[ Show ]
Support VoyForums
[ Shrink ]
VoyForums Announcement: Programming and providing support for this service has been a labor of love since 1997. We are one of the few services online who values our users' privacy, and have never sold your information. We have even fought hard to defend your privacy in legal cases; however, we've done it with almost no financial support -- paying out of pocket to continue providing the service. Due to the issues imposed on us by advertisers, we also stopped hosting most ads on the forums many years ago. We hope you appreciate our efforts.

Show your support by donating any amount. (Note: We are still technically a for-profit company, so your contribution is not tax-deductible.) PayPal Acct: Feedback:

Donate to VoyForums (PayPal):

Login ] [ Contact Forum Admin ] [ Main index ] [ Post a new message ] [ Search | Check update time | Archives: 12345[6]78910 ]

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]

Date Posted: 09/20/15 9:33:34pm Sun
Author: Steve
Subject: Re: When will this idiocy end?
In reply to: 'gate80 's message, "When will this idiocy end?" on 09/20/15 11:09:38am Sun

>Let me get this straight - Colgate, with a Div 1
>hockey program and 900 million endowment, carries out
>a decades overdue replacement of an eyesore over a
>half century old, and this is considered an example of
>the overemphasis of sports on college campuses today,
>warranting a Bloomberg News profile??? For those of us
>who know Colgate athletics and what has transpired in
>the last generation, this report borders on parody! We
>don't even fund the full compliment of hockey
>scholarships for cryin' out loud, the only team in the
>NCAA playoffs a couple of years ago not to do so. We
>apply the AI for hockey recruits when we don't have
>to. The shame of it is that even with these
>disadvantages we were on the cusp of becoming a
>national elite hockey program recently. Balakian and
>his ilk would cut off their genitals to be on the Yale
>or Princeton faculty. They should take a road trip to
>see the hockey facilities these schools have for their
>students. This report is further evidence of the
>ongoing problem faced by Colgate athletics, a problem
>many even on this board deny exists. I hope our new
>president, with his athletic background at a school
>which used athletics to improve its academic profile,
>will tell these clowns he'd put in a good word for
>them if they wish to join the Hamilton or Swarthmore

You hit a home run with that response of yours! I especially like the idea of a trip to Princeton and Yale for these disgruntled and aimless individuals on the faculty.

Go 'gate!

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]


[> [> [> [> [> Re: When will this idiocy end? -- The Lone Haranguer, 09/21/15 12:32:50pm Mon

These faculty CINOs (Colgate in name only) already self-identify as Yale/Princeton/Ivy/D-III.

[ Edit | View ]

[> [> [> [> [> [> Re: When will this idiocy end? -- 9 Iron, 09/21/15 1:45:22pm Mon

>These faculty CINOs (Colgate in name only) already
>self-identify as Yale/Princeton/Ivy/D-III.

Who you kidding, the entire campus strives for that. That is why we are getting passed by the very institutions that we used to beat.

[ Edit | View ]

[ Contact Forum Admin ]

Forum timezone: GMT-5
VF Version: 3.00b, ConfDB:
Before posting please read our privacy policy.
VoyForums(tm) is a Free Service from Voyager Info-Systems.
Copyright © 1998-2019 Voyager Info-Systems. All Rights Reserved.