Title IX: Unjustly Blamed

On January 19, 2011, the University of Delaware cut two men’s sports teams: cross country and outdoor track and field. UD’s athletic department said the move was to stay in compliance with Title IX. However, UD is not the only college cutting men’s sports. Just recently, the University of North Dakota cut two of their men’s teams. UND’s athletic director said that Title IX was a factor in the school’s decision to cut the programs. Title IX was created in 1972 to end gender discrimination in education programs that receive federal financial assistance. The law has made massive strides in advancing gender equality, especially when it comes to women’s sports. Many young women were given the chance to play sports that women previously could not participate in. However, the law has become a common explanation to why men’s collegiate sports teams are being cut. So how could a federal law

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7 Ways to Screw Up Your New Staffing Software

Planning new staffing software? You will want to avoid these 7 ways to mismanage the process. 1. FALL FOR GOOD LOOKS Great looks don’t necessarily mean a tried & true partner that will take you through the life of your company. Make sure the software has useful features that will have an impact on the day to day operations of your firm. Detail out what you need to accomplish with the new staffing software and make sure that all of your major concerns are addressed. Your list should contain “bread & butter” features. Avoid “pie in the sky” wish list items that no software vendor will have. Please don’t leave the choice to the outside software consultant that you hired. Get involved with the decision. 2. GET THE CHEAPEST ONE We all like to save money but as with everything else, you get what you pay for. If you see

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Beginner's Guide to Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Optimization, also known as SEO, is the art and science of making web pages attractive to the search engines. The better optimized the page is, the higher a ranking it will achieve in search engine result listings. This is especially critical because most people who use search engines only look at the first page or two of the search results, so for a page to get high traffic from a search engine, it has to be listed in those first two or three pages. In short, Search engine optimization is the process of increasing the amount of visitors to a web site by ranking high in the search results of a search engine. The higher a web site ranks in the results of a search, the greater the chance that that site will be visited by a user. It is common practice for Internet users to not click

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5 Foods to Improve Men’s Health

We all know that women’s health issues are always considered something very important, as they have to give birth and maintain their health. But, when it comes to men’s health people are not much interested in it. Don’t think that it doesn’t matter, as it matter equally as than women’s health. Men are no doubt very different than woman, which means that their needs are also different when it comes to maintaining better health. The diet and exercise both matters a lot for keeping a man healthy throughout his life, hence making him fit in his older years also. If you are a man, know that most of the food items you love eating are actually not very healthy for you. While some of them may be dangerous for you, and when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle it is very important to add foods in your life which

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