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Column: We will not “whiten up”

Column: We will not “whiten up”

October 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Though Northeastern boasts diversity, Black students struggle to navigate the harsh reality of existing in predominantly and/or presumed white spaces. Black students must be mindful of this through the application process and after acceptance. This “harsh reality” is implemented by universities...

Column: How Nike’s Kaepernick Campaign Just Did It

Column: How Nike’s Kaepernick Campaign Just Did It

October 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

By Marisa Goolgasian, news correspondent Weeks after the fact, people are still buzzing about Nike’s hugely controversial ad campaign featuring former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The latest ‘Just Do It’ initiative sparked record engagement on social media and is driving sales, ch...

Column: Kneeling takes the right stand

Column: Kneeling takes the right stand

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

At least NFL teams avoided the media circus by not signing Colin Kaepernick, right guys?  If you watched any football at all this past week you saw protests of some sort in full effect. While Kaepernick remains unsigned, the movement he started by kneeling during the National Anthem throughout the 2016 NFL...

Do politics have a place in sports?

Do politics have a place in sports?

September 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

By Jose Castillo, Campus Cowboy Late last month, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, one-time golden boy turned public enemy number one, reignited the old American tradition of athletes demonstrating their beliefs and fans reacting negatively. Kaepernick's actions have spawned numerous heate...

Kaepernick sitting down to take a stand

Kaepernick sitting down to take a stand

September 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

By James Duffy, sports editor Colin Kaepernick is the talk of the sports world. His jersey is the best-selling item for the San Francisco 49ers, despite the fact that he is a backup quarterback, and he’s had more airtime on SportsCenter in the past week than in the last year. And it's because he ...

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