The student news site of Southern Illinois University

Daily Egyptian

Freddie Gray case: Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero found not guilty of all charges

By Justin Fenton and Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun

May 23, 2016

Filed under News

Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams on Monday acquitted Officer Edward Nero of all counts for his role in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.The judgment, following a five-day bench trial, is the first in the closely watched ...

Remembering 1970 protests: silent to violent

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

May 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Forty-five years ago, the SIU students protested President Richard Nixon’s 1970 plans to invade Cambodia, and in the process, created one of the most active demonstrations on Illinois campuses.Steve Brown, a student and rep...

The student news site of Southern Illinois University