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Win one for Joel

Journalism | WORLD needs your support
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/19/20, 02:58 pm

Dec. 14 will be the 100th anniversary of the death of college student George Gipp, nicknamed “The Gipper.” He was a halfback, quarterback, and punter on the 1920 Notre Dame football team coached by Knute Rockne. Cause of death: a streptococcal throat infection and pneumonia. Cause of his being remembered: Ronald Reagan played him in the 1940 film Knute Rockne, All American and ran for president with “The Gipper” as his nickname.

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Stepping into the video-sharing limelight

Media | A U.S. platform challenges TikTok’s dominance
by Collin Garbarino
Posted 10/13/20, 04:42 pm

A homegrown app called Triller plans to capitalize on TikTok’s troubles and establish itself as the go-to platform for sharing dance clips—and it’s willing to pay big bucks.

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On the personal glide path

Journalism | But WORLD will go higher
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/24/20, 03:54 pm

“There’s a Million Things I haven’t done / But just you wait, just you wait.” Those lines in the great musical Hamilton are ones many of us feel, but at some point in God’s choosing our time runs out, and we get to experience greater things. It’s no contradiction for Christians to look forward to heaven but to be in no hurry to get there: Major league starting pitchers know that these days complete games are rare, but they still want to get through seven or eight innings.

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