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A taxonomy of the collegiate sports fan

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ILLUSTRATION BY JUDEE ZABALA

Amidst screaming hordes of people, it’s easy to dismiss sports fans as just one big, loud, homogenous group. But take a closer look and you will see that there are just as many types of fans as there are sports and teams that they cheer for. Read on and find out which type of fan you are.

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

What does it take to be a fan?

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ILLUSTRATION BY NICOLL EARL BUSTAMANTE

What is a fan? Apart from being the shortened form of the word “fanatic,” it means a person who is enthusiastic or devoted to something.

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

She’s had enough of her abusive husband


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I am a 43-year-old housewife with five children and a husband who had a stroke last year. He physically abused our children over the years before his stroke, and now that he cannot punch them anymore, he has turned to verbally abusing us. He is good to his friends and his relatives, but to me and our children, he is our worst nightmare. Sometimes we wish he would just die. When my boys were little I would invite him to do family activities with us, but he always had an excuse and would even say he had better things to do. Now he seems to be making up for lost time and wants to be with his children, but they don’t want to be with him anymore.

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Headlines,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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