Lost computers recovered

More than half of the 256 computers reported missing eight months ago have been recovered. In June, a report by the Illinois Auditor General’s office put the value of the missing computers at $416,183. The computers were found missing in a fiscal year ... Continue Reading →

March celebrates women, achievements

Women’s History Month is a time to remember influential women of the past and address issues of the present. The month kicked off Friday and will continue to have events throughout March and the beginning of April. Melinda Yeomans, coordinator of the ... Continue Reading →
SIU President Glenn Poshard and Brigham Young University professor Jini Roby
speak with Chancellor Rita Cheng Wednesday at the Stone Center. Poshard met
Roby at the orphanage while he was stationed in Seoul, Korea in 1964-65. Roby
gave a lecture on issues in child welfare at the Carbondale Civic Center Wednesday.

Common experience brings two together

University President Glenn Poshard was just an 18-year-old U.S. Army soldier when he volunteered to visit an orphanage in Korea where 11-year-old Jini Roby lived. The two were reunited Wednesday morning. Poshard has become a University president, and ... 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 →

Everyone should watch ‘Game of Thrones’

“Game of Thrones” starts back up again this spring and will continue to attract a diverse audience. “Thrones” has become one of the most popular series on television with only “The Sopranos” outranking it on HBO. Time has reported it to be ... Continue Reading →

Pizza and Politics to host 115th district candidates

The 115th Illinois Congressional District will have a new representative for the first time in almost 20 years. The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute is offering voters the chance to meet the four candidates in a series of Pizza and Politics luncheons. Republican ... Continue Reading →

Debate team carries momentum to nationals

Despite not finishing first over the course of two tournaments this weekend, the number one ranked debate team in the country managed to bring home some hardware. The final two tournaments before the national championship were held back-to-back at Loyola ... Continue Reading →
Faim Lee Jewls, of Murphysboro, accepts a tip from Emily VanWaardhuizen, a sophomore from Rock Island studying art history, Saturday during the “Zombies: Eat Your Heart Out” drag show at the Student Center.

Drag show displays support for LGBTQ

Kings and queens with attitude and glamour expressed themselves on stage at the Student Center ballroom Saturday. The Saluki Rainbow Network and Student Center Special Programs presented “Zombies: Eat Your Heart Out” Drag Show on Saturday. TJ Jannak, ... Continue Reading →

Morris Library upgrades with new renovations

Students can now enjoy and attend classes in Morris Library’s newly renovated sixth and seventh floors, both equipped with technology to allow them to connect their devices to flat- screen monitors. The renovations cost $5.4 million, and include technological ... 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 →
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Study says liberal arts degrees are still valuable

The idea of the unemployed liberal arts major may soon be going to the wayside. The Association of American Colleges and Universities and the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems released a report Wednesday that analyzed earnings and ... Continue Reading →

Women’s Resource Center begins mission

A new center on campus will focus on empowering women through leadership skills and education. Melinda Yeomans, director of the Women’s Resource Center, said the Women’s Resource Center is a new addition this semester. The mission statement, ... 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 →

State police investigate underage consumption

On the eve of the drinking holiday Polar Bear, state police released the results of an investigation into southern Illinois businesses on their alcohol selling practices. The investigation involved looking into businesses that had been accused of selling ... Continue Reading →
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