Do you think student athletes should be compensated for playing on a sports team?

by Samantha Gualito

Kiara Towles

Kiara Towles
Senior
Special Education
Basketball
“For the amount of work we put in I would say yes, but if the [university] could pay us through getting a scholarship I think that would be as equitable as paying us”

Alex Terrazas

Alex Terrazas
Freshman
Accounting
Soccer
“I personally think we shouldn’t because it would take our focus off from school.”

Leo Rodriguez
Leo Rodriguez
Sophomore
Sociology
Soccer
“I don’t think so. Maybe for a larger, more established program, but not specifically here at Roosevelt.”

Brett Hoffman

Brett Hoffman
Senior
Sustainability Studies
Basketball, Tennis
“It’s a tough question because Roosevelt has only had a sports program for four years. I think maybe further down the line we should get a small percentage of a scholarship … something as a little bit of an incentive. … Maybe further down the road as the school expands.”

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