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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

November 17, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Former NBA player speaks at Cornell about activism

By | Feb 28, 2018

Eleven-year NBA veteran Etan Thomas spoke at Cornell University on Feb. 27 about the intersection of athletes and activism.

Patriotism and black rage

By | Oct 11, 2017

To me, patriotism isn’t much different from a religion. It’s a belief in a less nebulous higher power, one that must similarly go unquestioned.

Q&A: Journalist to tackle NFL protests in lecture

By | Oct 11, 2017

Senior Writer Matthew Radulski spoke to Zirin about his liberal arts education, the president and what it really means when people say “shut up and play.”

Commentary: National anthem helps us understand the US

By | Oct 10, 2017

Taking away the national anthem would be saying that athletes and sports fans are not capable of discussing racial issues in this country, which is not true.

Football player responds to NFL national anthem protest

By | Oct 4, 2017

In light of increased NFL protests a member of the football team decided to have his own protest during the Sept. 30 football game.

National Recap: NFL players take a knee

By | Sep 25, 2017

Following Trump’s remarks, players from 26 NFL teams demonstrated in some way during pregame ceremonies.

Sports writers should not stick just to sports

By | Feb 10, 2017

It’s especially important that sports writers use their voices to inform a larger audience, as they have a wide influence.

Senior football player discusses national anthem protest

By | Oct 18, 2016

Ithaca College senior running back Shawahl Abdur-Rahman held a fist in the air during the national anthem on Oct. 1.

Baseball’s race problem stems from youth leagues

By | Sep 26, 2016

Young black athletes are being pushed toward other sports like football and basketball — where the cost to play is much less.

Commentary: Police threatening boycott prove Kaepernick’s point

By | Sep 7, 2016

Any officers who choose to participate in a boycott of defending Levi Stadium are proving all the things they hate about Kaepernick’s opinion right. They are proving that there is indeed a limit to who they are willing to protect.

Free speech and football

By | Sep 7, 2016

A free exchange and competition of ideas is what leads to progress in our country, not the suppression of ideas that some people deem offensive.