I'm Going to Need Some Bruins to Stop Bitching Now
Finally saw the end of the USC/UCLA game to see what the hubbub was about. I noticed 2 things:
First, we were clearly going to take a knee and finish the game. However, then UCLA called time out. If you call time out, you’re asking to play and not just end the game. That’s fine, because UCLA could have done something intense and gotten some points to tie and go to overtime; however, if you’re asking to play, there’s a chance you might lose. That’s the risk you take in football, ESPECIALLY if you’re doing it when it’s OUR ball.
Secondly, it’s not cardinal and gold you saw half way across the field getting in people’s faces, nor is it cardinal and gold pushing referees down. Yes, we were getting really celebratory. But it’s a rivalry game. Please grow up, and deal with yourselves. Your players were upset that they had gotten scored on, and they came at us. Again, that’s football, but don’t accuse us of bad behavior.
Normally I don’t get heated about the games in a public setting, or when Bruins do their thing about football. But I just don’t get where the claims of tactless behavior came from. It just seems like sore losing on behalf of those crying out, and that’s just annoying.
ok, not really, but my friend Taylor is seeking money to get a powerpoint projector for her students. I know this difference this can make (exposing kids to media, being able to give notes and visual clues from it, etc). Any little bit helps. Help her out?
I’ll be honest, the article isn’t my main interest (though interesting); but the lead of the story is the beautiful and inspiring Tiffany Moore, who taught me how to teach this summer. She also taught me how to give a badass teacher-face while looking fierce as hell. Mad gratitude and congratulations to her— she has shaped and inspired the teacher I am trying to become, and countless others as well.
“Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities.”—