rio 2016

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Equestrianism at the 2016 Olympics

August 30, 2016

Equestrianism at the 2016 Olympics by Brenna Noonan

In an Olympic cycle that has seen women rise to historic highs with the likes of Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky, let’s turn our attention to the single mixed-gender Olympic sport: equestrianism. Much has been made about the social implications of gender integration in

The Rio Olympics, If Averages Hold

August 10, 2016

The Rio Olympics, If Averages Hold by Andrew

The Olympics have always been a paradox. The Games are a contradictory showcase of both the triumph and the corruption of the world. There have been long struggles to achieve equality between men and women in terms of both events and of athletes in attendance,

Soccer: Who's Going to Rio?

July 06, 2016

Soccer: Who's Going to Rio? by Kendra Tayfel

Last year, it was the Women's World Cup roster. This year, United States soccer fans are anxiously awaiting the players who head coach Jill Ellis will select for her roster for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With two matches coming up for