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Point Counterpoint: Kaepernick

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2019

Some of the most critical moments in history occurred in 2016: a year in which gun violence and brutality was prominent worldwide - especially in America. In that year, one thousand ninety-one African American lives were taken from them by the hands of corrupt police officers that assumed the wor...

Point/Counterpoint: Kneeling for National Anthem

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018

Imagine standing in your driveway, being forcefully interrogated by armed officers. You reach for your cell phone, unclear of the situation and desperately attempting to reach out to someone for help. The police feel threatened and unaware that you are unarmed, they decide to shoot; five times to be exac...

The national anthem protest: he has the right, let him protest

Mug shot of staff reporter Kylie Vacala.

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2016

Being the whitest of all white girls, I have no right to talk about black oppression- but let me tell you, it's there, and it’s  recently been brought back to the public’s attention. Our nation has been in uproar as our patriotic routine for the national anthem has been “dishonored” by one NF...

National Anthem Protest- Pitiful last ditch effort at publicity

Sports Editor Zach Klein

Zach Klein, Sports Editor

September 29, 2016

Let’s get this out of the way. No, I am not racist. No, I am not trying to “suppress” Colin Kaepernick’s First Amendment rights. Yes, it is his right to protest, but no, this is not the right way to go about it. This is just downright degrading to both himself, his ego, and America. It...

Land of the free

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneels during the National Anthem before their game against the Los Angeles Rams for their NFL game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

Tucker Marmie, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016

No one thought a backup NFL quarterback could spark a nationwide controversy and then lead the NFL in jersey sales. Well, 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick proved everyone wrong. Kaepernick decided to protest the National Anthem abruptly one preseason game VS the Green Bay Packers. The Star Spangled Banne...

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Colin Kaepernick