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Why aren’t women’s sports as popular as men’s?

By Muhammad Hamid

It’s an issue that infuriates many. Why is it that women’s sports don’t get as much coverage as men’s? Last December, I attended a girls’ basketball game for my friend’s sister where I was shocked to find only half the venue filled, “quite a contrast to when the boys play,” as my friend stated. Continue reading Why aren’t women’s sports as popular as men’s?

Let them wear what they want

By Duha Ali

“There’s a change happening in the world,” Al-Haddad says. “You can see it when a big brand like Nike creates a sports hijab.” Amna Al Haddad, a 27-year-old weightlifter from the UAE, inspired the $27 billion sportswear giant to create a breathable and lightweight sports hijab. Continue reading Let them wear what they want

Universities must be proactive in taking responsibility for sexual violence allegations

By Sarah Pranadjaja

Sexual violence is a huge issue across university campuses, and it is not unreasonable for students to expect their universities to support victims in the fight for justice. If this is the case, why do some institutions withdraw their support and actively seek to silence victims when sexual violence involves university athletics? Continue reading Universities must be proactive in taking responsibility for sexual violence allegations