“I don’t think any athletes are being asked about what makes sense for us,” senior Julia Dannenbaum said. “It’s definitely disappointing.”
Through careful planning and weighing the risk factors on a case-by-case basis, the athletic department is making decisions on whether to host games and begin each sport’s competitive season.
There appears to be ample reason for optimism about the winter and the spring. If exhaustion laced Azama’s voice when we spoke, it was weaved with equal parts hope.
In this episode, we focus on how Black student-athletes are pushing for change in the Athletic Department.
The Washington University Black Letterwinning Athletes Coalition is already seeing their suggested reforms put in place, though there is still plenty of work to be done.
Black student-athletes at WU have often felt isolated and under-supported in the past. A group of students is trying to change that.
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