Daily Egyptian

Park district to receive $90,000 toward splash park creation

By Austin Flynn

September 11, 2012

Filed under City, News

Mayor Joel Fritzler said the city will receive something it has waited on for nearly 40 years: a pool for all.“This is the city of Carbondale supporting the community of Carbondale for a project that has been wanted and need...

11 years later: International students reflect on 9/11

By Riley Swinford

September 10, 2012

Filed under Campus, City, News

Eleven years after the Sept. 11 attacks, some international students say they still feel the event’s effects.From stereotypes and racism to increased security procedures, some international students said they feel like life af...

Underground Pub and Grill closes business

By Nathan Maul

September 5, 2012

Filed under City, News

Carbondale’s bar scene now has one less option.The Underground Pub and Grill in Carbondale will not continue business after a temporary closing three weeks ago.  The owners will rent out the property to other prospective businesses...

City raises parking fines

By Caleb Motsinger

September 4, 2012

Filed under City, News

It’s about to happen, but Carbondale’s mayor said the city hasn’t changed its policy on parking fines in more than 20 years.At Mayor Joel Fritzler’s request, the council may also reduce the required time for parking fee p...

Alumnus brings music to assisted care centers

By Nathan Maul

August 28, 2012

Filed under City, News

Residents of assisted care living centers received a special visit from a nationally known artist.SIU Alumnus and marimba musician Kevin Lucas is performing his annual “Operation Give Hope” tour at five local nursing homes ...

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