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Kony sparks interest in Africa Week

By Matt Daray

April 18, 2012

As a part of the university's acknowledgment of Africa Week, students, faculty and staff will discuss African guerrilla leaders and their effect on the continent today.Today is Cover the Night, an international event created by...

Honors program sees dramatic increase in numbers

By Matt Daray

April 12, 2012

Intelligence proves popular at SIU, with numbers in honors program showing a drastic increase.SIU has reported a substantial increased number of students in the university's honors program. The number of participants has doubled si...

College of Education receives national honors

By Matt Daray

April 11, 2012

Three College of Education and Human Services teaching programs have earned national recognition, and one has been cited as a model for other school programs.The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education awarded...

USG candidates in debate for upcoming election

By Matt Daray

April 9, 2012

Candidates for president and vice president of Undergraduate Student Government debated who was more qualified for the position Monday at the Student Center.Jeff Rusin, a freshman from Schaumburg studying business administratio...

Event raises awareness of rape, sexual assault

By Matt Daray

April 4, 2012

Students who walked through the Faner Breezeway Tuesday had the opportunity to learn more about sexual assaults and rapes on campus, and how to prevent them.The “We Demand A Rape Free Campus” event brought these issues to ...

Administration says tuition increase is needed

By Matt Daray

March 27, 2012

Although the SIU Board of Trustees has only considered an increase in tuition and fees so far, some university leaders say it is necessary.The board looked at raising tuition 4.8 percent along with other student fees during a board meeting...

SIUC exchanges with University of Botswana

By Matt Daray

March 24, 2012

The university can expect exchange students from Botswana in the near future, as a result of an ongoing collaboration with the University of Botswana.SIU signed an agreement with the University of Botswana at the beginning of M...

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