CIU Is Different

The Olympics, Nationalism, and You

As the televisions of America tune in to the Olympic Games, many of us
are awe-inspired by the amazing displays of athletic excellence. I
find it amusing that we sit on our couches in stagnation to appreciate
these feats of human’s peak performance. That particular irony aside,
I have been pondering one aspect of the Olympic Games lately:
I listened to an NPR program earlier this week that mentioned the
positive and negative effects of nationalism in the Olympics. One


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