on the banning of college football... I think college football and man's basketball are out of phase with what should take place on campus. Perhaps if they are only - or at least heavily (say 90%) alumni funded programs... But the issues with head injury may well kill college football as we know it in the next decade.
and the perenial renting may make more sense than buying article that ends with the Thoreau quote:
And when the farmer has got his house, he may not be the richer but the poorer for it, and it be the house that has got him.
I'm seeing a lot of this spirit in 20 somethings these days...