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SIU, SIH open new facility for SIU medical students

SIU, SIH open new facility for SIU medical students

By Brandi Courtois, News Editor

August 17, 2019

After 40 years of working together, SIU School of Medicine and Southern Illinois Healthcare have collaborated on a new facility that will provide new resources for both medical students and patients.

SIU Esports Arena will open for Dawg’s Night Out

SIU Esports Arena will open for Dawg’s Night Out

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

August 16, 2019

The Esports Arena will be opening Aug. 16 for Dawg’s Night Out in the student center for the first time. As the video game industry progresses, more and more universities and high schools have Esports teams. Some universities even offer scholarships for their Esports teams. 

Saluki Startup kicks off fall semester with weekend of events

Saluki Startup kicks off fall semester with weekend of events

By Brandi Courtois, News Editor

August 15, 2019

Saluki Startup events kick off the semester for students, both new and returning, before school starts. The events run from Aug. 15 through Aug. 17. Students are encouraged to bring refillable water bottles to all of the events and use the Water Dawg. Some events do need an SIU ID verification.

Carbondale Police searching for missing teen

Carbondale Police searching for missing teen

By Staff Report, News Desk

August 14, 2019

Gracie Moses-Chad, a 13-year-old girl who attends Carbondale Middle School, was reported missing to the Carbondale Police at 6:45 p.m, according to a press release by the Carbondale Police. According to the release, Moses-Chad was last seen at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the middle school and did not board the bus. 

USG Executive Board plans for big changes fall semester

USG Executive Board plans for big changes fall semester

By Brandi Courtois, News Editor

August 14, 2019

Undergraduate Student Government’s executive board plans to take a more active role on campus and is preparing to enter the semester with plans to address iClickers, meeting visibility and touch on diversity in advertising.

Stix to close, Levels plans reopening

Stix to close, Levels plans reopening

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

July 25, 2019

Stix, a local bar that has been open since the 1980s, is set to close on Aug. 10. A farewell party has been set up on Facebook for Aug. 9 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., at the bar to commemorate the closing of a Carbondale staple and reopening of the future of Carbondale.  “It's more about the city’s 11.75 percent sa...

Confederate Railroad to perform at Black Diamond Harley-Davidson 

Confederate Railroad to perform at Black Diamond Harley-Davidson 

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

July 10, 2019

Black Diamond Harley-Davidson, located at 2400 Williamson County Drive in Marion, announced on Wednesday that Confederate Railroad will play at the dealership on Thursday Sept. 5, according to a press release from the dealership. “We have hosted many bands over the years,” Shad Zimbro, co-owner of Bla...

2019: Entertainment that has shaped the year so far

2019: Entertainment that has shaped the year so far

By Kyler Guebert, Staff Reporter

July 8, 2019

It’s hard to believe 2019 is already halfway over. Since the beginning of this month, I’ve been trying to figure out how to approach this article. Most “Year So Far” articles end up completely obsolete by the end of the year, with films from the last half of the year coming and snatching spots...

Gallery: Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois to promote Rebuild Illinois

Gallery: Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois to promote Rebuild Illinois

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

July 2, 2019

Illinois Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois promoting his Rebuild Illinois plan.

Where to see fireworks around southern Illinois

Where to see fireworks around southern Illinois

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

July 2, 2019

This Thursday, July 4, southern Illinois will celebrate Independence Day with multiple different events.  Below is a list of different counties around the region and their planned occasions for community members to celebrate with: Jackson County  Carbondale Thursday, July 4 SIU campus Parking in the Banterra Cen...

After 65 years of business, venerable bar PK’s up for sale

After 65 years of business, venerable bar PK’s up for sale

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

July 1, 2019

As of July 1st, the bar, located at 308 S. Illinois Ave., is on the market for $425,000.

Carbondale’s new outdoor program to begin this summer

Carbondale’s new outdoor program to begin this summer

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

June 26, 2019

The City of Carbondale, Carbondale Park District and SIU Student Recreation Center are teaming up to bring a new outdoor program to Cedar Lake this summer, according to a City Hall-Press Release.  This collaboration will include programs that teach members how to paddle board, canoe and kayak. It c...

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