Monthly Archives: February 2018

Tri-Dual Senior Night for The HLGU Trojans

On Tuesday, January 30th, Hannibal-LaGrange University Wrestling Team hosted its senior night and their last home dual of the season. The tri-dual was between the HLGU Trojans, Calument College of St. Joseph, and Graceland University. The dual between Calument ended with a 36-6 win for the Trojans followed by a loss to Graceland with the score […]

Winter Olympics Begin

The Winter Olympics began this Friday in South Korea. The games will be running through February 25. The Olympics began with a ceremony befitting of the best athletes in the world. Aside from the typical spectacle of the opening ceremony, the themes of the program were of harmony, convergence, passion, and peace. In honor of […]

NFL: Top 3 Stories to Follow this Offseason

Story #1 – Kirk Cousins Kirk Cousins. The 29 year old quarterback out of Michigan State seemingly looked forward to resigning with the Washington Redskins. He had been franchise tagged by the team in his previous two seasons but felt confident in getting a deal done this year. The team then traded for Alex Smith. Now […]

Sexual Assault in Basketball

One of the most recent claims of sexual assault in the sport of basketball comes from Georgia Tech. The allegations are toward the coach for Georgia Tech, Josh Pastner. Allegedly Josh Pastner sexually assaulted one of the players girlfriends in February  2016.  The university, at this point, has not commented on this allegation against this […]

“Americans are Dreamers, too”

A little over one week ago, President Trump gave his first State of the Union address. The address focused primarily on the economy, security, and unity. However, in spite of the underlying message of working together, there were still some pointed jabs at the President’s democratic opponents. In a reference to the economy and the […]

Hawaii in State of Panic After False Missile Alarm

Hawaii residents had a scare on January 13th when all residents received an emergency alert text message that said “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Luckily, the alert was a false alarm, but panic still spread as residents ran for shelter. According to CNN, the initial alert […]

HLGU’s Trojan Idol Continues

One of the biggest events for HLGU students is the annual Trojan Idol competition. The HLGU Foster Student Center was packed for the first two rounds as students came out to support their peers in the singing competition. Tryouts consisted of a three judge panel and a 60 second a cappella song. Three new judges […]