The Lion's Roar

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James dribbles the ball during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings on Friday, April 30, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

What was the point, LeBron?

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

In this time in our country when everyone is divided in some way or reason, the most renowned athlete in American sports has caused an even greater divide. LeBron James had previously tweeted “You’re...

Johannes “Joey” Verhaegh, a graduate assistant for Multicultural and International Student Affairs and a former member of the Lions football team, left, speaks with Richard Davis Jr., president of the Student Government Association, right. From their position in the public, athletes can find their voices bringing attention to political topics.

Athletes influence the public

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor April 9, 2019

From Colin Kaepernick, a former National Football League player, to Lindsey Vonn, a World Cup alpine ski racer, professional athletes can find their positions in the public lead to discussions about their...

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