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Carbondale wins energy efficient award

By Matt Daray

October 29, 2012

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From new traffic light bulbs to turning off computers, Carbondale has become more energy-friendly over the past year.The city received the Act on Energy Most Progressive City Award from the Ameren Corporation Oct. 24, which goes to...

Students express concern over Player’s Ball status

By Tai Cox

October 29, 2012

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Although some students are worried that a university fraternity’s suspension may result in the cancellation of one of its major events, a member from the group said the organization does more than host the Player’s Ball.The...

University scholarship created for area youth

By Matt Daray

October 28, 2012

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 Some area boys and girls will have a chance to receive full college tuition before they ever enroll.SIU and John A. Logan College announced new scholarships for Boys and Girls Club members at the club’s eighth anniversary d...

Many assaults, batteries in October

October 25, 2012

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Police reports show a number of assaults have been reported on campus and in Carbondale over the past 10 days.Carbondale PolicePolice arrested a Tennessee man after they received a report of shots fired near the 800 block of ...

Students help build wall of greenery

By Tai Cox

October 25, 2012

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The outdoors is coming inside of the Agriculture building.Laurent Corradi and Marie Christine Steffanetti, both renowned hydraulic system engineers and co-founders of Vertical Gardens Technology, LLC out of New York City, visit...

Simon aims to lower college costs

By Riley Swinford

October 25, 2012

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A highly ranked Illinois government official is working to find ways to make college more affordable for Illinois students.Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon visited the university Oct. 15 to speak with students and faculty members as part o...

GPSC discusses budget, research grant changes

By Lauren Duncan

October 25, 2012

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A new policy put in place at the semester’s start has become a concern for some graduate students.The Graduate and Professional Student Council discussed the new policy at its regular meeting Tuesday, GPSC president Blaine T...

Black Affairs Council responds to DE article

By Sarah Schneider

October 25, 2012

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Students said at a Black Affairs Council meeting Thursday that they feel unwelcome at the university.They said they didn’t fit into the university image that Chancellor Rita Cheng is attempting to create.The discussion was ...

Fraternity on suspension for low member GPAs

By Karsten Burgstahler

October 24, 2012

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The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity’s university chapter has been suspended until spring 2015 because of low grade point averages, a university official said.Andy Morgan, director of Greek Life, said the fraternity was not meeting un...

New group to collect SIU graduate employment data

By Elizabeth zinchuk

October 24, 2012

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While both presidential candidates have addressed college-graduate employment problems, President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney aren’t alone in the discussion.“This is a huge issue throughout college career services all ov...

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