Posts Tagged ‘stadium’

February 28th, 2011 - 3:03 pm § in Misc.

If College Athletics “make money” than why do they also need to beg?

After Flurry of Fund Raising, Cal Will Keep 3 Sports February 11, 2011, 2:33 pm from the Chronicle of Higher Education Libby Sander Nearly five months after announcing that it would cut five of its 29 sports as a cost-saving measure, the University of California at Berkeley now says it has raised en[...]

January 10th, 2011 - 12:13 pm § in Misc.

If all students pay $500/year, some students get to sit on the 50 yard line.


December 17th, 2010 - 2:25 pm § in Uncategorized

Huskies Outrank Harvard!

OK .. I did not say WHICH Huskies: Published by Ricky Liu on December 17, 2010 at 10:52AM from the Harvard Crimson: CRIMSON VS. HUSKIES 2009 – Year that UConn’s men’s basketball team last made an appearance in the NCAA tournament. The Huskies have made 28 postseason appearances in the history [...]

November 24th, 2010 - 12:05 am § in Misc.

UW Faculty Council Chair Defends Stadium

Letter from William Rorabaugh (AAUP Listserv ay UW) Colleagues – A couple of points.  First, revenue bonds have long been used by UW to build facilities.  Parking structures are built with bonds to be paid off with future parking revenues.  The Med School K-Wing’s research space was b[...]

November 22nd, 2010 - 2:25 pm § in Misc., Politics

UW to LEND $210,000,000 to Huskies?

The UW is planning to rebuild Husky stadium at a cost of $250,ooo,000.  Purportedly this cost was to be born by bond issues and paid back from private contributions and stadium revenues. NOT SO FAST.  Now it appears that of the $255,ooo,ooo, only $14.5  million has come from private sources!  In[...]