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Group caters to diversity

By Austin Flynn

August 19, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Three pre-existing campus organizations have joined forces to create a new center aimed to raise cultural awareness among students, staff and faculty.The Center for Inclusive Excellence is an on-campus group that was created ov...

Southern Regions receives funds for another year

By Austin Flynn

August 14, 2012

Filed under Campus, City, News

After a summer of uncertainty, 63 to 70 Non-Tenure Track employees at Southern Regions Early Childhood Program have received notification their jobs are safe for another school year.Lisa Browning, program coordinator for Southe...

Engineering student dies of tumor complications

By Austin Flynn

August 14, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

A civil engineering student was surrounded by family members when he died of complications from a brain tumor Aug. 6 in Carbondale’s Memorial Hospital.James L. Barnett, a freshman from Jacksonville who studied civil engineering, wa...

Programs offered to keep students fit, healthy

By Tyler Moore

August 8, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

When students transition from high school to college, it can be a struggle to find time to exercise and maintain a healthy diet.Studies have shown that the freshman 15 is a problem amongst first-year college students because freshme...

Chick-fil-A remains on campus despite national scrutiny

By Austin Flynn

August 2, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

After a comment made by the president of Chick-fil-A stating his belief of a traditional Christian marriage, there have been no active attempts to remove the fast food chain from the Student Center.Since the restaurant chain's Presid...

University deemed financially stable

By Tara Kulash

July 31, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

SIU is in the top 20 percentile of financially stable universities nationwide, according to a study conducted by Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm.The firm analyzed the financial health of more than 1,700 publ...

Student remembered for flight passion

By Tara Kulash

July 11, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Matt Coleman could be described as outgoing, fun-loving and a great friend.The SIU senior from Libertyville studying aviation technologies, died early Monday in a single vehicle accident in Murphysboro. Police think the 26-year-old was ...

Health care act affects student insurance pursuit

By Tiffany Blanchette

July 10, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

While students may now have more equal options to obtain health care coverage, obstacles involving taxes, the job market and their wallets may stand in the way.The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which requires most ...

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