The Final Match-Up is Set: Who is Winning Super Bowl LIV?

Written by Darcy Waskiewics, Sports Editor

After freezing games and wild card chaos, the final match-up set for the 54th Super Bowl. Now that the playoffs are over and the final game is in a couple of weeks, it is time to take a look back at the 2019-2020 National Football League season. Some teams soared, and others decided that they will try again next year. A six-seed team defeated both a one- and a two-seed team in the playoffs, and five teams have already fired their head coaches. 

The Baltimore Ravens finished the 2019-2020 season with a record of 14-2, a league-leading and franchise-best record. The team, led by young quarterback Lamar Jackson, was expected to make it far in the playoffs. Another team fans expected to succeed was the New England Patriots. Finishing the season with a record of 12-4, the reigning Super Bowl champions have dominated the playoffs in recent years. 

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Kavanaugh Hearings Highlight False Antithesis

By: Cameron Lugo, Contributor

Capitol Hill has been buzzing with controversy over Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings and appointment to the Supreme Court. But this struggle was not kindled by virtuous concern regarding the nominee’s suitability for the Court. Rather, Kavanaugh’s confirmation exposes Americans’ unbending ideologies — totalitarian worldviews that dictate truth and falsehood, fact and fiction.

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Paladin Cross Country Continues Run of Excellence

By: Greg Peterson, Staff Writer

It seems the only thing that can deter the Furman men’s and women’s cross country team is Hurricane Florence. No, really. Both the men’s and women’s teams have won their respective season openers this year and Southern Conference (SoCon) championships for the past five seasons.

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Furman Fumbles Hurricane Florence Cancellations

By: Payton Isner, Contributor

“Furman has learned from its mistakes,” administration told faculty, staff and students last year after Hurricane Irma swept through the Upstate. The storm brought devastating winds and rain that took down trees across campus throughout the morning as students navigated the debris and tropical-storm-force winds to get to class. Only well into the evening did Furman eventually reverse its decision and decide to cancel all classes and activities.

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