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Presidential visit tremendous point of pride for Dr. Jen Welter

One of the great milestones for any American-raised athlete is the privilege of being invited to the White House. A celebration of one’s glories on the intense field of play, simultaneously a tremendous moment of patriotic national pride, and such a visit is commemorated by an opportunity to rub shoulders with the President of the United States. 568 more words

Women's Sports

Rousey, Ledecky and Mirza named to Time's Most 100 Influential in 2016

Having released its list of the top 100 most influential people, three female athletes were among the honored list. Featuring seven athletes overall, the likes of swimming sensation Katie Ledecky, tennis champion Sania Mirza and mixed martial arts pioneer Ronda Rousey were bestowed such an honor. 1,035 more words

Women's Sports

Stransky’s walk-off helps Pioneers clinch playoff spot

Jim McLaughlin, Sports Editor 

The Utica College softball team swept Elmira College last weekend, which earned them a spot in the Empire 8 conference tournament. 740 more words


I Don't Know What to Make of the NWHL's Troubles

News has broken that the NWHL is being sued for $650,000 by one of it’s early investors.  People have come out of all sides to paint this as evidence of the NWHL’s doom.   294 more words

General Writing

Is Vancouver ready for a professional women's hockey team?

VANCOUVER —When you hear “hockey” and “Vancouver” in the same sentence, the first thing that comes to mind for most people is the Vancouver Canucks. Maybe, the Giants. 1,700 more words


Lady Poets claim second SCIAC title

Max Klein


Very few teams are fortunate enough to win even one championship. The Whittier College Women’s Water Polo won their second consecutive SCIAC title this past weekend, defeating the University of La Verne 17-12 on the afternoon of the 24th, finishing undefeated in SCIAC play. 294 more words

A 1970s Time Capsule from #atozchallenge - T is Also for Title IX


A 1970’s Time Capsule



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