Photo submitted by Sheldon Green. Students model old and new sports uniforms at the athletic department’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the educational amendment that allowed women to participate equally in school sports. The event featured a video of Cobber women’s athletics from years gone by and a panel of women’s coaches and athletes past and present.

Celebrating equality in sports

Students, athletes, alumni and community members gathered in Memorial Auditorium on Dec. 2 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX, an amendment enacted in 1972 giving women equal rights […]

 

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  • Photo by Jamie Telander. The volleyball team warms up. The women would not be playing Division III volleyball if not for Title IX, an education amendment that passed 40 years ago.

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