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Column: Universities should recognize student athletes as employees

Kain Colter, a then-quarterback and then-receiver for Northwestern University, gestures toward United Steelworkers International president Leo Gerard as he answers questions following the announcement that several Northwestern football players wish to join a labor union, during a press conference in Chicago on Jan. 28, 2014.

By Brian Gentry, Contributing Editor

September 13, 2018

It's time for Universities to recognize athletes as student employees and mitigate the exploitation of players under demanding sports programs.

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