Photos by Kyle McCabe Pepperdine discontinued its football program in 1961, but that didn't stop the university's Law and Sports Administration programs from collaborating to bring a big name in the football world to campus — a big name who also happens to be an accomplished lawyer. DeMaurice "De" Smith, the Executive Director of the National Football League Player's … [Read more...] about NFLPA Director Speaks at Pepp Law
Photos by Kayla Lee "I feel like now more than ever [the American flag] represents fighting for what is right and fighting for the justice of other people," sophomore Peace Ikediuba said. Ikediuba was born in Nigeria, and her family moved to the United States when she was 3 to give her and her siblings a better education. For Ikediuba, the flag represents hope, but she … [Read more...] about Whose Broad Stripes and Bright Stars?
Graphic by Nate Barton Outside of the Super Bowl, I don't watch professional football, and I’m certainly not familiar with many players’ names. Recently, however, I’ve found it impossible to avoid one name in particular: Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the 49ers. After refusing to stand for the national anthem during a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on … [Read more...] about Separate the Controversy from the Catalyst