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A football locker room is rife with tension. Chairs are being thrown in every direction and angry voices can be heard booming in the nearby hallways. Chaos ensues. This is not an apocalyptic scenario, although the described situation seems like anything but. Now that private universities are one step closer...

Many think participating in football is a death sentence. Think about it: players run full speed on a field trying to knock each other’s brains out of...

LeBron James tumbles to the floor Feb. 20. His nose begins to bleed. Doctors say the apex predator of the NBA is out for at least two weeks, if not longer....

All it took was five minutes. That was all I needed to convince me I might be pursuing the wrong career path. I discovered how enjoyable being a sports broadcaster can be. For the past few years, I have been hiding behind my words by writing a myriad of articles. Now that I am entering my fifth year of journalistic writing, I am beginning to yearn for something different....

The term homosexuality, in all of its various definitions, is not clearly understood. The word is still in its infancy, as our society hasn’t seemed...

By Sam Horn, Sports Editor I wasn’t always enamored with sports. At a young age, I couldn’t stand the thought of getting crunched by a bone-jarring...

The season is over for most of Pacific Lutheran University’s fall sports. With the exception of the Lutes football team, every team has completed its...

Our lives should not be ruled by fear. We should be smart in choosing our friends and not have to worry about being physically or emotionally harmed. We...

Even though I was able to hike the Wonderland Trail and climb to Camp Muir this summer, I have not been able to ski down beautiful Mt. Rainier in nearly three years. Things are going to change this year. I will grab a pair of skis this winter and hit the slopes. I know that I willl be fairly rusty, but the exciting feeling of skiing down a mountain is hard to beat. Photo...

Professional sports teams have asked too much of taxpayers in the past 90 years. Since 1923, 186 professional sports stadiums have been built in America. This process has cost about $53 billion, and taxpayers have accounted for nearly 61 percent of the costs. Considering many people go through their lives having a difficult time paying for groceries, gas and house payments,...