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Sports

Women to Watch in London 2012: Amantle Montsho

Your feminist-friendly guide to the women of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. This time, let’s meet the woman hoping to win the first-ever Olympic medal for her country in “the most unique race” in athletics: Amantle Montsho.

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Women In Academia

Women in Academia: News Round Up

There was some big news this week on the student loans front, for profit colleges dodge some stricter regulations, and athletics is not as large of a threat to academics as many people claim. Bam! That’s your one sentence summary of a small fraction of the news that’s fit to print regarding academia. Join me […]

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Perspectives

One! Two! Three Strikes, You’re Outdating Yourselves With Your Views on Women and Sports!

For as long as I can remember, sports have been a part of my life. Whether I have been watching them, participating in them, or just arguing with my friends about them, sports are something I consider a constant source of comfort and entertainment. With that being said, I find the ways in which many

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Op Ed

The Price of College Athletics

The NCAA, the college athletic regulatory association, estimates annual revenue from college athletics at $10.6 billion dollars.  The athletes driving these profits do not receive compensation for their labor.  Instead, they are provided a free education along with a stipend for room and board.  Many people seem to think this is enough.  It’s not.