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The Stage Company’s Production “Diary of Anne Frank” honors book’s 60th anniversary

The Stage Company’s Production “Diary of Anne Frank” honors book’s 60th anniversary

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

The Stage Company in Carbondale is ringing in their 38th season with a stage production of the classic true story, “Diary of Anne Frank.”  

Campus Lake expected to reopen soon

Campus Lake expected to reopen soon

By McKenzie Johnston, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

Campus Lake is expected to reopen after being closed due to another algae bloom.

Hundreds slated to meet in Shawnee National Forest to address climate crisis and protecting public land

Hundreds slated to meet in Shawnee National Forest to address climate crisis and protecting public land

By Amelia Blakely, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

To address this crisis and protecting public land, activists, organizers, grassroots and indigenous community leaders, scientists, experts and youth will convene this weekend to develop new strategies and networks at the Touch of Nature Environmental Center. 

Student led course teaches about innovations in sustainability

Student led course teaches about innovations in sustainability

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

Innovations in Sustainability is a course that was proposed and taught by senior Carly Kasickie and graduate student Jacob Coddington where honors students get to learn how their chosen careers are affected by sustainability.

Man found guilty for April 12 shooting near ABC Liquor

Man found guilty for April 12 shooting near ABC Liquor

By Staff Report, News Desk

October 9, 2019

On Oct. 9, a jury sentenced Jody Pullen Jr., 28 of Carbondale, to a potential sentence of between 31 and 55 years in prison for the April 12 shooting near Tres Hombres and ABC Liquor, according to a press release from Jackson County’s State’s Attorney.

MEA announces statewide #RedforEd Day in support of Murphysboro teachers

MEA announces statewide #RedforEd Day in support of Murphysboro teachers

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

The Murphysboro community and 135,000 Illinois Education Association members have announced a statewide #RedforEd Day as a way to show support for Murphysboro teachers. 

Cannabis is coming to town, Carbondale City Council says yes to recreational marijuana

Cannabis is coming to town, Carbondale City Council says yes to recreational marijuana

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2019

The Carbondale City Council voted in favor of recreational cannabis dispensaries in the city at their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday.

5-year-old girl shot in Carbondale

5-year-old girl shot in Carbondale

By Staff Report, News Desk

October 7, 2019

City of Carbondale police officers responded to a shooting on the 400 block of E. Chestnut Street around 11:26 a.m. Monday.

‘Not every hero wears a cape,’ Carbondale Fire Department puts on annual open house

‘Not every hero wears a cape,’ Carbondale Fire Department puts on annual open house

By Ashlyn Ege, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2019

“Don’t be scared of us,” Mike Hertz, the fire chief, said. “We’re just here to help.”

Recently retired SIU professor and ‘Celtic Connections’ host Bryan Kelso Crow dies at 66

Recently retired SIU professor and ‘Celtic Connections’ host Bryan Kelso Crow dies at 66

By McKenzie Johnston, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

Former professor and local Irish musician, Bryan Kelso Crow, died Sept. 29, 2019 at the age of 66.

‘A loss,’ SIU community laments death of professor Jon Tribble

‘A loss,’ SIU community laments death of professor Jon Tribble

By Keaton Yates and Juniper Oxford

October 4, 2019

Jon Tribble, managing editor of Crab Orchard Review, died on Oct. 2 and is mourned by his students, peers, wife and the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus.

Award winning author and activist Temple Grandin speaks at SIU on developing talent

Award winning author and activist Temple Grandin speaks at SIU on developing talent

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2019

World-renowned animal scientist, Dr. Temple Grandin gave a lecture tonight at the SIUC Student Center ballroom to talk about how to achieve success as a person with autism. 

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