The Rubicon

Brain damage from football calls for the sport to be benched

Football causes significant brain damage, and SPA should not let its students play on a school team.

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

January 11, 2019

There is no denying that concussions are an inevitable part of football. Unfortunately, they are as much a staple of the game as fans cheering on the sidelines.

[BOOK REVIEW] Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

[BOOK REVIEW] Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

Breandan Gibbons, The Rubicon TV: Executive Producer

May 3, 2018

In his book, Things That Make White People Uncomfortable, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett challenges fears and tries to start a conversation for change.

NFL fails to turn pink into green for breast cancer funding

THE NFL spends million of dollars to advertise breast cancer awareness, rather than spending the money to find a solution.

Lucas Johnson, Sports Editor

November 5, 2015

The NFL spends millions of dollars on breast cancer awareness but should they be putting their money towards research?

Protesters march against the Washington D.C. NFL team name

Clyde Bellecourt, a leader of the American Indian Movement and member of the Ojibwe, led the protests at the U of M.

Breandan Gibbons, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

At 8:00, in 39 degree temperature, on Sunday, Nov. 2, 4,500 people gathered in front of TCF Back Stadium for the largest protest of the Washington football team’s name, "Redskins" to date. The protest and preceding march were lead by government officials and First Nations leaders, as well as other public figures.