The Oberlin Review

YeoFit Should More Actively Support Trans Fitness

Evan Corey, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018

Filed under OPINIONS

I had the good fortune to attend a guided tour of the newly constructed Patricia ’63 & Merrill ’61 Shanks Health and Wellness Center on Aug. 31. Not all of the machines had arrived yet, but the high ceilings and multipurpose rooms showed that the wing was capable of facilitating hundreds of people exercising at the same time. It was a distinct upgrade from what Sara Shoenhoft, Oberlin’s head softball coach and our tour guide, called the “sweaty hallway” in which the cardio machines were formerly housed. During the tour, Shoenhoft confirmed that Oberlin varsity athletic teams would use the old weight room for training, leaving the new spaces available primarily for non-athlete students and other community...

TPAC Revises Transgender Inclusion Policy

TPAC Revises Transgender Inclusion Policy

April 17, 2015

The Transgender Participatory Advisory Committee and the Multicultural Resource Center partnered to host the TPAC forum last Monday in Wilder Hall to discuss the latest draft of the “Guidelines for Inclusion and Respectful Treatment of Intercollegiate Transgender Student-Athletes.” The policy adheres to NCAA guidelines, but provides additional resources in the hopes of improving accessibility and institutional support for transgender student-athletes. The NCAA addressed transgender student-a...

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