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“Justice for J6”: Look Ahead America calls for justice for Capitol insurrectionists

By Jamilah Lewis, Staff Reporter September 21, 2021

The “Justice for J6” rally took place Saturday Sept. 18th at 12:00pm in Union Square, in Washington, D.C. with a lower turnout than expected, and a small lineup of speakers talking about Americans’...

SIUC faculty and staff are receiving a long-awaited raise.

By Oreoluwa Ojewuyi, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2021

Chancellor Austin Lane announced  a 2% salary increase on Friday Sept. 17 at the College of Arts and Media welcome event. Lane said the 2 % increase was made “possible with stable funds from the...

Trump supporters prepare for “Justice for J6” rally

By Jamilah Lewis, Staff Reporter September 17, 2021

The conservative political organization Look Ahead America is hosting a rally on Saturday, Sept. 18th called “Justice for J6” in support of the insurrectionists arrested for the Capitol Riot on Jan....

Community organizers call for police reforms following violent traffic stop, arrest of Kiveon Crawford 

Community organizers call for police reforms following violent traffic stop, arrest of Kiveon Crawford 

By Joel Kottman , Staff Reporter September 17, 2021

Local community organizers are calling for police reform after a video, recorded on Aug. 28, showed Kiveon Crawford, a twenty-eight-year-old Herrin man, wrestled to the ground, handcuffed and tasered twice...

Tyne Haverkate completes her preflight on the Cessna 172R at the Southern Illinois Airport Set. 3, 2021 in Murphysboro, Ill.

 Flying Salukis among “top programs” partnered with Delta’s pilot career path

By Jamilah Lewis, Staff Reporter September 17, 2021

Delta Airlines is recruiting prospective pilots at Southern Illinois University Carbondale through the Propel Pilot Career Path Program, according to an Aug. 24 announcement.  Established in 2018,...

Women for Change March for Unity hopes to bring the community together

Women for Change March for Unity hopes to bring the community together

By Janiyah Gaton, Staff Reporter September 16, 2021

Women for Change is hosting a March for Unity motorcade Saturday, Sep. 18. Women for Change, was founded in 2017 after a shooting incident near the Eurma Hayes Center.  Ginger Rye-Sanders, the president...

Neighborhood Co-op Farm Crawl tours sustainable agriculture in Southern Illinois

Neighborhood Co-op Farm Crawl tours sustainable agriculture in Southern Illinois

By Janiyah Gaston , Staff Reporter September 16, 2021

On Sunday Sep. 12 the Neighborhood Co-op hosted their annual Farm Crawl event.  This year the Farm Crawl was a self guided tour. People traveled to different farms with a farm pass they purchased at...

Brief: Low-to-no ICU bed capacity “should scare people” 

Brief: Low-to-no ICU bed capacity “should scare people” 

By Jason Flynn, News Editor September 15, 2021

As of 3:34PM on Sept. 15 there were two Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds available in Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Region 5, which includes Jackson County, Hospital Coordinating Center Manager...

Athletic Director Liz Jarnigan congratulates players after the game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 after the Salukis 76-65 win against the Tennessee Tech University Golden Eagles.

Athletic Director Liz Jarnigan fired amid alleged abuse cover-up on women’s swim and dive team

By Ryan Scott , Oreoluwa Ojewuyi, and Nick Karpinski September 15, 2021

The Equity and Compliance Office has launched an investigation into allegations made by SIU women’s swim and dive athletes saying their coach, Geoff Hanson, emotionally and sexually abused them since...

The solar panels collect energy outside of the Carbondale Public Safety Building Sept. 1, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill. The panels are courtesy of the Solarize Southern Illinois Program. Saxon Metzger, the director of the program said, “When you look at the math for the amount of available electricity from the sun, especially in a place like Southern Illinois, it is the most viable renewable energy resource that we have to be able to fuel the advanced economy that we have.”

SolarizeSI’s group buy effort part of long term plan to benefit the environment and workers

By Janiyah Gaston, Staff Reporter September 12, 2021

Solarize Southern Illinois (SolarizeSI), a Carbondale area non-profit, extended the deadline for its collective solar energy purchasing program to October 31, according to a press release.  Saxon...

Woodlawn and Hamilton County schools submit COVID safety plans to avoid loss of state funding and accreditation

Woodlawn and Hamilton County schools submit COVID safety plans to avoid loss of state funding and accreditation

By William Box, Staff Reporter September 12, 2021

Woodlawn school district, Hamilton County school district, and 40 other schools  submitted plans to comply with an Illinois State Board of Education mandate, avoiding potential loss of accreditation and...

Members of the Army and Air Force ROTC programs at SIU unfold the flag to be flown during the Patriot Day Ceremony held by the City of Carbondale to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 at Altgeld Hall at SIU.

City of Carbondale commemorates the 20th anniversary of 9/11

By Jared Treece, Staff Photographer September 11, 2021

On a quiet Saturday morning, the City of Carbondale held a Patriot Day Ceremony that commemorated the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks in 2001. The ceremony was held outside Altgeld Hall...

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