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Thursday
Jun232016

A Moral Compass

Last night the entire league descended upon the Las Vegas strip for the NHL Awards.  The event is not exactly the most popular, but it does signal the start of the off season circus.  After last off season, the NHL really needed a win.  They really needed to set the tone and show fans that last summer was an anomaly.  The league was less than awesome, but I don’t really put all the blame on them.  

The NHL is a business.  While you can’t operate in a bubble, the NHL and other businesses try their hardest to do so and often come off insensitive, out of touch, and focused only on the money.  In a capitalist economy, that’s what happens.  People can’t rely on a business to be the moral compass for America.  Humans must create the moral compass, humans possess compassion, sincerity, and the ability to know right and wrong.

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Friday
Jun102016

Heroes Never Really Die

What do you say about a man that's inspired hundreds, but more likely, thousands of kids, fans, and players over the course of 88 years? 

Can "thank you" to him and his family every really do justice? 

Living legend to legend.  Play maker to game changer. 

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Wednesday
Apr202016

Equality For Some

Our sport has a culture problem.  Actually that’s not true, our country has a culture problem.  We say we are all about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness but the Declaration of Independence was not written for diversity.  I am a white, American, cis woman; despite known disadvantages, I still have a leg up on so many people and I am part of the problem.  

 

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Saturday
Mar052016

A Suggestion

Zac Rinaldo, stop it.

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Thursday
Feb182016

Show Review: Laura Jane Grace and The Devouring Mothers

Taking a break from recording their new album, Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace has embarked on a solo-ish tour of the northeast, bringing along The Devouring Mothers: Against Me! drummer Atom Willard and a bassist, along with opening act Dave Dondero. I got the pleasure of seeing her play Wednesday night at Cambridge's Sinclair.

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