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The Big Ride for EB passes through Carbondale

The Big Ride for EB passes through Carbondale

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2019


Filed under City, Features, Latest News

The Big Ride for EB 2019-2.0 started on April 24 in Yorktown, VA heading to Seattle, WA, and then back to Yorktown, according to the ride’s website. The ride is to raise awareness for Epidermolysis Bullosa, which is a generic connective tissue disorder according to Leslie Rader, a volunteer board of director at Debra of America.

SIU changes housing employment policy, allows RAs to have second job

SIU changes housing employment policy, allows RAs to have second job

By Rana Schenke, Managing Editor

May 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, In Depth, Latest News

After struggling for months for the ability to get a second job, Resident Assistants at SIU have gained the ability to hold a second on-campus job next fall with a change to University Housing’s policy. The updated policy allows RAs to work up to five hours a week at an on-campus job, while still receiving their housing, meal plan, and $600 per semester stipend according to Lori Stettler, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs.  

Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 17, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News, News Briefs

The 37-year-old woman found deceased early Friday morning has been identified as Kristin Duncan of Murphysboro. Carbondale Police responded to a call at approximately 1:49 a.m. Friday to the 800 block of West Mill Street where they found Duncan deceased inside a trash chute.

710 Bookstore to close after over 50 years in business

710 Bookstore to close after over 50 years in business

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 13, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, News Briefs

After over 50 years in business, Carbondale staple 710 Bookstore is closing its doors. The store, which moved to the former water treatment plant on South Wall Street last year, announced its closing via a Facebook post Sunday afternoon.

WSIU executive director to take new post in Indianapolis

WSIU executive director to take new post in Indianapolis

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

May 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News

"Greg is a collaborative leader," Brenda Horn, WFYI board vice chair, said in a statement. "He’s always suggesting new ideas and bringing people together around those ideas. His passion for public media comes through at all levels."

One injured after Carbondale shooting Thursday morning

One injured after Carbondale shooting Thursday morning

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 2, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

One person was injured after a shooting on the 700 Block of South Lewis Lane early Thursday, according to a Carbondale Police news release.

Bottoms Up: Students flock to Wednesday beer and chicken

Bottoms Up: Students flock to Wednesday beer and chicken

By Mitch Brown, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City, Food, Latest News

Libby Dwyer, a senior studying recreation management from Princeville, said she learned, during the interview, the establishment’s name is not in fact "Beer and Chicken." 

Rabbi wounded in synagogue attack becomes global messenger of faith

Rabbi wounded in synagogue attack becomes global messenger of faith

By Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times

April 30, 2019


Filed under Latest News, National

He had faced a rifle-wielding assassin and witnessed the death of a beloved member of his congregation.

Zombies, climate change, nuclear war: What to pack when the world ends

Zombies, climate change, nuclear war: What to pack when the world ends

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Latest News

“Bugging out” is leaving most of your earthly belongings behind where they could be stolen, looted or destroyed. However, in order to survive you cannot leave everything behind, so what do you take with you?

Southern Illinois Pagan Alliance celebrates annual spring ritual

Southern Illinois Pagan Alliance celebrates annual spring ritual

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City, Culture, Latest News

Nearly 100 SIPA members, the Carbondale community and others from the region came out and danced around the maypole with ribbons in celebration.

2019 CarbondALE Brew Fest set to return to Town Square Pavillion

2019 CarbondALE Brew Fest set to return to Town Square Pavillion

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News

SIU Fermentation Science and Carbondale Main Street are partnering to host the event which is set to feature over 100 different beers from different breweries across the United States and Germany – including Illinois, Alaska, New York and Pennsylvania.

Man arrested in connection to Carbondale shooting which injured 4

Man arrested in connection to Carbondale shooting which injured 4

By Staff Report, News Desk

April 25, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

“Our officers and our investigators have done a tremendous job resolving a traumatic and senseless incident.  One part of that was identifying and removing this violent offender from the community," Jeff Grubbs, Carbondale Police chief, said through the release.

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