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Man guilty of assault on campus

By Riley Swinford

August 30, 2012

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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

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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...

USG looks to expand student involvement

By Elizabeth zinchuk

August 29, 2012

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Undergraduate Student Government has plans to improve student interaction.The school year’s first USG meeting Tuesday had low senator attendance, but the group made plans to enhance its program through a new communication team.Bri...

Tablets: the future of classroom curriculum

By Austin Flynn

August 29, 2012

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From digital chalkboards to overhead projectors, technology has played a large role in the advancement of education. With the advent of tablets across the world, though, students literally have knowledge at their fingertips.O...

GPSC discusses enrollment, budget

By Karsten Burgstahler

August 29, 2012

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The Graduate and Professional Student Council members said they would like to see a change in the admission process, which might benefit enrollment figures for graduate students.The GPSC met for its first meeting of the semest...

Vending machine woes close to an end

By Matt Daray

August 28, 2012

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Some students and faculty noticed empty spots where vending machines stood last year.As of Aug. 7, many vending machines have been sold out, turned off or completely removed as SIU began the transition from former vending provi...

Aviation department founder died at 93

By Matt Daray

August 28, 2012

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The founding chairman of the university’s aviation technology department died Thursday in Wheaton.Edmund DaRosa joined SIU’s staff in 1964, and is credited with pioneering the aviation technology department.David NewMyer,...

Students given financial aid choice

By Tai Cox

August 28, 2012

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$17.5 million in refunds could go to bursar bills, local economy Some students might have a little extra cash in their hands this semester.SIU distributed almost $17.5 million in financial aid refund disbursements the week b...

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