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Nike and the NBA kowtow to Beijing

Nike and the NBA fail to show support for Hong Kong protesters in order to uphold their prestige in Chinese markets.

Graham Wood '20, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

While American media focuses its attention elsewhere, the protests in Hong Kong continue to rage as violence escalates. While the West and the United States should support the Hongkongers in their fight for democracy, American companies have sold out to China and have left behind American values for...

Zion Williamson tears his shoe, along with people’s interest in Nike

Luke Maye (32) gets the ball as Zion Williamson (1) falls after his foot cuts the bottom of his Nike shoe.

Holden Cohen '19

March 19, 2019

It was Feb. 20, 2019, when Duke and North Carolina faced off for their first matchup of the season. They have the strongest rivalry in college basketball and one of the most exciting in all of sports. The stakes of the game were high, with Duke bringing in one of their best teams containing the top thr...

Past protests prevent Kaepernick from progress

Past protests prevent Kaepernick from progress

September 18, 2018

By Zach Strober '19   When Nike announced that Kaepernick would be the face of their 30th anniversary “Just Do It” ad campaign, I was intrigued to see what it would entail and how people would react. The commercial that Nike aired to debut the campaign during the opening game of the ...

Westport’s retail stores need saving

Westport’s retail stores need saving

April 21, 2018

By Abby Fleming '20   As more and more retail stores in Westport close their doors, the once bustling downtown shopping scene begins to meet its end. Like many of the towns and cities of the world, Westport has fallen victim to an age of online shopping and unmotivated consumers. While online shopping has its advantages, nothing can beat the benefits of keeping Westport’s stores open. ...

Falling into new trends

Falling into new trends

Ivy Prince, Web A&E Editor

November 5, 2015

Last year the chokers made a comeback, and the white All Star converse as well as flannels were in. But with the new school year comes new trends. Fall trends ...

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