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Vice President Biden and Department of Education Announce Change in Title IX Implementation

Vice President Joe Biden announced yesterday that the Department of Education is rescinding a 2005 policy that allowed schools to show compliance with Title IX by administering email surveys to gauge interest in sports by the underrepresented sex. This is … Continue reading

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Woman Stars in (Referee) Stripes

With her blonde hair tucked into her black referee hat, it’s relatively easy to overlook Sarah Thomas and assume that she’s just another male college football referee—only she’s not. Thomas is major college football’s only female referee. She started as … Continue reading

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Women’s College Basketball: Undervalued and Underappreciated

“History and tradition” are usually given as reasons for the lower ticket prices assigned to women’s college basketball teams. Recently, the Christian Science Monitor took issue with this in an op-ed lamenting the current condition of stereotypes pervading women’s college … Continue reading

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Title IX and Men’s sports

Title IX continues to be in the spotlight when it comes to college sports. Recently, NCAA president Myles Brand said that he anticipated that colleges will have to cut athletic teams in the near future due to the state of … Continue reading

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