Financial aid refunds boost Carbondale economy

Brian Robbins | Daily Egyptian This year SIU students received nearly $20 million in financial aid refunds, an amount that has a large impact on the local economy, according to a university study. If students do not file early this year, they could be ... Continue Reading →

Students speak out on college finances

  Several students encouraged their peers to act on the financial issues they face in college during a forum Thursday. Speakers filled the Lesar Law auditorium stage to voice their opinions on financial issues that surround college students during ... Continue Reading →

Council approves real estate ordinance for corporation

An ordinance that authorizes the city manager to enter into an agreement with a packaging supply manufacturer was approved during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. The ordinance will eventually allow the company Intertape Polymer Corporation to acquire ... Continue Reading →

Basketball losses ripple through Athletic Department

Illinois is in the midst of a severe budget crisis, and Saluki Athletics felt the crunch at a time when revenues from men’s basketball weren’t up to par. “We’ve weathered probably the most perfect storm from a financial standpoint,” ... Continue Reading →

Board approves purchase of furniture for new facility

Before the new Transportation Education Center opens, it will need to be furnished. The Executive Committee of the SIU Board of Trustees met Monday to approve a $1.79 million purchase of furniture for the new center being built for automotive and aviation ... Continue Reading →
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