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Gun rights advocate to speak on campus Tuesday

Gun rights advocate to speak on campus Tuesday

SIU’s chapter of Turning Point USA, conservative nonprofit group, is hosting a gun rights advocate to speak on campus Tuesday about feminism, the Second Amendment, racial issues and free speech.

Five-day festival gives community a chance to polish piano prowess

Five-day festival gives community a chance to polish piano prowess

Novice and master pianists — and everyone in between — have a chance to learn, watch and be a part of performances and sharpen their musical skills during a five-day piano festival held on campus.

Five Carbondale restaurants alumni love the most

Five Carbondale restaurants alumni love the most

Great food is everywhere in Carbondale, and there aren’t many who know that better than SIU alumni. The Daily Egyptian asked graduates old and new what their favorite restaurants were when they were students, and here are a few of the most common responses:

For Shryock Auditorium’s 100th birthday, a look at its most famous ghosts

For Shryock Auditorium’s 100th birthday, a look at its most famous ghosts

One of SIU’s most recognizable campus buildings is celebrating a milestone this year: Shryock Auditorium is turning 100.

New Thai ice cream joint rolls unique treats for Carbondale community

New Thai ice cream joint rolls unique treats for Carbondale community

A new ice cream joint recently set up shop in Carbondale and is now rolling unique treats for students and community members alike.

Professor brings multicultural perspective to design department

Professor brings multicultural perspective to design department

Tao Huang discovered her passion for design as a teenager growing up in Guangzhou, China.

With Trump in office, do scandals matter anymore?

With Trump in office, do scandals matter anymore?

But as the 2018 midterm election begins, strategists from both parties are confronting a new, Donald Trump-affected reality: Revelations that would have once infuriated the public, even scuttled a campaign, now risk being greeted with indifferent shrugs.

Column: SIU’s shot at humanizing America’s shameful school system

Column: SIU’s shot at humanizing America’s shameful school system

The student debt crisis seems to point to the fact that America’s system of higher education is doing more harm than good.

Apps for surviving disasters

Apps for surviving disasters

Some forward thinking and a few smartphone apps can be a valuable companion to navigate a disaster and its aftermath — even when there is little to no data connection, experts say.

Reese Witherspoon, J.Law share Hollywood sex abuse stories at female-centric award ceremony

Reese Witherspoon, J.Law share Hollywood sex abuse stories at female-centric award ceremony

Dozens of actresses have stepped forward to share their own stories of sex abuse.

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