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‘This has been historic’- Carbondale community comes together to protest police brutality

Michael Coleman and Travis Washington, lead the Black Lives Matter march Friday, June 5, 2020 down South Illinois Ave.

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

June 5, 2020

Hundreds gathered at the Carbondale Civic Center on Friday to protest police brutality and demand justice for the death of George Floyd. 

‘What is it that America is failing to hear?’- Hundreds drive through downtown Springfield to protest police brutality

Shawn Gregory, Springfield's Ward 2 Alderman (left) and  Sunshine Clemons Black Lives Matter organizer (middle) give speeches right before Sunday's Solidarity Procession on May 31st, 2020 in Downtown Springfield, IL.

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

May 31, 2020

Hundreds of cars drove through the streets of downtown Springfield today to protest police brutality following the death of George Floyd.

Students accused of sexual misconduct get stronger protections under new federal rules

Pulliam Hall

By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times

May 7, 2020

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos unveiled sweeping changes Wednesday to campus sexual misconduct rules that would bolster the rights of the accused and give colleges more flexibility in how they handle Title IX cases.

COVID-19 update: Illinois has 288 positive cases of coronavirus across 17 counties

COVID-19 update: Illinois has 288 positive cases of coronavirus across 17 counties

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

March 18, 2020

Gov. JB Pritzker updated the state about COVID-19 from Murphysboro on Wednesday and announced that there are now 288 positive cases of coronavirus across 17 counties.

COVID-19 update: Gov. Pritzker closes all bars and restaurants in Illinois

COVID-19 update: Gov. Pritzker closes all bars and restaurants in Illinois

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

March 15, 2020

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that all restaurants and bars in Illinois will be closed until further notice beginning at close of business Monday night through March 30.

Harvey Weinstein verdict: Jurors took women’s harrowing testimony to heart

Harvey Weinstein, center, is surrounded by court officers as he leaves court following a pre-trial hearing on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in New York. The disgraced movie mogul faces allegations of rape and sexual assault.

By James Queally, Laura Newberry, Los Angeles Times

February 24, 2020

The jury found Weinstein guilty of one count of rape and one count of committing a criminal sexual act, with each crime connected to individual allegations made by accusers Mimi Haley and Jessica Mann. He was acquitted on the two most serious charges of predatory sexual assault, which each carried a potential life sentence.

President Trump commutes former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich’s sentence

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. (TNS)

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

President Donald Trump has commuted the 14 year prison sentence of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich. 

2020 race heats up and candidates begin to drop

2020 race heats up and candidates begin to drop

By Juniper Oxford, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

16 candidates have dropped out of the 2020 presidential race so far. There are still 16 candidates remaining.

California remains the top US destination for foreign students, yet enrollment is slipping

In the 2018-19 school year, enrollment dipped slightly among foreign students in California. Above, students from China and Taiwan at the Southwestern Academy in San Marino in 2016.(Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times

November 18, 2019

LOS ANGELES — California remains the top U.S. destination for foreign students, who primarily come from China and India, with enrollment dipping slightly in the 2018-19 school year for the first time in at least a decade, according to a survey released Monday.

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