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Thousands turn out in Minneapolis to protest NFL team name

Thousands turn out in Minneapolis to protest NFL team name

November 18, 2014

The Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area is home to more than 35,000 members of American Indian tribes — among the largest population in U.S. cities. Given the region's history with Native Americans, there have been numerous controversies about team names throughout the years. The push to chan...

John Amaechi encourages treating strangers well

John Amaechi encourages treating strangers well

By Alexa Jankowski, Emily Boardman, and Zachary Nosanchuk

November 17, 2014

The world would be better if people paid more attention to those around them. “The truth is, it’s just paying attention to people and being there, not just with your body,” John Amaechi, a retired NBA basketball player turned psychologist told students in the small auditorium second period Oc...

Fans and players show “RE2PECT” for Derek Jeter

Fans and players show “RE2PECT” for Derek Jeter

By Ethan Duwell, Elder HS, Cincinnati

October 6, 2014

Very rarely do today’s players in Major League Baseball stay with the same team for their whole career but to stay with the same organization for twenty years is unheard of. Derek Jeter is a special breed of player, one who only comes along once a generation. Hall of Fame players such as Gehrig, Ripken, DiMaggi...