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A historic season for Michigan Tech women’s basketball

February 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

As the 2014-15 regular season comes to an end, the Michigan Tech women’s basketball team rests at 11th in the nation with an incredible record of 22-1. While many students and community members aren’t aware of the women’s success this year, the season is close to taking its turn into the playoffs. Starting off the season being picked to ...

Skating backwards

February 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

I grab the hips of Thimbleberry Slam and achieve her velocity as I pull past her, through the pack, past two of the other players and it’s me and Luna Stormborn. I approach the 112 on her back as she flails her forearm into the bridge of my nose. My knees falter as I check to see whether I have to exit the track (no blood, no play); nothing but ...

You should visit Canada in summer 2015

December 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

I hope that you are as excited for the FIFA Women’s World Cup as I am. The FIFA World Cup is a soccer tournament where countries all over the world select players for a National Team.  Then the teams have to qualify for the World Cup tournament; it is truly an exciting event. We are so lucky because Canada will be hosting. You may not know ...

Jameis Winston and rape culture in college football

December 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

If you follow college football, the name Jameis Winston should ring a bell. Winston, a redshirt Sophomore who plays for the Florida State Seminoles, has been the called best college football player in the nation since he first suited up in the 2013-14 season. However, becoming the youngest player to win Heisman Trophy and leading Florida State to ...

Michigan Tech women’s basketball preview

October 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Every October 15th a national holiday occurs for all NCAA basketball teams, from the premiere Division I programs like Duke and North Carolina to our own Division II school. That national holiday is the first day of practice. Starting on October 15th, the SDC Wood Gym will be occupied from the hours of 3PM to 9PM with the sounds of coaches ...