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Column: Mainstream sports rhetoric limits female athletes

Column: Mainstream sports rhetoric limits female athletes

By Joanna Li | Senior Staff Writer

June 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

“You play ball like a girl,” said “Ham” from “The Sandlot,” settling an intense roast battle against the baseball uniform-wearing rich kids with what seems to be the greatest insult one could possibly say to someone in 1962.   But the insult is two-fold. Female athletes face a deep...

#MeToo in the office: pay attention to women

#MeToo in the office: pay attention to women

By Anne Marie Yurik | Columnist

April 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

My family often sits down together on holidays or birthdays to have dinner — served by the women — at my grandmother's house. After dinner, the table is crowded with leftovers, dirty dishes and empty glasses. The women all stand up from the table to walk around, pick up the dirty dishes and go to t...

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