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mamasa

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mamasa last won the day on October 2 2021

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About mamasa

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  • Birthday 08/13/1971

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  1. mamasa

    (2023) - G Julianna LaMendola

    Anyone that calls us University of Indiana should have automatic 25% knocked off any NIL deals!
  2. mamasa

    NIL and IU

    Yessir!! I live about 3 miles from that sign lol!
  3. mamasa

    NIL and IU

    I just drove through Grammer- it's near Columbus, IN. There's another small town called Alert near it, the directional sign says "Grammer Alert" lol.
  4. mamasa

    Fire Steve Aird

    Dolson's response: Mark, Thank you for your email regarding our volleyball program. I want to assure you that I take matters like these extremely seriously, as the mental and physical well-being of our student-athletes is our No. 1 priority. I appreciate the opportunity to provide you with a little more detail and context. When several individuals shared similar concerns with our staff during end-of-the-season exit interviews, we immediately decided to involve the Indiana University Vice President and General Counsel’s office to do an independent review and report. Contrary to the IDS article, that review was thorough and included the relevant parties, including those who had expressed concerns and were willing to participate in the review. Upon completion of the report, our department implemented all of its recommendations. Following the completion of that report, I personally met with the members of our volleyball program, independent from the coaching staff, and reiterated our commitment to their physical and mental well-being, and to let them know that they can reach out to me personally with any concerns. Deputy Director of Athletics Mattie White and I also reminded them about additional avenues to report concerns to IU Athletics staff members, campus officials, and anonymously. I provide these details to you not to, in any way, minimize the seriousness of some of the items that you read in the Indiana Daily Student article. I instead share them with you so that you know that we took this situation seriously enough to immediately involve the General Counsel’s office to ensure that we could have an independent entity examine the claims and offer their recommendations on the appropriate course of action based on its independent and unbiased review. If I can answer anything else, please do not hesitate to ask. Scott
  5. mamasa

    Fire Steve Aird

    Appreciate the well-reasoned response- makes for good thought!!!
  6. mamasa

    Music Thread

    If you ever get a chance to see these guys, I'd highly recommend it!!! https://www.browncountymusiccenter.com/events/detail/blackberry-smoke
  7. mamasa

    Fire Steve Aird

    I just emailed Scott Dolson, told him that there is a large group of people following this story, and asked for transparency.
  8. mamasa

    Fire Steve Aird

    Thank you- you put it better than I did!
  9. mamasa

    Fire Steve Aird

    I'm really not trying to be argumentative but what makes you think that any other generation had to be mentally tough? Obviously, there are those in every generation tougher than others- we tend to think of Depression era, or WWII era as mentally tougher, but what would have made Boomers or Gen Xers mentally tough? As JSHoosier said, every generation has thought the current young ones are weak/spoiled/morally bankrupt. This generation has been through everything that other generations have, and have dealt with being in school during a pandemic (handling those changes alone makes them pretty tough in my opinion). Again, not trying to argue, just am truly curious to hear the reasoning.
  10. mamasa

    Fire Steve Aird

    Just saw Jersey Boys in Bloomington- awesome show!
  11. mamasa

    Governor's Cup: IU vs PUke

    It all comes down to track and field!
  12. mamasa

    Fire Steve Aird

    Again, just stop
  13. mamasa

    IU Volleyball

    Not the time to try to defend your agenda of "tough love". Just stop
  14. mamasa

    Fire Steve Aird

    Guess we've talked to different sets of players then
  15. mamasa

    Fire Steve Aird

    Or, we just stop accepting abuse in general? Only allowing men to coach men and women to coach women is such a step back into the accepted gender (which is a social concept) roles, instead of not stigmatizing those abused. The whole "this generation is entitled and fragile" is BS- they're just not accepting of being abused. No reason at all that women shouldn't coach men and vice versa. Listen to the players and make it crystal clear that there is no abuse, whether it's mental, physical or emotional, acceptable. Victim shaming is such a powerful tool that's used by the good ol' boys that have run the show forever.
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