The Monday Catchup


Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The Lead Story: NBA Center Jason Collins, who came out to Sports Illustrated last April, will become the first openly gay player in the “big four” American sports (or at least the first to be accepted by the press). Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. His performance during this period will likely decide whether the Nets (or another team) sign him to a longer contract.

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Breaking(ish) News: There is Now a Pepsi Machine in Peirce

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Though we covered it briefly in our Monday Catch-Up, Peirce has made some major changes. For all you Pepsi lovers out there, your wildest dreams have now been answered. There is officially a Pepsi machine in Peirce. For all you Coca-Cola lovers, you now have to walk the extra mile from the salad bar in order to meet your beverage needs. You might feel this news update is rather controversial, so feel free to share your thoughts in the comments.