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Point-Counterpoint: Pyeongchang brings the heat despite critiques

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By Jordan Mondell | Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2018

If you don’t know what’s been happening during this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, you’re sorely missing out. That shirtless Tongan flag bearer you fell in love with during the Rio Games made an appearance, an Austrian snowboarder finished a race after literally breaking his neck and all-American swee...

Point-Counterpoint: Winter Olympics leaves fans iced out

(Illustration by Liam Mcfadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

What’s the biggest story from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics so far? It could be Adam Rippon’s spat with Vice President Mike Pence, or Pence and North Korean propaganda vice director Kim Yo Jong’s awkward non-interaction. Is the answer legendary snowboarder Shaun White’s third halfpipe Olympic gold win in dramatic fashion, or ...

Point-Counterpoint: Gorsuch upholds law, not ideology, in his rulings

Meghan Sunners | Visual Editor

By Christian Snyder | Columnist

April 3, 2017

Since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016, his seat on the Supreme Court has remained vacant. After the GOP-led Congress denied former President Barack Obama’s nominee for the seat — Merrick Garland — a confirmation hearing, Obama’s time to get a Democrat onto the Supreme Court ran out. ...

Point-Counterpoint: Gorsuch nomination would set unconstitutional precedent

Meghan Sunners | Visual Editor

By Nick Eustis | Columnist

April 3, 2017

Since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016, his seat on the Supreme Court has remained vacant. After the GOP-led Congress denied former President Barack Obama’s nominee for the seat — Merrick Garland — a confirmation hearing, Obama’s time to get a Democrat onto the Supreme Court ran out. ...

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