Quidditch Category

Barcelos Explains It All: Quidditch, Gender, and the Three Words We Couldn’t Say

Barcelos Explains It All

Even if you don’t play quidditch, you can learn something from this podcast. Yes, even men.

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West Coast Bias: It’s Time to Talk About Utah… and our first year together!

I can’t believe that Ryan and I have been doing West Coast Bias over at Face Beat It for a year now! Our second year together kicks off where we started last year: Crimson Cup. I also interviewed Crimson Elite’s captains and did a Crimson Cup preview article with Utah State captain Cameron VomBaur. There’s plenty […]

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Barcelos Knows Quidditch: Track Your Time!

Tracking the time I spend on projects is something I’ve been meaning to do for a long time. It’s one thing to feel like you’re spending a lot of time on something, but it’s another thing entirely to quantify it into cold hard math.

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My MLQ Championship Journey, Day 4

I am not alone in my manager struggles and I have never been. There are at least 15 other people dealing with the “Where’s my ride?” “Why wasn’t I rostered?” “Who is housing me?” “Why aren’t I getting playing time?” and “When is practice again?” shenanigans across the country every summer. These are just a […]

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My MLQ Championship Journey, Day 3

It’s not the ending I wanted, but it’s not really an ending. I’ll still be on the sidelines, watching, worrying, and screaming my heart out. (Shoutout to Vowels Photography for capturing my essence.)

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My MLQ Championship Journey, Day 2

I wouldn’t have seen as much of this country as I have if it wasn’t for quidditch. The traveling may be cursed sometimes — the Skrewts curse will never leave me, I swear — but the best part of reaching the destination isn’t the place, but the people I see there. Because of this ridiculous […]

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My 2018 MLQ Championship Journey, Day 1

It’s not enough to be lucky; you have to know when to take the win and walk away.

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Barcelos Explains It All Ep. 1: Checklists, Delegation, and the Secrets to Tournament Success

Barcelos Explains It All

My regular-ish column at Face Beat It is now a regular-ish podcast!

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Barcelos Knows Quidditch: Gameday Equipment Checklist

The list you need so you don’t forget anything else your event needs.

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West Coast Bias: We Made a Beer Bet

The MLQ West regular season is over, which means I am released from my self-imposed exile and I’m back on the mic with my favorite SoCal ginger.

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