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World Cup hopes come to an end for men

World Cup hopes come to an end for men

Liam Beyerle,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

When 32-year old Landon Donovan was left off the 2014 World Cup men’s soccer team roster, many were in complete shock. Why would the team’s all-time best goal scorer watch the cup from home? But the US was making it known that they wanted to bring in some younger players to get them World Cup experience...

Sharks stumble but do not fall early on

Sharks stumble but do not fall early on

Benjamin Conroy,
Contributor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

This season’s San Jose Sharks do not look like the same team who made the historic championship run last year. Teams are bringing their top game against the Western Conference Champions, whose sluggish play on the ice makes it seem like they have a bit of a hangover from their deep run int...

FIFA rocked by corruption scandal

FIFA rocked by corruption scandal

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Corruption, racketeering, bribery, wire fraud and money laundering were among the charges levied against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives connected to the soccer corruption case. On May 27, the United States Department of Justice announced indictments against those 14 officials connected to soccer’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale ...

A snapshot of 2014 significant world events

A snapshot of 2014 significant world events

Tiffany Jones,
Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2015


Filed under Features

Ebola Outbreak According to the World Health Organization, almost 8,000 people died from an outbreak of Ebola that occurred in West Africa. The Ebola epidemic is considered to be the largest in history, also affecting smaller numbers of people in Nigeria and Senegal. There were also a few cases in Eur...

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