The Eagle Eye

It’s Not the Same When Money’s in the Game

Betting is morally wrong on such a large scale, it should be illegal.

Elias Kotsis, Managing Editor

March 5, 2013

Billions of dollars were recently bet on arguably the most thrilling sports event of the year: the Super Bowl. Perhaps due to its popularity, the criminality of gambling on sports is overlooked in our country. Why? Perhaps it is not as threatening or dangerous as other crimes. Maybe it happens so often...

Postal Service Plans

Postal Service Logo

Ian Warren, Staff Writer

February 12, 2013

In the past few years the Postal Service has been losing tremendous amounts of money. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is a longstanding service that has been provided by the government for more than 40 years. The USPS has lost $15.6 billion, and could be losing as much as $21 billion a year in...

Democracy in Crisis

The Capitol's capitol

Spencer Mullen, Staff Writer

October 26, 2012

       The 2012 presidential election is only a few weeks away. Democratic nominee and incumbent President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney are neck and neck, and it seems that whoever wins will win by a small margin. However, enthusiasm for the presidential election in our country...

Forgoing the Present for the Future?

Editorial

October 25, 2012

The optometrist returns after an examination and breaks the news. “You are too farsighted,” he says “though you have no problem seeing distant objects, the things that are near appear blurred.” He proceeds to write a prescription for glasses that should correct your vision. Perhaps this prescription...

The Game’s Not Over Until it’s Over

coaches arguing

Ian Warren, Staff Writer

October 21, 2012

A football game only lasts 60 minutes, so why not play until the final whistle? Research shows that of those 60 minutes, the ball is actually in play for only 12 minutes and 8 seconds. Why not play those last 5 seconds if the game is within one’s possession?  This is exactly what Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

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