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Jackson County judge vacates Gaege Bethune’s murder conviction

Jackson County judge vacates Gaege Bethune’s murder conviction

By Campus Desk, Staff Report

September 17, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, News Briefs

A Jackson County Judge vacated Gaege Bethune's murder conviction for first degree murder with aggravated battery in the death of SIU student Pravin Varughese, according to WSIL News.

Carbondale police searching for two suspects in early morning shooting

Carbondale police searching for two suspects in early morning shooting

By Staff report, Campus Desk

September 3, 2018


Filed under City, More Headlines, News, News Briefs

Carbondale Police are searching for two suspects in connection to an early morning shooting, according to the Southern Illinoisan. At 12:25 a.m. Carbondale Police officers responded to a call of a gunshot victim at an apartment complex in the 800 block of East Grand Avenue, according to the Southern...

Project proposed to have alumni volunteers as adjunct lecturers and mentors

Project proposed to have alumni volunteers as adjunct lecturers and mentors

By Staff Report

April 24, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

In a university statement released Tuesday by SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno, he announced a proposed pilot project that would have qualified alumni serve as temporary volunteers to deliver individual lectures, seminar discussions, mentor students and add different perspectives on thesis committees. ...

Rauner appoints Tom Britton to fill an empty position on the Board of Trustees

Rauner appoints Tom Britton to fill an empty position on the Board of Trustees

By Staff Report

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, News Briefs

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner appointed Tom Britton, a retired Southern Illinois University vice-chancellor, to become the newest member of the SIU Board of Trustees on Monday, according to a press release from the governor’s office.

Culvers coming to Carbondale this summer

Culvers coming to Carbondale this summer

By Staff Report

April 10, 2018


Filed under City, News, News Briefs

Culvers, the popular midwestern fast food restaurant will be coming to Carbondale this summer according to a Carbondale Chamber of Commerce press release.

Daily Egyptian wins big at annual Illinois College Press Association awards

Daily Egyptian wins big at annual Illinois College Press Association awards

By Staff Report

February 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, News Briefs

The Daily Egyptian earned 25 awards Saturday at the annual Illinois College Press Association Awards. The winners were announced at the ICPA convention in Chicago, where dozens of Illinois college newspapers attended and submitted more than 1,000 entries for competition.

Car crashes into Thai Taste, injuring one person

Car crashes into Thai Taste, injuring one person

By Staff reports

September 12, 2017


Filed under City, Crime, News, News Briefs

A car crashed into Thai Taste on Tuesday night, sending one restaurant patron to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  Kevin Barker, of Marion, was driving westbound on West Main Street when he ran through a red traffic signal and entered the intersection of Illinois Avenue and West Main S...

Carbondale police sergeant treated for minor injuries after crash

Carbondale police sergeant treated for minor injuries after crash

By Athena Chrysanthou

March 29, 2017


Filed under City, News, News Briefs

A Carbondale police sergeant was involved in a traffic crash with one other vehicle Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release. About 2 p.m., a vehicle was traveling westbound on West Mill Street and attempted to turn left onto South Forest Street when the squad car was hit on the front driver's...

Carbondale police investigating after car crashes into Women’s Center

Carbondale police investigating after car crashes into Women’s Center

February 3, 2017


Filed under News Briefs

Carbondale police are investigating after a car on Thursday crashed into the Women’s Center in Carbondale. Officers responded to the crash about 3 p.m. to the center at 610 S. Thompson St. after the driver of a Toyota Rav4, attempting to park near the front of the building, accidentally pressed...

Black Art exhibit launches in Morris Library for Black History Month

Black Art exhibit launches in Morris Library for Black History Month

By Olivia Spiers

February 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News, News Briefs

A month-long art exhibit, “Black Art: A Visual Dialogue,” will be showcased in Morris Library in honor of Black History Month. The exhibit will be launched at a kickoff event at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the library. The gathering will feature a presentation by Elizabeth Lewin, interim associate cha...

Diversity Council publishes survey to start campus-wide inclusivity plan

Diversity Council publishes survey to start campus-wide inclusivity plan

By Olivia Spiers

January 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News, News Briefs

SIU’s Diversity Council released its “Campus Climate” survey on Tuesday in preparation of a pending campus-wide plan to ensure student inclusivity, university officials said. The 30-question survey was constructed from four student forums held in December which allowed enrolled students to voice the...

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