Work Hard, Pay Hard
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Work Hard, Pay Hard

By LAUREN TENCZA, junior As the salaries of professional athletes skyrocket, complaints have erupted regarding the fairness of their earnings compared to those of other upper-income professions. Besides the enormity of these contracts, the most cited reason is that these athletes do not contribute to the general population and play mostly for their own benefit. … Continue reading

Out of school, not out of mind
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Out of school, not out of mind

By NATASHA RAI, senior Every season must eventually come to an end. For high school athletics, the conclusions of the fall, winter, and spring seasons heap an abundance of broken school records, All-Conference and/or Red Division recognition, Senior Nights, and banquets. While their accomplishments are proudly broadcasted the next day during morning announcements, some athletes … Continue reading

Standing on Broken Feet
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Standing on Broken Feet

By HARSHA GOPALAKRISHNAN, junior In today’s fast-paced world of sports, athletes are putting more on the line than ever before, and injuries can sideline even the greatest of athletes for lengthy periods of time. Two such athletes are Kobe Bryant and Lionel Messi, who are about to return after sustaining significant injuries. However, their comebacks … Continue reading

Sochi, So Chill
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Sochi, So Chill

By NATASHA RAI, junior “Hot. Cool. Yours.” Fresh off the excitement of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee first released this slogan for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Almost two years later, people now see it on billboards and commercials internationally, and the world eagerly watched the opening … Continue reading