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Comment 20 Feb 2013

They've done it before - Bush spoke while he was president and it wasn't that terrible for traffic/security. I think most schools would have the current President on the top of their dream list for speakers so I think this is great for OSU.

Comment 20 Feb 2013

That was mine as well! He was great...although I can still remember how miserable I was that day - mixing one of the hottest days on record in June and an all-night drinking fest the night before adds up to a bad time.

Comment 29 Jan 2013

Same. If someone brought Taco Bell my reaction would be "Wow, thanks for all the effort you put in for that. That drive-thru line must've been a killer."

Comment 23 Jan 2013

Agreed, they seem to pick and choose their standards. The reporting of Pryor taking tens of thousands for autographs comes to mind. The only thing they needed for that was a source who refused to go on record.

Comment 22 Jan 2013

I suppose because the way I read is that the pricing system isn't so much unavoidable as well, we've decided we just could make more money. And I understand that college football is a business, and the purpose of business is to be profitable. But this practice and viewpoint being connected to a public university is always going to rub some people the wrong way.

The tone of the statements in print came across rather cold and "too bad for you, non-rich people" to me and some people I work with when we read it. But given your below statements I'm sure that isn't how it was meant. 

Comment 22 Jan 2013

“The consensus is we’re leaving a lot of money on the table that other universities are taking advantage of."

“Frankly, there are going to be people who are not going to be able to afford it; that’s too bad. But there also aren’t people that can afford the $79. The demand for tickets far exceeds the number available."

Wow. I'm not sure this guy could have found a way to sound more like a dick. 

Comment 17 Jan 2013

Agreed. Basically, anytime you have to start something with "at the risk of stereotyping" or "I don't mean to stereotype" just stop. 

Comment 17 Jan 2013

Grant, as a fellow native Circlevillian I expect at least one reference to the Pumpkin Show. Welcome!

Comment 16 Jan 2013

I'm so glad I wasn't the only person whose first reaction on hearing this was wow, I have to get to Reddit.

Comment 15 Jan 2013

Good point. If this was Braxton I think a lot of Buckeye fans would be begging for him to cut it out. But, we also fear the NCAA ban hammer, given our close and personal relationship with it.