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Student athletes lack compensation

Student athletes lack compensation
October 8, 2020

In October of 2014, the Georgia Bulldogs football team was rolling towards a 10-3 season when running back Todd Gurley III was suddenly shackled by the NCAA for the illegal sale of some unspecified goods.  The...

CFB: Wake Forest to face off with Clemson Sept. 12

CFB: Wake Forest to face off with Clemson Sept. 12
September 3, 2020

On Sept. 12, Wake Forest will kick off a much anticipated, delayed, altered, but needed football season against Clemson. Ten more games will follow to round out the regular season. Here’s the latest...

Deacon football awaits a season unlike any other

Deacon football awaits a season unlike any other
August 27, 2020

Last year, Wake Forest football showed glimpses of high level play with a 5-1 start. Now with the pandemic, Sage Surratt’s opting out, and Clemson slated as the first opponent of the 2020 season, there...

The United States Must Remain A Benevolent Leader

The United States Must Remain A Benevolent Leader
November 7, 2019

Sitting in an Airbnb, looking out over the cobblestone streets of Rome, I experienced a sense of overwhelming perplexity at how such a magnificent power can fall so hard and so fast. Driving through the...

A Ranking Of Amazing Actors

A Ranking Of Amazing Actors
October 3, 2019

Instead of politics or college football, which are both currently at their heat, I’ve decided this week to formulate my input on the world of cinema. As somebody who takes films very seriously, I found...

The Unabomber’s Manifesto Proves Prophetic

The Unabomber's Manifesto Proves Prophetic
September 19, 2019

On this date (September 19), 24 years ago, the Washington Post, following the FBI’s advice, printed one of the most controversial newspaper issues of all time. Its contents included your typical, day-to-day...

Technology Degenerates The English Language

Technology Degenerates The English Language
August 29, 2019

In the present day, we see before us a seemingly idiotic and blasphemous dialect of English spoken among the general population. It is dictated with a degree of simplicity, brevity, but primarily stupidity...

Tiger Woods Transcends Golf To Become A Generational Athlete

Tiger Woods Transcends Golf To Become A Generational Athlete
April 25, 2019

It was the year 2000, at the AT&T Pebble Beach National pro-am, and a man stood over his ball with a wedge some 110-yards out — 15th hole, second shot. The crowd, dead silent. As everyone locked...

Left-Wing Biases Permeate National Media Conversation

Left-Wing Biases Permeate National Media Conversation
April 18, 2019

What are you reading? What do you want to read? Why do you read? I can guarantee, whatever it is you read, it’s biased — unless it’s Pew Research or a Physics 113 lab report. Seeing a correlation?...

Liberal And Conservative Arguments On Tariffs Both Make Sense

Liberal And Conservative Arguments On Tariffs Both Make Sense
April 11, 2019

Why won’t President Trump shut up about China? What is a tariff? Are we in a trade war? In the light of the upcoming election, these questions carry a lot of weight. In order to answer them on the most...

College Football Teams Should Run An Offense Suitable To Them

College Football Teams Should Run An Offense Suitable To Them
April 4, 2019

As my loyal readers know, I love talking politics, but that gets boring sometimes. So let’s talk football. In the aftermath of Clemson kicking Alabama in the rear, I’ve had countless college football...

Republicans Must Capitalize On Current Success In 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the  El Paso County Coliseum on Feb. 11, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. Trump continues his campaign for a wall to be built along the border as the Democrats in Congress are asking for other border security measures. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images/TNS)
March 28, 2019

Previously, I wrote an article analyzing what I felt the Democrats needed to master in order to have a chance at taking the White House in 2020. Now I’m shifting to the Republican side. How does it look...

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