essays

A collection of 10 posts

NCAA: Being A Badgers Fan For A Day

February 05, 2016

NCAA: Being A Badgers Fan For A Day by Jashvina Shah

On January 23, we walked past an empty Kohl Center that was blending into the grey Wisconsin sky. Wrapped in hats, scarves, and gloves, we jumped up the stairs and walked towards LaBahn Arena. Not too far away, we could see the Badgers' lobby packed

Waiting Doesn't Work: Transphobia in Sports

November 20, 2015

Waiting Doesn't Work: Transphobia in Sports by Andrew

When I was a kid, I was always taller than everyone else. When we had picture day at school, from kindergarten to grade eight, I was inevitably the one in the middle at the back of the class portrait who towered over the other kids.

Victory Press Essays: "Play the Game Right"

October 21, 2015

Victory Press Essays: "Play the Game Right" by Angelica Rodriguez

Welcome to Victory Press Essays, where we share thoughts and opinions about social issues in sports. Today's essay, by staff writer Angelica Rodriguez, focuses on masculinity and respectability politics in professional sports. When Washington Nationals reliever Jonathan Papelbon lunged for his teammate Bryce Harper’s