The Struggle: Putting The ‘Student’ in ‘Student-Athlete’ First

BY JAMES SMITH, CLASS OF 2014 —  Throughout school, everyone classifies the Student-Athlete as the stereotypical jock. The workout clothes, the lack of intelligence, the special treatment from teachers and professors, and the athletic physique all play into how student-athletes are perceived. However, a deeper look into the life of a Student-Athlete will show you…