The Roar

Taking the knee: A powerful platform or unpatriotic?

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Featured, State/Nation/World

President Donald Trump's remarks on Friday regarding NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem have sparked both outrage and support, as many more in the league have joined their colleagues in their form of peaceful prote...

Kaepernick protest sparks controversy

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

September 6, 2016

Filed under State/Nation/World

NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been making the news lately, but not because of his football skills. In protest of the ‘oppression of black people and people of color’, he has refused to stand up during the playing of...

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