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U.S. star Simone Biles pulled out of the individual all-around final at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Photo via NPR and taken by Gregory Bull/AP.

Humanize the athlete

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter September 29, 2021

We live in a society that puts more money in athletic programs for public schools than academics. While doing that, we push athletes past their limits of capability — juggling school, homework, practice,...

Kate Nye became the first American weightlifter in over 20 years to medal silver or better at the Olympics, earning a silver medal in the womens 76 kg/156 lbs category on Sunday.

OU student, weightlifter Kate Nye wins silver medal at Tokyo Olympics

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief August 2, 2021

Kate Nye’s five-year journey from CrossFit enthusiast to Olympic weightlifter culminated on Sunday when she won a silver medal in the women's 76 kg/156 lbs category at the Tokyo Summer Games. Nye...

OU student Kate Nye will be competing at the Tokyo Olympics.

OU student headed to the Tokyo Summer Olympics

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor June 30, 2021

When you come back to campus this fall, there’s a chance you’ll walk past a U.S. Olympian.  Kate Nye, an Oakland University student majoring in health science, will be headed to Tokyo next month...

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