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Patriots vs. Eagles: Who Will Take the Ring?

Patriots vs. Eagles: Who Will Take the Ring?

Shweta Nair, Sports Section Editor

February 5, 2018

It is the battle everyone in the Philadelphia region has been waiting for. Finally, 13 years after their last appearance, the Philadelphia Eagles are in the Super Bowl. The face off is Sunday, February 4, against a team that has proven to be extremely successful in the past few years: the New England...

Taking a Knee

Taking a Knee

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2017

On Sunday, September 24, football players locked arms to show support for the protesters who took a knee during the national anthem.    Colin Kaepernick started the protests last year when he took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality against African Americans. A reported 207 ...

To Stand or Not to Stand?

To Stand or Not to Stand?

Clarisa Moreno-Middleberg, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Colin Kaepernick has made a bold statement throughout the football season by kneeling during the National Anthem.  Kaepernick’s controversial actions have reverberated through the nation.  Some believe Kaepernick is disrespectful and unpatriotic.  However, people fail to recognize why Kaepernick...

Tom Brady’s Suspension

Tom Brady's Suspension

Shweta Nair, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

In a bizarre series events now almost two years old, several members of the New England Patriots organization, including star quarterback Tom Brady, were suspected of intentionally manipulating the air pressure of numerous game balls in what became known as the Deflategate scandal. During the AFC Champio...

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