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Concussions and Depressions in Young Adults- How are they related?

Concussions in Adolescents – A Brief History Contact sports in high school and college lead to many concussions in adolescents and young adults. One poll conducted by Tim McGuine, PhD showed that over a quarter of high school athletes surveyed had a concussion within the last couple of years. 261 athletes out of 973 to […]

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What the heck does marginalization even mean anyway?

Definition: Since 2004, only 6.3% of the airtime of three major television networks was devoted to women’s sports, the lowest proportion ever recorded in this study. In 2010, this number dropped to an astoundingly low 1.6%, while men garnered 96.3% of network airtime (Messner & Cooky 4). The literature review I wrote for English 225 explored

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Environmental injustices’ disproportionate impacts on America’s youth

So, what is environmental injustice? A regular day for most people involves taking a shower using clean water and going outside and breathing in fresh air. We don’t think much of it because we expect to have clean water and air in the United States. Sometimes we will hear in the news about a community

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What the heck does marginalization even mean anyway?

Definition: The title of the literature review I wrote for English 225 reads as follows: “How does marginalization affect the portrayal and overall success of women in sports?” At first glance, it may seem to be a boring and complicated research topic. So, let’s break it down. First of all, What the heck does marginalization

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Media Bias and its Effects on Political Polarization

The U.S.’s political climate today is extremely hostile and unwelcoming. People today don’t want to share their beliefs with one another because they don’t want to risk provoking people towards hatred of them. Much of this tends to come from the mainstream media and the way individual outlets decide to report the facts. However, media

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How does playing sports impact classroom success for students at high levels?

Dominick Giudice 10/24/21 The academic success of college student athletes is a topic that is talked about at many levels across colleges. There are many thoughts around this topic. As a student athlete myself, I am able to see firsthand the success and failures from my own activities. One of the first points worth noting

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