With the NWSL, NBA, and MLB all getting back to it, they're also a reminder of how far we have to go in our nation.
Even for Izzo, a player like Christie is scarce and in many ways, unparalleled. The 2021 commit is Chicago-bred, from Rolling Meadows, Illinois and stands as a five-star, No. 1 ranked shooting guard in the country.
With the landing of 2021’s No. 1 shooting guard Max Christie and National Gatorade Player of the Year Emoni Bates, the Spartan’s first commit for their potential 2021 dynasty may have slipped some people’s minds. Yikes.
If you can, go out for a post-quarantine meal once your favorite restaurant reopens. I promise it will give you that feeling of normalcy that has been missing since quarantine began.
The time for objectivity and neutrality is over in this case, because being a journalist also means being a voice and providing a platform for those who can’t speak, for the oppressed, for those who need their voices heard and their stories told. Being a journalist and person of color means all of that tenfold.
"All this excitement you feel is just as justified as the concerns and questions you have for returning to campus this fall as the pandemic continues on with no concrete solution."
As a low-income, African American student, life didn’t stop, and it definitely couldn’t be contained to the four walls of my home.
"It wasn’t like a flu or a cold where her symptoms would ease at certain times of the day. It was a constant feeling of defeat, pain and weakness and no matter what murmur she left me with, it always meant those feelings."