Crimson staff writer
Justin W. White
Just about every media outlet, from international newspapers to niche blogs, is having a field day writing about the so-called hard-hitting effects of Harvard’s budget cuts—no omelets for students, no cookies for faculty, and of course, no more free sweatsuits for all athletes.
Do varsity athletes suffer with job searches because they spend 20-plus hours over the river and traveling to schools nationwide? Or does the fact that they must exhibit great discipline and time management skills in order to complete both their physical and academic obligations make them more attractive to recruiters, giving them an edge?