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The NCAA should disband

Matt Steele

October 5, 2017

You’d be hard-pressed to find an organization as inept at doing its job as the NCAA. Since the dawn of athletic scholarships in 1950, major athletic programs have attempted to lure gifted 18 year olds to their campuses by me...

Sports op-ed: sexual assault in college sports, in the nation and on campus

February 3, 2017

I spent my winter break thinking. One of the subjects I constantly found myself coming back to was the problem of sexual assault in our nation, specifically on college campuses around the country. I really began diving into th...

On the commercialization of college sports

April 8, 2016

On Monday, April 4, Villanova was crowned the champion of the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament. Every year this game is the culmination of the extreme hype of March Madness, during which people fill out brackets picking the wi...

Trans athlete task force created to encourage equal sports participation

April 3, 2015

A task force was formed this year in order to ensure the inclusion of trans students in Macalester’s sports scene. The Macalester trans athlete taskforce is a group of students, faculty and staff established to promote and facil...

Greenberg: The Union College Football Players Deserve

February 7, 2014

In a move inevitable and long overdue, president of the National College Players Association Ramogi Huma organized a group of Northwestern football players on Tuesday, Jan. 28 and announced the founding of the first union for NC...

March Madness Men’s Basketball preview: Duke over Indiana

March 15, 2013

Finally, it’s March. We welcome Spring Break and March Madness, two of mankind’s greatest achievements. As much as I would love to discuss where all of you should go for Spring Break, I will instead try to point you in th...

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