Articles by: Tyler Giampa

New Coach, New Team: Men’s Lacrosse

March 18, 2014 12:00 pm9 comments
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After a tumultuous and unpredictable first off-season, the Arcadia Knight’s Lacrosse team enters its second season of existence with a new coach at the helm. Jim Stagnitta stepped in as new head coach of the lacrosse program on September 27th this past fall.  Stagnitta brings in nearly thirty years of […]

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Michael Sam and the Barriers of Human Ignorance: I’m not a homophobe, but…

March 1, 2014 5:00 pm636 comments
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Let me set the scene for you.  You’re a big time NFL player playing on a 53-man roster of equals.  You’re in the shower with all your teammates, but then, in walks the gay teammate.  What would you do? This is the scenario that will play out the moment Michael […]

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Michael Sam: NFL’s First Openly Gay Player

February 21, 2014 5:00 pm7,649 comments
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  Michael Sam, a senior at the University of Missouri, has declared for the 2014 NFL Draft.  As a 6’2″, 256 lb., All-American defensive end, Sam also received a Co-Defensive Player of the Year award in the SEC which is by far the best conference in college football.  However, this […]

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The Super Bowl, Spectacle or Sport?

February 15, 2014 12:00 pm308 comments
Photo by: Anthony Quintano

A television record 111.5 million people watched the Seattle Seahawks stomp the Broncos in Super Bowl 48, 43-8. It was tied for the third largest margin of victory in Super Bowl history, yet still more than one-third of the US population sat down and watched this game. Now why is this? […]

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LGBT Rights: a Global Issue

November 13, 2013 11:50 am2 comments

In the United States, the battle for equal rights of LGBT Americans has mobilized into a strong movement across the entire country. Although still an ungodly struggle, the U.S. has taken major steps forward in the equal rights initiative. Fourteen states and Washington D.C. have legalized same-sex marriage.  Most recently, […]

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Fall Sport Preview: Men’s Soccer

September 24, 2013 11:52 am0 comments

After starting the season 3-5, the Arcadia Knights look to push forward and rekindle last season’s success of making it to the playoffs. I sat down with Rob Nydick, who is entering his fifth year as head coach to talk about what this season has to offer. First and foremost, […]

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Fall Sports Preview: Women’s Soccer

11:52 am1 comment

Currently sitting with a record of 6-1, the Knights have started off the season at a tremendous pace. I sat down with 11th year head coach Rick Brownell to discuss the season expectations and what the future holds for his team. He began, “Historically I’m a pretty defensive coach, but […]

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