Some Thoughts on Ferguson

What has been your reaction to the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri? Did you feel grief that a teenage boy was killed? Anger at the cop who pulled the trigger, the reaction of the Ferguson police, or the racism of the “system?” Did you feel frustration at the rush to judgment? Sadness at the divisions laid … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Ferguson

A Hoops Fan Anticipates Football Season

By Lauren Gillespie Growing up, football was never my sport. Basketball, soccer, and rock climbing all dominated my attention far more than the ironically named football, in which only a handful of players ever make contact with the ball using their feet. Two reasons explain my early lack of enthusiasm. First, I am female, and … Continue reading A Hoops Fan Anticipates Football Season