Professor Zaretsky of the Honors College takes to the Chronicle again to voice his displeasure with something. He has previously written editorials complaining about UH’s bringing in Matthew McConaughey to speak at graduation as well as the 2014 freshman class. He now turns his ire towards the UH football team while quoting Machiavelli.
Not surprisingly, all eyes will be on this weekend’s game against UCF, followed two weeks later by the daunting challenge of Louisville. Clearly, Coog fans will have a healthy serving of angst during Saturday’s tailgating parties. Yet the source of fear and trembling runs deeper: Are we still, as President Renu Khator announced after our Peach Bowl victory, nationally relevant? If we had “arrived” with that win over FSU, are we now leaving — well, on the verge of leaving — the realm of relevance where that the earlier victory had catapulted us?