You can set your clock by Dana D'Ascoli. Every morning in every kind of weather, she's in Astoria Park logging lightning laps from 5 to 6. And it's not just around the park. Dana's running role in life has been careering away from things she doesn't love to do.
I can tell you from personal experience that the bureaucratic inefficiency at Rutgers makes transferring classes or campuses an absolute administrative nightmare. But transferring blame takes almost no effort at all.
With Rutgers University's Mike Rice video and subsequent firing now in the news, many are tempted to talk about the special treatment given to sports. This conversation makes me wonder, which special treatment are they talking about?
Out of all the shameful actions and reactions by Rutgers in this matter, there is one thing that glares out with fierce and blinding light; Tim Pernetti's defense of Rice that this was his "first offense."