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Welcome to America

Rose Clark, of Indonesia, reacts to becoming a U.S. citizen Friday at the Lesar Law Building after living in the country for 31 years. Clark was one of 34 individuals granted citizenship after going through multiple steps, such as filling out forms, ... Continue Reading →

Rauner wins right to challenge Quinn

Chicago billionaire Bruce Rauner won a hard fought Republican primary Tuesday and will face Gov. Pat Quinn in the November elections. Rauner beat out State Senators Kirk Dillard and Bill Brady and State Treasurer Dan Rutherford. Rauner has never served ... Continue Reading →

Veterans profit from GI Bill

New national veteran tuition legislation is behind the times for the university. The House of Representatives passed the GI Tuition Fairness Act, Feb. 3. One provision of the bill requires public universities eligible for the GI Bill to charge in-state ... Continue Reading →

Bryant to open campaign office

A candidate for the Illinois 115th District seat in the House of Representatives has announced the opening of a campaign office in Carbondale. Terri Bryant of Murphysboro said in a press release Tuesday she would be opening a campaign office at 318 E. ... Continue Reading →

King’s legacy given new life, remembered on campus

Martin Luther King’s legacy inspires many, but for one organization, King’s influencers are doing some of the inspiring. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance Week will include events ranging from breakfast with an appearance from U.S. Congressman ... Continue Reading →

A vital voice

Many of you remember the excitement of the 2008 presidential election, which led record numbers of young people to get involved in the voting process. Unfortunately, enthusiasm has waned because more and more people are disillusioned by partisan politics, ... Continue Reading →

Meet the candidates 2012 election

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Democratic congressional nominee Enyart visits campus, kicks off Pizza and Politics

The Democratic nominee for Illinois’ 12th Congressional District will visit the campus today for Pizza and Politics. Bill Enyart, D-Belleville, will be the first of three candidates to visit the lobby of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. David ... Continue Reading →

Early debate tests candidates’ skills

Three untested candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce themselves to Illinois’ 12th Congressional District tonight in the first of three scheduled debates. But with the election more than two months away, it’s unclear how many ... Continue Reading →
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