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Pilot started career at SIU

By Lauren Duncan

October 10, 2012

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An alumnus who fine-tuned his flying ability at SIU has taken his experience to new heights.Clarence Copping, a 1977 graduate of SIU, is one of three SIU Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus Award honorees this year. A...

Korte heads $4 billion company

By Riley Swinford

October 10, 2012

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As president of global company, SIU graduate Dan Korte has traveled to Saudi Arabia, Korea, Russia, London and India within the last six weeks.However, Korte, president of Rolls-Royce Defense, a $4 billion company, since 2009,...

Program works to regain funding

By Tai Cox

October 10, 2012

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Some SIU veterans have seen the loss of a grant affect the services available to them.The Veterans Cash Grant has been awarded to the university’s Veterans Program since 2006, but the Department of Veteran Affairs did not ap...

Plans underway for first statewide bike path

By Elizabeth zinchuk

October 10, 2012

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The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to improve sustainability and livability through a new statewide bike path plan.Josh Kauffman, IDOT’s public relations representative, said this will be Illinois’ first statewid...

Graduate honors father with college scholarship

By Sarah Schneider

October 10, 2012

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Since he graduated SIU nearly 30 years ago, David Delaney has tried to give back to the school he said prepared him to be successful in his career.Delaney, a 1983 graduate from the College of Agriculture Sciences originally f...

Officials plan for a safe Homecoming

By Matt Daray

October 10, 2012

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As Homecoming approaches, student and guest safety is a concern for law enforcement.SIU’s Department of Public Safety prepared for the university’s Homecoming weekend, yet tthe dept. reats it as just another day at the of...

Group aims to prevent wild turkey gobble-up

By Matt Daray

October 9, 2012

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A new Registered Student Organization plans to keep the hunting tradition alive while simultaneously conserving the animals it hunts.The National Wild Turkey Federation, a group on campus completing paperwork to become an RSO, shares...

Saluki Idea Competition open to voters

By Elizabeth zinchuk

October 4, 2012

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Some students have pitched their big ideas in hopes to win some extra cash and recognition.A new event this year titled the Saluki Idea Competition, received its last submissions Thursday and is open for voting online at siu.la...

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