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Michael Phelps Set for a Huge Comeback in Rio

Michael Phelps Set for a Huge Comeback in Rio

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016 • 262 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The crowd erupted with energy as Michael Phelps began to close in on the Serbian star, Milorad Cavic, in the Beijing Aquatic Center. As the Olympians neared the wall, the tension in the aquatic center boiled over.  In a split second decision, Phelps took a short stroke into the wall just as Cavic finished...

Pollution Still a Concern for 2016 Olympics

Pollution Still a Concern for 2016 Olympics

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
April 28, 2015 • 229 views
Filed under News, Showcase

As the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro rapidly approaches, there are still many concerns about the pollution levels in the Guanabara Bay. All of the outdoor water sport events will be held there, and when Rio was chosen six years ago to host the 2016 Olympic Games, the Rio committee promised to...

“Unbroken” Review

“Unbroken” Review

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
February 13, 2015 • 573 views
Filed under Movies, TV, & Games, Showcase

Unbroken is an uplifting, family-friendly movie with an enthralling storyline and an even more inspiring message. Unbroken, which hit the theaters on Christmas day, had the potential to add to the holiday spirit for millions of families across America - and it did just that, becoming the third biggest...

Terrorism Threats in Sochi

Terrorism Threats in Sochi

Sam Dobrotka, Staff Writer
January 27, 2014 • 3,293 views
Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

The 2014 Winter Olympics are to be held in Sochi, a Russian city near the volatile Caucus region. On December 29 and 30, there were two suicide bombings in Volgograd, a Russian city 400 miles northeast of Sochi, killing over 40 people. These attacks raised fears of a terrorist attack on the Olympic Games themselves, as Islamic te...

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