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Leveling the Playing Field

The Wellesley Townsman
Elana Zak
May 21, 2009

Fair Game News, a sports blog started by Laura Pappano, writer in residence at the Wellesley Centers for Women, discusses the inequalities between men's and women's sports. Recent posts include the differing costs of college men’s and women’s basketball tickets; an interview with the chairwoman of U.S. Squash; and how women’s lacrosse is getting to be more and more similar to men’s. Bloggers include some Wellesley students and a master’s student at Yale University, Lauren Taylor, who participates in the blog because she thinks it is “a really honest blog for open discussion . . . it’s not just one person’s perspective . . . people can read each of us and sort of take from us what they will.” Read article.