Non-tenure track faculty receive layoff notices

Lauren Duncan Daily Egyptian Two SIUC non-tenure track faculty members received notification Friday that they will be laid off, said Kitty Martin, Non-Tenure Track Faculty Association spokesperson. Martin said the notification letter indicates the layoffs ... Continue Reading →

Maya culture recognized as part of Native American heritage

Though cultures can go through dramatic changes after migration, some of them are able to hold on to their heritage. The 1980s movement of a population of Mayan people from Guatemala to the United States caused their culture to stay alive, said Roberto ... Continue Reading →

Faculty Association considers cuts

The university’s challenges and how they’re being handled are a couple of topics some SIUC faculty have said they would like to do something about. Union members discussed the budget cuts proposed to campus colleges as well as changes to academic ... Continue Reading →

Publication changes SIU’s rank

University lower on ‘Dangerous Colleges’ list New reports suggest SIU might not be as unsafe as originally deemed. The Daily Egyptian reported Wednesday that the publication Business Insider published “The Most Dangerous College in America” Nov. ... Continue Reading →

Mastodons beat SIU

The Saluki women’s basketball team failed to capture a lead at any point during Thursday’s 78-65 loss to Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne at SIU Arena. SIU (0-5) was unable to contain junior IPFW forward Amanda Hyde, who scored a career-high ... Continue Reading →

Music for the Morrows

Matt Davis, of Dowell, plays with his band, I Am Ruin, Wednesday at Tres Hombres as part of the Give Thanks to Nate benefit concert. Proceeds from the show along with the money made from a silent auction and raffle were donated to the family of Nate Morrow, ... Continue Reading →

Art is served

  Kay “Pick” Zivkovich, internship director for the School of Art and Design, sets up for the Art Over Easy Auction and Gala Tuesday. “This is a great opportunity for people throughout the community to show off their art for a ... Continue Reading →

New director excited to lead University Housing

Student welfare is a priority for a new campus director. Jon Shaffer, who assumed the position  of University Housing director in September, has 20 years of experience working in university housing and other affairs at universities. In his new position ... Continue Reading →

Police blotters 11/30/12

Nov. 30   DPS — Andre L. Stewart, a non-SIUC student from Chicago, was arrested Sunday for domestic battery at Evergreen Terrace. The victim, an SIUC student, did not require medical treatment. — A library storage room was forcibly entered on ... Continue Reading →

Salukis beat buzzers, Bulldogs

The men’s basketball team downed Fresno State 57-54 Wednesday night in the game’s final seconds. Junior guard Desmar Jackson played his best Saluki game yet as he led the team with 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Jackson hit 3-pointers at ... Continue Reading →

To our readers:

Welcome to the Weekender, a three-section newspaper the Daily Egyptian will publish each Thursday. This is our opportunity to present news in a different way. We aim to provide more in-depth news stories and features, highlight our photographers’ and ... Continue Reading →

Online education continues to grow despite challenges

Enrollment in Massive Open Online Courses is at an all-time high worldwide, but Chancellor Rita Cheng said the university is not competing with the virtual classrooms. MOOCs, which are free Internet-based courses where anyone can join classes taught by ... Continue Reading →

Buzzer Beater

  Senior guard Jeff Early attempts a rebound Wednesday during the men’s basketball game against Fresno State University. Early posted a second career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Junior guard Desmar Jackson led the Salukis with ... Continue Reading →

Unions reflect one year after strike

With looming budget cuts, possible faculty layoffs and an enrollment decline, SIUC faculty and staff have a lot on their plate. However, one thing union leaders say has helped throughout tough times at the university are the changes made through contract ... Continue Reading →

Sustainability born through beauty

Southern Illinois is known for its wine trail, lakes and forests. It’s also known for the cigarette butts, plastic bags, and empty beer and soda cans that dot its landscape. While some people feel free to toss their trash out their car windows, groups ... Continue Reading →
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