Category: 8itorials


Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

Chapel Hill cuts varsity football: an 8itorial

8itorials, Opinion

Chapel Hill High School cutting varsity football this week was a big story on the heels of comments made by UNC head coach Larry Fedora about an alleged “attack on football”. The connection between the two stories is obvious, but that doesn’t mean that WRAL’s Marilyn Payne didn’t do an excellent job in executing this… Read more »

One Last Time at Alumni Gym

8itorials, Articles

Well, that’s a wrap for Elon’s Alumni Gym. I just watched the final men’s basketball game that will ever be played in the facility; a facility where I spent many, many hours during my time as an Elon student from 2008-2012. This quaint little gym will hold a special spot in my heart forever. I… Read more »

Time To Give Debbie Her Due

8itorials

Out in the West Texas town of El Paso, I fell in love with a Gibsonville girl When she arrived the athletics were floundering She turned the department into a pearl….. As NC State’s football team prepares to face (and, likely, beat) Arizona State in the Sun Bowl, it might be a good time to… Read more »

Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers Need Consistency to to Ace Class

8itorials, Opinion

If the NFL was a classroom, it would be filled with C students. Through seven weeks, there are no undefeated teams, and there is only one team (Philadelphia) that has lost just one time. But all C-students aren’t built the same. There are those that are consistently mediocre, and then those that tantalize the teacher… Read more »

8 Gr8 Yom Kippur Movies

8itorials, Articles

L’shana Tova, y’all! Last week, my people celebrated one of our biggest holidays, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. Every year, we watch as the calendar turns from the month of Elul to the month of Tishrei. We do this while eating apples and honey, symbolizing the beginning of a “sweet new year.” It’s delicious…. Read more »