The Conqueror

The Dividing Dive: Shaunae Miller’s Move for Gold

Emma Eriksen

August 25, 2016

Filed under Sports

Controversy has risen since August 18, as Bahamian track star Shaunae Miller dove across the finish line in the women’s 400 meters, beating American Allyson Felix by 0.07 seconds. While Miller won, it is wondered whether her...

Simone Manuel: Breaking the Mold and an Olympic Record

Bianca Flores

August 25, 2016

Filed under Sports

On August 11, 2016, Simone Manuel made history by becoming the first African-American woman to medal in an individual swimming event. In addition, she didn’t just settle for bronze, or even silver; Manuel went home with an Olympic...