Athletes Railing Against Term “Student Athlete,” Insist College Athletics is a Job.

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Cincinnati Bearcats guard Caitlyn Wilson (1) and Xavier Musketeers forward Ayanna Townsend (44) compete for a rebound in the second half of the NCAA women's basketball on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, at Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati. Cincinnati Bearcats defeated Xavier Musketeers 82-73. Cincinnati Bearcats At Cincinnati Bearcats 104

Following the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Alston v. NCAA, questions remain about the future of college athletics and how NCAA governance will work. As discussions emerge about whether college athletes should have their own union, many of the students are fighting back against the term “Student Athlete,” and insisting that playing for University teams is a job.

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