A year in review: 2020-2021

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online June 7, 2021

First Day of School August 31, 2020 The absence of the Senior Raid into the Salkind Center gym on August 31, 2020, marked an untraditional start to the 2020-2021 school year, yet other ASM traditions...

COVID-19 and gender at the NCAA Tournament

Lochlain Steere, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

In 2020, for the first time in NCAA history, both the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were canceled due to the growing threat of COVID-19. Now a year later, the ongoing threat of the coronavirus...

“The Last Dance” shifts modern discussions of NBA greats

Loki Olin June 1, 2020

On April 19th, ESPN premiered The Last Dance, a ten-part documentary that has offered basketball fans worldwide consolation for the NBA’s suspended season. The documentary covers the 1997-98 NBA season...

Voices of benchwarmers at Urban

Wes Peters and Kyra Nagle, Sports Editor and Design Managing Editor + Editor of Arts & Culture January 20, 2020

Benchwarmer. It feels almost like a forbidden word. No one wants to admit that they are one. Benchwarmers practice every day, dress up on game days, and promote their games. Since the Winter season has...

Illustration credit: Loki Olin

California’s game-changing law allows payment of college athletes

Loki Olin, Editor-in-Chief, Print October 29, 2019

On Monday, Sep. 30, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB-206, a bill that will allow athletes at California colleges to profit off the commercial use of their names, images, and likenesses. Newsom...

The new Warriors stadium, Chase Center, under construction on September 21, 2018

San Francisco awaits the opening of new Warriors stadium

Wes Peters, Staff Writer May 18, 2019

On September 15, 2015, the owners of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors announced plans to build their dream arena, which will be situated in San Francisco, across the bay from their current home in Oakland,...

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