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Class of 2021

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  • U.S. dominates snowboarding in week one of Olympics

    The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang has entered the second week of competition, and, at the moment, the United States sits fifth on the medal leaderboard, with ten total medals, five of them gold. Stellar performances in snowboarding propelled America to the front, but with plenty of events left to go, there is more than enough time to collect even more medals. With medals awarded for events i...

    Sports | February 19, 2018
  • Eagles topple Patriots to earn first championship

    For the first time since the advent of the Super Bowl, the Philadelphia Eagles can finally claim their very own Lombardi trophy. Defeating the New England Patriots in Minneapolis, the Eagles cemented their victory 41-33 in a thrilling, offensively vibrant game. There was only one punt the entire game, and nearly every drive ended with a scoring play for both teams. With a cumulative 1,151 total ya...

    Sports | February 12, 2018
  • Nassar case signals shift in sexual assault discourse

    On Jan. 24, former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison. Over 150 of his victims spoke in court, and the total number of accusers has risen to nearly 300 young women. He has been a criminal since his years at Michigan State University to his rise as the leading doctor of USA Gymnastics. Victims have said they merely believed his abuse was how doctors typica...

    Sports | February 5, 2018
  • Super Bowl Preview: Can the Eagles pull the upset?

    Super Bowl LII pits the old against the new — the veritable dynasty that is Tom Brady and the New England Patriots versus Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles. It has been thirteen years since the Eagles were last in the Super Bowl, after losing to none other than the Patriots in 2005. Offensively, the teams were neck and neck throughout the regular season, each averaging exactly 28.6 points a g...

    Sports | January 29, 2018
  • Women's basketball falls in first loss of the season

    The Carnegie Mellon women’s basketball team suffered their first loss at their first home game of the season Wednesday night at the hands of the Capital University Crusaders. Despite a fourth quarter surge, this brings the Tartan’s record to 5–1.

    Sports | December 4, 2017

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