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Date Posted: Wed, December 30 2020, 10:21:52
Author: Okay we here you...
Subject: Re: I’ll say it again
In reply to: Imagine a recruiting trip for a student-athlete... 's message, "Re: I’ll say it again" on Wed, December 30 2020, 3:20:16

The school hasn’t invested into an athletic infrastructure in the last 30 years. You don’t just snap your fingers and fix it. The biggest break we got was the affordable lease on the Harbor Center. It’s nice but it doesn’t help to build school spirit. You drive downtown, park the car, go the game and then go home. We should have built something on campus behind Mount St. Joe’s there is plenty of land. The location is close to the dorms and their will be a feel of a campus atmosphere. Big miss. The more you can get alums & students to connect the more of a following you’ll have. The University of Detroit, Dayton, Marquette are all inner city campuses. Put a good product on the hardwood & ice, build sports into the brand of your school and market your athletics. Marketing isn’t an ad in the Buffalo Snooze.

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[> [> [> Re: I’ll say it again -- Spot on!, Wed, December 30 2020, 16:50:32

I believe the school has a plan about the next step for athletics. Unfortunately COVID didn’t help.

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[> [> [> Re: I’ll say it again -- BfloGriff, Thu, December 31 2020, 4:15:31

If there is such a plan, it could brighten things if THE POWERS THAT BE spoke about it or any other plan for the future of the College.If there is a plan, how does it fit with the plan for finishing Science Hall(if one of those exists), for example. Right now it feels like Alma Mater is just sitting there growing moss while the school on the West Side and the one in the northern suburbs are leaving her in the dust. Happy New Year (we can hope).

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[> [> [> [> Re: I’ll say it again -- Not sure why the school drags their feet., Thu, December 31 2020, 16:46:41

Now is the time vs. waiting & waiting & waiting.

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[> [> [> [> [> Re: I’ll say it again -- Seriously..., Fri, January 01 2021, 5:06:17

Just release/leak some renderings and vague fundraising plans.

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