Sports no panacea for school budgets, applicant pool

I’ve never been one to try to drive a wedge between jock and brain (particularly since they’re sometimes one in the same) but for students at state schools who see a large chunk of their campus’ budget go to sports, while microscopes from the 1970s continue in use in the chem lab, this has got to feel fairly good. Winning college teams rarely attract more gifts, better applicants [Science Blog]

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