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Sports gambling column: Week Six

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

One week. One. That’s the amount of time until my Bovada account is unlocked so I can once again gamble on things that I have zero control of. Isn’t gambling fun?! Well, it wasn’t for me on Sunday, as both of the teams that I bet on...

Sports gambling column: Week Five

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

You know when you’re about to quit a job, and you have to submit a two weeks notice? Consider this to be my two weeks notice of starting to gamble again. My Bovada account will be unlocked on Oct. 22, which means I can start placing bet...

Sports gambling column: Week Four

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

For once, some things went right for me gambling-wise over the weekend. Maybe it’s because Bovada actually did deactivate my account when I asked them to. Maybe it’s because God or whatever higher power there is (or lack thereof) is t...

Sports gambling column: Week Three

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Well, well, well. Here we are again. At this point, I’m probably a degenerate gambler, because I bet another $40 in the wee hours of Friday night. I took the Bengals to win the AFC North, at +215 odds, and the Chiefs to win the AFC West...

Sports gambling column: Week Two

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Over the weekend, I had the single most unexpected gambling loss of my gambling career. Of course, I’ve only officially made three bets, so that isn’t saying much. Anyway, remember how I almost bet on the Maryland money line to beat T...

Sports gambling column: Week One

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Hello all, and welcome to the first week of my sports gambling column. Here, I’ll be posting updates as often as I can about bets I’ve made, and ones I wish I had, with plenty of near misses and frustration in between. Without further...

Technical difficulty causes panic

J.T. Sparks, Co-Editor-in-Chief

July 5, 2018

Filed under Columns

J.T. Sparks recited his lines like a machine. They were written on a crumpled-up sheet of notebook paper he had just tucked into his pocket for the last time - there was no use for it anymore. Besides, he had known his lines like the...

Introspective senior questions the meaning of life

Claire Schaffer

May 23, 2018

Filed under Columns

What is life? Rather, what is the meaning of life? For centuries, scientists have failed to give us an answer that isn’t numerical. But look no further, for I may have uncovered the truth. Some of you may have heard these the...

I’m not your tutor

Veronica Mieres

May 22, 2018

Filed under Columns

“Oh, you’re fluent? Can you help me with my Spanish homework?” The dreaded question. I hear it almost daily. “Sure!” I say with a smile, even though my day just got 10 times worse. Helping people with t...

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