Articles by Akshay Shanker

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Issues STEMming from Gender Disparities

Title IX is perhaps best known for increasing and protecting women’s participation in collegiate sports. In 2001, more than 150,000 women participated compared to 16,000 in 1966. Surprisingly enough, the original statute made no explicit mention of athletics. In fact, Title IX was introduced for an entirely different reason: its sponsor was not accepted into…

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