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Commentary: Key to ensuring Washington State’s viability would be for lawmakers to keep UW, WSU aligned

UPDATED: Fri., July 1, 2022

There are only so many spots on the Big Ten lifeboat, and UW cannot afford to advocate for its traditional rivals. WSU, on the other hand, needs to hold its instate partner institution close and not let it get away. Rivalry aside, WSU’s ability to align with UW and partner for conference membership (and television deals) is its most significant chit.