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WWE is sticking it out and saving my sanity

WWE is sticking it out and saving my sanity

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

May 8, 2020

A dark room suddenly lit up by laser lights and an overhead panel showing an athlete’s name. The crowd’s roar and holding of homemade signs while wrestlers throw each other around and out of the ring to hype up the crowd. That is what wrestling should be. Now it’s two people hyping up a crowd that...

Student lives out dream as pro wrestling ring announcer

Junior accounting and philosophy major Aaron Mattoon introduces challenger Bishop Frost before the Main Event at Lanterman Park in Bridgeport, Illinois Sept. 6.

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2019

  The lights inside Lanterman Park’s Community Center dimmed, calming the crowd as they awaited the introduction of the man they hoped would claim the Heavyweight Championship. A booming voice came across the speaker: “It’s time for the main event of the evening. The following cont...

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