One of a few

By Damian C. Reynolds African-Americans are reminded everyday they need to work twice as hard to be half as good as their white counterparts. Working in journalism is no different. There has historically been a lack of diversity in a majority-white media industry. People of color and women have been more respected as media professionals…

For the Love of Sports

By Damian C. Reynolds Sports bring strangers together just as much as they halt friendships for a fixed amount of time. Imagine being at a sporting event fellowshipping with that stranger to your left (or right) all because you both share an interest in teams. Now imagine shouting expletives with your best friend, or even…

Moving Forward: Oregon Football

By: Damian C. Reynolds The most recent Heisman trophy winner, Marcus Mariota, now plays for the Tennessee Titans. However, despite an improving Pac-12, No. 7 Oregon is expected to compete in the conference title game. Replacing Mariota is the biggest question mark for the Oregon Ducks, but they’re not worried. Eastern Washington transfer Vernon Adams…

Wild, Wild West

​ By Damian C. Reynolds Six out of the seven teams in the Southeastern Conference’s (SEC) Western Division entered last Saturday ranked top 15 in the Associated Press poll. Those six ranked teams faced each other. No. 5 Auburn squared off against No. 15 Louisiana State University (LSU), No. 3 Alabama faced No. 11 Ole…

The Importance of Week 1 in the NFL

By Damian Reynolds Playoffs? Discussing the playoffs may be premature seeing as how the National Football League (NFL) finished their first week of play. Every year, the experts mention half of the playoff teams from the previous season miss the playoffs the following season. That sounds strange considering they had successful seasons a year ago….