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Police Blotter 4/5/12

By Matt Daray

April 4, 2012


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 CampusKyle P. Dick, a student from Mt. Vernon, was arrested Sunday for underage possession of alcohol on 715 S. Washington St. He was issued a Carbondale City pay by mail citation.Dentreyl M. Young, a student from Chicago, was arrested Saturday outside University Hall on a failure to appear warrant out of Jackson C...

5K run raises asthma awareness

By Sharon Wittke

April 3, 2012


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Asthma is a chronic disease that affects nearly 25 million Americans, including almost 7 million children, said the director of a St. Louis-based organization that aids asthma patients.Some areas of the country, including southern Illinois, are worse for asthmatics because of the high pollen count during th...

Student secures grant to help open food pantry

Student secures grant to help open food pantry

By Matt Daray

April 3, 2012


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Students at SIUC who are running low on food now have another means of filling their stomachs.The Wesley Foundation Food Pantry provides food for students once a month, giving two bags of non-perishable food and toiletry items to any students who provide their student IDs.The pantry is located at 816 S....

Gaia House no longer at risk for closure this semester

Gaia House no longer at risk for closure this semester

By Ashley Zborek

April 3, 2012


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After hosting a spring charity event and offering several new services, the Gaia House has pulled together enough funds to survive the semester.Since the beginning of the year, the Gaia House has faced the possibility of closure because of insufficient money. The facility's staff and board members hav...

City Council tables budget decision

By Brandon Willingham

April 3, 2012


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The Carbondale City Council made no decision Tuesday about the proposed Fiscal Year 2013 budget.The review and discussion of the Proposed FY2013 Budget and Five Year Community Investment Program was tabled until April 17 to allow city council members time to thoroughly discuss the purpose and aspirati...

Public Safety Center opens doors to community

Public Safety Center opens doors to community

By Sharon Wittke

April 2, 2012


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Nearly a year after it was originally scheduled, the Carbondale Public Safety Center offered tours of its new facility during the center's open house and dedication ceremony Saturday.At the ceremony, Carbondale Police Chief Jody O'Guinn said the modern and spacious facility at 501 S. Washington St. is an i...

Girls Make Movies encourages movement in film studies, industry

By Tiffany Blanchette

April 2, 2012


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Alfred Hitchcock, Woody Allen and Quentin Tarantino are listed as some of the most influential film directors of all time in Total Film Magazine’s Top 50 Directors.The list, which encompasses almost a century of filmmaking, includes 47 other directors, all of whom are male.In recognition of the imbalance...

Shades of Gray

By Tara Kulash

April 2, 2012


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The Rev. Robert Gray doesn’t have many typical days.He woke at 5 a.m. Monday to check on an SIUC student in the hospital as well as a church member who had been admitted. Afterward, he went to Our Savior Lutheran Church to put together the Easter bulletin, which must be translated for the large numb...

Herrin denies role in union negotiations

By Lauren Duncan

April 2, 2012


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Recently removed SIU Board of Trustees Chairman Roger Herrin says President Glenn Poshard’s allegations that Herrin was in contact with the Faculty Association during contract negotiations are false.Poshard called a press conference March 27 to address comments made against his leadership after a shake...

Murphysboro woman struck, killed during street crossing

Murphysboro woman struck, killed during street crossing

By Eli Mileur

April 1, 2012


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A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing a Murphysboro street Friday.Viola Ganer, 57, of Murphysboro, was hit by a vehicle in the 600 block of Bridge Street at about 7:40 p.m, according to a police press release. The driver was found and identified, but the identity is being withheld ...

Legislators save tuition waiver

By Tara Kulash

April 1, 2012


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A proposed bill to cut tuition benefits from children of university employees did not pass Thursday in legislation.House Bill 5531 proposed that tuition waivers available to state university employees and their children, upon reaching seven years of employment, be eliminated because of the struggling...

Campus, community prevail through darkness

Campus, community prevail through darkness

By Ashley Zborek

April 1, 2012


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Students and community members gathered around Campus Lake Saturday to honor lost loved ones and raise money for suicide prevention.Almost 200 participants showed up to the Out of the Darkness 2.2-mile walk around Campus Lake, including representatives from several suicide prevention programs.Cailah Br...

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