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Graduate assistants and civil service employees file formal complaint for not receiving pay raises

Graduate assistants and civil service employees file formal complaint for not receiving pay raises

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Graduate Assistants United and Association of Civil-service Employees union members said in a press conference Thursday SIU is not fulfilling the contractual agreement to give their lowest paid employees a two percent pay raise. The GAU and ACsE filed the complaint against the university to the Illinois...

SIU hosts Civil Engineering Conference for first time in nine years

SIU hosts Civil Engineering Conference for first time in nine years

By Jeremy Brown, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

On April 19 through 21, SIU is hosting the American Society of Civil Engineers Mid–Continent Student Conference for the first time since 2009.

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Regional dance company to host its annual spring concert

Regional dance company to host its annual spring concert

By Rana Schenke, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Southern Illinois Dance Company is hosting their Spring Concert Friday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m.

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GPSC discusses proposed house bills and updated program change proposals

GPSC discusses proposed house bills and updated program change proposals

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

At its regularly scheduled Graduate and Professional Student Council meeting Tuesday, GPSC President Johnathan Flowers said the new Illinois House Bill 5861 has strong potential to be passed in legislation.

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Chancellor Montemagno comments on debated topics at final USG Senate Meeting

Chancellor Montemagno comments on debated topics at final USG Senate Meeting

By Jermey Brown, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

At the final Undergraduate Student Government’s Senate meeting of the semester, Chancellor Carlo Montemagno spoke with students about a number of topics that have been getting attention across campus. 

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SIU brings community and students together with Farm to Fork dinner

SIU brings community and students together with Farm to Fork dinner

By Rana Schenke, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

SIU is hosting the third annual Farm to Fork Dinner bringing the campus and local community together to showcase local food and talent, at Grinnell Commons on April 18 at 5:30 p.m.

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SIU president, board chair, release statement on possible reallocation of funds, separation of SIU Carbondale and Edwardsville boards

SIU president, board chair, release statement on possible reallocation of funds, separation of SIU Carbondale and Edwardsville boards

By Daily Egyptian Staff

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

SIU President and Board of Trustees released a statement suggesting they have no official position on the current House bills affiliated with SIU.

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SIU Department of Aviation brings three new planes to the fleet

SIU Department of Aviation brings three new planes to the fleet

By Jeremy Brown, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Department of Aviation purchased three new Piper Arrows for the fleet, replacing five early 80’s Cessna aircrafts.

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Little Grassy Literary Festival showcases notable authors for 10th year

Little Grassy Literary Festival showcases notable authors for 10th year

By Tyler Malone, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

For the past ten years, the Little Grassy Literary Festival has brought notable published authors in fiction and poetry to southern Illinois.

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First annual campus walk to raise awareness and money for suicide prevention

First annual campus walk to raise awareness and money for suicide prevention

By Rana Schenke, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The university is holding its first Out of the Darkness Campus Walk on April 14, to raise awareness and donations for suicide prevention. 

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SIUE chancellor pushes back on SIU Board of Trustees vote

SIUE chancellor pushes back on SIU Board of Trustees vote

By Brian Munoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Following Thursday’s SIU Board of Trustees meeting, SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook sent a university-wide email expressing his frustration with the board and the Carbondale campus.

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Board of Trustees votes against $5.125 million funding shift to SIUE

Board of Trustees votes against $5.125 million funding shift to SIUE

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

The Board of Trustees voted Thursday against the reallocation of state funds to the Edwardsville campus.

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