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April 19, 2021

The third SSI Student Research fair took place via Zoom on April 16, as students from Ohio State, Purdue, Illinois, and Otterbein presented research on a wide range of topics covering the…

April 16, 2021

The third session of Sports and Society Initiative's "Intersectionality of Change," focused on "Developing Narrative for Change," and included a 75-minute talk between Wendy Smooth, Ohio State's…

April 8, 2021

Ohio State head football coach Ryan Day has long been an advocate for mental health. In a world where mental health is seen as a “weakness” for men, Day has been advocating for the mental health…

April 6, 2021

After the Buckeyes lost in the first round of the NCAA tournament, Ohio State basketball player E.J. Liddell came face to face with the vitriol too often evident on social media. 

But…

April 6, 2021

In recent years, more professional athletes, from U.S. women’s soccer team player Tierna Davidson to Olympic gymnast Danell Leyva, have come out of the closet. However, locker rooms remain less…

March 26, 2021

Football player Tommy Togiai, in conjunction with The Ohio State University's annual NFL Pro Day, is working with the Sports and Society partner LiFEsports initiative, whose mission is to enhance…

March 26, 2021

The second session of Sports and Society Initiative's "Intersectionality of Change," focused on "Taking Action, Making Change," and included a 75-minute talk between moderator Clark Kellogg and…

March 24, 2021

Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell faced vitriolic backlash after the Ohio State Buckeyes lost in the first round of the NCAA tournament, but he didn't face it silently.

He posted the hate-…

March 15, 2021

by Matthew Parker
Ohio State Sports Journalism Student 

The NCAA was founded 114 years ago, and ever since student-athletes have earned little more than academic scholarships and…