OSU Kicker Jake Russell Has Roommate Trouble

So, this happened. That’s kicker Jake Russell of the Ohio State Buckeyes. His bio says that he’s a freshman. When I first came to college, I was still extremely religious, having grown up in an almost exclusively Catholic environment. Meeting people with radically different worldviews was a shock. But it takes a special kind of [Read More...]

Rugby Film Highlights the Erosion of Women’s Rights in Iran

Women in Iran have it rough. This wasn’t always the case – at least, not the way it is today. Before the Islamic Revolution in 1979, most Iranian women didn’t wear veils. They were active in high levels of academia and government, so much so that even the conservative Revolution couldn’t completely erase their involvement. [Read More...]

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If Tim Tebow Were Muslim…

… would the country still love him? Would the still be the most popular athlete (according to an ESPN poll)? Would he still get away with putting messages on his uniform if they read “Insha’Allah”? Salon’s Marcus Cederstrom says the odds are against it: So I ask, what if Tim Tebow were Muslim? How would [Read More...]

If Religious Athletes Were Honest…

Or: “Things Tim Tebow will never say.” (via the New Yorker — Thanks to Janice for the link!) [Read more...]


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