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.
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 […]
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
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.