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The Astros Need to Pay For What They’ve Done

The Astros Need to Pay For What They’ve Done

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

February 23, 2020

The Houston Astros have been involved in arguably the biggest cheating scandal in baseball history. It was found that in 2017, the year the Astros won the World Series, they were illegally stealing signs with the use of electronics and trash cans as part of an elaborate scheme to give their hitters a...

King Krule’s “Man Alive!” Perfectly Summarizes Heartbreak

King Krule’s “Man Alive!” Perfectly Summarizes Heartbreak

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2020

Writing an album about heartbreak is a hard thing to do. It can often sound in-genuine and bitter. Writing a whole work about the wrong another person has done to you is an intrusion. These albums can only work if you put your whole heart and soul into it and leave nothing unturned. You have to lean...

The Klaw Is Coming for the Throne

The Klaw Is Coming for the Throne

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

February 18, 2020

Kawhi Leonard is a cyborg from the future and he's out to prove to everyone that he is the best basketball player in the NBA. Leonard is coming for the throne that Lebron James has sat on for the last decade. On the court, he is a ruthless player that doesn’t show any emotion when he is destroying...

I Am Strong

I Am Strong

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

February 18, 2020

Wall One Maybe I’m not good enough. Maybe I'm incapable of love. Maybe I don't have the capacity to love like everyone else. Ever since I was a kid, my outlook on love has been in shambles. From a very young age, I've built wall after wall that can't seem to be torn down.  Growing up, I liv...

My Fight With Confidence

My Fight With Confidence

Amber Perez, Impact Staff

February 16, 2020

It all started in middle school, a normal age for teenagers to have feelings about themselves. I would look at the lives of my classmates and wonder why I couldn't have a life like them. I would watch my mother put on her makeup every morning and think to myself “I can’t wait to do that.” So...

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” Stays True to Its Title

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” Stays True to Its Title

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2020

Tame Impala has always been a tricky thing for me. Sometimes I'll absolutely fall into their soundscapes, and there are other times where I find Kevin Parker's voice grating to my ears. I'll be the first to admit, I got into this one-man band late in the game, only listening to them after I had heard...

10 Ways to Enjoy Your Valentine’s Day

10 Ways to Enjoy Your Valentine’s Day

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor

February 13, 2020

Who ever said that Valentine’s Day was solely a couple’s holiday?

Chuck Clark: The True Catalyst for the Baltimore Ravens Defense

Chuck Clark: The True Catalyst for the Baltimore Ravens Defense

Andrew Kim, Impact Staff

February 11, 2020

The Baltimore Ravens lock up a key piece in their defense, as Chuck Clark signs a three-year extension worth $15.3 million ($10 million guaranteed). The 24-year-old defensive back was on the third year of his rookie deal before he signed his extension earlier this week. He had 68 total tackles in...

The Downward Spiral of Antonio Brown

The Downward Spiral of Antonio Brown

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

February 4, 2020

Antonio Brown was one of the most prolific wide receivers in this era of football. After getting drafted in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL draft, Brown worked hard to prove to everyone that he was the best wide receiver from his draft class. Each and every year, Brown improved statistically. He reco...

NFL Draft: Jalen Hurts is more Taysom Hill than Lamar Jackson

NFL Draft: Jalen Hurts is more Taysom Hill than Lamar Jackson

Andrew Kim, Impact Staff

February 4, 2020

With a poor performance at the Senior Bowl, Jalen Hurts needs to show out as a passer at the NFL Scouting Combine coming up in a few weeks. The former Alabama and Oklahoma senior quarterback was invited to the Senior Bowl a few weeks ago (late January) and even though he had glowing reviews about hi...

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