How Nationalism + Masculinity Affect Women’s Hockey

Every four years, hockey fans in Canada and the United States gather around their televisions and in bars to cheer on this generation’s best rivalry on ice: the US women’s national ice hockey team versus the Canadian national women’s team. The Pyeongchang final drew almost 3 million viewers (for a midnight start) in the United…

What’s in a name? A lot, actually.

As someone who has had her surname mispronounced on a daily basis, this is a topic pretty close to home. If you’re wondering, Szto is easier than it looks, sounds like See-toe. Someone forgot the “e” on my dad’s birth certificate leaving us with three consonants in a row. So my late grandfather’s name was…

9 Questions with Kalley Armstrong

Kalley Armstrong was a multi-sport athlete before she headed to Harvard and racked up 66 points in her four years with the women’s hockey team. Today, the 28-year-old Armstrong is back in Canada pursuing her PhD at Western University in London, Ontario and paying it forward to the next generation through the creation of her…