This Week in the Voice: Club sports, serious problems
In this week’s feature, Chris Almeida looks into the health problems that participants in club sports face at Georgetown. Specifically, club sports don’t have access to trainers and have to rely on either the emergency room or the student health center for emergencies:
However, the medical attention given to club programs is not held to the same standards as that given to their varsity counterparts. Although it has been a concern of the Advisory Board for Club Sports, these athletes are not given access to a trainer— considered an essential resource at advanced levels of competition. Members of varsity teams have trainers on-site at games and are provided trainers when something goes wrong at practice. Club sports athletes, however, have to make do with less specialized attention.
For Voices, Leigh Finnegan reflects on Susan A. Patton’s letter to the Daily Princetonian telling Princeton women to find a man while still in college: “As a female college senior reading this article, my gut reaction was befuddlement—Get a husband in college? What a comically horrible idea.”
Finally, Page 13 reveals the confessions of the ever-present smokers outside of Lau.