History Was Made and Barriers Were Broken: Women at NHL All Star Weekend 2019

By Katherine Swartwood Katie is a second year graduate student in the Women’s History program at Sarah Lawrence College. As teams in the National Hockey League begin to clinch playoff berths and prepare for the upcoming Stanley Cup Championship, it’s important to look back at the accomplishments of the sport this year, especially in regards to gender. For this I look towards the The National … Continue reading History Was Made and Barriers Were Broken: Women at NHL All Star Weekend 2019

I Love That You Hate Me for Being a Cheerleader by Brianna Leone

{Brianna Leone is a 2nd year graduate student at Sarah Lawrence College. Her favorite method of procrastination is to find new television obsessions in which she invests too much of herself. She is hoping that someone will enable her television addiction with related employment after her graduation in May.}    Confession: I was a high school cheerleader. This is not how I imagined introducing myself … Continue reading I Love That You Hate Me for Being a Cheerleader by Brianna Leone

Ten Questions

{This month features Carolyn Miles, the Director of Physical Education and Athletics at Sarah Lawrence College. In addition to being an avid rower, swimmer, and skier–as well as a native New Yorker–she earned her Master’s of Science degree in Applied Physiology and Nutrition from Columbia University in 2006.} Describe yourself in one word. Determined.  To date, what do you consider your greatest accomplishment? My son … Continue reading Ten Questions

WELCOME TO THE SPORTS ISSUE!

HELLO AGAIN! I know it’s been a hot minute, but we are back from winter break refreshed and ready to explore all sorts of new feminist territory! That being said –despite the risk of adhering to stereotypical gender norms by stating my truth—I don’t “do” sports. And when I say I don’t “do” sports, I mean I don’t watch, participate, or even think about them. … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE SPORTS ISSUE!