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kikuria

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  1. I'm definitely older than you! Probably dating myself to some degree but there used to be a ton of PE classes including swimming classes (I took one. Great 1 credit class.) There was a swimming (and diving?) team too. I don't know if there is a local market for pool rentals though.
  2. Was hoping I read incorrectly. Need to find it again. Regardless, just terrible. What were they planning on doing with it? That I don't remember.
  3. Did I read correctly that they are getting rid of the pool? Or are renovations in the works for it too?
  4. CAA - Why didn't we?

    I agreed insomuch as it only works when it's a budget priority. It does not appear to be.
  5. CAA - Why didn't we?

    Oh what could have been
  6. CAA - Why didn't we?

    I should have asked this differently - was the offer to join the CAA extended at the same time as football? Or did it come up afterwards?
  7. CAA - Why didn't we?

    Do you know when the offer was extended? How does something like that play out?
  8. CAA - Why didn't we?

    Shame is so many ways ....
  9. CAA - Why didn't we?

    I seem to recall reading a previous thread but ... could someone refresh my recollection on whey we didn't move over to the CAA in all sports?
  10. Heard recently that MJ had/has some Title IX concerns too (not related directly to tennis or the previous OCR investigation) and they were in writing. If Benson fired her for speaking out about it things are going to go to hell pretty quickly. Good god, could it get any worse?
  11. Any word on whether Benson's contract has been renewed? It'll be 5 years in August.
  12. UAlbany/Title IX in USA Today

    I haven't seen any announcements but maybe someone else has.
  13. https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/politics/albany/2019/05/16/title-ix-how-female-athletes-new-york-colleges-face-inequities/3471574002/
  14. Benson's Contract

    I thought about that very question. It's part of the reason I stopped advocating for crew outside of it being the only sport that I know of that can hit the numbers needed (I think the current team is solid but that's more being a fan than anything else.) I came to this conclusion by looking at the issue differently. If my daughter was on the club team (she's not in college yet), and she said "Dad, they're offering to make the team varsity ...", I'd advise her against it so long as Benson was at the helm. That was a tough pill to swallow given some of my previous posts. But that's where I'm at. Summary: I agree with you almost 100%
  15. Benson's Contract

    You're right, it is about equity of opportunity. OCR already decided on this though. School was 97 roster spots short. This past year it was 86 slots short (which is more than last year ). I can't wrap my head around Benson lying though. It was unnecessary. Quick note - We do know what was already agreed to. They agreed to "substantial proportionality" within the agreed upon time frame. OCR doesn't tell anyone how to get there. Only that they have to. But the court/jury can order a specific remedy. And that's what concerns me. I'm a crew guy and think it's the right fit because of numbers. The club team had good success directly with D1 schools, huge alumni support in terms of $$, and has had a solid coach for years. But that doesn't mean it's the only solution or even the best solution. That should be for the school to decide. So if it's taken out of the Department's hands - that's on Benson and no one else.
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