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International students become collegiate athletes

International students become collegiate athletes

Daria Panferova, Reporter

March 9, 2019


Filed under Sports

More than 10 percent of students in Midwestern are outside of America, from Asia, Africa, Caribbean and Bahamas, Latin America, The Middle East, Europe, Australia. Out of the 6,102 students on campus 576 are international and 23 of them are athletes. According to international student-athletes, American universities are a fairly popular option to pursue a degree while playing sports at a good...

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

Shari Smith

October 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

To reduce scheduling conflicts, Greg Giddings, assistant professor of English, proposed that student athletes to get priority registration to the Faculty Senate on Oct. 17. Student athletes would be able to register at the same time as seniors and honors students. "I am obviously an advocate for...

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