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Ex-Loyola basketball players say Sheryl Swoopes’ coaching methods behind mass transfers

By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune

May 1, 2016

In the summer of 2013, less than four months after beginning her first coaching job at Loyola Chicago, Sheryl Swoopes gathered her team at a campus theater to watch an ESPN documentary about her emergence as one of the best w...

Chicago State lays off a third of its staff

By Jodi S. Cohen, Chicago Tribune

April 30, 2016

Chicago State University on Friday said more than 300 employees are being laid off, a dramatic downsizing a week after the school received some long-awaited money from the state, the Tribune has learned.The layoffs — which equ...

SIU students plan for sit-ins at chancellor’s office for most of the week

By Daily Egyptian campus desk

April 25, 2016

Students plan to sit-in outside the chancellor's office for an hour Tuesday through Thursday, demanding the university resume a search for a professor who specializes in Africana philosophy and African-American philosophy.Jo...

Key to ending campus sexual assaults is transparency

By Kirsten Gillibrand and Kelly Ayotte, CQ-Roll Call

April 14, 2016

Choosing a college is an important decision.Each year, students spend dozens of hours discussing with their parents, teachers, counselors and coaches where they would like to spend the next few years of their lives. They pore over sta...

Mayor to students: Don’t drink so much

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

October 14, 2015

Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry wants students to step up their drinking game, and no, he does not mean chug more booze.Having been dubbed "Drunktober" on social media, Unofficial Halloween — which begins Friday — is followed by Ho...

Education’s relationship to riches remains unclear

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

October 6, 2015

In the last 10 years, the amount of student debt in America has ballooned from $250 billion to more than $1.2 trillion dollars, according to Forbes.Unfortunately, even if every young person in America was provided free higher e...

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