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Community-driven social center looking to provide space for creativity at a low cost

Community-driven social center looking to provide space for creativity at a low cost

By Jeremy Brown, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


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Going against money-driven business models, The Flyover Social Center in Carbondale creates a space for free-thinking for learning’s sake at a low cost.

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Carbondale Thrift Shop offers students an alternative to Goodwill

Carbondale Thrift Shop offers students an alternative to Goodwill

By Jeremy Brown, Staff reporter

January 23, 2018


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The Thrift Shop in Carbondale, is a community-based store whose sole purpose is giving back to the local community through charitable efforts.

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Saluki superfan Tilden Parks to donate $1.3 million for student scholarships

Saluki superfan Tilden Parks to donate $1.3 million for student scholarships

By Kitt Fresa, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


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Longtime university supporter, alumnus and SIU athletic “superfan”, Tilden “Tim” Parks donated 1.3 million dollars to the university in December.

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Carbondale march celebrates women’s rights, equality and unity

Carbondale march celebrates women’s rights, equality and unity

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

January 20, 2018


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Hundreds gathered and marched through Carbondale in celebration of the first-year anniversary of the women's march as well as standing in solidarity against President Trump.

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Car flees police and crashes into apartment complex, suspect at large

Car flees police and crashes into apartment complex, suspect at large

By Staff Report

January 19, 2018


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A vehicle pursued by Carbondale police crashed into a building inside an apartment complex off of East Park Avenue, Wednesday night.

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Tips for a stellar second semester instead of just surviving it

Tips for a stellar second semester instead of just surviving it

By Jeremy Brown, Staff reporter

January 18, 2018


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Spring semester can be a complete disaster for those who’ve gotten too lax over winter break. Grades drop. Couples break up. Roommates don’t clean up.  However, it doesn’t have to be a harder semester. For those dreading the coming weeks, this guide will help you survive to see summer’s...

Group forms out of frustration, to research reorganization plan

Group forms out of frustration, to research reorganization plan

By Amelia Blakely

January 17, 2018


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A group composed of frustrated faculty, staff, students and community members has formed looking for answers and research about the chancellor’s reorganization. The Coordinating Committee for Change formed after a campus and local community meeting on Oct. 25 that discussed the chancellor’s p...

USG announces student health fee is expected to increase, decision to be made in February

USG announces student health fee is expected to increase, decision to be made in February

By Amelia Blakely

January 16, 2018


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At the first Undergraduate Student Government meeting of the semester, university administrators announced the student health fee is expected to increase. Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Lori Stettler and Director of Administration and Finance Judy Marshall confirmed this from their advisor report in ...

SIU Athletics found non-compliant with Title IX regulations, will add D1 women’s soccer program

SIU Athletics found non-compliant with Title IX regulations, will add D1 women’s soccer program

By Brian Munoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

January 16, 2018


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The university does not offer as many opportunities to women athletes as does to men, an internal review of SIU Athletics found last year. The university has agreed to a resolution with the U.S. Office of Civil rights to add a women's soccer team, according to documents obtained by the Daily Egyptian....

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