It’s Time for a New National Anthem

By: Tyler Chuck The recent National Anthem controversy has led me to the question of why we even play the anthem at sporting events in the first place.  The Washington Post has a fantastic story on the history of the National Anthem at sporting events.  In short, the article says that there isn’t a good…

A Night with Bill Walton

By Spencer Bowen As I settled in to watch Cal men’s basketball lose in frustrating fashion once again, I thought to myself: Hey, it’s a Bill Walton game. Why not keep track of how many times the well-documented crazy dude says ‘Conference of Champions’ in reference to the Pac-12 Conference? What began as an innocent…

One of the Boys? A Female Perspective on Being a Sports Fan

By: Rosemary Schandelmier It’s no coincidence that I grew up loving sports. My dad is a former Gonzaga basketball player and my mom is a Cal Alum who guided my family into becoming avid Cal fans. Throw in the fact that both my parents are Giants, Forty-Niners, and Warriors fans, it makes perfect sense that…