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COVID-19 and the Mental Health Epidemic on Athletes

Not surprisingly, COVID-19 and the conditions have harmed the athlete population. Student-athletes are facing a culture shock, unlike any other sub-group. Not only are their social and academic lives on hold, but they’ve also been taken away from their sport for an extended amount of time. Though COVID-19 may be bringing light to the mental

January 21, 2021 Allison Goldblatt

NIL Update, Kicking the Can

Those of us paying attention to the college athlete name, image, and likeness conversation will have to wait a little longer for updates—today, the NCAA decided to delay its decision on whether or not it will amend its NIL and one-time transfer policies moving forward. Here are a few reasons why the NCAA might have

January 18, 2021

Longwood University|General Admissions Advice

Longwood University was founded in 1839 in Farmville, Virginia. It is a public liberal arts school and is the third-oldest public university in Virginia. It is also one of the hundred oldest higher education schools in the U.S.  The three undergraduate academic colleges that they have are: Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences the College

January 14, 2021

New NIL Bill Alert | Examining the Collegiate Athletic Compensation Rights Act

As college athlete name, image, and likeness chatter continues at the close of the year, Mississippi senator Roger Wicker has entered the chat with a new federal NIL bill.  Last week, Wicker introduced the Collegiate Athlete Compensation Rights Act, which is a federal-level NIL bill that would expand the economic rights of college athletes—to an

December 17, 2020

University of Virginia Lacrosse Player Transferring Advice During Covid Times

College sports and college recruiting have drastically changed since the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s Sammy Mueller’s story about how she is taking the opportunity to use her extra year of eligibility for an opportunity to continue her education. Sammy Mueller was a four-year starting midfielder for the University of Virginia women’s lacrosse team. Since the 2020

November 12, 2020

Northwestern University Director of Performance Nutrition Talks Performance Changes & Body Dissatisfaction

Katie Knappenberger is the Director of Performance Nutrition for Northwestern University Athletics. She is passionate about maximizing fuel for athletic performance and is responsible for team and staff education, meal planning, individual nutrition counseling, and food and supplement security. Her philosophy revolves around positive body image and the idea that at every meal, athletes should

November 9, 2020

The NCAA Student Athlete-Advisory Committee (SAAC) | “Incoming Freshman Take a Look”

Picture this. You are a freshman in college and are adjusting to your practices, school schedule, and social life. This could all be pretty demanding and frustrating at times. Yet alone, why would you even think of becoming involved with a new organization? Here is why, the people you meet through the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

November 5, 2020