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SIU president prepares for millions of dollars in potential cuts

SIU president prepares for millions of dollars in potential cuts

By Luke Nozicka
March 22
Filed under Showcase

SIU President Randy Dunn will soon outline a range of severe cuts the Carbondale campus could be forced to adopt if the state allocates no funding in the foreseeable future. Dunn said he plans to use the System Connection, the column he emails to faculty and staff, on March 29 to provide the university’...

Friends gather to remember SIU student killed in house fire

Friends gather to remember SIU student killed in house fire

By Cory Ray
December 3
Filed under Campus, City, More Headlines, News, Showcase

Dozens of single flames illuminated images of a smiling SIU student, often pictured hiking, as friends gathered to remember Alex Kierstead on the the front steps of the house where he was found dead the day before Thanksgiving. “You expect your grandma to die,” said John Kenny, one of Kierstead’s...

Housemates remember SIU student killed in fire as hardworking, artistic

Housemates remember SIU student killed in fire as hardworking, artistic

By Bill Lukitsch
November 29
Filed under Campus, City, More Headlines, News, Showcase

Friends of the SIU student killed in a house fire the day before Thanksgiving say he was preparing to head home and visit family the day he died, and remembered him as an intelligent and creative man influential to those who knew him. Alex Kierstead, a junior from Aurora studying political science...

Carbondale police identify SIU student killed in house fire

Carbondale police identify SIU student killed in house fire

By Daily Egyptian staff
November 28
Filed under Showcase

Although forensic verification is pending, the victim has been identified as Alexander Kierstead.

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SIU student killed in Carbondale house fire

SIU student killed in Carbondale house fire

By Daily Egyptian staff
November 23
Filed under Showcase

Firefighters found an SIU student dead after a structure fire destroyed a home early Wednesday in southwest Carbondale.

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