"It was a privilege," Gardner said Monday night at the Ufer Quarterback Club Banquet in Ann Arbor. "I don't think people understand how much of a privilege it was to not only be a quarterback at Michigan, but just to be a part of this university whether you're a student-athlete or not," "And I knew that as a sophomore in high school. I knew this was a special place."
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|14 hours 10 min ago||#3 is undoubtedly a major||
#3 is undoubtedly a major problem to come. It's worrisome for sure.
|14 hours 55 min ago||A 25-30% decrease is||
A 25-30% decrease is important, to be sure. Campos may be downplaying that a bit too much. But tuition at U-M (and most other schools) has increased by around 100% over the last 15 years.
The column reports that there was a 60% increase in administrative positions (not costs, but positions) from 1993-2009, which is staggering. The article you linked in your post acknowledges that this is an issue. Are all these new positions necessary? Yeah, there's been the growth of IT, but still, I can't imagine how there can be such a need for that many more administrative employees.
|15 hours 9 min ago||In the article, Campos notes||
In the article, Campos notes that the number of administrators on college campuses has grown incredibly:
|15 hours 43 min ago||Campos says per-student||
Campos says per-student funding is "somewhat lower" than it was in 1990. Do you have the precise figures?
In any event, he notes that even as per-student funding was increasing, from the '60s to the '90s, tuition was also increasing dramatically. There clearly are factors that go beyond levels of state aid. Tuition is skyrocketing everywhere, at public schools in every state and also at private schools.
|1 day 16 hours ago||Regardless of whether or not||
Regardless of whether or not those practices continue, UNC's academic reputation has taken a pretty serious hit that will take some time to recover from.
|4 days 13 hours ago||What academic opportunities||
What academic opportunities do they offer that Michigan doesn't?
|4 days 15 hours ago||Nod your head, smile and||
Nod your head, smile and reply "Go Blue!"
|4 days 19 hours ago||Some pray for food, shelter,||
Some pray for food, shelter, or good health. Others pray that the tweets of rival athletes aren't reposted on internet message boards. First world problems...
|1 week 13 hours ago||The average low temperature||
The average low temperature in June in Ann Arbor is 58? That sounds way low from my experience.
|1 week 13 hours ago||no one in any midwestern town||
Hmm, I've lived in Michigan my whole life and can't ever recall a complete stranger saying "Hello" to me in the street - unless he/she was trying to sell me something.
|1 week 13 hours ago||I'm not sure about that 20||
I'm not sure about that 20 million figure, but your larger point stands.
|1 week 14 hours ago||also: they say SODA. Who does||
Southerners don't say "soda." They say "Coke."
|1 week 16 hours ago||This was immediately my||
This was immediately my response when I saw this thread title.
|1 week 4 days ago||A kickstarter to raise . . .||
A kickstarter to raise . . . $50?
|1 week 5 days ago||I don't think we get to||
I don't think we get to decide whether a game is at on noon vs. 3:30. I'm pretty sure the TV networks do that. We just have control over whether a game is during the day vs. at night.
|1 week 5 days ago||I imagine that to fly||
I imagine that to fly roundtrip from Chicago-Detroit would be significantly more expensive than staying in a hotel.
|1 week 5 days ago||I've always thought this was||
I've always thought this was staged. It put Jim Rome's name on the map and give the fledgling ESPN2 network (which then was trying to be hip and edgy) a boost.
|1 week 5 days ago||It's been awhile since we've||
It's been awhile since we've had a "Hey guys, please click on this article that totally sucks" post.
|1 week 5 days ago||If you're a||
If you're a season-ticketholder and have to drive a long distance to come to the games then yes, you absolutely want night games to be against a good opponent. Those fans have to decide to either get a hotel or drive for a long time in the middle of the night. For a big game you can shrug that off as a necessary hassle, but for a BYU/Oregon State caliber opponent, it's probably not worth it.
|2 weeks 16 hours ago||The whole point of a playoff||
Actually, no. The point is to crown a champion. Was Duke better than Kentucky in basketball this year? No, but they're the champs.
|2 weeks 18 hours ago||This headline was a little||
This headline was a little deceptive - I assumed it meant a home night game.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Manny and Glenn first stayed||
Manny and Glenn first stayed and then (a year later) went pro. Keep that it mind.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||The guy who posted it is not||
The guy who posted it is not (to my knowledge) an established insider. He claimed he was hearing it from a sports agent friend, and not from someone close to U-M. So take it with a grain of salt.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Don't rule out Hal||
Don't rule out Hal Steinbrenner acquiring his rights to keep him away from Michigan.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Someone on the Edge of the||
Someone on the Edge of the Internet™ claimed to have inside info that he was gone. Other posters there were skeptical though, so it could be a hoax.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Insert "Well, he can't be||
Insert "Well, he can't be THAT good of a recruiter if he has to resort to that..." joke here.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||It's the largest city proper,||
It's the largest city proper, but the Cleveland and Cincy metro areas are larger.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Ohio State's record was 6-7||
Come on man, you know that's not an apples to apples comparison.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Hey, plastic bubbles can be||
Hey, plastic bubbles can be pretty cool.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||You seem a tad on edge today.||
You seem a tad on edge today.