Alumni have told us that the common fallacies the
campaign succeeded in putting to rest inside the Rutgers community
back in the mid-1990s continue to be introduced as "arguments"
in the national debate about commercialized Div IA athletics.
have urged that the original "Pro & Con" page be
retrieved from the RU1000 achives and reposted as a public service.
understand the request. Though the analysis of standard fallacies
was new in 1995, various occurrences -- e.g., a repetition of
fallacy by RU president Robert L. Barchi, who was not in office
during the original campaign -- suggest that the list is far