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Stress and anxiety: two different conditions

By Tai Cox

September 5, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

While students can experience stress and anxiety, some may not know the two are different conditions.Almost 30 percent of students cited stress as a major academic difficulty, according to the Student Health Center.  Although ...

Enrollment declines by 970 students

By Lauren Duncan

September 4, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Overall enrollment has declined at SIU for the eighth consecutive year.Numbers for the 10-day enrollment count released Tuesday state 18,847 students have enrolled at the university this fall — a 970-student decline from last ye...

Tech RSO searches for hands-on work

By Austin Flynn

September 4, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Some Registered Student Organizations can go overlooked, but the Tech Dawgs hope to stick out among the crowd by offering free computer assistance.The Tech Dawgs, a student organization based on information technology, offers...

Student injured after fall

Student injured after fall

September 3, 2012

Longtime SIU employee killed in plane crash

By Riley Swinford

September 3, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

A plane crash in rural Missouri last week killed two southern Illinois men, including a longtime SIU information technology employee.John R. Johnson, a 74-year-old Carbondale native who worked at the university for nearly 20 years, an...

Required class introduces students to university life

By Karsten Burgstahler

September 3, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

While college-life adaptation classes were offered as options in past semesters, freshmen are now required to spend some time learning about university life.Although the University College 101 core curriculum requirement was appro...

Man guilty of assault on campus

By Riley Swinford

August 30, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

A man charged with sexually assaulting a student on campus in May 2011 was found guilty Wednesday.Jamal Patrick Jones Jr., 21, was convicted by a Jackson County jury on two counts of aggravated sexual assault — a Class X felo...

Chancellor anticipates enrollment decline

By Lauren Duncan

August 30, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Although official enrollment numbers will not be released until next week, Chancellor Rita Cheng has told sources enrollment has decreased.The 10-day enrollment numbers for the fall semester will be released Tuesday, Rod Sievers, universit...

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