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Former football coach Jerry Kill hired as SIU ambassador, fundraiser

Former football coach Jerry Kill hired as SIU ambassador, fundraiser

By Brian Munoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

January 30, 2018


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Former Saluki football coach Jerry Kill has been assigned to serve as an ambassador and fundraiser for the university with a salary of $140,000 per year.

How to survive Polar Bear

How to survive Polar Bear

By Kitt Fresa, Staff reporter

January 27, 2018


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Polar Bear has returned and with it, a much needed break to drink the day away!

Turning rage into humor, students host and perform in upcoming comedy show

Turning rage into humor, students host and perform in upcoming comedy show

By Marcus Burton, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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Your Mom’s House comedy group, organized by Julius Jefferson, a senior studying Cinema and Photography, is hosting it’s latest show, “Fuck Donald Trump”, on Friday, at 8 p.m. at the Flyover Social center.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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