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Seems like this is a basic student activity fee. They definitely had one when I was at Miami and it was definitely a bit controversial... I think they significantly raised it when I was there or something.

But what the hell does this have to do with woke culture? They're paying for something they aren't getting There's not much PC about it.

"It’s this notion that students paying money gets them something that’s free, and that’s not true,” she said. “It’s just so inequitable to have students pay for something they’re not using.”
 
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Seems like this is a basic student activity fee. They definitely had one when I was at Miami and it was definitely a bit controversial... I think they significantly raised it when I was there or something.

But what the hell does this have to do with woke culture? They're paying for something they aren't getting There's not much PC about it.

"It’s this notion that students paying money gets them something that’s free, and that’s not true,” she said. “It’s just so inequitable to have students pay for something they’re not using.”


We shouldn't expect much from a fraudulent but self-deemed "intellectual" porster who (a) creates a clickbait-worthy subject line guaranteed to stir up trouble, and then (b) pretends to have sympathy for the arguments of those he is mocking.

Just ignore it and move on.
 
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I totally agree. All Student Fees should go towards the educational cost only. Sports programs should be self sustaining and not subsidized by self sustaining sports. Self sustaining should be the test for court judgements not Title 9 (or whatever it's called)
 

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I totally agree. All Student Fees should go towards the educational cost only. Sports programs should be self sustaining and not subsidized by self sustaining sports. Self sustaining should be the test for court judgements not Title 9 (or whatever it's called)


Sports programs are self-sustaining. Do you honestly believe that the sole difference between a profitable Athletic Department and one in a deficit is the student fee?

I've never had a problem with student fees for Athletics. It should be required everywhere, at all levels. It's a joke to think that the STUDENTS of a university could/would/should be shut out of all Athletic events because they didn't pay for admission.

The student athletic fee charged at UM was very small and allowed you admission to all events (subject to availability). Other schools charge a fee and ALSO charge for certain sports tickets (usually football and basketball).

The world would be an awful place if all UM football tickets went to non-student purchasers (and the same is true at other schools). A certain percentage of ALL university athletics tickets should be set aside for students.
 
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Sports programs are self-sustaining. Do you honestly believe that the sole difference between a profitable Athletic Department and one in a deficit is the student fee?

I've never had a problem with student fees for Athletics. It should be required everywhere, at all levels. It's a joke to think that the STUDENTS of a university could/would/should be shut out of all Athletic events because they didn't pay for admission.

The student athletic fee charged at UM was very small and allowed you admission to all events (subject to availability). Other schools charge a fee and ALSO charge for certain sports tickets (usually football and basketball).

The world would be an awful place if all UM football tickets went to non-student purchasers (and the same is true at other schools). A certain percentage of ALL university athletics tickets should be set aside for students.
Of course not silly! I have an MBA and I know student fees do not make an Athletic Dept. successful. My statement was two parted. I'll separate my two distinct comments:
1. SPORTS PROGRAMS SHOULD BE ABLE TO SELF-SUSTAIN. MEANING INCOME GENERATED MUST EXCEED EXPENSES OR CEASE TO BE. SPORTS SHOULD NOT BE MANDADED BY LAW.

2. REVENUE EXCEEDING EXPENSES SHOULD NOT BE USED TO SUBSIDIZE NON REVENUE GENERATING SPORTS LIKE MENS AND WOMENS GOLF FOR EXAMPLE. NO SCHOOLS SHOULD USE STATE, FEDERAL OR STUDENT FUNDS FOR A SPORTS PROGRAM OR SCHOLARSHIPS. THOSE FUNDS SHOULD BE USED TO REDUCE EDUCATION COST, UPGRADE TECHNOLOGY, BUILDING PROJECTS ETC. I RATHER SEE STUDENTS GRAD WITH FAR LESS LOAN EXPENSES. I DON'T LIKE SOCIALIST PROGRAMS FOR CORPORATE AND WEALTHY.

2.
 

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Of course not silly! I have an MBA and I know student fees do not make an Athletic Dept. successful. My statement was two parted. I'll separate my two distinct comments:
1. SPORTS PROGRAMS SHOULD BE ABLE TO SELF-SUSTAIN. MEANING INCOME GENERATED MUST EXCEED EXPENSES OR CEASE TO BE. SPORTS SHOULD NOT BE MANDADED BY LAW.

2. REVENUE EXCEEDING EXPENSES SHOULD NOT BE USED TO SUBSIDIZE NON REVENUE GENERATING SPORTS LIKE MENS AND WOMENS GOLF FOR EXAMPLE. NO SCHOOLS SHOULD USE STATE, FEDERAL OR STUDENT FUNDS FOR A SPORTS PROGRAM OR SCHOLARSHIPS. THOSE FUNDS SHOULD BE USED TO REDUCE EDUCATION COST, UPGRADE TECHNOLOGY, BUILDING PROJECTS ETC. I RATHER SEE STUDENTS GRAD WITH FAR LESS LOAN EXPENSES. I DON'T LIKE SOCIALIST PROGRAMS FOR CORPORATE AND WEALTHY.

2.


I, like everyone else (I'm sure) doesn't understand what in the fvck you are trying to say.

Sports is not mandated by law.

More importantly, most of UM's athletic scholarship money is endowed.

As for your comments on "socialism", I have no idea what you are talking about.
 

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I have no problem at all with the student activity fees I paid going to the free student tickets, intramural sports, the bowling alley, or any of the other activities I wasn't able to take part in.

I also don't have a problem with college football ticket prices that might go to subsidize Women's Synchronized Rhythmic Golf or anything else.
 
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