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Director of Disabled Students David Sanfilippo retiring after 40 years

Director of Disabled Students David Sanfilippo retiring after 40 years

Medina Kabir, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Today

David Sanfilippo started working with disabled students when he was 16 years old. In his job as a teacher’s aide at his high school, he helped his differently-abled peers tie their shoes and feed themse...

How the Philadelphia survived the Super Bowl and saved the NFL

How the Philadelphia survived the Super Bowl and saved the NFL

February 7, 2018

Going into Super Bowl LII, the Philadelphia Eagles were considered underdogs against the New England Patriots. In fact, Philadelphia was expected to lose every one of its postseason games. However, the ...

NFL shows its one after President’s remarks

NFL shows its one after President’s remarks

September 26, 2017

Some Americans say that sports and politics should never mix, but history suggests the two have always had a close relationship. In 1992, NBA player Craig Hodges urged former President George H. W. Bush...

From Ray Rice to deflategate, the NFL season has gone through the wringer

From Ray Rice to deflategate, the NFL season has gone through the wringer

February 3, 2015

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell is probably relieved that this football season is finally over. The 2014-2015 season has had more ups then downs facing controversy after controversy. The...

Make ‘em all count: Seahawks going for repeat

Oscar Terrones, Sports Editor

January 29, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Sports

“Building through the draft.” It’s an old cliché most that newly hired General Managers use during their introductory press conference. It is a vague but satisfying explanation of how they expect to build the roster in the coming years. Some follow through, and others know it works as good lip service. With only a few exceptions, no two teams are as committed or skilled at identifying undervalued talent through...