current Dallas Cowboys’ star Greg Hardy.Dead...

Daily fantasy betting needs more regulations as industry explodes

Jacob Rogers & Amanda Gonzalez

October 19, 2015

If some big shot executive was caught for illegally profiting on a secret of their or another company, they would go to federal prison for insider trading. There are laws that deter insider trading, except in the world of online fa...

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