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Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 17, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News, News Briefs

The 37-year-old woman found deceased early Friday morning has been identified as Kristin Duncan of Murphysboro. Carbondale Police responded to a call at approximately 1:49 a.m. Friday to the 800 block of West Mill Street where they found Duncan deceased inside a trash chute.

710 Bookstore to close after over 50 years in business

710 Bookstore to close after over 50 years in business

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 13, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, News Briefs

After over 50 years in business, Carbondale staple 710 Bookstore is closing its doors. The store, which moved to the former water treatment plant on South Wall Street last year, announced its closing via a Facebook post Sunday afternoon.

Environmental Ambassadors to celebrate 18th Annual Sustainability Celebration

Environmental Ambassadors to celebrate 18th Annual Sustainability Celebration

By Brandi Courtois

April 25, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

The Environmental Ambassadors will be celebrating their 18th year on April 30 at Guyon Auditorium in Morris Library. The event, which will start at 11 a.m., will celebrate students who participated in at least 30 hours of environmentally related service in an academic year.

Saluki Ad Club places second at regional competition

Saluki Ad Club places second at regional competition

By Brandi Courtois, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News Briefs

The Saluki Ad Club won second place in their district at the National Student Advertising Competition in South Bend, Indiana on April 12.

Summer registration opens for 2019 Camp Little Giant

Summer registration opens for 2019 Camp Little Giant

By Brandi Courtois, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

Camp Little Giant is now accepting registrations for campers of various ages and abilities for the 2019 summer camp sessions.

Lockdown lifted after Carbondale student allegedly brings weapon on bus

Lockdown lifted after Carbondale student allegedly brings weapon on bus

By Staff Report, News Desk

April 12, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, News Briefs

UPDATE: Carbondale police arrested Jekiary T. Anderson, 19, of Carbondale this morning in reference to the Friday school bus incident, according to a news release. Anderson has been arrested on charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and is currently incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. He was arrested this morning around 7:45 a.m., according to the release, and the investigation is still ongoing. 

Traffic and Parking Committee raises ticket prices, proposes lot changes

Traffic and Parking Committee raises ticket prices, proposes lot changes

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

Undergraduate Student Government passed a motion Thursday to increase parking ticket prices for blocking crosswalks or wheelchair ramps from $20 to $75.

Pritzker raises minimum tobacco sale age to 21

Pritzker raises minimum tobacco sale age to 21

By Staff Report, News Desk

April 10, 2019


Filed under Latest News, News Briefs, State

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill Sunday raising the minimum tobacco sale age in Illinois from 18 to 21.

Bill to reopen Tamms Correctional Facility passes Illinois House, moves to Senate

Bill to reopen Tamms Correctional Facility passes Illinois House, moves to Senate

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Latest News, News Briefs, State

House Bill 210, a bill to reopen and reorganize the Tamms Correctional Facility, has moved to the Illinois House floor for consideration after being amended to create a task force to study the potential effects reopening the facility would have.

5th annual Little Muddy Film Festival seeking student submissions by April 5

5th annual Little Muddy Film Festival seeking student submissions by April 5

By Staff report, Arts & Entertainment Desk

March 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film, News Briefs

The 5th annual Little Muddy Film Festival is accepting submissions until April 5. The festival is accepting photography and films from both undergraduate and graduate students from SIU.

World Languages Day looks to educate high school students, community about diversity

World Languages Day looks to educate high school students, community about diversity

By Grace Schneider, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

Southern Illinois University will host its 45th annual World Languages Day at the Student Center from 9:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m on April 4.

For Kids’ Sake Art auction looks to fundraise for Bangladeshi children

For Kids’ Sake Art auction looks to fundraise for Bangladeshi children

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, News Briefs

“It started really as kids helping kids, that’s still really the focus," said Shema Ruperto, For Kids’ Sake director and art auction coordinator.

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