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Culvers coming to Carbondale this summer

Culvers coming to Carbondale this summer

By Staff Report

April 10, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Carbondale police searching for man who robbed Subway with gun

Carbondale police searching for man who robbed Subway with gun

By Daily Egyptian staff

January 24, 2017

Carbondale police are searching for a man who on Monday robbed the Subway on East Grand Avenue with a gun, officials said. Officers responded to the armed robbery about 8:44 p.m. to learn that the suspect, who was wearing a ski mask, entered the sandwich franchise in the 800 block of East...

Clothing donations are needed for the new program, Career Closet

Clothing donations are needed for the new program, Career Closet

By Olivia Spiers

January 23, 2017

The Student Multicultural Resource Center’s recently added program, Career Closet, is holding a clothing drive starting Monday through Feb. 10 to help ensure students look sharp for all their interviews. The center, based out of Grinnell Hall, is asking for gently used business attire for studen...

Eastern Illinois University could cut five academic majors, university official says

Eastern Illinois University could cut five academic majors, university official says

By Olivia Spiers

January 20, 2017

Eastern Illinois University President David Glassman on Tuesday said the public university could eliminate five academic majors this spring as a result of declining enrollment. The Champaign News-Gazette reported the EIU president made the remarks during a faculty senate meeting. Programs in Africana...

Police seek help in missing teenager investigation

Police seek help in missing teenager investigation

By Daily Egyptian Staff

January 19, 2017

Police are searching for a teenager missing since Tuesday morning after he was last seen in southeast Carbondale, according to a news release.

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