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Council considering election process change

As the Administrative Professional Staff Council nears its annual election, council officials want constituents to understand potential changes to the election policy. The council did not take any action on the proposed policy during its meeting Wednesday. ... Continue Reading →

Staff council to expand leadership

Membership on the Administrative Professional Staff Council could soon grow by at least five employees. The council voted Wednesday to move forward with discussions to revamp its membership. Presently, 13 members serve on the board. The preliminary proposal ... Continue Reading →

Rocky Horror (Picture Show) tradition lives on

There is only one time and place each semester where students can dress up and participate in an interactive show. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is sponsored by the Student Programming Council and takes place every semester. Don Castle, student center ... Continue Reading →

Administrators address council’s enrollment concerns

Chancellor Rita Cheng and Provost John Nicklow cited administrative involvement as a key enrollment factor during an Administrative Professional Staff Council meeting Wednesday. The council presented the Chancellor and Provost various administrative questions, ... Continue Reading →

SIU to install campus-wide Wi-Fi

Students and faculty will be connected to the Internet everywhere on campus by next fall. David Crane, assistant provost and chief information officer, announced at Tuesday’s Graduate and Professional Student Council meeting that the university plans ... Continue Reading →

Students discuss activity fee increase

A proposed student activity fee increase has sparked mixed reactions from the university community. Undergraduate Student Government members supported the $10 fee increase at their Oct. 23 meeting, which would put the fee at $47.70. USG Senate President ... Continue Reading →

USG supports fee proposal

The Undergraduate Student Government approved the support of a $10 student activity fee increase at its Tuesday meeting. USG members will also attend the Nov. 8 Board of Trustees meeting in Edwardsville to show support for the increase. The student activity ... Continue Reading →

SIUC: Party image unrealistic

Talks of the university’s party school reputation have resurfaced in the first few weeks of the semester, as a party attended by hundreds ended with police using tear gas in the street, and the chancellor insisted the image has affected enrollment. SIUC ... Continue Reading →

Sunset concert represents collaboration between community, university for 34 years

As the summer sun sets, turning the sky a shade of dark orange, and music begins to carry through the streets of Carbondale, residents sense it’s Sunset Concert time. The 34th Sunset Concert series began Thursday and continues every Thursday until ... Continue Reading →

Résumé experience, thereapeutic activities offered at Craft Shop

Splattering soft clay onto a spinning wheel, smelling the thick scent of sawdust floating in the air while hammering nails into wood or soldering hot metals together to frame cut glass can all be experienced at one of the Student Center Craft Shop’s ... Continue Reading →

Free events need funding, too

Non-profit programs target broad range of student body   Students provide vital funding needed by non-profit organizations on campus. While all students have to pay the fees that sponsor events such as Dawgs Night Out, not all students take advantage ... Continue Reading →
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