Swim Team in the Times

Online Bid Is Made, Briefly, to Save Dartmouth’s Swim Team“:

“We simply don’t operate that way,” said the college’s dean, James Larimore. “We’ve made a painful decision to cut the swim team, and our priorities and program decisions are set by the college, not by the interests of outside parties. This may be a little like someone trying to sell the Brooklyn Bridge. I don’t know that anyone would think it’s a legitimate item.”

It is some consolation that they aren’t any better at dealing with the national press than the local press.

Also: Seattle Times, Boston Globe, Bloomberg, Columbia Daily Spectator, Washington Post (headline: “Swimsuit Calndar? Why not Buy a Whole Team?“), Daily Pennsylvanian, Yale Daily News, Daily Princetonian…(find more yourself with our Newswire)