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Olympians, Mercerians: One and the same

Olympians, Mercerians: One and the same

Bryson Jones

August 15, 2012

Every four years, the entire world comes together as one for the largest sporting event in the world, the Olympics. The world watches in anticipation, hoping their home country’s athletes can bring home the coveted gold medal. With the Olympic Games being such a large competition, many athletes in the d...

U.S. Women's Soccer: Gold and a bust

U.S. Women's Soccer: Gold and a bust

Cecilia Villagomez

August 15, 2012

I became enamored with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) when they won over the hearts of many during a miraculous win over Brazil in the 2011 Women’s World Cup. Unfortunately the USWNT lost in the finals against Japan in penalty kicks. Despite the loss, the USWNT was greeted with a warm...

Olympics close with a Spice-y tribute to British music

Bryson Jones

August 15, 2012

Great Britain definitely did the entire world a huge favor by topping their confusing and outright weird opening ceremony performance with a more than entertaining closing ceremony. The night was filled with fireworks, strobe lights and—most importantly—a vast array of music. The organizers of the...

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