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Four shot, injured outside ABC Liquors in Carbondale

Four shot, injured outside ABC Liquors in Carbondale

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 12, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

Carbondale Police responded to a shooting between ABC Liquors and Tres Hombres Mexican Restaurant and Bar shortly after 10:00 p.m. in Carbondale.

Lockdown lifted after Carbondale student allegedly brings weapon on bus

Lockdown lifted after Carbondale student allegedly brings weapon on bus

By Staff Report, News Desk

April 12, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, News Briefs

UPDATE: Carbondale police arrested Jekiary T. Anderson, 19, of Carbondale this morning in reference to the Friday school bus incident, according to a news release. Anderson has been arrested on charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and is currently incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. He was arrested this morning around 7:45 a.m., according to the release, and the investigation is still ongoing. 

Carbondale community members protest, call for mayor’s resignation

Carbondale community members protest, call for mayor’s resignation

By Rana Schenke, News Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, Showcase

“We're here because Mayor Henry had a domestic dispute right before the election,” Devarsi, a community member and protestor, said. “The police responded to it and it was covered up by [the Henrys] and the police.”

Newlin elected 2019-2020 Undergraduate Student Government president

Newlin elected 2019-2020 Undergraduate Student Government president

By Brandi Courtois, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News

Colton Newlin was announced as the new president of the Undergraduate Student Government.

5th annual Little Muddy Film Festival to showcase student films

5th annual Little Muddy Film Festival to showcase student films

By Emily Cooper, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Film, Latest News

The 5th annual Little Muddy Film Festival will showcase student work in the Guyon Auditorium in the Morris Library on April 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., with an opening reception at 5:00 p.m.

Traffic and Parking Committee raises ticket prices, proposes lot changes

Traffic and Parking Committee raises ticket prices, proposes lot changes

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

Undergraduate Student Government passed a motion Thursday to increase parking ticket prices for blocking crosswalks or wheelchair ramps from $20 to $75.

Pritzker raises minimum tobacco sale age to 21

Pritzker raises minimum tobacco sale age to 21

By Staff Report, News Desk

April 10, 2019


Filed under Latest News, News Briefs, State

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill Sunday raising the minimum tobacco sale age in Illinois from 18 to 21.

SIU to host 11th annual Little Grassy Literary Festival

SIU to host 11th annual Little Grassy Literary Festival

By Grace Schneider, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Latest News

SIU will be hosting the Little Grassy Literary Festival on Wednesday, April 10 through Friday, April 12. The festival is free and open to the public and will feature readings and panels from several poets and novelists including Amina Gautier, E.C. Belli, Leila Chatti, Alice Bolin and SIU alumnus Josh Woods.

‘Long Live Freedom’ exhibit showcases nun who resisted Nazis

‘Long Live Freedom’ exhibit showcases nun who resisted Nazis

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Latest News

Josefa Mack, also known as Sister Mary Imma Mack, was just 20 years old and candidate of the School Sisters of Notre Dame when she began resisting the Nazi regime by sneaking food and medicine into Dachau, a concentration camp in World War II Germany famous for imprisoning Catholic priests.

USG, Student Trustee meet and greets to be held for upcoming elections

USG, Student Trustee meet and greets to be held for upcoming elections

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News

Elections are coming up for both Undergraduate Student Government President and SIU Carbondale's Student Trustee.

The Big Event volunteers, students make big differences in the community

The Big Event volunteers, students make big differences in the community

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News

Nearly 450 Students dispatched all over Carbondale as the sun rose to give back to the community, volunteering over 1,000 hours, for the third annual "The Big Event: A Saluki Day of Service" on Saturday.

Paul Simon Public Policy Institute hosts summit to revitalize Illinois

Paul Simon Public Policy Institute hosts summit to revitalize Illinois

By Emily Cooper and Jacob Lorenz

April 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News

The summit brought college students from around the state to help identify issues the state has, while encouraging new ideas on how to tackle them. Following the summit, a report highlighting the main discussions and conclusions will be presented to Gov. J.B. Pritzker.

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