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Rohan Mishra

Undergraduate at Georgetown University

The Real MVP: Kevin Durant Brings Lightning to the Thunder

When it comes to scoring, Kevin Durant is a machine. Drafted second overall by the Seattle SuperSonics, now the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2007, Durant has long dominated the court largely due to his incredible scoring abilities. For instance, he…

1 Comment / 293 View / June 29, 2014

Australia’s Beloved Bandit: Ned Kelly, The Hero Down Under

No one is sure what Australian bushranger Ned Kelly uttered as his final words. While some accounts have him reflecting, “Ah well, I suppose it has come to this,” he has also been immortalized with stating the simple, “Such is…

0 Comments / 332 View / June 16, 2014

Forget FIFA 2014: The U.S. Team Eyes The Future

In December 2013, Jürgen Klinsmann, the head coach of the United States Men’s National Soccer Team, put bluntly his team’s chances at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: “We cannot win this World Cup, because we are not at…

2 Comments / 217 View / June 14, 2014

Mickelson’s Legacy is Still Up For Grabs

It’s no surprise that professional golfer Phil Mickelson has often been overshadowed. After all, most of his career has coincided with Tiger Woods’ dominance on the PGA Tour.  In his first 10 years as a professional, Woods amassed 12 Major…

1 Comment / 141 View / June 12, 2014

Yoga and the Art of (Cultural) Transformation

After visiting the Yoga: The Art of Transformation exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution in October, 2013 and exploring the religious artifacts displayed therein, I was struck by two concerns, one immediate and one slightly delayed. The first was that, despite…

0 Comments / 236 View / June 5, 2014