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Taking a Knee: CHS athletes and coaches reflect on recent national anthem protests

Taking a Knee: CHS athletes and coaches reflect on recent national anthem protests

Adam Spensley

November 3, 2017


Filed under Online Only, Top Story

During the past year, professional athletes have begun to protest and demonstrate their displeasure of the political changes being made during the national anthem played at the start of games. Originally, the protests and demonstrations started in the National Football League (NFL). Former San Franci...

Freedom of Seat. Right to protest always valid, even during the National Anthem

Freedom of Seat. Right to protest always valid, even during the National Anthem

Gabby Perelmuter, Reporter

October 13, 2016


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Print Columnists

Freedom of speech and self-expression are the fundamental principles upon which the U.S. was founded on. To say everyone must stand for the Pledge of Allegiance or the national anthem is hypocritical in accordance with the First Amendment of the Constitution. Colin Kaepernick, backup quarterback for the...

Please Stand. Protest not always appropriate in all situations

Please Stand. Protest not always appropriate in all situations

Misha Rekhter, Reporter

October 13, 2016


Filed under Top Story

Recently, it has become popular among athletes to silently protest during the national anthem. These athletes, such as 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, have been using the national anthem, which is played before sporting events, as a platform to speak out against racial injustices. In theory, this ...