Shaun White’s gold medal-winning run in the halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics should not overshadow the harsh truth about him.
Systems can only be broken when we call them out. It is when we collectively put pressure on these systems that we can truly give justice to victims.
Emily Morley ’16 was the first rower from the Bahamas to compete at the Olympics. Becky Robinson, Ithaca College head women’s crew and sculling coach, and Beth Greene, Ithaca College assistant women’s crew and sculling coach, coached her at the Olympics.
“However, even during the sporting event that ideally should consider all athletes equally for the accomplishment of being an Olympian, women are treated in ways that men will never be.”
Mike Welch and Rick Suddaby along with six other alumni and two teams are going to be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame during the 2015 ceremony on Sept. 25.
The XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia ended Sunday (Feb 23), much to the relief of networks that aren’t NBC, and to the chagrin of people who were finally, slowly, falling in love with the idea of seeing a different permutation of skiing every night.