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Racism in Sports Met With Transcontinental Rejection

By | Apr 29, 2014

In the midst of an extraordinary start to the NBA Playoffs, the timing of the racist comments by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is unfortunate. 

But Where’s Laverne?

By | Apr 25, 2014

Since 2007, TIME magazine has welcomed online input to its “TIME 100” list of the most influential people in the world.

The Good Kind of Loans

By | Apr 24, 2014

Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg between soccer clubs Chelsea and Atlético Madrid featured a sight unfamiliar to most American sports fans. 

Keep On Running

By | Apr 21, 2014

If there’s one thing those running the streets of Boston this morning aren’t lacking, it’s determination. 

Sky Ferreira Misses the Point Completely

By | Apr 20, 2014

Pop singer Sky Ferreira rose from relative irrelevancy on Wednesday (April 16) when her new video for “I Blame Myself” was met with accusations of racism for its one-dimensional portrayal of black men living in the famed Los Angeles neighborhood of Compton.

The NCAA Yet to Break, Bends

By | Apr 18, 2014

According to Newton’s first law of motion, an object at rest stays at rest until acted upon by an external force. 

Media Coverage of Suicide Needs Improvement

By | Apr 17, 2014

As this month commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Kurt Cobain’s death, I am reminded of the iconic headlines that alerted the world to the tragedy.

17 year old got in all 8 Ivy League, but wait, he’s black…

By | Apr 16, 2014

There are many jokes on April Fools day.

I too, am Harvard…

By | Apr 16, 2014

Diversity is something often talked about here at Ithaca College.

Reuters World Cup Poll Gets It All Wrong

By | Apr 15, 2014

On Monday, major news agency Reuters published a poll stating two out of three Americans do not plan to follow this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, suggesting the U.S.

Fun With Names: Baby Names and Pop Culture

By | Apr 11, 2014

AV Club reported today that “Khaleesi,” a word from the fictional language Dothraki of the Game of Thrones universe (approximately translating to “queen”), is a trending baby name: 146 “Khaleesi”s were born in 2012, compared to 136 “Betty”s and 106 “May”s.

Golden Age of Female Superheroes May Be Around the Corner

By | Apr 8, 2014

In October, a tongue-in-cheek blog post laid out the argument against a Wonder Woman film: female action heroes don’t work, no director would want to make it, no actress could suit the role, and Catwoman all-around sucked.