athletes

Compensation: Should College Athletes Be Paid?

December 15, 2017 Multimedia

The debate over whether college athletes deserve to be paid has gained momentum the past few years. It reached one of its most controversial moments in 2015 when Northwestern University’s football team attempted to unionize. The National Labor Relations Board refused to accept or decline the effort, but a statement was made. College athletes were ...

Student Athletes Awarded at Annual Banquet

May 11, 2016 Sports

After practically living in their practice and game uniforms for an entire season, SF State student athletes got to dress up and put on their best for the end of the year Student Athlete Banquet. Held Tuesday night, laughter and excitement filled the air as athletes entered the Annex 1 on State Drive, the home ...

Athletes make points, not role models

August 28, 2013 Opinion

Whether it’s a home run or a drug scandal, athletes on any level can’t seem to escape the media’s eye — and SF State is no different with star basketball player Decensae White being arrested for an alleged connection to an Atlanta homicide. With accused athletes come the hordes of news anchors, columnists, and general ...

Graduating SF State athletes discuss life after college

May 26, 2013 Sports

Summer is fast approaching and graduation is lurking around the corner. Many of SF State’s graduating athletes, from cross-country to volleyball, spent most of their college lives deeply involved in their sport and are now preparing for the working world outside the University’s bubble. Life after college for Samantha Battles, a defensive specialist on the ...

Student athletes gear up for summer training

May 21, 2013 Sports 1 Comment

With the semester coming to a close, it’s time for those overstressed, overworked students to unwind and kickback in the summer glory. But for student athletes, the end of the school year is only the beginning to an intensive summer of training. “Summer is difficult for us,” said Kelly Coffey, the men’s soccer assistant coach. ...