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Dixon and Smith reflect on passing of Kobe Bryant

February 5, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball juniors George Dixon and Mack Smith opened up on their thoughts, inspiration and what is to come after Kobe Bryant's death Jan. 26. Both players did not believe the initial...

The media should have more respect

January 30, 2020

This week the world stood still as NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven of their friends died in a helicopter crash.  Bryant wore the numbers 8 and 24 during his 20-season...

Kobe Bryant will forever be my hero

January 30, 2020

I don’t think I could ever find the right words to say in this week's column. Sunday afternoon I was on my way back from my hometown to campus when I received the news of Kobe Bryant's death. I pulled...

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