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Carbondale police: Teen killed in March 9 shooting; suspect at large

Carbondale police: Teen killed in March 9 shooting; suspect at large

By Luke Nozicka and Bill Lukitsch
March 10
Filed under City, More Headlines, News

A 19-year-old man died Thursday night after he was shot multiple times near a community center on Carbondale’s Northeast Side, city leaders said Friday. Javon Trott, of Johnston City, died at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale after he was shot in the 400 block of East Willow Street, police said. Jarre...

Grants could drop for the unaccredited University Museum

Grants could drop for the unaccredited University Museum

By Olivia Spiers
March 9
Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

The University Museum could lose multiple grants after it was stripped of its accreditation in February as a result of recent staffing and budget cuts. A representative of the American Alliance of Museums visited SIU in February to re-evaluate the museum’s 40-year-long accreditation status. The...

Famous coach to present lecture at SIU

Famous coach to present lecture at SIU

By Tyra Wooten
March 8
Filed under Campus, News

A famed high school basketball coach featured in a Hollywood movie is set to visit the university campus Wednesday night to present a free lecture.

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Carbondale police ask public to help ID burglar

Carbondale police ask public to help ID burglar

March 8
Filed under City, More Headlines, News

Carbondale police are asking the public to help identify an individual suspected of burglarizing a business on the city’s Southeast Side. At 5:48 a.m. on Feb. 23, officers responded to a report of a burglary at Hans Market, 863 E. Grand Ave., according to a news release. The suspect reportedly...

SIU president warns Illinois higher education market approaching ‘junk bond status’

SIU president warns Illinois higher education market approaching ‘junk bond status’

By Luke Nozicka
March 8
Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

SIU President Randy Dunn on Wednesday said SIU cannot operate for another 20 months without state support “short of hollowing out” its core programs. In the System Connection, the university president’s column emailed to faculty and staff, Dunn said SIU will have to make a case for continued st...

Clinical Center director says loss of state funding ‘would be the end of us’

Clinical Center director says loss of state funding ‘would be the end of us’

By Marnie Leonard
March 8
Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

When Sunni Primeaux was growing up, she watched her older brother struggle with schizophrenia. Unable to hold a job due to his symptoms, he was homeless for several months before being accepted into a group home five years ago. Though seeing him try to cope with the disorder in his day-to-day life...

USG senators vote against Stern’s suspension

USG senators vote against Stern’s suspension

By Francois Gatimu
March 8
Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

Members of Undergraduate Student Government voted Tuesday night against a motion that would have suspended President Jared Stern for allegedly acting on personal bias by adjourning a meeting prematurely.   The motion was sponsored by Nick Shereos, a newly appointed USG senator and member of the gover...

GPSC discusses chancellor search, student trustee election, USG investigation

GPSC discusses chancellor search, student trustee election, USG investigation

By Marnie Leonard
March 8
Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

The Graduate and Professional Student Council discussed the ongoing search to find a permanent chancellor, changes to the student trustee election procedure and its investigation of the Undergraduate Student Government’s executive board at its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. GPSC President...

Residents call for sanctuary city status in city council meeting

Residents call for sanctuary city status in city council meeting

By Olivia Spiers
March 8
Filed under City, More Headlines, News

Community members at the Tuesday’s city council meeting asked council members to make Carbondale a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants. Jesslyn Jobe, one of 10 people who wrote the drafted bill, said it was modeled after the proposed Sanctuary State Act in the Illinois House of Representati...

Arsonist sought for January fire

Arsonist sought for January fire

By Daily Egyptian staff
March 7
Filed under City, News

Carbondale police are asking the public to help identify a suspected arsonist in connection to a small fire that was set months ago at the Marion Street Apartments, authorities said in a news release.

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