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A small change in funding policy

One of the main reasons for the financial branch of the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) to exist is to ensure funding for student groups and events that enliven a Stanford student’s experience. Yet, as many know, these funds are not unlimited and must be handled with care. In response to the claims that…

Miller: Reforming the NCAA, Part III

This is the third and final installment of a multi-part column series in which The Daily’s Cameron Miller outlines 10 reforms the NCAA can pass in order to become more athlete-friendly and generally less restrictive. 8) Eliminate scholarship caps. Since the 1970s, the NCAA has regulated the total amount of athletic scholarships its member institutions…

Obama’s community college proposal: Too early to judge

At first glance, it sounds misanthropic to criticize President Obama’s new community college plan. How could one possibly criticize a program whose goal is to make community college – a gateway to secure, middle class jobs – free for everyone? However, the implications of Obama’s proposal aren’t as clear as they initially seem. Although the plan is undoubtedly good politics, it is too early to tell if it is also good policy.