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Stanford in the NFL: Week one roundup

The first Sunday of the NFL season has come and gone, and 25 Stanford alumni were active on NFL 53-man rosters. Most notably, the Indianapolis Colts featured four Stanford players in their starting lineup — two on each side of the ball. After adding key veterans in Andre Johnson and Frank Gore to the offense, many…

The price of athletics at Stanford

It’s time for us to consider whether Stanford’s policies of heavy investment in athletic programs and recruitment are really in line with the university’s mission. Regardless of what we decide to do, we as a university should have a frank discussion about how much we are willing to sacrifice academics for athletic success.