Concealed carry classes offered at SIU

Despite concealed carry being banned on campus, classes are now being offered on SIU property to learn how to conceal and carry firearms.  Train Illinois, a firearms instruction agency, is hosting concealed carry classes at SIU’s Touch of Nature in ... Continue Reading →

Vending machines arrive on campus

SIU is close to completing a new deal that will provide the campus with new vending machines. Vending machines have been absent since the start of the school year because the university’s contract with Robertson Vending Company ended. Lori Stettler, ... Continue Reading →

Vending machine woes close to an end

Some students and faculty noticed empty spots where vending machines stood last year. As of Aug. 7, many vending machines have been sold out, turned off or completely removed as SIU began the transition from former vending provider Robertson Vending, ... Continue Reading →

Triad demolition to start soon

Among the 20 construction projects SIU will see during the summer, Allen, Boomer and Wright halls are set to be knocked down in less than a month. The demolition itself will cost about $3 million and is scheduled to be complete before the fall 2012 semester. Most ... Continue Reading →

Some seek more options from Student Center businesses

The Student Center is the central hub of campus that provides food, activities and stores used by students to accommodate their everyday lives. However, some students are upset about the lack of choice the center provides, considering what local businesses ... Continue Reading →

Student fees may increase next year

The Undergraduate Student Government will not vote on proposed student fee increases until the group has more time to discuss the figures, said USG Vice President Spencer Tribble. Auxiliary members – representatives from departments such as the Student ... Continue Reading →

Student fees may increase in the next fiscal year

Members of the Undergraduate Student Government chose not to vote on a possible 3.1 percent student fee increase at the first meeting of the semester Wednesday. At the meeting, the group discussed the proposed student fees increase, including a student ... Continue Reading →

Saluki Express bus routes take a turn

Based on student input and a vote from the Mass Transit Advisory Board, some Saluki Express bus routes will change for the spring semester to help the buses stay on schedule. Bill Bruns, deputy director of the Student Center, said students have complained ... Continue Reading →
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