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Guitar festival to be held on campus Friday and Saturday

Guitar festival to be held on campus Friday and Saturday

By Kitt Fresa

November 10, 2017


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SIU is hosting its fourth annual guitar festival Friday and Saturday, featuring daytime masterclasses and night performances for the public.

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Weekend performance on campus to tell stories of queer and trans teachers

Weekend performance on campus to tell stories of queer and trans teachers

By Isabelle Rogers

November 10, 2017


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The stories of trans and queer teachers in Australia will be told during a seven-character performance titled “Heavier Than Air” over the weekend in Morris Library.

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Meet the Mayor forums give community chance to voice concerns, make suggestions

Meet the Mayor forums give community chance to voice concerns, make suggestions

By Tierra Carpenter

November 10, 2017


Filed under City, More Headlines, News

On the first Tuesday of every month, Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry can be found meeting with his constituents in various spots around the city. The mayor described the events as open forums. “Anybody can walk up and ask any question they want to ask, and we do our best to answer it,” Henry said. The for...

Sleep-themed exhibit showcases cross-departmental work

Sleep-themed exhibit showcases cross-departmental work

By Amelia Blakely

November 9, 2017


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Starting Friday, members of the campus community will have a chance to see an exhibit they previously could've only dreamed of — an exhibit devoted entirely to sleep. The Art of Sleep showcase will be displayed in the cinema and photography gallery and the front display of the Communications Building ...

Murphysboro native to continue legacy of Winston’s Bagels

Murphysboro native to continue legacy of Winston’s Bagels

By Amelia Blakely

November 2, 2017


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The legacy of Winston’s Bagels will continue with a new face running the beloved cart – Brad Priess of Murphysboro.

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Movie Camera Movement, a ‘playground’ for students to produce films

Movie Camera Movement, a ‘playground’ for students to produce films

By Kitt Fresa

November 2, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features, More Headlines, News

Since November 2010, an increasingly large group of students have been coming together to write, produce and edit movies. All students are welcome and collaboration is encouraged.

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Researchers inspect brain waves to predict if people will become heavy smokers

Researchers inspect brain waves to predict if people will become heavy smokers

By Cory Ray

November 1, 2017


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Some scientists on campus are conducting research to clear the air on whether they can predict if people will become heavy smokers.

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Some students say they welcome chancellor’s academic reorganization

Some students say they welcome chancellor’s academic reorganization

By Cory Ray

November 1, 2017


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Though many have expressed concerns over Chancellor Carlo Montemagno’s academic reorganization plan, some students believe their programs are being structured in a way that will promote student success. The restructuring reduces the current eight colleges to five and eliminates academic departments...

Film professor hopes to impart ‘intensely humanist’ aspects of movies on students

Film professor hopes to impart ‘intensely humanist’ aspects of movies on students

By Kitt Fresa

November 1, 2017


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Though in his teenage years he always thought he would be an engineer like his father before him, in college Walter Metz discovered his true passion is in film. Metz, now a film professor, said he was always steered toward science and math classes throughout his adolescence. “Really smart kids ...

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