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Is Cheer More Than a Sport?

By Jada Woods

Ryan O’Connor does not think cheerleading should be a sport. As a coach and a former cheerleader herself, she believes it’s something much more than that.

“We are a team,” O’Connor said. “We support other sports, we help fundraising, and go to Kappa [sorority] events. We will never be a sport. We are way bigger than just a sport.” Continue reading Is Cheer More Than a Sport?

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College students give perspectives on slut shaming

By Love Lundy 

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Students in Tuscaloosa said they hope that slut shaming eventually disappears and are actively working to make women more comfortable wearing what they want and not being shamed for their sexual encounters.

Whether it’s a young woman called a slut for being open about her sexual endeavors or a high school student written up for showing her shoulders during class, girls and women experience slut shaming during their years of high school from fellow students and family members. Continue reading College students give perspectives on slut shaming