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Intercollegiate Athletics

Sport and Society for Arete -- The Streak

Richard Crepeau | Posted 01.31.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Two weeks ago the University of Minnesota was defeated 3-2 in hockey by the University of North Dakota. Twenty-two months earlier on February 17, 2012...

The NCAA's Attack on Academic Freedom

Ellen J. Staurowsky | Posted 03.26.2013 | Sports
Ellen J. Staurowsky

What does it take for the NCAA to withdraw funding from scholars who study college sport? Answer: Scholars who actually say something about their study of college sport. It would almost be funny if it weren't true.

Spelman College Ditches Athletics Program In Favor Of Health And Fitness Initiative

AP | By JUSTIN POPE and CHRISTINA ALMEIDA | Posted 11.01.2012 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Sports began on American college campuses as a way for students to blow off steam and be healthy. Over the last century and a half, athleti...

Separate and Unequal: Changing Campus Culture Beyond Penn State

Matt Jordan | Posted 09.24.2012 | College
Matt Jordan

As the public support for university education in America dwindled over the last 30 years, the power and influence of big money sports over all aspects of university life grew wildly out of control.

Education in Chicago: Our Sports Madness Puts Tens of Thousands of Child Athletes in Danger

Bill Sweetland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Sweetland

Let's get rid of that national monument to flaunted hypocrisy: intercollegiate athletics. Let's start over, with voluntary intramural sports only.