United States should lead on climate change

  President Barack Obama called on Americans last week to renew the battle against climate change. This line from his inaugural address garnered deserved attention: “We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so ... Continue Reading →

Obama needs some binders full of women

About all those white guys: What a shame. Not an outrage, but a shame. The face of power that President Obama has chosen to present to the country and the world with his second-term Cabinet picks is striking — except for the African American president ... Continue Reading →

Aid funding cuts affects students

President Barack Obama’s re-election presents the question of whether federal financial aid will be cut. Chancellor Rita Cheng said aid plays a large role in SIU’s enrollment. Obama said there would be no sequestration cuts. Sequestration refers to ... Continue Reading →

Political analyst predicts Romney for Republican win

It’s still too early to predict the 2012 presidential election, says political analyst Charlie Cook. Cook, a leading election analyst who edits and publishes the Cook Political Report, spoke Monday at the SIU Student Center Auditorium on “Forecasting ... Continue Reading →

Leaders propose comparative tool for college statistics

The possible addition of the “College Scorecard,” a new academic tool, to the College Affordability and Transparency Center would aim to streamline informational data from all degree-granting institutions. It would compare key measures of college ... Continue Reading →
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