With the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball tournament in our rear-view mirror, I would like to address an issue the NCAA dubbed unnecessary — paying collegiate athletes.
The legalization of marijuana generally has been an issue of morality and social acceptance above all else, and because of that, the debate never has particularly interested me.
We hear it all the time: “Men get paid more than women.” Sometimes it comes with a number: “Women earn 77 percent of what men earn.” We watch politicians, television pundits and activists push legislation to remedy the problem.
The 2010 Michigan ban on smoking in bars and restaurants was implemented with the intention of creating a healthier, more enjoyable dining experience.
MSU students and administrators alike have voiced concern about the sparse student attendance at Spartan football games this past season. Men’s basketball head coach Tom Izzo said, “You can tell me about the ticket prices. You can tell me all that. Baloney, because the tickets are sold. It’s not about the ticket prices. It’s about the passion and the enthusiasm.”