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Team USA’s Dominance Foreshadows the Future

September 22, 2014 11:57 pm1 comment
Team USA’s Dominance Foreshadows the Future

By Jonathan Gomez Published: September 22, 2014 No LeBron, no Durant, no Love—no problem. Without the United States’ top National Basketball Association stars, Team USA still dominated the field at this year’s International Basketball Federation World Cup. Not only did they win the gold, but they did so with a […]

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The Rangers’ Path to Redemption

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The Rangers’ Path to Redemption

  By Michael Golda Published: September 22, 2014 The New York Rangers are coming off of their first Stanley Cup Final appearance since the ’93-’94 season. But unlike June of 1994, the Rangers did not hoist the cup. After a hard fight and tough finals’ series against the Los Angeles […]

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10 Reasons We Watched Baseball in 2014, Even When We Yawned

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10 Reasons We Watched Baseball in 2014, Even When We Yawned

By Faraz T. Toor Published: September 22, 2014 As the 2014 Major League Baseball season winds into its final week, it’s worth reflecting on the season’s most shocking happenings. 2014 has been an almost visionary year for baseball, with competition stronger than ever. Bud Selig is watching his final regular […]

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ISIS: An International Crisis

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ISIS: An International Crisis

The opinions expressed in this article do not represent the views of The Excelsior. By Carmel Agnant Published: September 22, 2014 The Middle East has had its share of unrest, but a new threat rises and it is one of the region’s biggest challenges yet. It goes by the name […]

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The NFL’s New Image Problem

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The NFL’s New Image Problem

The opinions expressed in this article do not represent the opinions of The Excelsior. By Gabriel Pariente Published: September 22, 2014 Content warning: discussion about domestic assault and/or violence. Nearly a year ago, the NFL seemed to experience one of its worst public relations years ever. The league was forced […]

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Controversy in Ferguson: Does it Really Require this Much Attention?

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Controversy in Ferguson: Does it Really Require this Much Attention?

By Christell Cherenfant Published: September 15, 2014 Many people are complaining that the residents in Ferguson are making the situation a bigger deal than it actually is. Those who are complaining, are wrong. Since killing harmless black male teenagers by police forces seems to have become a notorious trend, so to […]

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In Rice Case, the NFL Shows Its Warts

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In Rice Case, the NFL Shows Its Warts

By Jonathan Gomez Published: September 15, 2014 Content warning: discussion about domestic assault and/or violence. National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL are once again coming under heavy fire for a new video released to the public of Ray Rice, which showed the former Baltimore Ravens’ running back assaulting his fiancee at the time, […]

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Wheaton College Scores Early and Often in Route of Brooklyn College

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Wheaton College Scores Early and Often in Route of Brooklyn College

By Faraz T. Toor  Published: September 15, 2014 Marco Thimm-Kaiser scored his first goal of the season, but Wheaton College of Illinois netted four first-half goals, as the Brooklyn College Men’s Soccer Team fell 1-7 to the Thunder in their 2014 home opener at the Brooklyn College Field. Wheaton College, […]

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Letter to the Editor

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Letter to the Editor

Published: September 15, 2014 Dear Editor, In response to the United Nations’ Emergency Climate Summit, an unprecedented surge of tens of thousands of students from more than 300 campuses will join the People’s Climate March, which is anticipated to be the largest demonstration on climate change in history. Students have […]

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Men’s Soccer Tallies First Win in Tight Match

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Men’s Soccer Tallies First Win in Tight Match

By Faraz T. Toor Published: September 15, 2014 For the fifth straight game, the Brooklyn College Men’s Soccer team was held scoreless for more than 80 minutes. Good thing they scored the game winner in the eighth minute. Kenny Benitez, a CUNYAC Second Team All-Star from a season ago, had […]

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