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Column: NCAA transfer rules unfair to student athletes

(Illustration by Liam McFadden / Staff Illustrator)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Nick Saban, head coach of Alabama football and four-time national championship winner, is poised to be paid an astounding $11 million this year and has an eight-year deal that will pay him $65 million through 2025. These lucrative contracts are highly desired by all college coaches, and you can’t b...

Transfers make the switch to Pitt but not without struggles

Grace Anderson (middle) transferred to Pitt after attending Duquesne her freshman year. (Photo Courtesy of Grace Anderson)

By Sarah Morris / Staff Writer

August 29, 2017

Not all new Pitt students are having their first college experience — roughly a thousand of them every year are seasoned students who have transferred from colleges and universities from around the world. And while many transfer students find their place in Oakland just like the students who starte...

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