Tuesday, January 28, 2014

PLN editorial donahue

The article “should college athletes be paid?” by Jim Reme is about if college athletes should get paid for all of the hard work they put forward to help their team be better and win. Jim Reme’s main 3 points are that they don’t have enough time to study because they are always working, they go broke like all college students but practice and lifting take up all their time to get a job, and they pretty much die out on the field and in practice and in the weight room for the college they should get some money just for food and other expenses. His first point is how college athletes have to wake up earlier than anyone else and go to practice and work hard and they barely make it to class on time. After that he goes on how when when everyone else is resting or having lunch athletes get to go back to the weight room and lift and get bigger and stronger and then back to practice and then go study at night for their exam tomorrow when they have too get up so early again. They also are like any other college kid and don’t have a lot of money but all their free time is taken up from a job and they have too buy protein for after workouts. This article “should college athletes be paid?” by jim reme is how college athlete should get paid because of everything they give for the college.

The article “should college athletes be paid?” is about jim reme arguing the point if college athletes should be paid or not for all their hard work. The 3 main points are how they work so hard and practice all the time that they don’t even have time to study. He then talks about how they have to wake up at 5AM for practice and work their butt off and they have too immediately go to class and arrive barely on time. Then when all the other students are going and relaxing they get to go to the weight room. Also the athletes aren’t like running on the treadmill they are going full out lifting weights too the point they almost puke and collapse. Then instead of having a nice break they go right back out to practice. Then when they need some nice sleep for the next day they stay up til midnight cramming in their studying for tomorrows exam. Also college students are known for not being in the best financial position and college athletes have to pay for protein for after all their workouts and never the less all the custom equipment they buy for their sport. The article “should college athletes be paid?” by jim reme shows why college athletes should be paid for all of their hard work.

1 comment:

  1. Kevin- this is supposed to be posted on your personal blog. Also, make sure to use a strong verb in your summary rather than "is about..."

    Proofread, please.

    Make sure your response topic sentence shows you taking a position. I don't see that. Make sure to proofread.