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All Stars concert celebrates 40 years of local rhythm and blues

All Stars concert celebrates 40 years of local rhythm and blues

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City, Latest News, Music

Rhythm and Blues musicians from across Southern Illinois reunited Thursday night to host an "All Stars" concert, celebrating blues heritage and WSIU's May 2001 taping of “Studio A Café." 

‘Porkchop the Pig’ captures the hearts of Herrin residents

‘Porkchop the Pig’ captures the hearts of Herrin residents

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 18, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, Showcase

Michelle Mezo said she wasn’t surprised when she found one of her son’s high school friends had brought a stray pig back to her house back in November.

Gaming tournament to include Smash Ultimate, Melee, prize pool

Gaming tournament to include Smash Ultimate, Melee, prize pool

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Latest News

The SIUC eSports RSO will be hosting a Super Smash Revolution tournament on Saturday, April 20 – featured games include Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Dance Dance Revolution and Guitar Hero III.

‘There was blood everywhere:’ Student recounts attempt to help shooting victim

‘There was blood everywhere:’ Student recounts attempt to help shooting victim

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

“I want them to know their son wasn’t alone, someone was there trying to help him,” Cantrell said. “I can’t stop thinking about that.”

SIU employee charged with possession of child pornography

SIU employee charged with possession of child pornography

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, Crime, Latest News

A Southern Illinois University employee was charged with one count of child pornography in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

Summer registration opens for 2019 Camp Little Giant

Summer registration opens for 2019 Camp Little Giant

By Brandi Courtois, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

Camp Little Giant is now accepting registrations for campers of various ages and abilities for the 2019 summer camp sessions.

Leadership Game Night teaches STEM RSOs interpersonal, leadership skills

Leadership Game Night teaches STEM RSOs interpersonal, leadership skills

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News

Student organizations around the STEM field can compete in team-building games for the chance to win $100 at the Leadership Development Program’s Leadership Game Night on April 16.

Victim, bystanders speak out after four shot in Carbondale over weekend

Victim, bystanders speak out after four shot in Carbondale over weekend

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 15, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

“Don’t worry about it, I’m the only one that should be afraid and I’m not,” Diamond said. “As soon as I can, I’ll be right back out there in the biergarten having a drink.”

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.

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