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Opinion: Young female dance teams are unnecessarily sexualized

Opinion: Young female dance teams are unnecessarily sexualized

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. I was at a basketball game a while back when a dance team of a bunch of adorable little girls performed at half-time. The oldest couldn’t have been more than seven, but the ma...

Mercer sophomore co-captains the dance team

The Mercer Dance Team performs at a football game.

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer

October 26, 2019

It’s only Mia Spinola’s second year at Mercer, but she is already a co-captain of the Bears’ dance team.

Dance team joins Mercer Athletics

Alex Preston

September 7, 2011

Student and faculty demand has prompted the introduction of a dance team to Mercer Athletics. Spirit Coordinator for Athletics, Penny Davis, has recognized the need for an established extracurricular dance program on Mercer’s campus. Students responded to the announcement of dance team tryouts when...

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