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by Tere North
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Western News
Topic: Campus situation w/ COVID-19
Replies: 168
Views: 28918

Re: Campus situation w/ COVID-19

sealhall74 wrote:
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:21 am
Now why didn't I think of this. Lots of hotels going underutilized these days, some on the brink of closing for good. This is a great way to keep them occupied. Assuming they can keep everyone safe, of course.

https://theexperienceu.com/
Interesting idea.
by Tere North
Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Western Sports
Topic: Summit League coaching/player news
Replies: 17
Views: 6262

Re: Summit League coaching/player news

Way to go, Doshia!!
by Tere North
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Western News
Topic: Campus situation w/ COVID-19
Replies: 168
Views: 28918

Re: Campus situation w/ COVID-19

Somebody please answer the question why we elect board trustee members for our JUCOs yet leave it up to elected politicians to appoint trustees to oversee our higher institutions of learning. Other than "its the law" in Illinois, these would have to be statewide elections since students through the...
by Tere North
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Campus situation w/ COVID-19
Replies: 168
Views: 28918

Re: Campus situation w/ COVID-19

WIU Board Divisions Displayed During Chairperson Vote. From Tri-States Public Radio, WIUM-FM: https://www.tspr.org/post/wiu-board-divisions-displayed-during-chairperson-vote What do we have to do? Teach the board how to play "Rock, Paper, Scissors" to get something done? LOL The arrogance demonstra...
by Tere North
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Leatherneck Athletics
Topic: Swimming & Diving Program Suspended
Replies: 7
Views: 768

Re: Swimming & Diving Program Suspended

You can cut all the low hanging fruit and still not even come close to solving the problem. Until you either cut football or go D2, you will not save much in the way of $$.
by Tere North
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Fans or No Fans?
Replies: 35
Views: 3814

Re: Fans or No Fans?

College Football generates way too much $$ to not be played. What it looks like will definitely be interesting. Regarding that $$ generations, outside the schools with TV contracts, only a very even break even on football. "A recent N.C.A.A. study determined that only about 20 of the 1,000 or so co...
by Tere North
Tue May 26, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Fans or No Fans?
Replies: 35
Views: 3814

Re: Fans or No Fans?

I see the NCAA making the decision, not Western, and I think the decision will be no fans. Sure, with the numbers of fans we get at games you could social distance them, but they won't do it themselves. But at other schools, social distancing is impossible unless they adhere to a specific butt in sp...
by Tere North
Thu May 21, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Campus situation w/ COVID-19
Replies: 168
Views: 28918

Re: Campus situation w/ COVID-19

Western raises student fees. From the McDonough County Voice: https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/news/20200520/western-raises-student-fees Northern Illinois University has announced their plans for the Fall 2020 semester: NIU students can expect a combination of in-person instruction, on-line instructi...
by Tere North
Thu May 21, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Western News
Topic: Campus situation w/ COVID-19
Replies: 168
Views: 28918

Re: Campus situation w/ COVID-19

Western raises student fees. From the McDonough County Voice: https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/news/20200520/western-raises-student-fees Northern Illinois University has announced their plans for the Fall 2020 semester: NIU students can expect a combination of in-person instruction, on-line instructi...
by Tere North
Wed May 20, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Campus situation w/ COVID-19
Replies: 168
Views: 28918

Re: Campus situation w/ COVID-19

The University of Notre Dame will welcome students back to campus for the 2020 fall semester the week of August 10. That is two weeks earlier than originally scheduled, Notre Dame will forgo fall break in October and end the semester before Thanksgiving. The university’s models show a spike in case...