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Stars and Scrubs Episode I: The worst football week in recent memory

In the inaugural episode of The Crow’s Nest Sports Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Michael Moore Jr. joins Jeffrey Waitkevich and Michael Fergusson to talk about one of the worst football weeks in recent memory in the Sunshine State, including the USF Bulls’ imperfect season and UF’s football woes. The Orlando Magic and the release of the new horror flick […]

Stars and Scrubs Episode 5: Christmas favorites and Willie Taggart’s return to Florida

Taking a stand by refusing to stand: some thoughts on kneeling for the National Anthem

By Emily Wunderlich On Aug. 26, 2016, Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the National Anthem before a pre-season game. Now, over a year later, political tensions have resurfaced after President Trump profanely criticized other athletes who have joined Kaepernick in protesting the anthem. Many NFL teams responded by kneeling, […]

Opinion: DeVos’ campus rape policy rollbacks hurt victims

NFL players ignite national debate on race and protest

By Anna Bryson America waited in suspense Monday night to watch what the Dallas Cowboys would do during the national anthem. The team knelt together, arms interlocked, prior to the national anthem alongside the team’s owner Jerry Jones. When the anthem played, they stood together, still linking arms in unity. A debate has reignited about […]

History professor reflects on writing Arthur Ashe biography