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Pass/fail: General education program to change, Super Bowl is why SA will take day off

By Shaz Sheikhali | January 30, 2014

PassThe general education program is finally getting a necessary face lift.The plan is to make gen. eds more relevant to students and their majors. This will make our time and money spent as students worth the while and financial burden.NIU is taking...

The Rant: Broncos need to quit horsing around

By Matt Hopkinson | March 26, 2012

The Denver Broncos took one step forward, and two awkward clumsy steps back this off-season. The step forward was without a doubt getting rid of a half-back masquerading as a quarterback Tim Tebow. The first step backward was signing Peyton Manning. While...

The rant: Manning is ruining his own career, Tebow’s as well

By Brian Thomas | March 25, 2012

I would like to half-heartedly congratulate Peyton Manning, who recently signed with the Denver Broncos and became their starting quarterback. By doing so, he managed to ruin two NFL careers at once. Not only did Manning manage to ruin his own career...

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2010 file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning (18) greets Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (15) at an NFL game, in Denver.  (AP Photo/Greg Trott) MANDATORY CREDIT MAGS OUT TV OUT

The Rant: Peyton Manning should have signed with the Niners

By Jimmy Johnson | March 19, 2012

Did Peyton Manning get too high in the Mile High City while visiting the Denver Broncos? After having several NFL team’s by the cajones throughout the NFL off-season, Manning finally made his decision Monday to join the Broncos, leaving the San Francisco...

The Rant: Colts need to dump Peyton Manning

By Dustin King | February 13, 2012

Now that the NFL season ended with the New York Giants and Eli Manning winning the Super Bowl, Eli's older brother, Peyton has a uncertain future.Should he stay or leave the Indianapolis Colts?If you're Colts owner Jim Irsay, the answer is let him go.We...

Rant: Peyton Manning doesn’t start first game of season

By Tony Osborne | September 8, 2011

Peyton Manning, the iron man of this decade, has finally succumbed to not starting the first game of the season for the first time in 208 games.This may come as a surprise to Colts fans, but don't be startled; this does happen!It's baffling to believe...

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