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Fri., Jan. 13, 2012, 11:54 p.m.

Kustra Oppose $2000 Athlete Stipend

Boise State President Bob Kustra (shown in Boise State photo) has been a vocal opponent of an NCAA proposal to give student-athletes an additional $2,000 stipend. During an interview with American Public Media's Kai Ryssdal on "Marketplace," Kustra gave made his strongest comments to date about his reluctance to give the stipend. In December, Boise State among the schools that tried to stop new NCAA proposals for a $2,000 stipend and another one allowing schools to offer multi-year scholarships/Brian Murphy, Idaho Statesman. More here.

Question: Should college student-athletes receive an additional $2000 stipend, as proposed by the NCAA?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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