Green roof promotes Earth Day awareness

More than 250 students attended an unusually open Open House at the Agriculture Building Monday to check out the vegetables and wildflowers that grow on the building’s roof. The Green Roof Open House is one of the newer additions to the SIU Earth ... Continue Reading →

Native Americans celebrate to educate

Members of Native American tribes came from across the country to celebrate their heritage and teach about their cultural traditions Friday and Saturday in the Southern Illinois Saluki Pow Wow 2012. The Native American Student Organization, which was ... Continue Reading →

New RSO brings magic to muggles

Students have grounded a magical sport from the skies to the SIU campus. Quidditch, a game created by J.K. Rowling in the “Harry Potter” series, has been adapted by students and is now an official university sports club. The co-ed sport played ... Continue Reading →

High school students get first-hand college experience from SIU fraternity

Phi Rho Eta holds mentor program Twenty-five boys of Hyde Park Career Academy took a break from high school to get involved in college life at SIUC during the weekend. Phi Rho Eta held a mentor program that allowed the students to experience first-hand ... Continue Reading →

Women’s law forum fights for promised rights to same-sex couples

When asked by a same-sex couple to help them in a dispute with their landlord, Bernard Cherasov, who was a lawyer at the time, said it pained him to tell them there were no laws protecting them and he could not help. Seven years later, Cherasov, chief ... Continue Reading →

Dialogue dinner promotes cross-cultural living

Cultures mingled Thursday night at the fourth annual Dialogue Dinner. Sponsored by the Intercultural Dialogue Student Association, the dinner’s mission is to “provide effective representation for all students who believe in Intercultural Dialogue ... Continue Reading →
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