2018 Winter Olympics

A country’s greatness is worth more than their medal count

A country’s greatness is worth more than their medal count

One issue with using a country’s performance at the Olympics to measure the overall quality of the nation is that the Olympics only apply to a select group of the country’s population. Just because certain people from one country are talented gymnasts or cross-country skiers does not necessarily reflect the abilities of the entire people.

Point/Counterpoint: Winter Olympics versus Summer Olympics

Point/Counterpoint: Winter Olympics versus Summer Olympics

With the PyeongChang Winter Olympics just around the corner, it’s time for the debate that hangs over every Olympic season: which is the most enjoyable, Winter or Summer? Staff Writers Rachel Schaefer and Josh Buser argue for their favorite.