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Re: future scheduling talk

Post by TruBluMaroon » Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:24 pm

mdogt12 wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:09 pm
https://umassathletics.com/news/2019/9/ ... dules.aspx
Major schedule announcement. More dates with UConn in the works.
Surprised no Maryland or Navy, given that the goal appears to be DeMatha North...

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Re: future scheduling talk

Post by mdogt12 » Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:58 am

https://www.masslive.com/umassfootball/ ... ssion=true
UMass getting the following payouts
Auburn $1.9 and $1.95
Pitt $1.3
FSU $1.5
A&M $1.7
Penn St $1.6
UGA $1.9

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Re: future scheduling talk

Post by 69MG » Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:09 pm

^ Might just cover the medical bills. :(

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Re: future scheduling talk

Post by KahunaK » Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:14 pm

dennisdent wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:04 pm
Old Cage wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:31 pm
Dennis: Where do you - and others - get the ideas that this is about politics? This is about basic human rights that are being trampled (to put it mildly) at Liberty. There is is a very wide divide between the two.

Also, whether or not Falwell's wife is wearing a French maid's costume - see link above - is not of particular concern.
This belongs in the general discussion forum.

DD- The name of this discussion is Future Scheduling Talk and I am advocating that UMASS does not schedule LU in the future. Seems to me to be the correct place for these comments. If UMASS didn't schedule LU I would never have brought this topic up.

The links are the reasoning for that position...not a discussion of politics. I would feel the exact same way if Falwell supported Bernie or Biden. The issue is that Falwell is using his position as the head of a university to gain power and money. Falwell/LU does not believe in traditional academic freedoms but rather controls what is said. In fact I question whether he truly believes in Christian values at all.

The students are REQUIRED to attend the convocations (how would you feel if UMASS required all its students to meet at one time and hear liberal political thoughts disguised and Christian beliefs?). How would you feel if UMASS did not have tenure for its professors so if the Swamy didn't like what one said/thought he would just get rid of him.

Falwell is building a mega university from a mega church for his own gain. He is using football to gain credibility for the school. I object to UMASS helping him further that cause. Look at who he hired for AD and coach. The AD (glad he left UMASS) was forced out of Baylor because he looked the other way when some football players were sexually assaulting students and a coach that was forced to move on due to recruiting violations and "troubling personal conduct" (hiring "escorts"). Clearly Falwell believes in bringing in people who uphold firm Christian values to run the athletics department :roll: .

Sorry if you think this is about politics- I think UMASS should stand for academic freedoms and not engage with schools who exhibit such deplorable values. You are welcome to disagree.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... 236886002/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/spo ... g-message/

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Re: future scheduling talk

Post by econalum » Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:19 pm

NO, I AGREE. (shouting intentional)
Feeling entitled is JUST a feeling...

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Re: future scheduling talk

Post by stevemaz » Sun Sep 22, 2019 5:37 am

I could see us voiding the series after 2021(the honorable thing to do would be to at least given them two return games) .. who knows, maybe we have a conference invite by then.

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Re: future scheduling talk

Post by MJatUM » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:57 am

KahunaK wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:14 pm
(how would you feel if UMASS required all its students to meet at one time and hear liberal political thoughts...
So basically asking how would you feel if UMass made attending classes mandatory?

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Re: future scheduling talk

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:59 am

Stop waiting for UMass to do something big and help UMass do something big. - Shades

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