Sneaks This Week: February 3rd Edition

By Peyton Gallaher 2 CENTS: Is the future of the sneaker industry in the hands of musicians? Ballers want to be rappers and rappers want to be ballers. Sports and music; two interconnected cultural aspects of life. Both music and sports are archaic in heritage, but are integral in determining what is considered relevant in…

Hicks 2017 NBA All-Star Team: West

By Harris Hicks Now that the light work is done in the East, it’s time to dissect the Wild West. The NBA’s Western Conference might be the richest individual sports conference seen in this decade. With so many competitive teams and copious loads of talented individuals, the Western Conference makes it difficult  to choose only…

Hicks 2017 NBA Allstar team: East

by Harris Hicks The NBA season is near its halfway point which means we need to start paying attention to the NBA All-Star game. The 66th annual All-Star game, taking place in New Orleans, replacing the prior venue of Charlotte, will head down to the bayou for the third time in NBA History. With just…

Sneak This Week: January 28th Edition

2 CENTS: Nike ISN’T DEAD The meteoric rise of Adidas in 2016 was a beacon, signifying a shift in the sneaker community. As the brand pumped out releases of NMDs, Yeezys, Ultra Boosts, EQTs, and many other fashionable, functional silhouettes seemingly every weekend, Adidas stirred up mad hype and watched its cache grow all year…

Preview: AFC Championship Game

  By Brandon Martin How They Got Here When it was said that three QBs ran the AFC, it wasn’t an exaggeration. Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, and Ben Roethlisberger have represented the AFC in the Superbowl in 12 of the last 13 Superbowls, and this year the latter two will go head to head to…

Preview: NFC Championship Game

by Brandon Martin On January 22, the Green Bay Packers will travel to the Peach state to face the Atlanta Falcons in what will be the last ever game played in the famed Georgia Dome. The winner of this game will advance to Super Bowl 51. The matchup has the makings of one of the…

The Year 2016 in Review: Sports

by Peyton Gallaher The year 2016 may not be remembered as the best year for many people. A lot of bad things happened.  A lot of confrontational things happened. There were a lot of tragedies and a lot of heartache in 2016.  For most of the year, the world was a spinning, stressful, scary place….

The Year 2016 in Review: Music

by Sammy Smith The year 2016 was an interesting year for music. Although there were duds from some major artists, music lovers got to experiences many works of art as well. We lost some of the all-time greats (R.I.P. Prince, David Bowie, George Michael, Phife Dawg, etc.), but we also gained some new icons. As…

The Year 2016 in Review: Film

by Justice Skinner Keep in mind this list is not in order. This is a list of 16 of the great movies in film this year, which means that some great movies will be left out. Enjoy! Deadpool The hilarious box-office surprise of the year, the R-rated mercenary with a mouth did more than expected…

Q&A: Olympian Akela Jones

by Evan Oscherwitz With about three months since the conclusion of the Rio Summer Olympics and another six remaining until the start of the Diamond League, international athletics sits in a bit of a dead period. However, the Olympics featured a breadth of intriguing young prospects with a chance to really make their mark in…

Advice for College Applicants

by Adam Dreyfuss The college application process is one that can be described with a nice plethora of words. I have heard people use the words stressful, nerve-wracking, and exciting amongst others. Personally, I agree with all three words as good descriptions of this process. ● Stressful: The college application process can be very stressful….

The Fight for Ratings

by Dylan Goldman In America, The NFL has been everyone’s favorite league to watch for years. The Super Bowl has always captivated the attention of the nation, whether you like football or not. In fact, the NFL’s ratings were at an all-time high last year, but that isn’t the case this year. The NFL has…