Author: jgallagher

Sports Column: The case for silence

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR There’s a good reason why Mozart is never selected to supplement an NBA Playoffs commercial. The construct of any high-profile sporting event often hinges on hype, on lowered lights and booming voices, pyrotechnics and ankle-breaking maneuverability.…

Professor Philip C.L. Gray: a man of diversity

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR On August 28, the first day of the academic year, Franciscan University’s well-recognized Christian Marriage professor marched into class wearing nothing but his self-proclaimed birthday suit. The full-body Hershey Kiss costume came complete with a tinfoil-consistency…