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Date Posted: 09/21/15 2:42:33pm Mon
Author: Oldtimer
Subject: Re: "Class of '65" arena in Bloomberg News
In reply to: gate88 's message, "Re: "Class of '65" arena in Bloomberg News" on 09/21/15 8:30:54am Mon

>The Smith professor is nationally known for his work
>on the economics of sport, particularly the folly of
>public-financed stadiums.

Then at least it's relevant. The issue here is that it's designed to draw students who might otherwise go somewhere else when facilities matter and provide our athletes with top notch facilities not necessarily to increase the crowds or try to make money on our teams which will never happen.
Didn't understand one quote in piece which seemed to suggest although it was funded with donations it hurt the school's pocket book going forward. I imagine the ice making equipment is much, much more efficient so I would question that...

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