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Nation’s League a waste

Soccer expert Chris Lierly breaks down Klopp’s view on the controversial Nation’s League. Summer 2018 saw France stand victorious with the World Cup trophy after beating Croatia in the final game. But the French were not the only team proud of their performance in Russia. South Korea and Mexico beat Germany, England reached the semi-finals […]

Questioning Roe v. Wade has enthralled the Republican constituency in the past few decades. courtesy Flickr

Democratic Party needs reformation, relevance

Though the Republican Party has faced fire for its lack of morality, the Democratic Party needs to change its strategy to succeed. The GOP is dead. The Republican party has left fiscal, judicial and moral conservatism behind for deficit-expanding tax cuts, partisan enforcement of the law and a president with no moral grounding on any […]

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Ronaldo accused of rape

Soccer journalist Chris Lierly details the latest allegations against the Juventus player. There were major developments in both the Premier League and the Champion’s League last week. United’s board of directors backed Mourinho, Bayern and Real Madrid are struggling, and Liverpool stumbled running the gauntlet. But one story should take precedence over these: on Wednesday […]

Court packing hampers progressive decisions

The nine-justice system accelerates decison making within the judicial branch and has been responsible for many landmark cases. Due to the absolute madness that the Kavanaugh confirmation has become, the Supreme Court has reentered the forefront of the American political debate. Setting aside the drama of the past week and a half, the current SCOTUS […]

Lowering refugee cap symptom of xenophobia

Reducing the number of refugees permitted into the U.S. furthers the Trump administration’s desire to isolate the nation. Last Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States would only accept 30,000 refugees into the country this year. It was a disheartening but in no way a shocking announcement. That is down from […]

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Conference-by-conference college football preview

Soccer journalists Chris Lierly and Andrew Noland join real football journalist Lindsey Prather to make their predictions three games into the season. SEC: Andrew: *Cue the slow clap* The SEC managed to make it out of the second-weakest overall non-conference schedule mostly intact; even Missouri has narrowly emerged undefeated with a terrible game against Purdue. […]