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The writer performs an ina bauer at a Christmas show in her home state of Colorado.

Mission Impossible: Skating in September

Amelie Van Hess, Assignment Editor April 5, 2024

I chose to upend my entire life as I knew it the day I flew into Madrid to attend school abroad for four years. Everything was new to me: the city, the country, the school, the people. However, there was...

Real Madrid basketball star Mario Hezonja during a January game at WiZink Center in Madrid

NBA Fan Gets First Taste of Spain’s Pro-Basketball

Noah Weber, Contributing Writer March 22, 2024

In a city that is known for its rich culture and intense love for football, there is a different sport that is captivating audiences: Real Madrid Basketball. For Americans like myself, who are used to...

Personal Essay: Dealing With Sexism as a Female Sports Fan

Personal Essay: Dealing With Sexism as a Female Sports Fan

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2024

When Borussia Dortmund drew Chelsea FC for the next round of Champions League matches, I knew that I could not miss either match. As my friends and I got ready to go to Teatro Barcelo for the night, I...

Opinion: Formula One Rookie Stuns in Debut

Opinion: Formula One Rookie Stuns in Debut

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2024

During the second race of the 2024 Formula 1 season, Scuderia Ferrari made the shocking announcement that Carlos Sainz had appendicitis and would not be able to race in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. 18-year-old...

Jerseys for the Spains national womens soccer team are sold at the flagship store for the team sponsors Adidas. But they arent as ubiquitous as jerseys for the mens sport.

Soccer Fans Divided Over 3-Year Ban for Rubiales

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2023

Sports fans find themselves divided on FIFA’s decision regarding Luis Rubiales’ three year ban for harassing female players during the Women’s World Cup final celebrations in August of 2023. “There’s...

A knock-off jersey the author bought in the metro before her first Real Madrid match.

A Real Madrid Match Through the Eyes of Soccer Novices

Delaney Garvey, Contributing Writer November 23, 2023

Bernabeu Stadium is swarming with thousands of energetic fans getting ready to watch the team they have been rooting for their entire lives. But among these veterans, I led a group of my American friends...

Stores stock workout fashions like this, but U.S. students are surprised not to find these styles on the street. SLUs fitness fans have learned to carry their workout clothes to the gym.

Why Students Carry Their Yoga Pants in a Gym Bag

Sally Buck, Contributing Writer November 9, 2023

Each night before bed, Alexanne O’Dell neatly lays out her leggings and top and gently places her socks by her sneakers. By the time she has fully shrugged off her sleep, she will already be...

Fans cheer at a match between Real Madrid and Madrid rival Athletico at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid.

Snapshots of… Santiago Bernabeu

Abby Langton, Editor November 5, 2023

Exiting the Santiago Bernabéu metro station on the night of a match can present great difficulties for fans going to the stadium. As hundreds of supporters exit the station together, many find themselves...

Members of the SLU Madrid soccer club pose for a portrait at the start of the 2023 season.

SLU Sports Clubs Welcome All Skill Levels

Tristan Kirkland, Contributing Writer November 2, 2023

SLU Madrid's basketball club is back in session at a new indoor court in Madrid's Tetuan neighborhood. The club is open to everyone, SLU students or not, and provides an hour to play three-on-three basketball. The...

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