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Patrick Swanson / September 19,2022

Here’s What Went Wrong During USofC’s Viral Title IX Celebration — and Why It Matters

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Here’s What Went Wrong During USofC’s Viral Title IX Celebration — and Why It Matters

Here’s What Went Wrong During USofC’s Viral Title IX Celebration — and Why It Matters

On Saturday, during a football game against the Georgia Bulldogs, the University of South Carolina attempted to celebrate women’s athletics — but it didn’t go as planned. Between the first and second quarters, the university invited all 275 of its women athletes to the field in honor of the 50th anniversary of Title IX, only for them to be shooed off by the UofSC head coach.

A civil rights bill passed in 1972, Title IX protects against sex-based discrimination in federally-funded education programs, activities, and sports. Among other things, Title IX assures women they have a right to play the field as much as any other athlete. When Title IX was passed, only 300,000 women and girls played sports on their college and high school teams nationwide. What’s worse? These hundreds of thousands of athletes received only 2 percent of athletic budgets in college — leaving the lion’s share of attention and funding for men. The impact Title IX has made on sports can’t be overstated: By 2016, one in five girls in the US played sports, compared to one in twenty-seven before the law was passed, per the Women’s Sports Foundation. The law also raised the bar for women’s standards of competition, as well as funding and opportunities available.

Patrick Swanson / September 18,2022

Mom Influencer Opens Up About 'Dark Side' of Content Creation in New Mom Famous Episode – PEOPLE

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Georgia Slater is a writer/reporter on the Parents team at PEOPLE. She began at the brand in 2018 as an editorial intern and later returned as an intern on the Food team. Upon graduating from the University of Maryland in 2019, Georgia worked as an entertainment intern at USA Today before coming back to PEOPLE as a digital news writer. In April 2021, she began her role as a Parents writer/reporter.
Mom influencer Morgan Pederson is giving followers a behind-the-scenes look at her life as a content creator.
In the second episode of Mom Famous, a new documentary-style series from PEOPLE and Parents, the Utah-based influencer shares her story of being a creative and energetic child to full-time content creator.
"Growing up I knew I wanted to be an interior designer, I used to take my mom's Ethan Allen catalogs, cut out all this stuff, make my own mood boards, I had all this energy as a young kid," says Pederson.
Pederson then got her start in the fashion world in New York where she lived for 10 years and she says she and her husband both "found ourselves."
"It helped being the Utah girl in New York," she says. "Two years turned into 10 years. After I gave birth to my second [child], we came to Utah and I started to realize with two kids now, Utah really is a great place."
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"There's so much for them to do. I love that community, talking and having a network. Coming to Utah was a blessing because there is a sea of creators," she continues.

Patrick Swanson / September 18,2022

Video undercuts Trump elector Cathy Latham’s account of Georgia voting breach – The Washington Post

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Video undercuts Trump elector Cathy Latham’s account of Georgia voting breach – The Washington Post

Video undercuts Trump elector Cathy Latham’s account of Georgia voting breach – The Washington Post

 

 

 

On Jan. 7, 2021, a group of forensics experts working for lawyers allied with President Donald Trump spent eight hours at a county elections office in southern Georgia, copying sensitive software and data from its voting machines.

Under questioning last month for a civil lawsuit, a former Georgia Republican Party official named Cathy Latham said in sworn testimony that she briefly stopped by the office in Coffee County that afternoon. She said she stayed in the foyer and spoke with a junior official about an unrelated matter at the front desk.

“I didn’t go into the office,” Latham said, according to a transcript of her deposition filed in court. She said she had seen in passing a pro-Trump businessman who was working with the experts. She said they chatted for “five minutes at most” — she could not remember the topic — and she left soon after for an early dinner with her husband.

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