School and Youth News
Leffell School Student Creates an Innovative App to Champion Gender Equality
Nathaniel Yellin of Scarsdale, a 16-year-old student, has conducted a new study that reveals the significant gender bias in the sports media coverage of female athletes, and in particular, college basketball players. Yellin has pursued his passions for sports, data science and inspiring change through the creation of an organization and interactive R Shiny application SIDELINED (best viewed on a laptop/desktop). Using Natural Language Processing techniques, Yellin scrutinizes more than 1,700 ESPN articles from ESPN.com to expose the discrepancies in media coverage of male and female D1 college basketball athletes.
HHREC Offers Holocaust Exhibit, “13 Drivers’ Licenses” at PMHS
Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center (HHREC), in conjunction with Pelham Memorial High School, presented “13 Drivers’ Licenses,” a Holocaust Exhibit at the Blue Gym and talk in the Auditorium by Holocaust descendent Lisa Salko on April 12.