Summer Blogs: Revisited

By PEYTON FINE Hanging On: The US World Cup Story Look, I am not saying that anything that happened on a soccer field was that important in the grand scheme of things. That would be asinine. What I am saying is that for two glorious weeks, I was proud to watch “our” team. I was proud because we didn’t pout or complain. We didn’t give up when the going was tough. We kept hanging on, and good things happened.?“Hanging on” was the M.O. of the U.S. soccer team. It is the philosophy, good or bad, for so many of our …






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One to Remember

BY SHAQUILLA HARRIGAN Meeting David Blatt and other summer adventures. To say that I had an amazing summer would be a gross understatement. I had a summer that was a one in a lifetime experience. Not only did I get to work at the leading sports magazine in the world, but I also had the opportunity to visit Northern Ireland for ten days. During my sophomore spring, I was frantically filling out various internship applications. I began getting anxious because all of my friends already knew what they were doing this past summer. However, the ubiquitous expression, “good things come …






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(20) Days of Nametags

BY JOAN LI These are more than just labels. If there’s anything I’ve learned about myself over the summer, it’s that I’m hard to beat when it comes to making nametags. That’s right, nametags. Those things that you stick on yourself for maybe an hour before they end up abandoned and crumpled on the floor. They’re lame, and rightly so. Black sharpie marker in print handwriting (or maybe slight curls at the end of your letters if you’re feeling artsy), throw in a “Hi. My name is _____” and a handshake and you’ve got yourself the most generic introduction possible. …






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