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  1. Kansas scores rare win over K-State

    Mechelle Voepel

    LAWRENCE, Kan. -- A little-known fact for those outside of the Midwest: Kansas and Kansas State have one of the longest rivalries in all of collegiate women's basketball. Both programs date back to the late 1960s, well before Title IX was signed into...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  2. 2012 women's college volleyball -- Texas Longhorns win national t...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Longhorns' programs helped significantly to pave the way for women's sports. It's fitting that they should win their first title in a prominent women's team sport since 1988 in the 40th anniversary year of Title IX.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2012
  3. Oklahoma Sooners' lesson still important

    Mechelle Voepel

    As Title IX turns 40, it's important to celebrate the high points while also remembering the lows -- such as Oklahoma briefly canceling women's hoops in 1990.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2012
  4. All sports fans should be thankful for Title IX

    Mechelle Voepel

    The commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Title IX has at times felt like a birthday party where some show up just to point out flaws of the guest of honor. But it should remind us to appreciate athletes at every level, male and female.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  5. Kim Mulkey's life a highlight reel of Title IX success

    Mechelle Voepel

    As a player and coach, Kim Mulkey has been a Title IX highlight reel.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2012
  6. Title IX seen as a substantial roadblock for pay-for-play in coll...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Because of the gap between revenue-producing sports and virtually all other college sports, Title IX may serve as the best protection for every program against implementation of a pay-for-play system that didn't take into account all student-athletes.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  7. Rebecca Lobo's legacy much bigger than she knows

    Mechelle Voepel

    Newly inducted Rebecca Lobo humbly credited Title IX and great timing for her career success. But the truth is, the time was right for her, and Lobo was also right for the time.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2010
  8. Happy anniversary, Title IX ... but we've got a lot more to do

    Mechelle Voepel

    As Title IX turns 35 on Saturday, Mechelle Voepel looks at how far girls' and women's athletics have come -- and how much we still need to fight for continued change.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2007
  9. Don't have to be a feminist, but need to 'feel it'

    Mechelle Voepel

    Among today's female athletes, there's little reverence for those who worked for women's progress. Hopefully, Title IX won't have to lose ground for them to feel it.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2002
  10. Mink legacy: Stand up, speak out and be counted

    Mechelle Voepel

    The daughter of late congresswoman Patsy Mink talks Title IX and tells us the one legacy her mother most wanted to leave behind.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2002
  11. Remembering the mother of Title IX

    Mechelle Voepel

    Millions have benefited from Patsy Mink's fight. And the story of the late congresswoman should inspire you.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2002