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  • Swimmer Accused of Filming Women in Locker Room

    by Chicago Daily Herald April 2017

    A Neuqua Valley High School graduate on the men's swim team at the University of Illinois at Chicago has been charged with taking video of female swimmers undressing in their locker room, authorities said.

  • Designing Public Locker Rooms with an Eye on Privacy

    by Paul Steinbach January 2017

    On March 23, 2016, North Carolina governor Pat McRory signed into law the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, making his state the first in the nation to mandate that designated restrooms and locker rooms in government buildings (including those on public school and university campuses) be used by individuals based on the gender indicated on their birth certificate. Over the previous year, five additional states — Nevada, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin — had considered similar legislation to no effect (so far), and a so-called "bathroom bill" in Arizona circled the drain way back in 2013.

  • NAACP Calls for Federal Investigation of HS 'Hate Crime'

    by Courtney Cameron October 2016

    At a conference Monday, Derrick Johnson, president of the Mississippi chapter of the NAACP, addressed the press concerning a recent incident involving an African-American member of the Wiggins football team and a noose. On October 13, a player was allegedly attacked in the boys’ locker room at Stone County High School in Wiggins on October 13, when another player threw a noose around his neck and tightened it.

  • New Product Roundup: Weight-Room Tile, Lane Line Storage and More

    by AB Staff September 2016

    This article appeared in the September issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Influencing a Recruit: 5 Keys to a Competitive Brand (Sponsored)

    by John Hamari, Facility Source August 2016

    This sponsored content was provided by Facility Source. What is sponsored content?

    One or two key recruits can change a program, and in this competitive "arms race" between universities, it is wise to try to gain every advantage afforded you. Creating a remarkable, well-designed space that represents your brand is one way to gain an advantage and engage a recruit. If done right, this advantage can not only sway recruits, but donors, players, fans and alumni. Adding one or two additional supporters in each of these key areas can give you an edge.

  • Product Spotlight: Locker Room | Laundry Components

    by Paul Steinbach July 2016

    This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Integrated Locking Systems Benefit Facility Users, Owners

    by Emily Attwood July 2016

    This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Designing Therapy Pools for Football Practice Facilities

    by Connor Riley April 2016

    This article appeared in the April issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Mother of Son with Autism Sues for Locker Room Access

    by Jason Scott April 2016

    The city of Detroit was recently compelled to change its policy regarding recreation center locker rooms after being sued for discrimination by the mother of a boy with autism.

  • Key Drivers of Campus Locker Room Renovations

    by Emily Attwood January 2016

    This article appeared in the January/February issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

    The locker room component of an athletic facility is very different than from a recreational facility. The user expectation is different, and thus the design goals are different. AB recently asked our fitness and recreation audiences about their locker rooms, and here's what we found is driving renovations in campus recreation today.