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The Media Culture Of Basketball

In today’s generation the way advertising and media is presented to us become a viable factor in how we interpret the conveyed messages they offer consumers. Advertising companies do wonders with brands to mimic styles and culture so that individuals … Continue reading

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Stuck in the Stands

To this day, I have yet to play actually ice-hockey. The closest I have ever came to professional ice-hockey is going to the ice-skating rink with my 7 year old cousin. Although a much softer form of the sport, it … Continue reading

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Emotional Escapades With B-Ball

I  want to be able to uncover the phenomenon that occurs when people watch a sports game. Watching sports always tends to bring people together and join them to be a part of the same cause while ignoring all other … Continue reading

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Softball Through A New Lens

As I have explained in previous blogs, I have played softball nearly my entire life and I am grateful for the opportunity I have to play softball at the collegiate level here at UCSD. As an athlete, I am always … Continue reading

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SOCIETY KILLED THE SPORT

Looking at this gif, you wonder what led up to this girl’s transformation. Without any text to guide the viewer, this gif can stand by many commercial ads and do justice. However, this is not your typical ad about cosmetics … Continue reading

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Why Not Play Rugby?

Here in America rugby has some perceived stereotypes about its athletes despite the sports relatively low popularity. Growing up, I frequently heard people say that rugby players are tougher than football players because they don’t wear pads yet subject their … Continue reading

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Ocean Minded

How goes it everyone! My name is Chris and I am a transfer student from San Luis Obispo studying communications. I was born and raised in the Monterey Bay and moved to San Luis Obispo to attend Cuesta College and … Continue reading

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Two Worlds, One Cup

I am a third year ERC student majoring in communication and minoring in digital video and film production. As most kids, I played multiple sports including basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball, judo and track. It was around the age of 10, … Continue reading

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Stilettos vs. Sports

Hi Everyone! I am a senior double major in Communications and Sociology.  Beyond school, I am the captain of the UCSD Club Field Hockey Team and a member of Delta Gamma.  My life can be pretty accurately summed up by … Continue reading

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Life of a PreMed Communications Major

Dating back to my first semester in community college I knew I had the desire to go Pre-Med and my desire was always to work with athletes. My goals and aspirations all lead to the fact that I one day … Continue reading

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