By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Speed skating is a dangerous, yet thrilling, sport to watch, but you know what would make it even better? Green shells, item boxes and banana peels. That’s right: Mario Kart. In a video titled, “Sochi 2014 – Speed Skating Double Dash Final,” filmmaker Michael Shanks edits a speed skating race […]

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By Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman If you know me at all, you know I am crazy about the Winter Olympics. From ski jumping to curling to skeleton, there isn’t one event I don’t enjoy watching. As an avid skier and general athletic enthusiast, I grew up on snow (I was a competitive alpine ski racer […]

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By Vitalik Schafer, Staff Writer @Vitalgrodno Businessweek is calling the Sochi Olympics the most expensive in history, topping out with $51 billion spent. As you can tell from the high cost, Russia invested more than what it would cost to just build a venue for the winter sports. Recent news stories about the Olympics have not been […]

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