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Leveling the playing field

Leveling the playing field

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

The demoralizing locker room insult “You run like a girl” sums up the stereotypes and misogyny professional female athletes continue to battle, as they struggle for competitive pay, publicity and benefits to their male counterparts. Although Title IX, legislation giving women equal access playing...

Don’t play like a guy — play like a girl

Don’t play like a guy — play like a girl

October 6, 2011


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Sports Editor “Find your inner guy.” That’s what my guy friend told me as we were playing one-on-one basketball on the hoop outside my house. It wasn’t meant to be insulting, and it wasn’t. It was what he said — and a lot of fans would say — I needed to do. “You throw l...

Athletics can improve academics

Athletics can improve academics

March 31, 2010


Filed under Features

Ta Lynn Mitchell Reporter Research suggests actively participating in extracurricular sports can have lasting effects on the girls as they develop and continue throughout life, and they are more likely to experience academic success and graduate from high school than those who do not play sports. ...

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