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Profiting off of trending controversy keeps Nike winning

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Nike can be commended for having their fingers on the pulse of today's trends by following what's hot and in right now. What’s more intriguing is that the apparel empire is taking risks by sponsoring world-renowned professional athletes who are involved in current and controversial social issues. When Colin Kaepernick w...

Kaepernick and Nike: Are the responses unclear motivation or an act of social justice?

Crick Fulenchek, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

Colin Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure in the political scene lately. Have his actions motivated compelling conversation or just unrest? Many have taken to choosing sides in the wake of Colin Kaepernick’s well-publicized display of self-described disapproval of racial injustice. This was seen during the singing...

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

November 9, 2016

Since the dawn of time, or just the dawn of athletics, women have been patronized for having any association...

Does an athlete’s footwear give insight into their play?

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

For players serious about the sport, soccer cleats are a must. Like most products, soccer cleats come in a variety brands, colors and styles to suit everyone’s personality. Some, like Dominic Eslamian, a freshman forward/midfielder and member of CRC’s men’s soccer team, believes the type of cleats you wear says a lo...

A condom by any other name would work the same

Jonathan Rich, Connection Staff

October 31, 2012

I’m all for name brand shopping let’s be honest most of us are, little Susie would rather buy that $300 coach purse that has a whole bunch of C patterns on it over a purse that does the exactly the same for under four dollars  from Wal-Mart  because it’s a popular name brand or little Johnny  pays $180 for Jordan shoes...

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