On October 16th, Ladue Auditorium was packed with an almost all female audience ready to see the crowning of the 2013 Mr. Panther. Eight male leaders on campus lined the stage intent on giving their best performance that would impress the audience and win over the judges. These handsome contestants were Mr. Res Life-Ben Linder, Mr. Connect 4-Caleb Hall, Mr. Soccer-Parker Wray, Mr. Mannoia-Tyler Wright, Mr. Chinese Student Association-Albert Lee, Mr. Agape- Adam Crouch, Mr. Improv-Andrew Perkett, and Mr. Education-Ross Baker.
If you spent more than twenty minutes watching the venues of the NBA All-Star Weekend then you either have no idea when to turn off the television or enjoy inexplicable bouts of torturing boredom. If I were to describe the All-Star weekend in one word it would in fact be, boredom. What once was an attempt to maximize viewership over a three-day weekend event has now turned into one of the most disappointing sports venues in all professional sports. Let’s take a look at what makes the weekend painful to watch and who may be culpable for the corruption of what once was the most exciting weekend in sports.