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Bond instructs how to survive hallway walks

Bond instructs how to survive hallway walks

By Ben Schick

June 3, 2013

You’re sitting in class.  Maybe you’re really interested in the subject that the teacher is talking about.  Maybe you’re sitting in a class that happens to be the subject that you want to major in once you get to college.  Chances are, however, that it isn’t.  And chances are that, like m...

Big Train offers a way to swing into local baseball

By Ben Schick, Senior Writer

April 26, 2013

It is the bottom of the ninth inning.  There are two outs, the bases are loaded, and the home team is down by three runs.  As the batter takes his place in the batter’s box, the pitcher wipes a thin layer of sweat from his forehead.  The pitcher winds up, delivers the pitch and… The suspense o...

‘Observer’ bros make 2012-13 NBA picks

By Ben Fox, Guransh Singh, Ben Schick, and Spenser Easterbrook

December 3, 2012

NBA basketball has returned a little more than a year after the highly publicized lockout that shortened the 2011-2012 season, and fans are getting ready for a full year of professional hoops. The Observer experts share their picks for some of NBA’s most coveted awards and titles. Most Valuable Pla...

Campaigns focus on issues

Campaigns focus on issues

By Ben Schick, Online Sports Editor

November 8, 2012

Four years ago, the nation was suffering from economic downturn.  It gave birth to one of the worst economic crises the country has seen since the Great Depression.  The American public was sick of never-ending spending and a never-ending war, and the people were not happy with the paychecks they were...

Lebron should not be MVP

Lebron should not be MVP

By Ben Schick, Online Sports Editor

May 24, 2012

Another NBA regular season has come and gone.  The 62-game season seemed to fly by faster than most seasons.  As always, awards were given to the most elite players and coaches in the league Saturday, May 12.  Once again, Lebron James of the Miami Heat was awarded with the most coveted title of them...

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