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Recognition week highlights students, offers opportunities

By Elizabeth zinchuk

November 7, 2012

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More than a quarter of the university’s students are getting extra attention this week.National Adult Student Recognition Week is an event held on college campuses countrywide started by the Association of Non-Traditional S...

Organizations emphasize student voter importance

By Tai Cox

November 6, 2012

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Both individual students and Registered Student Organizations have taken action during the 2012 election to educate their peers on the importance of voting.The SIU College Democrats organization registered 3,000 students to vote since ...

Illinois popular vote not always Democratic

By Matt Daray

November 5, 2012

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Over recent years, much of Illinois’ population has included staunch Democratic Party supporters.But it hasn’t always been like that.The party won the Illinois popular vote in the last five elections with nearly two-thirds o...

SIU recruits Brazilian students

By Riley Swinford

October 30, 2012

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Students from Brazil may soon trade their view of the Amazon rainforest for a view of the university’s Thompson Woods.Cheryl Barnett, international recruitment coordinator, as well as Cheryl Ernst and Patricia Krejcik, faculty fro...

Students discuss activity fee increase

By Tai Cox

October 29, 2012

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A proposed student activity fee increase has sparked mixed reactions from the university community.Undergraduate Student Government members supported the $10 fee increase at their Oct. 23 meeting, which would put the fee at $47....

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