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OPINION: What if Roe V. Wade gets overturned?

What if Roe V. Wade gets overturned? That’s a question that many women have been typing into their search engines these days. With the passing away of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a crucial defender of women’s rights, President Donald Trump has chosen Judge Amy Coney Barrett as a nominee ...


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OPINION: UFC 248: Adesanya vs Romero preview

Israel Adesanya undertakes the first defense of his middleweight title belt against No. 3 contender Yoel Romero this Saturday night. They meet as the main event of UFC 248 under the bright lights of Las Vegas.The Last Stylebender overcame champion Robert Whittaker in his last contest to obtain the middleweight ...


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OPINION: My Case for Drew Brees as the GOAT

The world of sports superlatives is a never-ending debate. We see this everywhere--everyone wants there to be a greatest of all time and almost everyone picks a side. For basketball it is Jordan vs. LeBron, but when it comes to the gridiron, give me Drew Brees over Tom Brady.   Super Bowls Sure, ...


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OPINION: Breaking down Wilder vs Fury II

Las Vegas hosts the long-awaited rematch of Wilder vs Fury 2 this Saturday night.Following a controversial split-decision draw the first time out, Deontay Wilder will be putting his WBC world heavyweight title on the line for a second time against Tyson Fury. The Gypsy King is the current lineal heavyweight ...


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OPINION: What if the Knicks landed Masai Ujiri?

As I am currently writing this, it is Friday, February 14, 2020--Valentine’s Day. During lunch today when I was scrolling through Twitter, I saw a tweet that was so relatable I laughed out loud. “You’re abusive. You disappoint (often). You don’t always listen. You make me feel like crap. But, ...


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Way Too Early NBA playoff predictions

The NBA season has finally arrived, and with that there are predictions for the playoffs to be made. I am here to bring bold predictions and thoughts about the postseason the looms in the distance. First, we start off with the Eastern Conference. I have the Milwaukee Bucks taking the number one seed. ...


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OPINION: NFL MVP watch, Week 6

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas, but that time of year when ‘small sample size’ starts to mean even less than it did compared to the week before. The week where the Dallas Cowboys are currently on a three-game losing streak after starting off 3-0. The one where the ...


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Opinion: Power, Place and Privilege

As I stare down my own graduation, I cannot help but feel I owe IUPUI everything. My mother’s decision to get a nursing degree from IUPUI in the 1990s was hers alone. But this university’s accessibility helped her to enter the medical field and become the primary breadwinner of my family. My status ...


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Opinion: Stay Angry, Be Hopeful

The Supreme Court of the United States is the scariest government body in America. Right now, the justices are examining cases that will determine civil rights for vulnerable communities. Namely, the citizenship question on the 2020 census and the two cases which challenge that LGBTQ+ people fall under ...


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An Unlikely Christmas Classic

Around the holidays, there are a lot of things up for debate. At what age do you tell kids the truth about Santa Claus?What’s the best way to discreetly throw away that fruitcake Aunt Helen brought to the party? How much wine is too much wine to drink in front of grandma? But perhaps the most heated ...


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Un-Broken: A Story of Addiction and Healing

I awake to loud knocking on my window and I roll it down. Officers are shining lights into my windshield. My heart’s racing. Not again! I passed out in the drive-thru waiting for my food to be prepared. I wasn’t even 60 seconds away from my previous parking spot in front of my bar, and I’m going ...


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Opinion: Jim Acosta and the Fight for Democracy

Losing sucks. It’s a universal truth. And if you’re like President Donald Trump, losing can send you spiraling into a state of panic and seemingly unhinged anger towards anyone and everyone. Unfortunately for Jim Acosta, CNN’s Chief White House correspondent, he was a target for Trump’s temper ...


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Opinion: No Wave, New Perspective

As Senior Editor J.A. Bedell and I prepared to cover the Senate election Tuesday night, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew what the polls said. Being a realist, I expected the Republican party to maintain control of the Senate, and I was fairly confident the Democrats would take the House. As it ...


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An Attack at Home: A New Yorker Remembers 9/11

It was a Tuesday morning like any other. I was 5 and concerned with which Gap jeans I was going to wear that day and what sandwich the cafeteria would serve. And truthfully, I don’t remember what I ended up wearing. I don’t even remember my first day of kindergarten though it was only a week before. ...


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Just Do It: The Case for Kaepernick

Last night was the first game of the new NFL season. It pitted the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles against the Atlanta Falcons, who were in the Super Bowl in 2017. This battle of two football powerhouses would typically have football fans from all walks of life excited for the upcoming ...

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