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Police arrest second individual in connection to Keon Cooper shooting

Police arrest second individual in connection to Keon Cooper shooting

By Staff Report, News Desk

November 14, 2019

Cape Girardeau deputies arrested a man on Monday on charges of of concealing or aiding a fugitive in connection to the shooting death of Keon Cooper.

‘The house is not in order,’ Dean of Students meets with USG

‘The house is not in order,’ Dean of Students meets with USG

By Brandi Courtois, News Editor

November 13, 2019

The dean of students met with the undergraduate student government to discuss issues students face on campus. Jennifer Jones-Hall, dean of students, has been at SIU for three years. Her position serves many areas including fraternity and sorority life, multicultural organizations and Student Rights and Responsibilities.

SIU system presidential candidate has been selected by the committee, expected to be announced Dec. 5

SIU system presidential candidate has been selected by the committee, expected to be announced Dec. 5

By Staff Report, News Desk

November 10, 2019

Finalists and the selected candidate for the new Southern Illinois University system president were called during a special meeting of the Board of Trustees on Oct. 25.

The history of the African American History Museum

The history of the African American History Museum

By Juniper Oxford, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

The African American Museum of Southern Illinois has made its goal to “to identify, preserve and portray outstanding achievements in African American history and culture,” according to the museum's website. 

Out with ye olde and in with the new, enrollment in English increases

Out with ye olde and in with the new, enrollment in English increases

By Juniper Oxford, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Virtual reality, podcasting lab and a flexible curriculum could be the cause increased enrollment in the English department.

Suspect in murder of 27-year-old Carbondale man arrested

Suspect in murder of 27-year-old Carbondale man arrested

By Staff Report, News Desk

November 9, 2019

One suspect was arrested in Missouri on warrant for the charge of murder related to the shooting death last week of 27-year-old Keon Cooper.

What does it all mean? Campus Conversation discusses SOTU

What does it all mean? Campus Conversation discusses SOTU

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

November 6, 2019

Wednesday’s Campus Conversation directly followed the State of the University Address given by the interim chancellor and discussed how exactly SIU is implementing the initiatives discussed and asked for student input.

State of the University addresses retention and reorganization, budget challenges

State of the University addresses retention and reorganization, budget challenges

By Keaton Yates, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

Interim Chancellor John Dunn said seven new schools were launched July 1. Five additional schools have been approved to start in January 2020 and two colleges resulting from reorganization are being considered by the Faculty Senate and the Graduate Council. 

Witches aren’t wicked, practitioners weigh in on the peaceful roots of paganism

Witches aren’t wicked, practitioners weigh in on the peaceful roots of paganism

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

Green faces, black cloaks, pointy hats and curses are what we imagine witches as, not peaceful, spiritual beings as their historical roots would reveal. This image is especially prevalent near Halloween.

Marion police department discover dead body

Marion police department discover dead body

By Staff Report, News Desk

November 4, 2019

The Marion police department and the Illinois State Police are investigating a dead body that was found on Nov. 4, according to a release by the Marion police.  During the early morning hours, the Marion police department responded to a disturbance call at a local hotel, the name of which has not been...

16-year-old killed in shooting early Friday

16-year-old killed in shooting early Friday

By News Desk, Staff Report

November 1, 2019

A 16-year-old was shot and killed Nov. 1 at 1225 West Freeman Street according to a release by the Carbondale Police Department.

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