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SIU welcoming regional high school students to experience campus at first ever SIU Day event

SIU welcoming regional high school students to experience campus at first ever SIU Day event

By Rana Schenke, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

SIU Day is a new program this year that brings high school students from area high schools to SIU to visit the campus and experience the programs and activities SIU has to offer, according to the SIU Day webpage.

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.

Naked Truth: Sexual health seminar plans to inform women on positive sexual relationship

Naked Truth: Sexual health seminar plans to inform women on positive sexual relationship

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

There will be a sexual health for women seminar Sept. 18, at 5:00pm, in the Student Center Ohio room. The seminar was organized by Rebecca Gonnering, confidential adviser with the university, and Dr. Lanel Love Assistant Director of the Multicultural resource center.

Carbondale mayor threatens firing of Human Relations Commission chair over community roundtable

Carbondale mayor threatens firing of Human Relations Commission chair over community roundtable

By Rana Schenke and Austin Phelps, Staff Reporters

September 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The roundtable was meant to facilitate a conversation with community members, City and Southern Illinois University officials and students to discuss a proactive way to attract new students and businesses as well as retain young professionals in the community, according to the roundtable press release.

“My family is just staying prayed up,” North Carolina resident talks about current conditions before Hurricane hits

“My family is just staying prayed up,” North Carolina resident talks about current conditions before Hurricane hits

By Claire Cowley, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Roslyn Borrego, a resident of Kannapolis, N.C., said she has lived in the south for five years and has experienced heavy rain because her family is in a flood zone.

Medieval Combat Club, a recognized sport club at SIU, is more than LARPing

Medieval Combat Club, a recognized sport club at SIU, is more than LARPing

By Austin Phelps, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Medieval Combat Club meets Tuesdays in the field near Morris Library from 5-7 p.m. to practice medieval combat.

Southern Illinois Healthcare announces support for creating a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at SIUC

Southern Illinois Healthcare announces support for creating a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at SIUC

By Farrah Blaydes, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, Southern Illinois Healthcare announced support for creating a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus as early as next fall. “We understand our futures are linked," Rex Budde, CEO and president of SIH said in the press re...

Fall Study Abroad Fair introduces students to options abroad, passport application offered

Fall Study Abroad Fair introduces students to options abroad, passport application offered

By Brandi Courtois, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

The Center for International Education hosted a study abroad fair on Wednesday at the Student Center to inform students of opportunities available and offered an opportunity for students to apply for passports. Thomas Saville, the associate director for study abroad,  said the study abroad progr...

LIVE: SIU Board of Trustees meets for September 2018 meeting

LIVE: SIU Board of Trustees meets for September 2018 meeting

By Staff Report

September 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

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The U.S. World Report ranks SIU’s Carbondale campus at 226th in national universities

The U.S. World Report ranks SIU’s Carbondale campus at 226th in national universities

By Claire Cowley, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

U.S. News and World Report announced SIU has ranked highest as one of the best national universities for 2019 in the country. The U.S. World Report ranked SIU’s Carbondale campus at 226th in national universities for performance across a set of widely accepted markers for achievement.  “We’...

Caution, banned books ahead!: Morris Library to celebrate Banned Books Week

Caution, banned books ahead!: Morris Library to celebrate Banned Books Week

By Rana Schenke, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

Morris Library will be celebrating Banned Books Week this year with multiple displays and a Banned Books Buffet on Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Morris Library. There will be two displays in the library, one on the third floor featuring banned and challenged children’s literature, and one on th...

Sustainable Living Film Series discusses documentaries at Longbranch Cafe and Bakery

Sustainable Living Film Series discusses documentaries at Longbranch Cafe and Bakery

By Emily Cooper, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

The Sustainable Living Film Series holds discussions based off of documentaries on the first Wednesday of each month, from April until October at Longbranch Cafe and Bakery. Lynn Waters, coordinator of Sustainable Film Series, said since 2010, it showcases a film relating to the specific topic fo...

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