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Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Golden State Warriors are coming home

From 1962 to 1971, San Francisco was the home of the Warriors. Their final year in the City, the franchise changed their name to become more “geographically appropriate,” as the Golden State Warriors. Since 1972, Oakland has been where the Warriors have showcased their talents,

Royals pitcher Ventura, 25, dies in car crash

The Kansas City Royals announced on Sunday, Jan. 22 that Yordano Ventura, a promising right-handed pitcher and a key part of the organization’s recent success, was killed in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. Reports from the Dominican Republic said the crash happened

What’s the matter with…executive action?

Over the last election cycle President Obama’s use of executive action was framed as a political leader overstepping his power and pushing his agenda into law without first consulting Congress. The principle of executive action was demonized and its legitimacy was questioned. As the new

Hate crimes hit Beloit College

Update: An arrest has been made in association with the Islamophobic hate crime. A series of hate crimes hit Beloit College within the past week, with students of minority faiths and ethnicities being targeted by vicious slurs and swastikas. The latest of these took place early this

Beloit community rallies in response to hate crimes

In the wake of a series of hate crimes directly targeted against Jewish and Muslim students on the Beloit College campus, hundreds of students, faculty, administrators and community members gathered on Monday, Jan. 30 in the Flood Arena on the Beloit campus to stand in

Review: ‘La La Land’ poised to sweep Oscars

From the director that brought us the Academy Award winning movie Whiplash, comes another Oscar bound movie, La La Land, the story of a struggling actress and jazz musician trying to make it big in Hollywood. La La Land presents us with a plot that

How Trump used Facebook to vault himself into office

People love Facebook quizzes. Figuring out a little more about yourself and what your personality is like just by clicking a few simple buttons is a very satisfying way to pass the time for millions of Facebook users. However, anyone who has completed one of