Locker Room Talk: Combatting Homophobia in 5C Athletics

  On April 26, I invited to campus Helen Carroll, director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights’ Sports Project, which combats homophobia and transphobia in sports through litigation and policy work. To accompany research I had conducted on the student-athlete experience for my senior anthropology thesis, I wanted to give

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Finding Balance as a Student-Athlete Transfer

For the 2016-2017 sports season, eleven transfer athletes have places in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps varsity athletic teams—ten from Claremont McKenna College, one from Harvey Mudd College; six sophomores, five juniors. Catherine Leon CM '19, a defender and midfielder for Athenas soccer, and Nick Wheeler CM '18, a wide receiver for Stags football,

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Back-to-Back Losses to Whittier, Chapman Send Athenas into Fourth Place in SCIAC

Although the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team (11-17, 8-3 SCIAC) ended their season last weekend at the SCIAC Championships, they did not go down without a fight. “Our [season] motto was to go hard in the fourth quarter,” attacker Jess Gaffney CM ’18 said. After exerting much physical and mental

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