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Montemagno’s Ingenuity Lab closes, employees blame his leadership

Montemagno’s Ingenuity Lab closes, employees blame his leadership

By Anna Spoerre, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


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EDMONTON, Alberta — Nine months after Carlo Montemagno left a position as director of Ingenuity Lab to assume the chancellorship at SIU’s Carbondale campus, some members of the Alberta community are still picking up the pieces of what they call a failed project brought to life and then abandoned by ...

Rauner appoints Tom Britton to fill an empty position on the Board of Trustees

Rauner appoints Tom Britton to fill an empty position on the Board of Trustees

By Staff Report

April 10, 2018


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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner appointed Tom Britton, a retired Southern Illinois University vice-chancellor, to become the newest member of the SIU Board of Trustees on Monday, according to a press release from the governor’s office.

Culvers coming to Carbondale this summer

Culvers coming to Carbondale this summer

By Staff Report

April 10, 2018


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Culvers, the popular midwestern fast food restaurant will be coming to Carbondale this summer according to a Carbondale Chamber of Commerce press release.

USG debate showcases potential 2018 president

USG debate showcases potential 2018 president

By Jeremy Brown, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018


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The Undergraduate Student Government held its presidential election debate Thursday, Apr. 5 in the Student Center Auditorium.

Demonstrators occupy chancellor’s office for nearly 25 hours

Demonstrators occupy chancellor’s office for nearly 25 hours

By Kitt Fresa, Brian Munoz, and Farrah Blaydes

April 6, 2018


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Students and community members staged a sit-in after marching from the Communications Building to Anthony Hall yesterday, in protest of a proposed police academy at the university. Protests came hours after SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno released a statement that he would be tabling the decision ...

Fashion design students to showcase final works in runway fashion show

Fashion design students to showcase final works in runway fashion show

By Kitt Fresa, Features Editor

April 6, 2018


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Students in the Fashion Design and Merchandising program have been working on handmade garments to present in the 2018 Student Showcase and Runway Fashion Show. Approximately 170 students across campus have contributed to the show including cosmetology students from John A. Logan Community College. ...

“He died helping others just as he had lived his whole life,” father and friends of Tim Beaty reflect on his life

“He died helping others just as he had lived his whole life,” father and friends of Tim Beaty reflect on his life

By Kitt Fresa, Features Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under City, News, Showcase

Father of Tim Beaty said two years after his sons death, he has begun to feel closure and necessary justice served by the jury's verdict which found Travis Tyler guilty on March 27.

A showcase for students to enjoy each other’s art: The Little Muddy Film and Media Festival

A showcase for students to enjoy each other’s art: The Little Muddy Film and Media Festival

By Kitt Fresa, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Little Muddy Film and Media Festival will be showcasing various media forms for the fourth year on April 13th from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. in Guyon Auditorium.

Board of Trustees to consider approving five million dollar state funding shift from Carbondale to Edwardsville

Board of Trustees to consider approving five million dollar state funding shift from Carbondale to Edwardsville

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

April 4, 2018


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Approximately five million dollars in state funding will be shifted to the university's sister campus in Edwardsville, if approved by the Board of Trustees on April 12. If approved, the reallocation of state appropriations would shift approximately $5.125 million in funding to the SIUE campus from...

COLA dean nominated for Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

COLA dean nominated for Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

By Staff Report

March 30, 2018


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If approved by the university's Board of Trustees on April 13, Meera Komarraju will become the university's Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, according to a university press release. “If approved by the Board of Trustees, I would be deeply honored to serve SIU Carbondale a...

Students gather in Student Center to protest proposed cop academy

Students gather in Student Center to protest proposed cop academy

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

March 29, 2018


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Approximately 40 to 50 students, faculty, and community members gathered Thursday in the Student Center cafe in opposition to the proposed School of Public Safety, otherwise known as the proposed cop academy. "Many of us believe that this cop academy will do the opposite of what we want to do, which...

SIU Alum bicycles cross the nation to bring awareness of affordable housing

SIU Alum bicycles cross the nation to bring awareness of affordable housing

By Clair Cowley, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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A social worker from Teutopolis, IL is raising $5,000 dollars to fund her biking trip across the country to raise awareness of the national affordable housing crisis. “I understand a lot about the issue and it’s a nonconventional way to bring light to the affordable housing crisis in the U.S.,” As...

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