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Study ranks Carbondale last in discretionary income among small Illinois communities

Study ranks Carbondale last in discretionary income among small Illinois communities

By Amelia Blakely

October 23, 2017


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In study released in October and conducted by Trove Technologies, a storage and moving company based in San Francisco, Carbondale ranked last among small metropolitan communities in Illinois for discretionary income.

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Three or more tickets and you get the boot, campus police say

Three or more tickets and you get the boot, campus police say

By Staff report

October 23, 2017


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The SIU Department of Public Safety will begin booting vehicles on campus that have accrued at least three unpaid citations, according to a department announcement Monday. In the statement, DPS said people with three citations should expect to see a sticker on the driver's side window of their vehicle....

Police investigate two Saturday morning shootings

Police investigate two Saturday morning shootings

By Staff report

October 21, 2017


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Carbondale police are investigating two incidents that occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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One professor’s journey from catching a killer to the classroom

One professor’s journey from catching a killer to the classroom

By Francois Gatimu

October 19, 2017


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When Paul Echols began his career at the Carbondale Police Department in 1982, it never crossed his mind that he would one day help capture one of America’s most notorious serial rapists and killers.

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Campus scientists studying ways to combat extremely early puberty

Campus scientists studying ways to combat extremely early puberty

By Cory Ray

October 19, 2017


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The ever-dreaded puberty usually strikes preteens, but some researchers at SIU are studying a dysfunction that leads to extremely early puberty in boys to understand how to combat it.

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OrgSync will not be used at SIU after Oct. 31, USG says

OrgSync will not be used at SIU after Oct. 31, USG says

By Cory Ray

October 19, 2017


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On Oct. 31, the Registered Student Organization online portal known as OrgSync will no longer be used at SIU, according to Undergraduate Student Government members. Emily Buice, USG executive vice president, said the constitution of every RSO will be saved at the Office of Student Engagement, but RS...

USG discusses chancellor’s academic shake-up

USG discusses chancellor’s academic shake-up

By Cory Ray

October 19, 2017


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At its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night, the Undergraduate Student Government discussed the ways in which Chancellor Carlo Montemagno's academic reorganization plan will affect campus. When the reorganization plan goes into effect, all college deans will become interim deans, said Emily Buice...

GPSC says Montemagno’s academic restructuring could negatively impact graduate students

GPSC says Montemagno’s academic restructuring could negatively impact graduate students

By Kitt Fresa

October 18, 2017


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At its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the Graduate and Professional Student Council discussed the ways in which Chancellor Carlo Montemagno’s new plan to reorganize academic programs into colleges and schools will affect graduate students.

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Annual Start Seeing Pink campaign commemorates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Annual Start Seeing Pink campaign commemorates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Tierra Carpenter

October 18, 2017


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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means it’s time to “Start Seeing Pink” on campus. SIU began the Start Seeing Pink campaign four years ago to commemorate the month with various campus events. Beth Alongi, assistant director for marketing at the Student Center, said several u...

Dunn says system priorities this year are diversity, administrative cost-saving, supporting K-12 in region

Dunn says system priorities this year are diversity, administrative cost-saving, supporting K-12 in region

By Marnie Leonard

October 18, 2017


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News, Showcase

During a taped State of the System address uploaded on Youtube on Tuesday, SIU System President Randy Dunn laid out his three priorities for the university system in the coming year: diversity and inclusivity, reducing administrative costs and supporting public education in the region. In July of 2...

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