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Two injured after woman crashes into Carbondale squad car

Two injured after woman crashes into Carbondale squad car

Two are injured after a crash involving a civilian vehicle and a Carbondale Police squad car on Illinois Avenue and Mill Street, Monday afternoon.

Members of Africana studies department say they are the model of collaboration the chancellor wants

Members of Africana studies department say they are the model of collaboration the chancellor wants

Members of the Africana studies department say it models the interdisciplinary synergy that Chancellor Carlo Montemagno wants his reorganization plan to promote, and therefore the major shouldn’t be eliminated.

Diversity Council preparing plan to implement cultural competency in SIU’s core curriculum

Diversity Council preparing plan to implement cultural competency in SIU’s core curriculum

Members of the Diversity Council say they are working on a proposal to add cultural competency into the curriculum that they will present to the chancellor by the end of the semester.

Philosophy department hires first Africana philosophy specialist

Philosophy department hires first Africana philosophy specialist

The newest hire to the philosophy department comes as the first ever at SIU in his area of expertise; professor Alfred Frankowski is the university’s only Africana philosophy specialist.

SIU researcher receives grant to study extreme weather

SIU researcher receives grant to study extreme weather

One SIU researcher recently received a grant to study extreme weather and find ways to lessen its impacts.

GPSC to draft resolution opposing the elimination of graduate student instructors of record

GPSC to draft resolution opposing the elimination of graduate student instructors of record

At its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Graduate and Professional Student Council members voted to draft a resolution in opposition to Chancellor Carlo Montemagno’s decision to eliminate graduate student instructor of record positions.

Editorial: How to reduce the deadly toll of opioids

Editorial: How to reduce the deadly toll of opioids

The nation is only starting to confront the epidemic of opioid overdoses with the urgency it warrants.

Column: What about us?

Column: What about us?

By insisting on a top-down approach to restructuring the university, our newest manager's reorganization strategy undermines what we do as academics by subverting collective inquiry and collaborative problem solving.

House passes its tax plan as Senate version comes under new attack

House passes its tax plan as Senate version comes under new attack

"I love you. Go vote!" Trump told House Republicans, according to those who attended the private meeting.

The Marines returned to Helmand province. Is their mission a blueprint for Trump’s Afghanistan strategy?

The Marines returned to Helmand province. Is their mission a blueprint for Trump’s Afghanistan strategy?

The war was going badly in Helmand, one of Afghanistan's most volatile provinces and the deadliest for international forces in 16 years of hostilities.

State senators urge ISBE to accelerate teacher shortage study

State senators urge ISBE to accelerate teacher shortage study

According to a recent teacher shortage survey, 60 percent of school districts reported trouble filling teaching positions and 75 percent had seen fewer qualified candidates than in previous years.

Illinois politicians want to improve roads and bridges, but can the state afford it?

Illinois politicians want to improve roads and bridges, but can the state afford it?

"If you look at a lot of the infrastructure in this state, especially in Southern Illinois, a lot was built in the 50s or 60s. We have bridges and roads that are in real need of repair."

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