I could not sleep last night. It is hard to put into words the amount of grief, heartbreak, and anger I have felt due to the events surrounding the heinous murder of George Floyd. As a white male, I recognize my privilege and I detest the fact that our country is not equitable for all [...]
This is something I try to tell myself, regardless of the circumstances. It’s really hard. The past several weeks have been trying, not only for me, but for our world. With the Coronavirus hacking our everyday lives, hearing of thousands of lives being cut short and people panic buying. Schools, restaurants and bars - even [...]
1. Pack Men's Turn in Austin The N.C. State Men's Swimming and Diving team is competing at the 2019 NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas this week. The Pack has already earned some hardware in just two days of competition. Highlighted by the team of Andreas Vazaios, Coleman Stewart, Jacob Molacek, and Justin Ress earning silver [...]
1. A "Merger of Equals?" BB&T and SunTrust, two of the largest banks in the Southeast, announced a merger this week. The all stock merger, valued at $66 billion, has been touted as a "merger of equals" in a news release by BB&T. But is it really? According to Bill Chappell of NPR, the merger [...]
After putting a mediocre product on the field that went from 6-2 to 7-9 this season and missed the playoffs, the Carolina Panthers decided to not re-sign veteran linebacker Thomas Davis. The 14-year member of the Panthers, three-time Pro Bowler, and Walter Payton Man of the Year recipient was shown the door without as much [...]
1. Remarks on Our Country
I have sat tirelessly the past few weeks and watched the Brett Kavanaugh hearings regarding his nomination to the Supreme Court. Through this, I have found that the state of our nation is bleak.
1. Thoughts on a Concert Cancellation
Hurricane Florence wreaked havoc throughout North Carolina, from real damage to shifting around countless events. One such event that piqued my curiosity was Niall Horan’s concert at Coastal Credit Union Park at Walnut Creek on Monday. Horan announced via social media on September 14 that the show was being cancelled, which really came as no surprise. What is a bit surprising is the show was never rescheduled. In my experience, most shows that are affected by weather or whatnot are eventually rescheduled. This show? No reschedule whatsoever.