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  1. Never change, Illini fans. Never change. I feel like that poster on the Illini board is the guy in the center of the gif. Pre announcement: "Cliff is a lock you guys, trust me."
  2. Fordham and Loyola Marymount at 66? I feel like Gonzaga really had nothing special going for it prior to their basketball program taking off.
  3. Might be better for SLU for Hughes Jr to take off later in the recruitment process, prevents any blue bloods from swooping in and snagging him away from the Bills.
  4. Hughes Jr will be a Billiken
  5. Either way, you have to love the positive SLU article next to the one about Wash U getting sued
  6. This is huge, and to be honest, long overdue. In reality, our education system has been bogged down over the past number of decades by teaching strictly to the test. Teachers don't like it. Students don't like it. For-profit testing companies love it. We need a return to the classical education of years past, where teachers could teach their students important life skills, not just standardized test taking strategies. Standardized tests have no true relationship to eventual future success. Grit, resilience in challenging times, motivation level, time balancing skills, etc. are all much b
  7. Problem is, most work as we know it probably won't exist IMO. The pandemic simply accelerated trends that have been going on for years. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/05/bridge-post-pandemic-world-already-collapsing/611089/
  8. Pretty good perspective on why the Sweden herd immunity approach should be taken with a grain of salt. Really brings into perspective just how many uncertain variables there are in all of this (e.g. specificity of the existing antibody tests, true prevalence of Covid in populations, etc). Opinion | Coronavirus and the Sweden Myth At the end of the day, being overly cautious from the get-go was most likely the correct move for the majority of nations, particularly the U.S. (even though our response time was significantly delayed). Here's the thing, America is probably the least physic
  9. Just when you thought 2020 couldn't get any worse... https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/02/us/asian-giant-hornet-washington.html
  10. Jimerson, Lorentsson, and French in the game at the same time.... Sweet Jesus. The Werewolf is going to have a feast in the wide open paint, or else our snipers will be raining 3's all day long. Yuri/Jacobs -- Goodwin -- Perkins/Jimerson -- Lorentsson -- French/Bell Deadly with that stretch 4 presence.
  11. Preliminary results from a vaccine human trial could here by mid June. Huge news. This is the best chance at a "silver bullet" that we've got. https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/30/uk/oxford-coronavirus-vaccine-trial-astrazeneca-gbr-intl/index.html
  12. A joke that anyone considers this a-hole anything but the absolute antithesis of a medical professional.
  13. https://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/coronavirus/protesters-gather-at-the-missouri-capitol-downtown-clayton-to-demand-state-reopen/article_a9da78ea-07f2-58b7-a33b-4815fd63558c.html
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