Annual picnic brings support for RSO

The Saluki Rainbow Network held their annual picnic Wednesday at the boat docks of Thompson Lake. The picnic, which was part of Welcome Week, was put on in conjunction with the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning Resource Center at the boat docks ... Continue Reading →

Students seek university counseling at increased rates

Universities nationwide have seen an increased amount of students who seek counseling, and the university has seen its rate climb even higher than the national average. According to a survey reported in the Chronicle of Higher Education, the number of ... Continue Reading →

Conversion therapy causes controversy

Therapy to change a person’s sexual identity may soon be regulated through a new California law. The question of whether gay conversion therapy — a kind of therapy designed to change a person’s sexuality, typically from gay to straight — violates ... Continue Reading →

University harassment could be more behind-the-scenes

College can be a time for students to reinvent themselves and slowly work into adulthood, but a recent Huffington Post article suggests, some universities are concerned that bullying and intimidation continues into higher education. According to the article, ... Continue Reading →

University group looks to increase safety

SIU has established a task force to increase university students’ safety. Chancellor Rita Cheng sent an email Oct. 15 to the university community about the Campus Life and Safety Task Force, which reports to the chancellor ways to increase university ... Continue Reading →

Drag show offers outlet for self-expression

Leaving home and family for college can be a challenging transition for some students, while others see it as exposure to different people, values and life experiences. The Spring Drag Show drew a large crowd Friday, filling the Student Center ballrooms ... Continue Reading →
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