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Unique Ownership Model Works for Green Bay Packers

As the whistle blew last Sunday in Chicago, the Green Bay Packers proved that their preseason hype wasn’t undeserved. With highlight-reel performances from players like Aaron Rodgers and B.J. Raji, the Packers were unstoppable. Every analyst in the sporting world recognized that. However, very few understood the true strength of[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments Sports

Do the Math to Find Beauty

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, right? Well, according to the Discovery Channel documentary “The Science of Sex Appeal,” it’s not. Science has found a few universal “sexy” qualities that are guaranteed to pique the interest of any person, regardless of time, culture or circumstance. For those of[Read More…]

by January 27, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Eisenberg: DADT Repeal One Step Toward a Promising LGBTQ Future

In a historic victory for the LGBTQ community, the U.S. Senate finally reversed “don’t ask, don’t tell,” the 18-year-old policy barring openly gay individuals from serving in the military, in a dramatic 65-31 vote on Dec. 18, 2010. The bill was remarkable for several reasons beyond the huge implications for[Read More…]

by January 27, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Dulik: A State of the Union Appraisal

First thought after Tuesday’s State of the Union address: Boy, can the president deliver a speech. If anyone needs a reminder that our commander in chief won his job on the basis of his superb communication skills, this speech was just that. He, or more appropriately his speechwriters, crafted an[Read More…]

by January 27, 2011 0 comments The Guide

THE BIG PICTURE: Postgame Critics Take the Easy Way Out

Perhaps later than most people under the age of 50, I’ve finally discovered the wonderful world of podcasts. My program of choice: “The Tony Kornheiser Show,” featuring the familiar voice from ESPN’s “Pardon The Interruption.” The experience of listening to a sports/news show that was recorded days earlier is a[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments Sports

Parity, Defense Rule

As a new year of playoff football unfolds in the NFL, the microscope is placed on the performance of the quarterback of each of the remaining teams. ESPN has dubbed 2011 “The Year of the Quarterback,” and there are four very impressive quarterbacks still alive this postseason. However, as the[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments Sports

TRIPATHI: Juxtaposing Two Related Yet Distant Cousins in the Airline Industry

Divided by a common language. Separated by a mere pond. Other than the strange eccentricities displayed on both sides, it appears the United Kingdom and the United States are quite similar. Stark differences, however, exist. To start the new term with a healthy dose of American pride, I want to[Read More…]

by January 18, 2011 0 comments Opinion

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the R&B Sample

People love labels that break from the past: the New Deal, the New South, the next big thing, post-rock, post-modernism, post-everything. And music critics — myself included — are maybe the worst when it comes to the compulsive need to categorize the new and minute variations in their subjects, like[Read More…]

by January 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the R&B Sample

People love labels that break from the past: the New Deal, the New South, the next big thing, post-rock, post-modernism, post-everything. And music critics — myself included — are maybe the worst when it comes to the compulsive need to categorize the new and minute variations in their subjects, like[Read More…]

by January 13, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Complex Changes Mark GOP Win

Even with races still left to be decided, last Tuesday’s elections are already being considered to be of great historical significance. I agree. Yes, these elections mark the largest gain of House seats for a party in decades and a drastic change in the balance of power in Washington. Yes,[Read More…]

by November 18, 2010 0 comments The Guide