The Long Term Effects of College Athletics

March 1, 2016

Joey Mizutani College Support After an Injury Any player participating in a collegiate sport, whether it has contact or no contact, has a risk of running into an injury. In fact a sever injury can end an athlete’s career and change their lives. Travis Roy, a Boston University Hockey player, crashed into the board headfirst on his first ever college shift in 1995, cracking his fourth and fifth vertebra to leave…

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Student Recruiting and Academic Discipline

March 1, 2016

John Baik Failure to Academic Discipline Although the NCAA, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, does not unify rules for every college, each school has its own code of conduct, which applies to its student-athletes. Every school in the same division shares the common restrictions on certain behaviors and encourages student-athletes to participate in academic life. However, violation of these codes has been pervasive. Last year, in January, when the head…

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Opinion: NCAA School’s Don’t Just Owe Student Athletes an Education. They Owe Them Security.

Jack Davis “We crafted the term student athlete, and soon it was embedded in all NCAA rules and interpretations.” Walter Byers, 1st Executive Director of the NCAA   The student athlete is an image many of us are familiar with. It’s glory is rooted directly in the American Dream. A talented youngster works hard, and gets good at a sport. He (and now she as well) attends a college for…

March 1, 2016
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To Pay Or Not to Pay: Andre and Derek Discuss Paying NCAA Athletes

March 1, 2016

Derek Thomson To get some background on the issue at hand; many students-athletes in high school dream of going to college in hopes to play a sport at the professional level. The is broken down into three divisions, Division 1, 2, and 3 and usually the Division 1 is considered the most elite out of the three. Students only attending schools with D1 or D2 sports programs can give out…

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