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The Case For Athletic Recruitment

Graphic by: Cassie Jeong

By Bridget Lowry

November 24, 2013

Many seniors are turning their attention to the college admissions process, and a few have already committed to a college through sports recruitments. Some people view this as “cheating” the college application process and believe that people should be admitted to college based purely on academic...

The Case Against Athletic Recruitment

Graphic by: Cassie Jeong

By Sonja Hutson

November 24, 2013

While losing sleep and stressing about college applications, the last thing a senior wants to hear about is their friend’s guaranteed admission to a university because of their athletic excellence. An inequality between athletic versus academic acceptance is extraordinarily prevalent. This disparity...