Army Football Player Killed

In news of the worst kind possible, West Point Cadet and Army football player Brandon Jackson was killed in a car accident last night. His death comes hours after the Army team started the season 2-0 for the...

Time Dilation // Week 13 Picks

Thanksgiving is the high point of autumn. That most distinctly American of holidays comes as the last leaves release their grip and succumb to the inevitable end of the growing season. This weekend also brings...

Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité // Week 11 Picks

At times, humor seems in short supply. One can be hard-pressed to craft the usual outrageous commentary about sports when the world has gone temporarily mad yet again. In the wake of such a tragedy, we are...

Woooo Pig! // Week 2 Roll-Up

Remember that time BERT scoffed at Ohio State's schedule and claimed he had to play eight ranked teams in a row? Well, not only was it not true then (you have a tough tilt against Tennessee Martin in there,...
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The Short Rocket // Mascot Lives Matter

"Life imitates art far more than art imitates life." So said Oscar Wilde. I think. If I'm honest, I spent most of Plebe English staring out the one window of Thayer Hall, contemplating my odds of surviving the...

The Short Rocket // Draft A New Mascot

As the debris of the rebranding rained down on West Point like bits of the Chinese space program, it became clear that something as simple as remembering what West Point is called couldn't be left to the...