We need to talk about the deeply absurd double standards in American society for women who break down barriers, especially in sports.
Athletes are constantly told that they are examples and role models for the communities around them, and that is never more true than in cases of athlete activism.
The Liberty League has canceled winter athletic competition because of the COVID-19 pandemic. All of IC’s winter sports will be affected by this decision.
COVID-19 is not an excuse for Title IX compliance to be pushed aside. IC needs to prioritize equity for its women athletes when making these decisions.
Former sports editor Danielle Allentuck ’19 is currently working at The Daily Advertiser, a publication that covers international and local news in Lafayette, Louisiana.
When Ithaca College made the decision to continue online instruction for Fall 2020, athletes in fall sports lost the opportunity to compete together on campus. Well, most sports anyway.
Mental health has always been a major concern for college athletics, and those issues are only being exacerbated by the isolation and decrease in physical activity that athletes are facing.