The Roar

Taking the knee: A powerful platform or unpatriotic?

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

September 29, 2017

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...

Pepsi Problems

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

April 7, 2017

Pepsi has released a controversial commercial on Tuesday depicting a group of smiling and laughing protesters as they march. The ad featured model Kendall Jenner as she joined the movement, and later approached a police offic...

‘A Day Without a Woman’

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

March 8, 2017

On International Women’s Day, strikes were held across over 50 countries and 400 cities as women made their voices heard. The march was organized by Women’s March on Washington, a protest organization that organized what may have be...

Kaepernick protest sparks controversy

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

September 6, 2016

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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