Monday, December 03, 2007

downsides and upsides

The bad news is that the entertainment industry bigwigs have apparently captured the house education committee- a bill before the Senate on "Educational Affordability" has requirements in it that would 1) raise the cost of education (in order to subsidize the entertainment industry), and 2) deprive colleges of ALL federal funding if the industry (not the government) determines them to be violators of copyright law, this would include Pell grants, financial aid, etc.

full article on it here
EDUCAUSE's Action page here

The good news is that we can still dance: the last Surya Dub of the year is December 8th - this Saturday!

Club Six, 60 6th Street San Francisco. Come out for the end of the year and congratulate us AGAIN on "Best Club Night in SF"

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