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.
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.
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.
High school student-athletes were unable to visit the college campus or meet current team members during the spring semester due to the coronavirus.
Ithaca College has not made a decision about athletic participation in the coming weeks and the Liberty League doesn’t plan to take collective action.
The Ithaca College wrestling and gymnastics teams faced off against SUNY Cortland on Feb. 19 in the annual Rumble and Tumble meet.
Junior diver Lindsey Duhamel recently completed her first season as a member of the women’s swimming and diving team after switching from soccer.