HON101 Event Paper 2

HON101 Event Paper 2 - Stephanie Baggio Honors 101/201...

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Stephanie Baggio Honors 101/201 Prof. Goffman March 1, 2011 The Luck of the Demons As I walked into the McGrath Arena alongside my sorority sisters, I was bombarded with the sea of blue demon fans. As this being only my second DePaul women’s basketball game, I can say that I have never seen almost every seat taken. This sight left me truly elated and enlightened me because it demonstrated the immense support of the fans for the women’s basketball team, which unfortunately draws a significantly smaller crowd than the men’s team. I can say that I was genuinely proud of the amount of fans and spectators at a women’s sporting event. Being a female athlete myself, I know the frustration that is associated with the lack of recognition and support. As I scoped out the audience, the group of twenty to thirty people in obnoxious lime green shirts appeared minute in when engulfed in a sea of blue. The arena was so densely packed that some of the fans became picky and technical about the seat number on their tickets, a rare occurrence from my experience where the majority sits where they please. The basketball game contained the customary elements such as the pep band, the
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course HON 101 taught by Professor Goffman during the Winter '11 term at DePaul.

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