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“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 in which Michael Jordan secured his sixth and final championship with the Chicago Bulls. In addit...

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

Illustration credit: Loki Olin

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 signed the bill on television as a guest on “The Shop: Uninterrupted,” an HBO series produced by N...

Opinion: College Athletes Deserve to be Paid

Loki Olin, Features Editor

February 5, 2019

“No one is bigger than the game.” The age-old adage serves as a reminder of humility for aspiring basketball players around the world, and the saying holds true for most athletes. However, an exception has arisen in the form of Zion Williamson, Duke University’s superstar freshman and the 2019...

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