Category Month: November 2016

Sports Day at Columbia University

On Saturday we took 45 students to Columbia University for a day of squash, basketball and fun. The students where spilt up into 3 groups and rotated through squash and basketball. The students were all engaged, respectful and were having fun. It was a great experience for some of the students to see the roots of...
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StreetSquashers Explore Colleges and Universities in PA

Our trip to PA went off without a hitch! Will and I took 15 10th and 11th graders to see colleges and play some squash in central PA. Our trip started with a Friday evening tour of Lafayette College, given by a friend of StreetSquash who is a 2nd year Posse scholar there. Despite the...
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Girl Unbound: The War to be Her

This past Saturday I went with three students to the DOC NYC Film Festival at the Cinepolis in Chelsea. We saw the compelling documentary Girl Unbound: The War to be Her. The documentary tells the story of Maria Toorpakai Wazir, an internationally competitive squash player. Maria spent her young life defying expectations, primarily because her...
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StreetSquash Ladies Participate in Largest Women’s Squash Event in the Country

This weekend Kat and I had the pleasure of sharing the magic of the largest women's squash tournament in the country, Howe Cup, with 11 high school students and 4 alumni. Due to the new rule where only a certain amount of juniors were allowed per team, we had to ship off Leslie and Aye...
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