On Thursday, I had the privilege of attending ETHELS’s swing dance party. Because I was attending that night as a reporter and not just a dancer, I will attempt to be as impartial as possible—although I think ETHELS is one of the best clubs on campus (sorry, I had to […]
Author: Christian Lengkeek
Politics Should Get the Heck Out of Sports!: Over the past few years politics has become more present in sports.
Whether it was Colin Kaepernick or The Washington Redskins, political ideas have more and more begun to slip into sports. You can’t watch a game without noticing a colored flag or a small slogan representing a political cause or ideology. Sports teams have chosen to change their names, and many […]
I am about to write something that could be deemed offensive, so I just want you to be prepared. If I am going to be honest, I think women’s history month is unnecessary. I say this because I feel like it is a mockery of women. Why? The answer is […]
Mental Health in Professional Sports: Basketball player Ben Simmons has not played in about a year citing mental health.
Of late, mental health has become a hot button topic in sports due to recent revelations from players, with the most recent coming from 76ers star Ben Simmons. While some are shocked by this, I do not find it surprising. Sports are a high pressure environment. Think about what other […]
Over the past semester I have written multiple movie reviews for this paper, and I am sure you have often wondered, “Why the heck does he always write about those stupid old movies? What is he, some old person?” First, I must confess that, sadly, I am rather eldery before […]
Well, thus passes another super bowl. Super Bowl Sunday is officially finished with L.A. beating Cincinnati 23-20. To begin with, I hated it, but that is only because the Bengals lost, and a team from L.A. won. Nothing good, sports wise, comes out of Los Angeles. On second thought, maybe […]
The Freedom Convoy Takes Ottowa: Canadian truckers rally together outside of the Canadian Parliament to protest mask and vaccine mandates.
On Feb. 6th, Ottawa Mayor declared a state of emergency in the capital of Canada. Since the previous weekend, Ottawa’s streets have been jammed with tractor trailers, which is preventing people from entering and exiting the downtown area. They call themselves, “The Freedom Convoy.” Not only this, during the previous […]
So far during my short time at Eastern, the ISI Montaigne society has been my favorite club. According to Eastern’s club website, “The ISI Montaigne Society is a literary society focused on discussion and debate of events and ideas that shape Western culture.” This is a very accurate description of […]
The other night I watched the 1953 movie, “Shane.” “Shane” is a western set in—well, the same time that all the 1950s westerns are set in. The main character is a gunslinger named (hold your breath for it) Shane. The general plot centers around Shane’s attempts to leave his former […]
Chiefs Stun Bills in Overtime Thriller: The Chiefs won a dramatic game in overtime against the Bills to send them to the AFC.
The divisional round of the NFL playoffs was perhaps the most exciting round of divisional games in NFL history. Going into Sunday night’s Bills-Chiefs game, every game had been tied and ended on a game winning field goal with the visiting team winning by three points. I honestly don’t know […]