SHOULD COLLEGE ATHLETES BE PAID?
With college sports viewership at an all-time high, one popular question remains constant with each televised game: should college athletes be paid? The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) restricts and prohibits student athletes, both prospective and active, from receiving any kind of compensation.
But should college athletes get paid for the thousands, hundred thousand, sometimes even millions of dollars of gross revenue they bring to their school? There are two sides to every argument, and in such controversial cases like this it’s important to understand both.